Fishery Analyst / Fishery Economist; North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Job Title: 
Fishery Analyst / Fishery Economist
Job Location: 
Anchorage, AK
$70,000 - $100,000/year
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 24, 2018
Application Information: 

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) is seeking a Fishery Analyst to work in the identification and analysis of economic, environmental, and social issues pertaining to fisheries management off Alaska. This person will participate as part of a team of economic, social, and biological analysts from Council staff and from the staffs of other agencies.

The Council is one of eight regional Councils established by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. The Council has authority over the management of fisheries in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands, Gulf of Alaska, and Arctic in the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska. The states of Washington, Oregon, and Alaska are represented on the Council.

Primary responsibilities will be to analyze potential economic, social, and/or biological impacts of proposed regulatory changes in support of Council initiatives to develop and modify management programs for the Federal groundfish and crab fisheries off Alaska. Environmental and regulatory impact analyses are prepared to help the Council develop the best management approaches for these fisheries.

Specific duties will include:

  • Preparing and contributing to a variety of regulatory impact analyses, environmental impact assessments, and reports for use in the amendment of fishery management plans. Conducting critical reviews of other analyses developed in support of plans. Preparing discussion papers to assist the Council in the development of management alternatives for analysis and consideration.

  • Presenting results of analyses or discussion papers to the Council and advisory committees. Communicating complex analyses at a variety of levels for decisionmakers, scientific review bodies, and stakeholders.

  • Working in collaboration with the agencies with which the Council cooperates, including the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, other Council staffs, and the International Pacific Halibut Commission.

  • Acting in an advisory capacity in discussions with the Council or the Council's committees on matters relating to the impacts of proposed fishery management regulations, and providing logistical support for such committees.

  • Travel to and attendance at Council meetings, public hearings, and other meetings as required.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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