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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), the National Ocean Service (NOS), Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) with one vacancy in Silver Spring, MD.

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

    • Provide leadership and direction for the Surface Current Program with the management intra- and extra-mural research and operational activities, development of program objectives, evaluation of progress, identification of opportunities for partnerships and communication of project goals and outcomes, and organization and participation in conferences, meetings, and panels.
    • Develop proposals and plans for expanding the High Frequency Radar (HFR) network based on user requirements, to include identification of opportunities for science-based product development and proposals to fund and execute related projects.
    • Organize coastal site installations and aid regional operators and build new collaborations between research and operations groups.
    • Track the financial and operational performance of the current operational network and identify opportunities to enhance network operations and increase efficiency.
    • Work on an international level with partners to manage, plan, and execute the continuation of the Surface Current Program; maintain a community of practice among the network operators and scientists to develop and maintain best practices for network operations; and engage in international venues to determine the frequency allocation policies for coastal radar stations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% domestic or foreign 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/555688500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.