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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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8 September 2014--Asst. Fishery Plan Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, permanent

Salary $41,797 – $73,193 annually
End Date 10/10

• Developing policy and position papers to help the Council respond to ocean policy issues and assist in the development of solutions to complex marine resource problems, including ecosystem-related challenges.
• Preparing biological, economic, and social analyses and reports for use in the development of fishery management plans and their amendments.
• Coordinating management activities with the National Marine Fishery Service (NMFS) Greater Atlantic Regional Office and the Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, other regional Councils, and NMFS Headquarters.
• Acting as a spokesperson for the staff in discussions with the Council or the Council’s committees on matters relating to proposed fishery management regulations.
• Attending public hearings, committee meetings, and other meetings as required.
• Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in marine policy or science related discipline.
• Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical audiences and to write clearly and succinctly.
• Knowledge of U.S. fishery management institutions and relevant laws, including MSA, NEPA, Endangered Species Act, and others.
• Proficiency in the use of computers and software packages for report generation and data analysis.
Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in fishery science, natural resource economics, or closely related disciplines.
• Familiarity with Mid-Atlantic fisheries and their management.
• Demonstrated ability in fisheries management analyses and technical writing.
• Experience with multi-disciplinary teams.
• Experience in preparation of EAs/EISs, with emphasis on provisions of NEPA.



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

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