Open Positions

Extension Agent I - III

Institution University of Florida - Sea Grant Discipline Environmental science, fisheries Type of position Faculty
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The University of Florida is searching for an agent to help improve co-management between regulatory agencies and commercial fishing industry to improve sustainability of natural resources and fishing families and communities in the Florida Keys. 

 

A successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive marine science program in cooperation with county and state extensions colleagues and local citizens. 

 

Masters degrees are preferred. More information can be found at the link. Apply through the University of Florida's online application system (http://jobs.ufl.edu), requisition #0902743.

Submitted by Leopold Staff
April 2, 2013
Deadline April 18, 2013 Read more »

Environmental Acoustics Analyst

Institution Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Discipline Marine Science Type of position Acoustic Analyst
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SAIC, a Fortune 500 company that applied science, engineering, and technology to the marine environment, is seeking an Environmental Acoustics Analyst who can: 

- Analyze impacts of USN sound-in-the-water operations on marine resources and generate required regulatory reports on environmental compliance. 

- Review USN environmental planning and compliance documents (e.g., NEPA EIS, EO 12114 OEIS, ESA BA, MMPA LOA, CZMA CD, essential fish habitat assessments) for accuracy and completeness.

Applicants shoul have experience with:  

- Experience working with in a multi-disciplinary team that may include preparing and reviewing environmental assessments, environmental impact statements, field studies, and surveys to support USN exercises.

- Knowledge of marine physics-of-sound, effects of military operations on the marine environment.

- Knowledge of primary environmental laws, regulations, statutes, and DoN and DoD policies applicable to USN training activities (e.g., NEPA, ESA, MMPA, CZMA, EO 12114, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act). 

- Experience analyzing implications of new acoustic and ecological research on marine mammals, fish, and other marine species to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and natural resource management policy applicable to naval training exercises.

- Knowledge of modeling of acoustic effects of sonar, explosives, or munitions on the marine environment.

 - Prior military experience in anti-submarine warfare (ASW) desired.

 

For more information, click the link. 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline Open until filled Read more »

Manger - Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (LSNERR)

Institution Lake Superior NERR Discipline Environmental Science and Policy Type of position Manager
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The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (LSNERR) is seeking a Manager who can manage a multi-disciplinary staff of professionals with expertise in coastal ecology, natural resource management, research and laboratory operations, interdisciplinary curriculum development, and natural resource education and outreach. The LSNERR Manager will work with staff to develop and implement programming that addresses local, statewide, and national needs through scientific research and educational programs related to coastal and Great Lakes freshwater estuary resources. The LSNERR Manager will ensure that long-term objectives and strategies are collaboratively developed and implemented consistent with management goals and federal/state regulations. 

For more information, click the link. 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline March 20, 2013 Read more »

Marine Biologist

Institution Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Discipline Marine Biology/Marine Science Type of position Biologist
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The Department of the Interior's Bureau if Ocean Energy Management is seeking a qualified pplicant to derve as a marine biologist, specializing primarily in marine mammals and/or sea turtles, in the OEP Division of Environmental Assessment. Salary range from $51,630 - $115,742 per year.

The incumbent’s duties and responsibilities include oversight, support, and management with respect to laws and regulatory activities, mainly the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). In addition, the position includes providing technical reviews and oversight; coordination of diverse efforts within and outside of BOEM and consistency of effort with BOEM and Department national policies, resources, and priorities, as they relate to BOEM-authorized activities on the OCS. Such efforts and reviews are done to (1) comply with relevant environmental statutes, Executive Orders and other environmental requirements for OCS activities; (2) identify information gaps and work with the BOEM Environmental Studies Program to fill such gaps through applied research; and (3) ensure transparency of analyses and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.

 

For more information, click the link. 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline April 1, 2013 Read more »

Environmental Protection Specialist

Institution Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Discipline Environmental Science and Policy Type of position Environmental Protection Specialist
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The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking an Environmental Protection Specialist to be responsible for the oversight of environmental issues related to the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The position is in Herndon, VA and only US citizens need apply. Salary range from $51,630 - $97,333 per year. 

Major functions of the DEA include providing environmental policy guidance and direction regarding key environmental laws, preparing and/or providing technical review of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other environmental documents (e.g., supporting consultations under the National Historic Preservation Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, etc.); and assessing activities under BOEM jurisdiction and their impacts on the environment to ensure they address public concern and adhere to various environmental laws.

 

For more information, click the link. 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline April 1, 2013 Read more »

Environmental Protection Specialist

Institution Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Discipline Environmental Science and Policy Type of position Environmental Protection Specialist
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The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking an Environmental Protection Specialist to be responsible for the oversight of environmental issues related to the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The position is in Herndon, VA and only US citizens need apply. Salary range from $51,630 - $97,333 per year. 

Major functions of the DEA include providing environmental policy guidance and direction regarding key environmental laws, preparing and/or providing technical review of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other environmental documents (e.g., supporting consultations under the National Historic Preservation Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, etc.); and assessing activities under BOEM jurisdiction and their impacts on the environment to ensure they address public concern and adhere to various environmental laws.

 

For more information, click the link. 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline April 1, 2013 Read more »

Physical Scientist

Institution Department of the Interior Discipline Physical Science Type of position Physical Scientist
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The department of the enterior is seeking a Physical Scientist in the Division of Environmental Assessment to be responsible for the oversight of envirionmental issues related to the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The position is in Herndon, VA and only US citizens need apply. 

"As a physical scientist, you will principally conduct and oversee environmental reviews and studies in support of the Marine Minerals Program. Your duties and responsibilities include oversight, support and research tasks associated with environmental processes and resources in the marine and coastal environment and impacts resulting from offshore dredging operations, onshore beach construction, offshore geological and geophysical exploration, and other OCS activities under BOEM authority. The incumbent will facilitate compliance of OCS activities with environmental laws and regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Magnuson–Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, and National Historic Preservation Act. You will also play an integral role in identifying research needs, managing environmental studies, and integrating the results of those studies in environmental evaluations of OCS activities."

 

For more information, click the link. 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline April 1, 2013 Read more »

Coast & Marine Program Manager

Institution Government of South Australia Discipline Coastal and Marine Science Type of position Program Manager
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The Australian department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources needs a Coast and Marine Program Manager located in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. This is a full time position contracted for at least on year (~ $80,000 salary). The Managers role is to lead a team of scientific and technical staff in the delivery of marine, coastal and estuarine natural resource management projects. 

 

For more information, click the link. 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline March 8, 2013 Read more »

Global Transportation Roadmap Program Internship

Institution The International Council on Clean Transportation Discipline transportation Type of position Intern
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The International Council on Clean Transportation has a summer internship opportunity in our San Francisco, CA office to work in the Roadmap program. The goal of the Roadmap Program is to help policymakers worldwide identify and understand trends in the transportation sector, assess emission impacts of different policy options, and frame plans to effectively reduce emissions of both greenhouse gases (GHGs) and local air pollutants. For more information, see the position announcement.

Submitted by Leopold staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline Open until filled Read more »

Marine Ecology Research Technician

Institution University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Discipline Marine Science Type of position Research Technician
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Research technician for an applied marine ecology study investigating fish and invertebrate community structure on natural and artificial hard bottom. The two-year study will determine how fish utilize low-and high-relief hard bottom as a function of sedimentation dynamics and benthic community condition, especially in relationship to offshore wind energy development. Technician duties include field surveys and data management. Year-round field surveys will be conducted in North Carolina coastal waters using SCUBA equipment and scientific diving methodology. Data management will involve data entry, video processing and analysis, photoquadrat image processing and analysis, database management, and statistical analysis. This position will be based at UNC-CH Institute of Marine Sciences, 3431 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557.

 

SCUBA experience with minimum of 75 logged dives and Rescue Diver certification.AAUS certification preferred. Bachelor’s degree in biology, marine science, ecology or environmental science preferred. Preference will be given to recent graduates with long-term interest in obtaining experience that will prepare them for success in graduate school and in a marine conservation ecology career. Familiarity with statistical analysis using R or SAS and experience with ArcGIS are a plus.

 

To apply, go to website and click “apply to this job” link at site.

 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
February 22, 2013
Deadline March 11, 2013 Read more »