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    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM), with 1 vacancy in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NOS-OCM-2019-0002, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    As a Social Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Design, implement, and report stakeholder engagement methods, needs assessments, and evaluation data for coastal water resources.
    • Coordinate and conduct science-based communication and information sharing for planning and development of water resource management decision-support tools between the organization and other federal, state, and local agencies.
    • Monitor contractor tasks and deliverables and peer-review professional reports, manuscripts, and contracting or grant proposals related to ocean, estuarine, and coastal resources.
    • Apply social science techniques in the development and delivery of data, models, and decision support tools for coastal management and water resource needs.

    NOTE: The duties are at the full performance level of the ZP-4; the ZP-3 duties are developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 20% domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    4 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

  • Job family (Series)

    0101 Social Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530491800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.