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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 within the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Protected Species Division with one vacancy located in Honolulu, HI.

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    As a Marine Biologist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Support permit applications and summaries by coordinating input from team leads and field staff.
    • Serve in committees and meetings with other divisions’ staff by preparing and contributing to the written results of peer-reviewed publications detailing the data, methods, and outcomes of research, and presenting research proposals, products, and presentations for funding.
    • Participate and support fieldwork and field research planning related to monk seals, turtles and cetaceans that may be land-based or aboard small boats or research vessels by drafting and reviewing small boat and vessel operation mission plans.
    • Prepare authorization letters for Marine Mammal Protection Act and Endangered Species Act permits and ensure authorized information is coordinated with headquarters and external partners.
    • Ensure authorized purchase card transactions are completed for official Government business only as the purchase cardholder.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic and foreign travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    3 - There is no promotion potential for this position.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555412600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.