Fisheries Technology Associates Inc.
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Employment Opportunities at FTA

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.

Employment Opportunities at Other Organizations

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

22 March 2017--Fish Hatchery Manager, Humboldt State University, permanent

End Date Until filled

Under the lead oversight of the Department Chair of Fisheries Biology, the incumbent is responsible for the continuous year-round operation of the Humboldt State University recirculating instructional Fish Hatchery. Position involves lead oversight of fish rearing/recirculating water system function and associated student assistants, academic year instructional support, administrative responsibility, and community/professional service.


Equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in courses relevant to operation of fish hatcheries and propagation of fish may be substituted for one year of the required experience. (2 years college + 16 relevant units + 3 years experience)


Equivalent to four years of college with 16 semester units in courses relevant to operation of fish hatcheries and propagation of fish may be substituted for two years of the required experience. (4 years college + 16 highly relevant units + 2 years experience)

For full description/application instructions, visit:



8 March 2017--Assistant Scientist, IATTC, La Jolla, CA, permanent

Salary Range of $43,232 to $50,440, depending on qualifications and experience. The IATTC also offers annual leave and sick leave, medical, dental and life insurance and a defined contribution pension plan.
End Date 2017-03-31

Position is part of the Early Life History Program of the IATTC. Duties of the selected candidate will include: analysis of larval and juvenile tuna samples and physical experimental data; procurement of equipment for the IATTC’s Achotines Laboratory in Panama; temporary field assignments to the Achotines Laboratory in Panama to assist in ecological experiments with larval/juvenile tunas; contribution to preparation of scientific publications.


Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in life science, knowledge of PC-based databases, particularly MS Access, good interpersonal skills.


Teresa Musano/


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


Be sure to visit World Fishing and Aquaculture, American Fisheries Society, AquacultureJobs, FishJobs, EnvironmentalCareer, World Fishing & Aquaculture, and AquacultureConnection for other job listings and resumé posting services.

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