Opportunities: Four Research Coordinator Positions, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
There are four Research Coordinator positions with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries available one for each of the following National Marine Sanctuary sites – Florida Keys, Grays Reef, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale, and Olympic Coast.
The position is posted on USAJOBS at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/424701400# (DE) and here https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/424702000 (MAP). This announcement is open today through January 11.
Please share with interested parties and refer to the following job announcement numbers:
Job Announcement Number: NOS-NMSP-2016-0004
Job Announcement Number: NOS-NMSP-2016-0003
The Sanctuary Research Coordinator is primarily responsible for enhancing the understanding of ecosystem processes of a national marine sanctuary. Duties include:
- Develop, implement, facilitate, conduct, and coordinate characterization, monitoring, and research projects and activities designed to meet the research goals of the sanctuary;
- Collaborate with federal and state agencies, tribes, non-government organizations, and the private sector to meet the characterization, monitoring and research goals of the sanctuary;
- Draft or evaluate grant proposals, research publications, or other research-related documents;
- Work with sanctuary education/outreach staff to ensure the public is informed about research/monitoring efforts and findings conducted by professional scientists in the sanctuary;
- Support sanctuary administrative and operational program elements including submitting and executing annual operating plans and assisting in reporting on management plan implementation;
- Collect and process marine-related field data; coordinate and manage access to data collected or managed by the sanctuary; and
- Plan and execute SCUBA operations to collect field data.