Gulf Council Seeks New Executive Director $

by Gulf Council 24th January 2018

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications for the position of Executive Director.

The Executive Director serves as the chief executive officer responsible for conducting the business of the Council and implementing the Council's policies, actions, fishery management activities, and decisions by providing direction and supervision of administrative and scientific staff.

The Executive Director reports directly to the Council, through the Council Chair, and is expected to carry out office management functions without direct supervision.

The complete job description can be found at: Recruitment Announcement

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through 5:00 pm EST, Friday, February 2, 2018.

How to apply: By the indicated closing date, send an application letter, a complete resume, list of references, and examples of writing skills or authored publications to:

By email send to:

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

About the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional Fishery Management Councils established by the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. The Council prepares fishery management plans, which are designed to manage fishery resources within the 200-mile limit of the Gulf of Mexico.

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