Job: West Coast Groundfish Observer

Title West Coast Groundfish Observer
Agency, Location Alaskan Observers, Inc./ WA, OR, CA coastline
Categories Apply
Job # 14073
Salary $3750.00 on average per month to begin, with raises at 4 months and 8 months.
Start Date Feb & March 2021

Start Date: Feb & March 2021

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.

Closing Date:  UNTIL FILLED


To apply submit the online application:  Additionally, email a resume and transcripts to Samantha Chicos, AOI Recruitment Coordinator, [email protected].  For questions please feel free to call: 888-317-9343.