Fishery Management Specialists (2)

  • National Marine Fisheries Service
  • Juneau, AK, USA
  • Oct 21, 2019
Full time Biology - Ecology Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description


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 in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Region, Sustainable Fisheries (SF) Division, with two vacancies in Juneau, AK.

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The Sustainable Fisheries (SF) Division implements fishery management plans and regulations for the Federally managed fisheries off Alaska. These plans and regulations govern catch share programs; bycatch management; catch monitoring and observer programs, and measures to mitigate the impact of these fisheries on protected species and essential fish habitat. More information about NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region is available on the NOAA Fisheries website at

As a Fishery Management Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Analyze fishery conservation or management problems or issues and recommend fishery management plan amendments or regulatory amendments that would resolve the problem or accomplish the stated conservation or management objective.
  • Prepare the written documents needed for proposed fishery management plan amendments or regulatory amendment packages that are complete, accurate, and comply with applicable Federal laws, Executive Orders, and agency guidance. 
  • Manage the internal review process for federal fishery management plan amendments or regulatory amendments to ensure that the documents are completed, reviewed, approved, and implemented within established deadlines.
  • Analyze the impact of proposed fishery management plans or regulatory amendments on the human environment, the fishing industry, communities, the public, and other affected parties.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic travel may be required.

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ZP 3 Salary $69,349 to $108,061 per year