Job: Northeast Industry Funded Scallop Observers

Title Northeast Industry Funded Scallop Observers
Agency, Location AIS Inc, MA
Categories Permanent
Job # 12098
Salary $15.00 per hour plus full benefits
End Date 2017-02-28

Observers will collect scientific, management, compliance, and other data at sea through interviews of vessel captains and crew, observations of fishing operations, and measurements of selected portions of the catch as directed by the NOAA Fisheries. Vessels range from 30’ to 100’ and trips are 1 to 14 days long. Three-week, paid training session held in Falmouth, MA starting 3/7/17.


A Bachelor’s degree with a major in the natural sciences. 30 semester hours in the biological sciences and one undergraduate course in math or statistics. Experience with data entry on computers. Sea and research experience a plus.


Jay Litchfield,

Go to to submit your resume, 5 references, unofficial transcript and cover letter detailing sea and fish experience.