Date: October 29, 2014

Title: Office Manager

Location: 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100 Tampa, Florida 33607


  • Responsible for supervising, directing, and coordinating administrative staff.

  • Works directly with the Executive Director and other supervisors.

  • Assists in document preparation, including proof reading and manages project timelines.

  • Coordinates, plans, and provides primary administrative support for meetings including staff travel plans.

  • Makes recommendations to management for suggestions to improve office efficiency.

  • Attends various meetings of the Council throughout the Gulf States and ensures that all meeting materials, equipment, supplies, etc., are available.

  • General office duties.

Salary Range: $53,000 to $66,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: Health, life/disability, and dental insurance benefits. 401K retirement plan and Health Savings Account. Paid holidays (currently 11) and performance/merit pay.

Qualifications and Evaluation Factors: Five years of experience as Office Manager/Coordinator or Executive Assistant with supervisory duties. Strong computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Ability to type 60-wpm is required.

Other desirable software experience includes web design and desktop publishing. Position requires excellent organization and the use of technical and specialized terminology, reference sources, and proofreading. College or business training is also desirable. An ability to lift up to 50 pounds is required for equipment loading and unloading.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through 5:00 pm EST, November 28, 2014 How to Apply: By the indicated closing date, send an application letter, a complete resume, and a list of references (minimum of three):

By regular mail send to:

Doug Gregory
Executive Director
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100
Tampa, Florida 33607

By email send to:


What to Expect Next: After all application packages have been received, we will review your resume and other application documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications based on the information provided and interview the best-qualified applicants. A copy of the full job description is available upon request. Relocation allowance not available.

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 designed to manage fishery resources within the 200-mile limit of the Gulf of Mexico.

Reasonable Accommodations: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of business. Requests for disability-related accommodations will be processed in accordance with Department Administrative Order (DAO) 215-10.

EEO Policy: The Gulf Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, reprisal, sex, sexual orientation, status as parent, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (50 CFR 600.120). Council staff positions are filled solely on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications. Privacy Act Notice: The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.