[MARMAM] Job Announcement: Biologist (Protected Species)

Glenn, Tre tre.glenn at boem.gov
Tue Dec 2 09:49:04 PST 2014

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Monday, December 1, 2014 to Monday, December 15, 2014

Jefferson, LA


The major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the

   - Serves as one of the Biological Sciences Unit (BSU) biologists on
   matters related to protected species and communities of the Gulf of Mexico
   and Atlantic coast.  This includes marine mammals, sea turtles, coastal and
   marine birds, beach mice, and other endangered species.  Reviews and writes
   sections of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents.
   - Serves on a team to establish criteria for impact assessment
   methodologies and to develop specialized data on protected species.
   - Identifies specific environmental problems, develops study protocols,
   and nominates these studies for funding approval.
   - Serves as a team member on the Section 7 Endangered Species Act
   consultations and Marine Mammal Protection Act Rulemaking activities.  This
   can include reviewing and updating the biological assessment and reviewing
   and responding to National Oceanic and Atmospheric
   Administration-Fisheries’ biological opinion as well as collaborating with
   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Fisheries to insure
   rulemaking is completed.
   - Accepts responsibility for study procurements, including: prepares the
   procurement package:  evaluates technical proposals and negotiations with
   offerors; conducts award briefing of successful offerors and debriefings of
   unsuccessful offerors.
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