Employment Opportunities

We welcome applicants for positions as they become available.  Current openings are posted here; for additional openings go to the UW employment page.

Washington Sea Grant provides a range of critical support to the State of Washington that includes marine research, outreach, communication and education services. The program actively addresses relevant economic and environmental challenges facing our ocean and coasts. With 27 communicators, educators and field agents located in eight coastal counties, the program’s expertise ranges from oceanography and fisheries to economics and urban planning.  An overview of Washington Sea Grant is outlined in our factsheet and key program highlights are illustrated in this infographic.

Job Openings

Fisheries Specialist 

Washington Sea Grant has an outstanding opportunity for a fisheries specialist to develop and coordinate strategies that advance the safety, economic success and environmental sustainability of Washington’s fisheries and seafood sectors. The fisheries specialist promotes collaborations among a diverse group of constituents and partners to deliver applied research, technical assistance, informational materials and training that support best practices for safe and sustainable fisheries and seafood. The position will have state-wide responsibilities, but with an emphasis on the needs of fisheries-dependent communities on Washington’s southwest coast and the Lower Columbia River. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 11. For full job description and application go to UW Hires.

Assistant Director for Community Engagement and Assistant Director for Science and Technical Assistance

Washington Sea Grant has two outstanding opportunities for experienced and innovative program managers. These positions are members of the WSG leadership team and fill a central role in strategic and operational planning, policy making and maintaining organizational effectiveness. The two positions are open until filled with preference for applications received by April 13, 2020. For full job descriptions and applications go to UW Hires.