Field Coordinator (Seasonal)

Department: Fisheries
Location: Seattle, WA

A.I.S., Inc. (AIS) is a diversified, national provider of marine science services. We support maritime activities along the US coastline that require certification of compliance with environmental regulations, and collect biological data for use by Federal, State, Municipal, and other government agencies. AIS is recruiting for a Seasonal Field Coordinator in our Alaska Office in Anchorage. The FC will provide direct support to observers who collect data for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Fisheries Monitoring and Analysis Division (FMA). When they are not coordinating, they will deploy on trips as an observer.

Primary Function:

The FC will be the primary source of direction and logistics support for the fisheries observers working for AIS in support of NMFS. Throughout the year the number of observers deployed to Alaska ranges from fewer than 5 in November and December to over 40 during peak seasons January to May and August to October. The FC will be or become an expert in the groundfish fisheries prosecuted throughout Alaska. The position will be responsible for understanding current fishing activity and projecting future fishing effort based on communication with the fishing industry, government regulators, and other key stakeholders. The position will supervise observers throughout the geographic area where AIS observers are deployed. Travel to ports throughout Alaska may be required. Due to the seasonal fluctuation in fishing effort, the field coordinator may complete sea days throughout the year. The FC’s schedule will be full-time Monday through Friday for the months of March-May and August-October. This staff member will deploy on trips as an observer the other months of the year.

Duties/Responsibilities Include:

Coordinators are also assigned specific duties, which differ among the staff and are based on the unique skill set or interest that individual possesses.

Compensation: Candidates will be paid a salary and total compensation will vary depending on employee’s experience and fishing effort. This is a full–time position. AIS benefits package includes health and dental insurance, vacation, sick and holiday benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:




If you would like to apply for this exciting new opening, please click the following link to submit the required information:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter detailing supervisory and observer experience.
  3. 3 professional references (name, email address and phone number),

All documents must be submitted for your application to be considered. If you have any questions pertaining to this opening, please feel free to call the talent team at or 508-990-9055.

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