New job opportunities at Maine Department of Marine Resources

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Erin Summers

Jul 31, 2023, 3:35:48 PM7/31/23
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The Maine Department of Marine Resources is currently hiring many positions to fill out a new North Atlantic right whale monitoring and research program. This program is being formed with three primary objectives in mind:

  1. Collect baseline information on right whale occurrence, distribution, and habitat use in the Gulf of Maine.
  2. Contribute to and create new right whale, fishery, and risk assessment models
  3. Provide support for innovative gear testing and research, including on-demand fishing gear

 The current open positions listed below can be found on our website or are linked below directly to the job description and application. There will be more positions released in the coming months so keep an eye out for additional opportunities if this new program sounds interesting to you! All positions will be based at the Maine Department of Marine Resources laboratory in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

Marine Resource Scientist III: Modeling Lead

Closes August 17th


Marine Resource Scientist III: Survey Lead

Closes August 17th


Marine Resource Scientist III: Fisheries Data Analytics Lead

Closes August 24th


Marine Resource Scientist II: Gear Research and Development

Closes August 8th


Marine Resource Scientist II: Acoustic Program Lead – 2 positions available

Closes August 8th

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