Job: West Coast Groundfish Observer

Title West Coast Groundfish Observer
Agency, Location Alaskan Observers, Inc./ Astoria OR or Newport OR
Categories Apply
Job # 13900
Salary $4000 on average per month to begin, with raises at 4 months and 8 months
Start Date May 2020

Observers live and work aboard domestic commercial fishing vessels, gathering data crucial to the conservation & management of the west coast Groundfish fishery.  Observers live on-call in their home-port and work at sea on average 15 days/month.  Fisheries observing is a challenging and unique position. Sorting a sample at sea is physically demanding, quarters onboard are tight, and diplomacy is required.


A Bachelor’s in a natural science, 30 semester hours in biology, a college course in both math and statistics, and a college course using dichotomous keys.


To apply submit the online application:  Additionally, email a resume and transcripts to Samantha Chicos, AOI Recruitment Coordinator, [email protected].