[MARMAM] Job: Ecologist - Marine Mammal Industry Liaison

Emma Dvorak edvorak at integratedstatistics.com
Wed Oct 21 12:25:21 PDT 2020


Integrated Statistics is looking for an Ecologist to work with the USFWS 
Marine Mammals Management Office’s Regulatory program to implement 
portions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and Endangered 
Species Act for the conservation and management of polar bears, northern 
sea otters, and Pacific walruses in Alaska. The Ecologist will act as a 
liaison with a variety of oil and gas industry companies to identify 
information gaps and areas of collaboration to inform the development of 
MMPA incidental take authorizations. The Ecologist will work with the 
oil and gas industry, State and local agencies, Alaska Native 
organizations and communities, and other stakeholders representing a 
broad cross-section of interests.

*Qualifications*

  * A Master’s or PhD degree in biology, wildlife management, natural
    resource management, environmental science or a closely related field.
  * At least 4 years of related work experience, including:
      o Using statistics, quantitative biology, biometrics, and/or
        population modeling to develop and analyze data relevant to
        anthropogenic disturbance of wildlife.
      o Analyzing changes in distribution, abundance, density, age
        composition, annual survival, and sex ratios of wildlife.
      o Using one or more statistical and database management software
        packages, including R and ArcGIS, to assess potential changes in
        abundance, distribution, density, and trends in wildlife
        populations.
  * Experience participating in regulation and management pursuant to
    the Marine Mammal Protection Act:
      o Preparing issue papers, briefing documents, Federal Register
        notices, rulemaking documents, or other similar species issue
        papers.
      o Participating in teams with multiple State and Federal Agencies,
        Tribes, private industry, and non-government entities.
      o Working across multiple cultures.
      o Presenting complex or controversial issues to a variety or
        audiences.
      o Reviewing proposed resource development projects and developing
        recommendations.
      o Developing written analyses of complex or controversial
        regulatory proposals, including developing management strategies.
  * Willingness and desire to work in a fast paced, interdisciplinary
    environment.
  * Demonstrated ability to manage timelines and produce materials in a
    timely manner.
  * Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Proficiency in R and GIS.
  * Excellent writing and analytical skills; track record of success in
    writing technical reports and policy papers.
  * Strong oral communication skills.

The position is full time for one year. The position is eligible for the 
benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website.**
The position will start with a period of remote work to accommodate 
pandemic restrictions, but the Office is based in Anchorage, AK.

To apply for this position, go to 
https://jobs.intstats.com/JobDetails.jsp?jobListingId=269 or visit 
www.integratedstatistics.com, click Employment Opportunities, click the 
job name and click the Apply Here link.

*A writing sample is required. *Please append it to your cover letter 
when you upload your application materials.

Integrated Statistics is an equal opportunity employer and will not 
discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, 
color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, gender 
identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification 
protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its 
obligations under federal law, Integrated Statistics is committed to 
taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified 
women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, 
veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans. For assistance 
with accessibility of applications, posters, forms, and/or documents, 
please email the Integrated Statistics office.

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Integrated Statistics, Inc.
16 Sumner Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Office: (508) 540-8560
Fax: (508) 721-6841

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