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Fisheries Technology Associates is a world leader in aquaculture, fish farming, fish culture,
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Employment Opportunities at FTA

A Maze of Opportunities

Because of our company structure and the clientele we serve, we consider resumé or curriculum vitae information from only a relatively few individuals.  You must have at least 15 years of aquaculture consulting experience or other similar substantial expertise or qualifications for us to seriously consider you for employment.  For those who qualify, you may e-mail your unsolicited resumé or curriculum vitae to our Senior Biologist at

The requirements listed above do not necessarily apply to specific solicitations that from time to time may be listed here in the Employment Opportunities at FTA section.  Please read those solicitations for requirements and qualifications.  Currently, we have no specific positions to offer within our company.

While we appreciate interest in our company on the part of other job seekers, we do not operate our own production system or facilities that include intern, entry-level, or technician-level employment positions.  If our policy on this matter or the structure of our company changes, we will post an update on this page.  Again, thanks for your interest.

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Please periodically monitor this page for opportunities at other organizations and production facilities.

20 February 2015--Warm Water Fisheries Biologist, NM Dept. of Game and Fish, permanent

Salary $15.28 – $26.59 Hourly
End Date 3/12

This warmwater fisheries biologist position with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is located in Las Cruces, NM, but has statewide responsibilities. Focal species of fish to be managed are walleye, channel catfish and black bass. The position requires the incumbent be involved in all aspects of warmwater fish management including statewide travel to conduct surveys, monitoring activities, study design, data analysis, reporting, developing and analyzing recreational fishing regulations, and developing management plans. Public interaction with Department’s customers and community members is necessary. The position affords the incumbent a wide diversity of opportunities to learn, grow and have opportunities to work with other fish and wildlife professionals throughout the State.


Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of experience.


13 February 2015--Fisheries Biologist, SD Game Fish & Parks, permanent

Salary $18.60 per hour, depending on experience, plus benefits.
End Date 3/5

This position will primarily conduct research to increase hatchery rearing efficiencies, enhance post-stocking survival, and improve angler satisfaction. Design controlled experiments, statistically analyze data, write manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and assist in day-to-day hatchery operations.
Hatchery housing is provided. A valid driver license is required. Travel out-of-town and overnight; and work a non-standard schedule, including weekends, as needed is required.


A master’s degree in the biological or agriculture sciences and at least 3 years of experience in fish culture as it relates to recreational fisheries management is preferred.


To apply, please visit Job ID#: 4464.
For questions pertaining to this position, contact Dr. Mike Barnes(email below)


No other positions are available at this time.  This page is updated weekly.

Be sure to visit American Fisheries Society, AquacultureJobs, FishJobs,, and for other job listings and resumé posting services.

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