[MARMAM] Environmental Planning Project Manager Vacancy Announcement, Newport RI

Peimer, ElizabethAnn R CTR NUWC, 1151 elizabethann.peimer.ctr at navy.mil
Mon Jan 26 13:15:46 PST 2009

Environmental Planning Project Manager 

Position: Environmental Planning Project Manager 
Location: Newport, RI 
Position Description: Successful candidate will join an
interdisciplinary team of marine biologists and environmental planners
to provide technical expertise and project management in support of Navy
at-sea environmental planning projects. Candidate will provide overall
and day-to-day project management and support in the development of
NEPA, MMPA, ESA or other policy driven projects. This includes decisions
on project strategy and oversight analysis and execution of approach to
technical issues, and preparation and maintenance of project schedules
and budgets. Candidate will serve as a primary point of contact with
staff scientists and engineers, government personnel and academic
researchers, and act as a technical adviser on environmental planning
projects. Candidate will provide peer review comments on documents,
independently prepare and provide timelines, briefs, and presentations
to sponsors, serve as strategic adviser on complex projects, and serve
as a technical resource to internal and external customers. Candidate
will also travel to and participate in scientific and industry specific
conferences. Successful candidate must possess experience in project
management and technical analysis associated with environmental planning
and NEPA. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated experience leading
projects involving assessment of effects to marine species. 

Required Skills: Minimum 10 years managing and supporting marine science
or environmental planning projects. Initiative; proven ability 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 projects and tasks; proven ability to lead and mentor less
experienced staff. Successful candidate will be motivated and eager to
address complex environmental issues involving biological, physical and
acoustic oceanography. Efficient computers skills for writing and
reviewing documents are required. Effective communication and
interpersonal skills are also required.  
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: Qualified candidates must have a BA/BS or higher degree in
environmental planning, environmental science or a related field (M.S.
or advanced degree preferred), and must have a minimum of 10 years
combined project management and environmental planning support
experience.  Send resume, writing sample and contact information to for
at least 3 professional references. 

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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