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WORKING TITLE: Fisheries Mgt. Systems Data Analyst

DIVISION: Fisheries Management POSITION NO.: 00265

HIRING RANGE: $42,614 - $55,000

WORK DESCRIPTION: Develops and applies mathematical or statistical methods to organize, interpret, and summarize numerical harvest, effort and other related data to provide usable information to fishery management. Adapts statistical methods to solve specific problems in fisheries harvest , production or removals, by analyzing and interpreting fisheries harvest and productivity data to identify trends and direction of change in various sources of fishery-dependent and fishery-independent data and information. Provides analytical computer-based statistical analysis and modeling to support and develop fishery management and planning decisions; evaluates sources of data and information to determine any limitations in terms of reliability or usability; processes large amounts of data for statistical modeling and graphic analysis, using computers and state of the art software applications or programming; will provide results of analyses, including information in the form of data charts and tables. Tasks include a range of simple to complex mathematical and statistical data analyses.

DESIRED QUALIFICATION: Familiarity and use of univariate and multivariate statistical methods; have the ability to interpret methodology and results associated with fisheries-based analytical models; education in Fisheries of Wildlife Biology or Science or a closely related area with statistical and mathematical experience analyzing fishery or similar data and information within a fisheries or wildlife program. Bachelor's degree preferred.

WORK LOCATION: Newport News, VA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2016

A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM 10-012 IS REQUIRED AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE STATE WEBSITE AT https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ NO FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

INTERESTED PERSONS PLEASE APPLY TO:
Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Attn: Human Resource Manager, Sr.
(757) 247-2200
M/F/H/V
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



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WORKING TITLE: Fisheries Mgt. Permitting/Quota Monitoring Specialist

DIVISION: Fisheries Management POSITION NO: 00267

HIRING RANGE: $38,000 - $45,000

WORK DESCRIPTION: Program administration of all aspects of Virginia's limited entry commercial fisheries managed by a permitting and quota-management system, to include outreach activities for the initiation and expansion of select commercial fishery opportunities, such as those related to growth-potential fisheries. Ensures harvesters and seafood buyers meet all established permitting requirements related to specific limited entry fisheries, including the transfers of such permits or eligibility for permits and established permit authorization and permit tracking systems; will assist fisheries management staff in preparing division evaluations for the commission that pertain to these limited entry fisheries to include information concerning necessary fishery quota adjustments and other limited entry fisheries issues; will interface with interstate and federal authorities that mandate many of these commercial fishery quotas; will provide outreach and technical guidance to harvesters involved in growth potential fisheries.

DESIRED QUALIFICATION: Knowledge and familiarity with Virginia commercial fisheries and harvested species or similar background; ability to demonstrate polished oral and written communication skills is essential; ability to demonstrate accomplished data management skills and a competency in Microsoft Access and Excel or equivalent database management systems, as well other Microsoft office applications. A degree in Fisheries Wildlife biology or Science or closely related field with documented experience in a similar position is preferred.

WORK LOCATION: Newport News, VA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2016

A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM 10-012 IS REQUIRED AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE STATE WEBSITE AT https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ NO FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

INTERESTED PERSONS PLEASE APPLY TO:
Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Attn: Human Resource Manager, Sr.
(757) 247-2200
M/F/H/V
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



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WORKING TITLE: Fisheries Mgt. Data Base Specialist

DIVISION: Fisheries Management POSITION NO: 00266

HIRING RANGE: $42,614 - $55,000

WORK DESCRIPTION: Assist and improve data management activities in a multi program division. Position will focus on quality assurance and reporting for all fisheries data systems, to include manual paper based harvest reporting, online reporting systems, and associated fisheries buyer audit and/or buyer reporting systems. The position will promote and refine use of online reporting features, and assist in the design and development of web applications used to manage and report on fisheries data. Provides outreach to individuals required to report on harvest activities for fisheries. Work closely with fisheries management staff to improve efficacy of reporting and data collection.

DESIRED QUALIFICATION: Candidate must have demonstrated skills in relational database management in conjunction with custom, web based data applications. Prefer knowledge of mysql, php, MS Access, and "R" statistical package, but experience in other database and web application development environments may be suitable. Familiarity with use of automation to effectively assist management programs in a diverse, complex, and fast paced environment is desired. Knowledge of marine resource management or similar resource management experience is a plus. Degree Preferred.

WORK LOCATION: Newport News, VA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2016

A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM 10-012 IS REQUIRED AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE STATE WEBSITE AT https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ NO FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

INTERESTED PERSONS PLEASE APPLY TO:
Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Attn: Human Resource Manager, Sr.
(757) 247-2200
M/F/H/V
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



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CLASS TITLE: FM Program Support Tech HIRING RANGE: $24,969 - 29,000

PAY BAND: 3 DIVISION: Fisheries Management POSITION # 00139 & 204

WORK DESCRIPTION: Entry level position extracts and compiles biological and harvest information reported by commercial fishermen, dealers, and recreational fishermen reporting. Performs scanning, coding, data-entry, verification and correction of fishery harvest data when necessary. Assist with special field assignments such as sampling and audits for records, etc. Will answers inquiries from the general public and the fishing industry on mandatory reporting policies and provide answers to basic fisheries questions. May be assigned to attend meetings and serve as technical support. Position acts as liaison for the agency in fishery related activities for the public.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Basic knowledge of the seafood industry. Includes harvest procedures; harvest processing; marketing techniques, and familiarity with the collection of biological data, from various finfish and shellfish common to Virginia, is helpful. Must be proficient in data entry and editing; have knowledge of Access, Excel, and some word processing. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; be eligible for a valid Virginia driver's license; have HS education or the equivalent; studies and /or experience in the Marine science field helpful.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Immediately

A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM 10-012 IS REQUIRED AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE STATE WEBSITE AT https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ NO FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

INTERESTED PERSONS PLEASE APPLY TO:
Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Attn: Human Resource Manager, Sr.
(757) 247-2200
M/F/H/V
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER




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