Job: Fishery Analyst / Fishery Economist

Title Fishery Analyst / Fishery Economist
Agency, Location North Pacific Fishery Management Council
Categories Professional
Job # 13335
Salary GS-11/12/13 equivalent position

The Council is seeking a Fishery Analyst/Fishery Economist to work in the identification and analysis of economic, environmental, and social issues pertaining to fisheries management off Alaska.

Primary responsibilities will be to analyze potential economic, social, and/or biological impacts of proposed regulatory changes in support of Council initiatives to develop and modify management programs for the Federal groundfish and crab fisheries off Alaska. Environmental and regulatory impact analyses are prepared to help the Council develop the best management approaches for these fisheries.


Master’s degree or higher in resource economics, fisheries science, or resource management, or other related discipline.

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

Ability to clearly communicate complex issues to non-technical audiences.

Ability to write clearly and succinctly.

Ability to work professionally with people from diverse scientific and technical backgrounds.

Knowledge of the various laws pertaining to management of the fishing industry, including the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the Executive Order 12866, the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and the Endangered Species Act.

Ability to conceptualize the scope of a problem, analyze potential impacts, and complete writing assignments on time.

Ad Closing Date:Applications are due by 5 pm Alaska time, Friday, May 24, 2019


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