Job: North Pacific Groundfish Observers

Title North Pacific Groundfish Observers
Agency, Location AIS Inc, Various ports throughout AK
Categories Permanent
Job # 10219
Salary $15.00 per hour plus benefits, experienced observers may start at a higher rate
End Date Open until filled

Responsibilities: Collect and record fish catch/discard and biological data for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) aboard commercial fishing vessels. Vessels range from 40 ft to 125 ft and trips are 2 to 10 days.


A BS in Marine Biology or other natural science is required including 30 semester hours of biological course work including at least one course that required extensive use of dichotomous keys and 5 semester hours of mathematics including 1 stats course.


Jay Litchfield at email address below. Please click the link below to submit the required information: resume, cover letter, at least 3 professional references (name, email address and phone number), latest NPGOP evaluation and unofficial copies of your college transcripts. All documents must be submitted for your application to be considered