[MARMAM] JOB POSTING--2 Natural/Marine Resource Specialists, Norfolk, VA

Shoemaker, Mandy L CIV NAVFAC LANT, EV22MS mandy.shoemaker at navy.mil
Wed Dec 19 09:05:13 PST 2007


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TWO NATURAL/MARINE RESOURCE SPECIALIST POSITIONS 

Seeking qualified candidates with educational emphasis in marine species
biology/ecology (marine mammals, sea turtles, fish, seabirds, etc.),
oceanography, underwater acoustics, or GIS - and with skills in
research, written and oral communication.  

Job Duties:

The person(s) selected for this position will directly support Navy
training for the U.S. Fleet Forces and the U.S. Pacific Fleet around the
world, as a member of the NAVFAC Marine Resources Support Group (MRSG).
The MRSG, established in April 2004 and headquartered in Norfolk, VA is
a group of Navy Biologists, scientists and planners who have particular
expertise or experience in environmental planning and regulatory
compliance in the marine environment.  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) small take authorization requests; mitigation and monitoring
plans; National Environmental policy Act (NEPA) documentation;
endangered species surveys; scientific literature; and environmental
studies assessing the environmental impacts of proposed Navy/Marine
Corps training operations and homeporting/home basing actions.  The
person(s) 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 acoustics; statistical
principles and methods; ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS)
products; environmental legislation and DoD/Navy policy. 

***These announcements are open for 1 year, however we will be pulling
applications on January 07, 2007 in order to hire two people ASAP so
please have your applications completed before that date.***

The two job announcements can be found on USA Jobs:

AN142126 Natural Resources Specialist (Marine Resources), GS-401-09/12
(Salary Range: $43,731-$82,446)
http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=58973505&AVSDM=2007%2D
08%2D08+00%3A00%3A06&Logo=0&q=Natural+Resource+Specialist&sort=rv&FedEmp
=N&vw=d&brd=3876&ss=0&FedPub=Y

and 

AN148371 Natural Resources Specialist (Marine Resources), GS-401-05/07
(Salary Range: $28,862-$46,478)
http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=60656594&AVSDM=2007%2D
08%2D08+00%3A00%3A06&Logo=0&q=Natural+Resource+Specialist&sort=rv&FedEmp
=N&vw=d&brd=3876&ss=0&FedPub=Y

If you have any questions regarding either of the job announcements,
please contact:

Mandy Shoemaker
Marine Protected Species Biologist
mandy.shoemaker at navy.mil
757-322-4555

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic
6506 Hampton Blvd, Code EV52MS
Norfolk, VA  23507-1297
 





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