[MARMAM] Job Announcement: NMFS MMPA Incidental Take Program, Silver Spring MD
Jolie.Harrison at noaa.gov
Tue Sep 13 23:04:31 PDT 2011
The following job announcement is listed on _www.usajobs.gov_ */for 14
days/* (through Sept 27th) under the following announcement #s:
NMFS-PIR-2011-0059 (federal status)
This position is located in the Office of Protected Resources, Permits,
Conservation and Education Division, at Silver Spring, MD. The incumbent
will perform review, research, analyses, and writing required to process
applications for Incidental Take Authorizations (ITAs) under the Marine
Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), and to assess the environmental impacts of
ITA issuance under the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA).
ITAs authorize the incidental take of marine mammals by non-fishing
activities including, but not limited to, activities related to military
readiness (e.g., U.S. Navy training) and the national energy mandate
(oil/gas activities including seismic surveys, exploration and production.)
The individual selected for this position will:
* Process incidental take authorization requests pursuant to Marine
Mammal Protection Act mandate and NMFS' policies, including: reviewing
applications; coordinating with applicants; responding to public
comments; and drafting all necessary documents.
* Evaluate, conduct, and draft National Environmental Policy Act analyses.
* Critically analyze scientific literature, agency documents, and other
applicable information to assess impacts of activities on marine mammals
and develop/evaluate mitigation and monitoring to support agency
findings under the Marine Mammal Protection Act and the National
Environmental Policy Act.
* Support program planning, monitoring, improvement, and policy development.
* Communicate program policies, requirements, and issues to the public
and other Federal Agencies, as well as to other NOAA programs and
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