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    This position is located within the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC), Fisheries Statistics Division, with one vacancy in Miami, FL, Panama City, FL or Beaufort, NC. 

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    As a Mathematical Statistician, you will perform the following duties:

    • Assist Observer branch chief with design, execution, data collection and data analysis of fishery dependent information including but not limited federal fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic regions.
    • Execute short and long-term goals developed by Observer branch chief, which include improvement of data collection methodologies, improving data reporting for the stock assessment process, and improving quality of data housed in agency fishery dependent databases.
    • Support the stock assessment process by serving as a panel member during Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) data and assessment workshops, contribute relevant data and resulting analyses and share expertise regarding the collection of fishery dependent data.
    • Represent the Southeast Fisheries Science Center on national and regional committees related to the coordination of observer data collection and reporting and advocate for the standardization and improvement of data collections.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    4 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

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    1529 Mathematical Statistics

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