The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) is currently accepting applications for the position of Coral and Habitat Biologist.

The Coral and Habitat Biologist will be under the supervision of the Deputy Director and will work collaboratively with the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program as well as other state and federal agencies.

The primary responsibility of this position is the continued development and maintenance of a web-based coral portal ( as well as adding new information pertinent to coral and fisheries. This tool is used to aid management decisions and education and outreach activities of the Council. In addition to the required technical work including web-based mapping, this position also requires data acquisition, synthesis, and development of user friendly tools to improve our understanding of coral biology, benthic habitats, and the interactions of current and proposed fishing regulations on resources managed by the Council in the Gulf of Mexico.

The complete job description can be found at:

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 20, 2018, or until filled.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter, a complete resume/CV, a professional writing sample, contact information for three references, and relevant certifications.

By email send to:  [email protected]

By regular mail send to: 
Mr. Doug Gregory
Executive Director
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100
Tampa, Florida 33607