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    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Stressor Detection and Impacts Division, with 1 vacancy in Silver Spring, MD or Beaufort, NC.

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    As a Supervisory Environmental Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Serve as Chief for the Harmful Algal Bloom Forecasting Branch of the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), providing formal supervision of an interdisciplinary staff and managing all administrative and operational activities of the unit.
    • Formulate, design and oversee coastal and marine ecosystem research projects for a major segment of the NCCOS Stressor Detection and Impacts portfolio, supported by environmental, physical, and social science researchers.
    • Provide planning, direction, evaluation and timely execution of research portfolio(s) that increase nationwide understanding of harmful algal blooms and coastal and marine resources.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of strategic, legislative, and science communication plans.
    • Work with federal, state, local and private industry partners to address natural resource management challenges related coastal and marine ecosystem issues.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 25% domestic travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/552114400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.