[MARMAM] JOB POSTING--MARINE RESOURCE SPECIALIST POSITION, NORFOLK, VA

Shoemaker, Mandy L CIV NAVFAC LANT, EV22MS mandy.shoemaker at navy.mil
Wed Apr 30 15:39:34 PDT 2008


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MARINE RESOURCE SPECIALIST POSITION 

Seeking qualified candidates with educational emphasis in scientific
survey/sample design, statistical principles and methods, and habitat
modeling as it relates to marine species monitoring (marine mammals, sea
turtles, fish, seabirds, etc) - 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 providing
support to 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; 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 survey/sample design;
statistical principles and methods; habitat modeling. 

Please send resumes electronically to:

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

Must be U.S. Citizen to apply. We are interested in hiring someone
immediately, so please submit resumes ASAP for consideration.  

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