University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Archipelago Marine Research
Location: Kodiak, AK
Position: Assistant Program Coordinator Electronic Monitoring
Requirements: See job description


We are seeking a highly organized individual to work as the Assistant Program Coordinator for the
Alaska fisheries electronic monitoring programs, based in Kodiak, AK. This position involves a mix of
field work and project coordination and requires a high level of communication with other program staff,
members of industry (fishers), fisheries agencies and Archipelago staff. The field work portion of the
position will consist of the installation and servicing of CCTV cameras and computer components
onboard commercial fishing vessels throughout Alaska. The project coordination role involves
administrative duties that require a high level of attention to detail, good computer skills and the ability
to communicate with diverse groups of people (verbally and written). Technical training in system
installation and troubleshooting will be provided to the successful candidate. This position will require
some travel within Alaska on relatively short notice, regular on-call shifts, and some weekend and
evening work will be required during seasonal fishery openings. This is a full-time position (35 hrs per
week), and although based in Kodiak, it will require periodic travel to other AK ports.


• DECEMBER 1, 2019


• Hourly wage $21.50 per hour


• Install, remove and service monitoring systems (CCTV camera systems and computer
components) on commercial fishing vessels
• Retrieval and shipping (delivery to courier) of data drives from commercial fishing
• Management and storage of small quantities of electronic component inventory.
• Troubleshooting and repair of electronic sensor equipment and CCTV cameras.
• Respond to phone calls from fishing vessels requiring service to their monitoring systems.
• Daily communication with fishing vessel crew, NMFS staff, and Archipelago Program
Coordinator via email and phone as required.
• Provide detailed reporting of all work done and associated expenses


• Mechanical aptitude and experience working with hand tools
• Working knowledge of digital camera installation and networks is a strong asset
• Knowledge of marine and commercial fishing vessel power systems preferred
• Experience working with computer hardware and software is essential
• Experience working with Microsoft Office
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Advanced problem solving ability
• NOAA Fisheries Observer Certification is a strong asset
• Knowledge of commercial fishing operations and gear types

Archipelago Marine Research
525 Head Street
Victoria, BC, Canada V9A 5S1
(250) 383-4535

Archipelago Marine Research
834 Lincoln St #200
Sitka, AK 99835
(907) 738-3321


• Valid driver’s Licence and a reliable vehicle.
• Must have a reliable smart phone (monthly plan fees will be reimbursed)
• Must be physically fit, able to climb ladders and work at heights up to 30 feet.

You must provide a resume and cover letter that clearly outlines your experience, and how you meet
the stated qualifications. Email your resume and cover letter c/o Jarrod Yetlon

Contact: Jarrod Yetlon
Contact at:
Closing Date: Open Until Filled