Fisheries Biological Port Sampler

AIS Inc - Marion, MA3.6

Full-time$16 - $18 an hour
Position Title: Fisheries Biological Port Sampler – Northern MA Region

Agency: AIS, Inc. (contractor to NOAA Fisheries)

Duration: Full Time Position available

Responsibilities: Candidate will collect data at seafood dealers/wholesalers including recording fish lengths and weights, biological samples, and vessel trip information to be submitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Samplers will be responsible for entering the recorded information into a federally maintained database. Samplers will be required to stay well versed in the fishing activities and regulations in their area in order to submit a bi-weekly activity reports. Samplers will collect samples according to a sample protocols and schedule provided by NMFS. Hours will be both night and day depending on fishing activity and samplers will be expected to work when necessary to obtain all available samples. Some travel may be required. Maximum of 40 hours per week are available with this position.

Qualifications: A BS in Marine Biology or other natural science is required including 30 semester hours of biological course work. Candidate needs to have strong computer skills, interpersonal skills and data entry skills. Must be able to work independently and be self motivated. Qualified candidates must be a authorized to work in the U.S. Previous observer and/or fish research experience strongly preferred. A valid driver’s license is required and the ability to pass a U.S. Government background check and security requirements.

Compensation: Rate range from $16.00 - $18.00 per hour dependent on experience.

Locations available: Northern MA- Full Time, start date immediately

Closing: Open until filled

Contact: If you would like to apply, please click the following link to submit the required information: resume, cover letter, at least 5 professional references (name, email address and phone number), and unofficial copies of your college transcripts. All documents must be submitted in order for your application to be considered.

More information: For more information please visit the AIS, Inc. website

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