Will support the NOAA Restoration Center (RC) in fisheries habitat restoration under the NOAA Damage Assessment, Remediation, and Restoration Program (DARRP). Responsibilities will include:
2+ years of specialized experience directly related to marine habitat restoration. Must also have:
Knowledge of fish biology, ecology, coastal and marine ecosystems and ability to apply that knowledge to coastal habitat restoration and resources, including the Great Lakes.
Strong project management skills including project scheduling and budgeting; ability to handle multiple, concurrent, and competing projects and responsibilities; strong communication skills, both oral and written; and the ability to work independently, be a reliable self-starter that is self-motivated, and have a strong attention to detail.
Proficiency in computer use including email, electronic file management, calendaring, databases, workflow-based and collaboration software, and Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Specialized knowledge including an understanding of and experience with Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) cases and legislative drivers including OPA and the CERCLA; experience with habitat restoration approaches and techniques to carry out projects such as wetland restoration and hydrologic reconnection, fish passage, dam removal, and/or coral reef restoration; and experience in applying the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other federal, state, and local environmental compliance regulations to assess the impacts of habitat restoration activities. Experience working in a government office or large organization and technical writing skills, also desired.
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility.
BS in coastal or aquatic sciences, fishery biology, fish ecology, hydrology, water resources, related discipline, or equivalent.
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