Fisheries Technology Associates Inc.
Fisheries Technology Associates Inc.


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.

9 October 2017--Natural Resources Supervisor, Fish Hatchery, MN DNR, permanent

Salary $51,427 - $74,604 annually
End Date 2017-10-17

This position will oversee the direction and implementation for the salmonid production program at Lanesboro State Fish Hatchery, supervise employees, administer the budget
and business operations of the hatchery, direct maintenance of the hatchery facilities, grounds and equipment, and coordinate the statewide distribution and stocking of trout produced at this hatchery.


For required qualifications, see contact below or refer to Job ID 16683


For more information, contact:
Paula Phelps, 651-259- 5068

4 October 2017--North Pacific Groundfish Observers (Bering Sea/North Pacific Ocean), Alaska Observers, Inc., permanent

Salary $4,017.00-$6,340.00 per month, depending on experience, plus room, board, and travel to and from job site.
Start Date December 2017, and February & March 2018

As an at-sea biologist working aboard U.S.-flagged commercial fishing vessels, you will gather data essential to the sustainability of fisheries resources in Alaska. Observers sample catches to determine their species composition, make estimates of total catch, and collect age structures and biological data from target species. New observers start with a one year commitment worked as multiple deployments spread out over the year for an approximate total of 270-290 deployed days. Observers are guaranteed subsequent deployment opportunities and salary advances. This is not a 9-5 office job, observers work long, irregular hours, wearing rain gear and lifting and moving large quantities of fish while at sea.


Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in fisheries biology, marine biology, general biology, zoology, or a related natural science.


To apply for this position please submit the online application found at our website:

Additionally, please email both a resume and transcripts to Rachel Moore, AOI Recruitment Coordinator, For questions about the job description and application process, please feel free to call: 888-317-9343.


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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