POSITION TITLE: Fisheries Mgt.
POS. NO.: 00157
DIVISION: Fisheries Mgt.
HIRING RANGE: $50,000 –
WORK DESCRIPTION: Data analyst position with the Fisheries Management Division which will be responsible for statistical analyses, sampling design, and modeling with respect to Menhaden with some emphasis on other interjurisdictiional fish species. Candidate must have the ability to coordinate sampling needs with seafood industry harvesters in a field setting. Job duties include, but are not limited to, design and development of an Atlantic menhaden adult survey index from VA pound nets; statistically analyze and interpret quantitative marine fisheries data; develop spatial analysis tools for qualitative analysis of mandatory catch reports; prepare and make presentations of derived statistical and modeling results to fisheries groups.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Requires strong analytical skills, some knowledge of applied seafood harvesting practices and business, scientific knowledge of marine species and the marine environment. Requires well developed skills in speaking and writing. Needs experience in field sampling operations and have outreach capabilities. Experience in computer based data management and statistical analysis. Must have ability to provide and explain information to a variety of audiences including fisheries managers, industry based professionals and the general public. Must be proficient in use of computer programs, to include word, access, excel and SAS. Must have marine science education and training, Masters preferred.
LOCATION: 2600 Washington Ave., Newport News VA
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 P.M., Friday, September 5, 2014
A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM 10-012 IS REQUIRED AND IS AVAILABLE AT http://jobs.virginia.gov
PLEASE APPLY TO:
Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Attn: Human Resource Manager, Sr.
Females and Minorities are encouraged to apply
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