Job: Staff Fishery Economist /Senior Fishery Economist

Title Staff Fishery Economist /Senior Fishery Economist
Agency, Location North Pacific Fishery Management Council
Categories Permanent
Job # 9875
Salary GS-11/12/13 equivalent (Salary range 68,000 – 98,000 DOE). Exceptional applicants may be considered for placement at the Senior economist level, (salary range 90,000 – 120,000 DOE).
End Date 2/20 or until filled

The Council is seeking a Fishery Economist to work with other economists/analysts in the identification and analysis of economic issues pertaining to fisheries management off Alaska. This person will participate as part of a team of social, economic, and biological analysts from Council staff and from the staffs of other agencies. Primary duties include:

• Preparation of regulatory, economic, statistical, and policy analyses and reports for use in the amendment of fishery management plans. Conducting critical reviews of other analyses developed in support of plans.

• Acting, upon assignment, as a liaison between the Council and other agencies with which it cooperates, including the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, other Council staffs, and the International Pacific Halibut Commission.


• Master’s degree or higher in economics, resource economics, agricultural economics, or a related discipline.

• Progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis related to fisheries or other renewable natural resources.

• Experience in conducting applied economic analysis, including benefit-cost and distributional economic impact analyses.

• Knowledge of the various laws pertaining to management of the fishing industry

• Ability to manipulate and analyze large, comprehensive sets of state and federal fisheries data.


Submit Resume and statement of interest to Chris Oliver, 605 West 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501