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    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

    This position is located within the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering (RACE) Divison with two vacancies located in Seattle, WA.

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    As a Supervisory Research Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Lead and direct groundfish assessment surveys (within the Groundfish Assessment Program), and formulate and conduct research on topics such as: survey design and methodology, effects of catchability and availability, population dynamics and behavior of groundfishes, essential fish habitat, marine ecosystems and/or another area related to the AFSC science mission.
    • Provide technical supervision over a significant workload of mission-supporting scientific and engineering work.
    • Execute all management and administrative responsibilities including (but not limited) to workforce management, time and attendance, procurement, budget planning and execution, and safety (at sea and on land), in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
    • Lead planning, execution, and reporting of all assigned groundfish assessment surveys.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 25% of domestic and foreign travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/612956100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.