Employment Opportunities

Northeast Observer Program Southern Area Lead Coordinator Position

MRAG is seeking a self-motivated, well-rounded individual to take on the position of Southern Area Lead Coordinator (SALC) with our Field Coordination Team for the Northeast Fisheries Observer Program (NEFOP). The SALC will oversee our fisheries observer operations in North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland and work closely with vessel owners and operators to arrange observer […]

Northeast Fishery Observer Position

MRAG is hiring multiple Fisheries Observers to collect data onboard domestic fishing vessels in the Northeast fisheries from North Carolina to Maine. Training classes are scheduled 2-3 times per year and consists of 15 eight hour days of class time. Email Bryan Belay bryan.belay@mragamericas.com or Bruce Lambert bruce.lambert@mragamericas.com for dates of the next scheduled training class. Fisheries Observers collect scientific, […]

Northeast At-Sea Monitor Positions

MRAG has contracted with NOAA Fisheries to provide At-Sea Monitors (ASMs) to collect scientific data on board domestic commercial fishing vessels operating under the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. At-sea monitors deploy on vessels from ports as far north as Maine extending south to New Jersey. At-sea monitors are responsible for documenting vessel compliance with federal fishing […]

North Pacific Observer Program Positions

Required Qualifications All observer positions require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours of biology courses to qualify for the government training. In addition, the NMFS AK Groundfish (North Pacific) program requires one course in math and one course in statistics. MRAG requires completion of a course that included […]