Potential Job Opportunity - Norfolk, VA
Seeking qualified candidates with educational emphasis in marine species
biology/ecology (marine mammals, sea turtles, fish, seabirds, etc.), underwater
acoustics and skills in research, written and oral communication.
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic, Conservation
Division in Norfolk, Virginia is currently seeking potential candidates with
outstanding research, written and oral communication skills for a career
position in the Marine Resources Section in the Environmental Business Line.
The person selected for this position will directly support Navy training for
the U.S. Fleet Forces and the U.S. Pacific Fleet around the world. Duties will
include preparation, management, and review of marine resources assessments;
essential fish habitat (EFH) assessments, marine species density estimates;
marine mammal, sea turtle, and sea bird surveys; technical reports; Endangered
Species Act (ESA) Section 7 documentation; Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)
requests; marine species mitigation and monitoring plans; National
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation; and environmental studies
assessing the environmental impacts of proposed Navy/Marine Corps training oper!
ations and homeporting/home basing actions. The person selected will be
expected to participate in consultations with the National Marine Fisheries
Service (NMFS) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), coordinate
projects with a multi-disciplinary team, and participate in project management
for research and compliance documents. Experience or knowledge of the
following is highly desirable: marine mammal, sea turtle, seabird or fisheries
biology; scientific study design; principals of underwater acoustic analysis;
statistical principles and methods; ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS)
products; environmental legislation and DoD/Navy policy.
Position level is a GS-401-12 (Salary Range: $68,809 to $89,450 depending on
education and experience.)
Applicants are encouraged to send a resume (no more than 2 pages long) to Erin
Swiader by April 15.
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