Duties include: Performs as a staff advisor to provide specialized and technical scientific assistance by serving as the designated LDNR/OCM representative for Regional Restoration Plan development. Evaluates environmental, meteorological, and physical data during oil spell events. Performs routine oil spill coordination-related duties at headquarters and field offices. Reviews the quality assurance audits and data records.
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers (Download PDF reader), and at our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
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A baccalaureate degree in one of the following fields: agronomy; atmospheric sciences; biological sciences; chemistry; coastal resource management; ecology; engineering; environmental sciences; forestry; geosciences; landscape architecture; marine science; natural resource management or studies; oceanography; physical geography; planning; statistics; wetland management; or wildlife and/or fisheries science.
The transcript must state that the applicant's major is in one of the specified fields. Baccalaureate degrees with majors in a field not listed above which included a heavy concentration in qualifying courses will not be considered qualifying.
Some specific fields which are not qualifying are agriculture, anthropology, architecture, computer science, food science, mathematics, science education, and nuclear science.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To utilize regulatory and/or non-regulatory measures to create, restore, enhance, protect, and preserve the state's coastal wetlands, marshes, flood plains, and other natural resources vital to the state's economy and/or the safety of its citizens (private, public, institutional, industrial, and governmental), and to protect the citizens of Louisiana with hurricane flood protection measures.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Usually direct from a Coastal Resources Scientist Supervisor, but may receive supervision from higher level personnel.
LOCATION OF WORK:
State agencies involved in coastal science activities.
Differs from Coastal Resources Scientist 2 by the presence of entry level work.
Examples of Work
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