Climate and Communities Social Scientist (20-1141)

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

Juneau, Alaska

Data Management Specialists (Social Sciences) use a background in the social sciences as they assist in the population, maintenance, enhancement and distribution of databases. They locate, obtain, standardize, enter, verify, and correct various data sets related to project goals and work plans.

Job Number: 20-1141

How to Apply: Online at 

Closing Date: September 23, 2020 at midnight (PT) Location: Juneau, AK (99801)

Anticipated Start Date: November 2, 2020

Position Type: Full Year (12 months or more), Hourly/Non-Exempt

Benefits Eligible: Yes | 

Salary Target: $29.00-$32.00/hour, DOE 

This position will assist on a project intended to examine human adaptation in the face of fishery changes that can be incorporated into dynamic ecosystem models of climate change. The project will apply a participatory approach to research planning in which community leaders and stakeholder representatives will help to inform how a mix of methodologies ranging from focus groups to household surveys can be applied most effectively to solicit representative and comprehensive input. The position will work on all phases of the project, assisting with scoping meetings with key informants; conducting focus groups, semi-structured interviews, and/or developing directed questionnaires with open-ended statements; analyzing and reporting the results as well as working with economic and ecological modelers to incorporate human strategies into integrated biophysical and economic models.

** This position requires a valid driver's license and all offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a driving record check.

** See the full job description and Minimum Qualification Requirements on our career page 

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission is an Affirmative Action (AA) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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