[MARMAM] Job: Ecologist - Marine Mammal Industry Liaison
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.
* 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
* 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
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
o Reviewing proposed resource development projects and developing
o Developing written analyses of complex or controversial
regulatory proposals, including developing management strategies.
* Willingness and desire to work in a fast paced, interdisciplinary
* Demonstrated ability to manage timelines and produce materials in a
* 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.
Integrated Statistics, Inc.
16 Sumner Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Office: (508) 540-8560
Fax: (508) 721-6841
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