[MARMAM] Marine Scientist Vacancy Announcement

Frederickson Joshua M CONT NPRI FredericksonJM.ctr at Npt.NUWC.Navy.Mil
Mon Jun 11 13:32:29 PDT 2007

Position: Marine Scientist

Location: Newport, Rhode Island 

Position Description: 
Successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of marine biologists and environmental planners to provide technical expertise in support of Navy at-sea environmental planning projects. Candidate will support development of NEPA, MMPA, ESA, or other policy-driven projects. Successful candidate will have a strong background in marine science, with demonstrated experience supporting or leading projects involving assessment of effects to marine species. Candidate will be required to communicate with staff scientists and engineers, government personnel, and academic researchers and independently prepare and provide timelines, briefs, and presentations to sponsors. Candidate will also travel to and participate in scientific and industry-specific conferences. Must be a U.S. citizen and eligible for a U.S. Department of Defense Security Clearance. 

Required Skills: 
Minimum 3 years supporting marine science or environmental planning projects. Initiative; willingness to meet deadlines and adhere to schedules; experience multi-tasking and managing multiple, simultaneous, and diverse projects; ability to take ownership and accountability for a project and follow through to ensure completion of tasks. Successful candidate will be motivated and eager to address complex environmental issues involving biological, physical, and acoustic oceanography. Efficient computer skills for writing and reviewing documents are also necessary. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are absolutely necessary.  

Preferred Skills: 
Experience applying the NEPA process to Navy environmental planning projects. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS (9.x), EndNote and familiarity with Federal environmental law is highly preferred. 

BS/BA (M.S. or advanced degree preferred) in marine science, oceanography, environmental science, or related field. 

Send resume, writing sample, and contact information for at least 3 professional/academic references to: 
Linda Perry 
McLaughlin Research Corporation
132 Johnnycake Hill
Middletown, RI 02842 
Email (preferred): lperry at mrcds.com 

MRC offers a competitive wage and benefit package. Please visit the Human Resources section of our web site (<http://www.mrcds.com>) for information on benefits. 

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