[MARMAM] Marine Scientist Position Available

Steve Silva steve.silva at comcast.net
Tue Sep 5 11:34:59 PDT 2006


An environmental and engineering consulting firm, is seeking an experienced Marine Mammal Biologist for its Hampton, VA office. The successful candidate would be responsible for scientific content on various environmental projects and contribute their marine mammal expertise to the existing Marine Sciences group. Projects include, but are not limited to, marine resources, environmental, and biological assessments. Job duties include:

v      Preparing the marine mammal sections of marine resources assessments and environmental assessment documents in support of NEPA, ESA, MMPA, CZCA, or the MSFCMA/SFA, as well as other projects; 

v      Researching, acquiring, and synthesizing marine mammal data and literature for use in environmental reports; 

v      Acting as a team leader/principal investigator with responsibility for specific projects or subject areas;

v      Communicating with government, academic, and industry researchers and scientists;

v      Preparing and giving presentations to clients, colleagues, or at scientific or military meetings;

v      Participating in project team meetings and attend meetings with third parties/clients as required;

v      Traveling to client locations, project sites, symposia or other meetings, or other regional offices as required; and

v      Analyzing protected species survey data, including application of statistical tests, as necessitated by projects.

Experience and Skills Required: A background integrating living marine resources and their physical marine environment is essential. Two to five years experience working preferably for, but not limited to, a regulatory agency, consulting firm, or military environmental group. The successful candidate will possess strong technical writing, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently while functioning in an environment of changing priorities and time constraints. 

Candidates possessing experience in marine mammal surveying/monitoring, SAS, ESRI GIS, and/or EndNoteT software, marine/aquatic field collections or monitoring, ,and familiarity with marine regulations/legislation will have the advantage. U.S. Navy experience, particularly with operations or training, is also a plus.

Education:  M.S. degree in Marine Biology, Wildlife or Environmental Management, or Oceanography with emphasis in coursework and experience related to the study of marine mammals.

Employment Status:  Regular Full-Time w/ full benefits, available immediately.

 

Position is in the Hampton, Virginia office. Interested candidates should submit their resume or CV and a scientific writing sample (sole author preferred but first author designation is also acceptable) to the attention of Steve Silva, Recruiter, via email to steve.silva at comcast.net

 

Steve Silva
Search Consultant
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