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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 Charleston, SC or Silver Spring, MD.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NOS-OCM-2019-0009, 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 Physical Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Participate and track various federal and industry data legislation, policy, and guidance; and interpret as necessary for implementation at the program office level.  
    • Develop and direct new and novel strategies for better implementing the data management lifecycle steps through innovative technology choices (cloud, etc.), and policy implementations.
    • Make recommendations and determine approaches to coordinate efforts with the NOAA Environmental Data Management Committee (EDMC) and GIS (Geographic Information System) communities.
    • Serve as a liaison for National Ocean Service and the program office on data management issues to NOAA and other Federal organizations.
    • Oversee program office data management activities and ensure that quality metadata is created, maintained, and made accessible to the public for all applicable scientific, technical, geospatial data created and served by the program office.

    These duties are described at the full performance level of the ZP-4; the ZP-3 is developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic travel may be required for this position.

    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.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543001500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.