Successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of marine biologists and environmental planners to provide technical expertise in support of Navy at-sea environmental planning projects. Candidate will develop Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements, as well as supporting documentation.
Knowledge of NEPA, MMPA, ESA, or other marine policy is helpful. Successful candidate will have a strong background in writing and marine science. Experience with environmental planning and supporting or leading projects involving assessment of effects to marine species is preferred. Candidate will be required to work in teams including staff scientists and engineers, government personnel, and academic researchers. Candidate will prepare documents, provide and adhere to timelines, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and brief customers on projects. Candidate may travel to training or meetings.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills are absolutely necessary. Candidate should have a strong initiative; willingness 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 tasks. Successful candidate will be motivated and eager to address complex environmental issues involving biological, physical, and acoustic oceanography.
Efficient computer skills for technical writing and reviewing documents are also necessary.
Masters in a science field.
10 years professional experience in Life or Physical science.