council logo bannerRecruitment Announcement
January 19, 2024

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications to fill the Ecosystem Analyst position. This is a time-limited, full-time position with benefits based on the availability of funding from the Inflation Reduction Act Climate Resilience effort with the potential to be extended up to 3 years.

The Ecosystem Analyst will support the development of fishery tools and products that can be utilized by managers to identify and respond to climate impacts while supporting the advancement of climate-related fisheries management planning. In this position, the Ecosystem Analyst will work collaboratively on the development and completion of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Ecosystem Plan. Specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for identifying and synthesizing data sets from multiple partners, producing professional technical products, conducting stakeholder workshops, and co-leading a summit. This position will also assist in the development of adaptive management procedures to support more flexible Council management approaches.

This position requires travel and meeting attendance. This position does not involve research fieldwork.

The complete announcement can be found at:

Application Deadline: Extended to February 2, 2024 (or until filled)

How to Apply: Your complete application package should include: 1) cover letter, 2) resume/CV, 3) one professional writing sample, and 4) contact information for three references. Send to:

By regular mail:                                                             By email:

Dr. Carrie Simmons                                                       [email protected]

Executive Director

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

4107 West Spruce Street, Suite 200

Tampa, Florida 33607 USA