The American Fisheries Society has updated the “Jobs” page of their website. Their “Career Tips” page is only available to AFS members.


When we post new job openings they are posted at the top of the list. Job postings without a closing date is because one could not be found at that time. Jobs with no closing date will be posted for a minimum of 2 weeks.

Fisheries Technician 3 (Georgia Department of Natural Resources WRD – McDuffie County) Under general supervision, serves as the Assistant Facility Manager for the McDuffie Public Fishing Area and Warmwater Fish Hatchery. The incumbent will be required to reside on-site in state-provided housing. Work includes nights, weekends, and holidays and assisting with Department’s emergency response efforts. Closing date 1/19

Natural Resources Biologist II (Maryland DNR) Position conducts all culture and shellfish production activities at the Piney Point Aquaculture Center (PPAC) to support the aquaculture industry and to meet other shellfish management needs for the unit. Position performs all professional aspects of shellfish culture, stocking, sample processing and analysis, data entry, data analysis, report writing, and experimental design for the project. These tasks point directly toward objectives one, two, and three of the DNR mission; “sustainable population of living resources and aquatic habitat”, “healthy Maryland watershed lands, streams and non-tidal rivers”, and “natural resources stewardship opportunities for Maryland’s urban and rural citizens”. Closing date 1/17

Fish Culturist – Bobby N. Setzer Fish Hatchery (North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission) Management prefers applicants with knowledge of Coldwater fish culture. Applicant should be able to operate and maintain equipment used at a fish hatchery (farm tractor, fish feeder, lawnmower, stocking truck, other motor vehicles as well as hand, power, and manual tools).  An individual should have experience in construction, maintenance, and repair of equipment, buildings, and other facilities. Closing date 1/6/22

Biologist Program Manager (Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries) This position will be domiciled in Baton Rouge, but the successful candidate will direct all sampling and research activities at the Marine Lab on Grand Isle, and will be expected to spend at least one day per week (on average) at the laboratory.  Lodging while at the lab will be provided.  Closing date 1/25

Biological Monitoring Specialist (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-MAPE) This posting may be used to fill more than one Temporary Environmental Specialist 1 position that will depart from our St. Paul office weekly. Typically, incumbents will leave on Monday morning and return on Thursday evening. They will be in travel status, working in greater Minnesota to assist the biological monitoring staff sample 300 to 400 sites in three to six major watersheds each field season. Lodging and meals are provided. Monitoring work occurs from May to September. Closing date: 1/18/22