Fish Biologist

  • National Marine Fisheries Service
  • Kodiak, AK, USA
  • Dec 04, 2019
Full time Biology - Ecology Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description


This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering (RACE) Division with one vacancy in Kodiak, AK.

This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-AKC-2019-0070, which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both

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As a Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Maintain laboratory cultures of organisms; Conduct laboratory experiments including data collection and analysis assignments to support stock assessment of federally managed ground fish and crab species in Alaska.
  • Collect data at sea during assessment surveys and individual research projects.
  • Prepare equipment and conduct logistics planning & execution for fieldwork on commercially important crab species.
  • Contribute to staff presentations involving research projects at management related meetings and/or scientific venues; Assist in publishing research findings in reports and/or in peer-reviewed journals.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Incumbent will spend up to 60 days a year at sea.  Travel will be less than 10% of time.

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Pay scale & grade ZP 2 Salary $46,859 to $82,053 per year