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    This position is located in National Ocean Service (NOS), Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS), Oceanographic Division (OD) with one vacancy in Silver Spring, Maryland.  

    This position is also announced under vacancy number ​NOS-COOPS-2019-0001, which is open to Status Candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    As a General Physical Science, you will perform the following duties:

    • Leads assigned teams, groups and committees related to physical and operational oceanographic applications and products in support of CO-OPS water level, current, modeling and prediction activities.
    • Operates and maintains hydrodynamic models in an operational environment using physical oceanographic principles as it relates to the practices and application of coastal tidal theory.
    • Writes technical reports and Standard operating procedures (SOP); develops presentations and trainings to be given to internal working groups; mentors apprentice and journeyman level physical scientists.
    • Develops and transitions hydrodynamic models to an operational environment following established priority designations and ensuring adherence to standard operating procedures.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512804200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.