Fishery Observer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Highly-motivated Fishery Observer seeking position with company in which to put my experience to good use.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Highly experienced in delivering fishery-related observations and monitoring services
  • Sound knowledge of Knowledge of various fishery species and government regulations related to fisheries
  • Immense knowledge of biological sampling, environmental monitoring and commercial fisheries practices
  • Familiarity with firefighting, sea survival, and first aid treatment procedures
  • Ability to fish related species identification books and keys, efficiently
  • Ability to operate computer and sampling instruments, in a proper manner

Professional Experience:

Fishery Observer

Ecology and Environment, Inc., Baltimore, MD

August 2012 – Present


  • Observed and estimated fishery catch composition and disposition, properly.
  • Examined and documented intakes of protected fish species and fishery discards.
  • Conducted and coordinated biological sampling and environmental monitoring activities.
  • Checked and ensured compliance of fishing activities with established fishery regulations.
  • Gathered and analyzed all data on costs related with fishing operations.
  • Obtained and maintained accurate information related to vessel and equipment performance.

Fishery Observer

Earth Resources Technology, Inc, Baltimore, MD

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Measured and calculated amounts and species composition of fish caught, discarded, and retained.
  • Utilized effective biological sampling techniques and collected various fish samples from fishery catch.
  • Collected, reviewed, and maintained data pertaining to fishing gear and equipments.
  • Watched and monitored all fishing operations, onboard commercial fishing vessels.
  • Prepared, maintained, and retrieved work-related records, using computer
  • Tracked and maintained the stock level of all needed equipments and supplies.


Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Science

Miles College, Fairfield, AL