National Weather Service Employment For Fish Biologist

Website National Institute of Standards and Technology

Job Description:

This position is located within the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Resource Ecology and Fisheries Management Division with 1 vacancy in Seattle, WA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Process biological samples such as fish otoliths in the laboratory by embedding, sectioning, polishing, and preparing slides for the purpose of age determination.
  • Organize, enter, and analyze data generated from reading otoliths into ageing data base and resolve discrepancies in age estimates of Alaskan groundfish.
  • Examine biological specimens employing stereomicroscope and image analysis software to document structures and patterns, and conduct sampling of otoliths using computer-aided micro-milling machine and assist other investigators in otolith microchemical analysis.
  • Contribute findings to research projects in publications and peer-reviewed journals, and participate in seminars and scientific meeting presentations.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.
  • Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (
  • Qualifications requirements must be met by closing date of announcement.
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment.

Qualification & Experience:

Job Details:

Company: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Sales

Job Location:  Seattle, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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