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New Jersey Fisheries Specialist - ACCSP

Closing Date: July 19, 2013
Background: Marine Fisheries Biology
Location: Nacote Creek Research Station, Port Republic, Atlantic County

Job Responsibilities: The Fisheries Specialist is responsible for assisting the Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP) State Coordinator with all aspects of the NJ program, including data collection, program planning and implementation and other fisheries related technical activities (see position description (pdf, 30kb) for additional details).

Job Qualifications: Applicants must have a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in a discipline appropriate to the position which may include Fisheries Biology, Fisheries Science, or Environmental Science, with a minimum of one (1) year of experience in the biological field appropriate to the position. Graduate school may be substituted for one year of experience. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of commercial fisheries, experience working with commercial fishermen, and experience conducting at sea sampling. Experience with web-based systems would be helpful but is not required. The candidate must have good communication and writing skills. United States citizenship required.

Job Duties: Assist the New Jersey ACCSP Coordinator with the management of all aspects of the New Jersey implementation of ACCSP programs and standards, including program planning, implementation, and operations; field sampling and data acquisition; data management and entry. Position may require frequent daily and/or overnight travel, primarily in New Jersey, and occasionally to ACCSP meetings outside the state.

Salary Range: $35,000 - $37,000, based on the experience and background of the applicant

To Apply: Send resume, list of 3 references, and unofficial transcripts to:

Peter Clarke, Fisheries Biologist
NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife
Bureau of Marine Fisheries
P.O. Box 418
Port Republic, NJ 08241

Resumes will be accepted via e-mail ( until the closing date of July 19, 2013, or U.S. Mail (postmarked by closing date).

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