ESA Support Services – Remote

Ocean Associates Inc.
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Full time Positions
$52,000.00 - $76,960.00 per year DOE
Last Date to Apply
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking candidates to support the National Marine Fisheries Service Office of Protected Resources (OPR) for duties associated with the in the preparation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) section 7 consultations, and supporting the ESA section 10(a)(1)(B) Incidental Take Permit process. We are seeking candidates for this work prospectively, which is dependent on award of contract. OAI conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. DUTIES: Assist Federal staff in conducting analyses and required research to enable consultation under Section 7 of the ESA on Federal activities affecting ESA protected species and their designated critical habitats. Assist Federal staff in activities associated with issuance of ESA Section 10 Incidental Take Permits. Start Date: TBD Location: Work may be performed offsite.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant field. Documented evidence of education and/or experience in one of the following; environmental, biological (fisheries biology/ecology; marine mammal biology/ecology; sea turtle biology/ecology; and/or marine biology/ecology), ecological risk assessment or environmental impact analysis, scientific project management. Strong technical writing and communication skills. Knowledge and training in environmental regulations and the Federal regulatory process is preferred. Ability to work effectively both individually and collaboratively in a team/group setting. Ability to receive constructive feedback and implement appropriate action. Only qualified applicants that meet minimum experience or background requirements stated above need apply. When applying for this position you will be asked to upload your resume at the end of this online application. Applicants should submit a resume that includes the following: Cover letter that briefly describes how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed. Work history for past 10 years or since last full-time education. Education. Previous experience or training with similar requirements. Three professional references. Include your name in the document file name. Upload your resume in readable, not scanned, PDF or Word format (PDF is preferred).
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