MARINE RESOURCE SPECIALIST POSITIONS
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Norfolk, Virginia is currently seeking qualified candidates with outstanding research, written and oral communication skills for a career position in the Marine Resources Section.
Duties will include preparation, management, and review of marine resources assessments; marine species density estimates; marine species survey plans and reports; Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 7 documentation; Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) small take authorization requests; mitigation and monitoring plans; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation; and environmental studies assessing the environmental impacts of proposed Navy/Marine Corps at-sea training operations.
The person(s) selected will be expected to participate in consultations with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service(USFWS), coordinate projects with a multi-disciplinary team, and manage contracts for research and compliance documents.
Experience or knowledge of the following is highly desirable: marine mammal, sea turtle, seabird or fisheries biology; research design for marine species monitoring programs; principals of underwater acoustics; statistical principles and methods; ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) products; environmental legislation and DoD/Navy policy.
This is not afield biologist position, but there are numerous opportunities for travel.
Starting salary range is $45,040 to $58,557 depending on education and experience.
Applicants are encouraged to send a resume (no more than 2 pages long)to Erin Swiader (Jennifer.email@example.com) by Dec. 1.
J. Erin Swiader
Marine Resources Section Head
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic
757.322.4960 DSN 262.4960