EWTS Observers and Inspectors work as independent contractors that are certified by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S Army Corps of Engineers.  EWTS is always looking for independent, hard-working, self-motivated people who perform well unsupervised and are willing to work at sea for extended periods of time. Preference for contractors will go to currently NMFS-certified Observers. To become either a Fisheries Observer or a Dredged Material Inspector, you must meet these minimum requirements:
  • Must have reliable transportation, an email account that is checked daily, and a personal cell phone.
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a marine or environmental field.  However, exceptions may be made to ind

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