National Marine Fisheries Service

NOAA Fisheries, also known as the National Marine Fisheries Service, is an office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration within the Department of Commerce. We have five regional offices, six science centers, and more than 20 laboratories around the United States and U.S. territories, and we work with partners across the nation.

NOAA Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of the nation's ocean resources and their habitat. We provide vital services for the nation: productive and sustainable fisheries, safe sources of seafood, the recovery and conservation of protected resources, and healthy ecosystems—all backed by sound science and an ecosystem-based approach to management.

National Marine Fisheries Service Panama City, FL, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Summary 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), Panama City Laboratory with one vacancy located in Panama City, FL. This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-SEFSC-2020-0009, which is open to Status Candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Supervisory Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties: Serve as the supervisor and a member of the leadership team of Panama City Laboratory performing supervisory functions, representing the laboratory, and managing the scientific lab programs and the administrative management of the facility. Supervise and conduct research on marine habitats, fishery life-history parameters, and fish population biology, and direct the work of teams and lower-level scientists. Administer, oversee, and coordinate with other science centers all the activities of budget planning, formulation, and execution, and develop a strategic workforce plan to achieve organizational goals. Provide expert technical guidance by assessing problems and creating solutions or recommendations to organizational specialists. Coordinate and develop new precedents and guidelines requiring the use of advanced scientific techniques, and the modification and integration of emerging technologies into program systems. Travel Required 25% or less - Up to 25% of domestic and foreign travel may be required. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !
National Marine Fisheries Service St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Summary This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration. This position is located within the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Southeast Regional Office (SERO), Protected Resources Division (PRD) with one vacancy located in St. Petersburg, FL. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties: Implement the goal of protecting, restoring, and managing species protected by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Develop, provide, and disseminate outreach and education plans and products related to protected species conservation and recovery. Coordinate and facilitate conservation forums, workshops, and meetings; and maintain multi-stakeholder partnerships by providing technical expertise on marine conservation. Utilize existing or research new technologies and outreach approaches (e.g., social marketing, apps, etc.) to convey information to a variety of audiences and enhance reporting of fishery and other human interactions to the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program. Conduct gap analyses to inform priorities and outreach strategies and evaluate the effectiveness of outreach efforts to reduce bycatch in commercial and recreational fisheries, and address other anthropogenic threats. NOTE: These duties are described at the full performance level of the GS-12, the GS-11 is developmental leading to such performance. Travel Required Occasional travel - Up to 15% of domestic travel may be required.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !
National Marine Fisheries Service Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, AK, USA
Dec 30, 2019
Full time
Summary This position is located within the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Fisheries Monitoring and Analysis Division, with one vacancy in Dutch Harbor, AK.  This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-AKC-2020-0011, which is open to Status Candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties: Review and establish quality controls, and ensure compliance of proper collection and preservation of specimens. Ensure the procurement & maintenance of inventory safety gear and sampling supply inventory. Provide safety and sampling briefings, in-season advising, and data quality control to observers. Ensure industry concerns and needs are handled professionally in accordance with the federal regulations pertaining to the North Pacific Observer Program. Travel Required Occasional travel - Up to 5% of domestic travel may be required. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !