[MARMAM] Job announcement - Marine Resource Specialist

Swiader, J Erin CIV NAVFAC Lant jennifer.swiader at navy.mil
Wed Nov 19 12:16:44 PST 2008

Would you please post the following Job Announcement:


The Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Norfolk, Virginia is
currently seeking qualified candidates with outstanding research,
written and oral communication skills for a career position in the
Marine Resources Section.  Duties will include preparation, management,
and review of marine resources assessments; marine species density
estimates; marine species survey plans and 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; and
environmental studies assessing the environmental impacts of proposed
Navy/Marine Corps at-sea training operations.  The person(s) selected
will be expected to participate in consultations with the National
Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service
(USFWS), coordinate projects with a multi-disciplinary team, and manage
contracts for research and compliance documents.   Experience or
knowledge of the following is highly desirable:  marine mammal, sea
turtle, seabird or fisheries biology; research design for marine species
monitoring programs; principals of underwater acoustics; statistical
principles and methods; ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS)
products; environmental legislation and DoD/Navy policy. This is not a
field biologist position, but there are numerous opportunities for

Starting salary range is $45,040 to $58,557 depending on education and

Applicants are encouraged to send a resume (no more than 2 pages long)
to Erin Swiader (Jennifer.swiader at navy.mil) by Dec. 1.

J. Erin Swiader
Marine Resources Section Head
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic 
757.322.4960 DSN 262.4960

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