[MARMAM] Marine Scientist Vacancy Announcement, Newport RI

Peimer, ElizabethAnn R CTR NUWC, 1151 elizabethann.peimer.ctr at navy.mil
Mon Jan 26 13:14:34 PST 2009

Marine Scientist Vacancy Announcement 

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

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

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

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

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