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    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),  National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Response and Restoration (ORR), Emergency Response Division (ERD), with 1 vacancy in Seattle, WA.  

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NOS-ORR-2020-0005, 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:

    • Supervise and oversee quality and timeliness of technical support to NOAA spill response efforts.
    • Supervise and oversee quality and effectiveness of spill related research & software development activities.
    • Set program directions and priorities, supervise employees and contracted projects, and maintain a staff and program able to provide scientific support to stakeholders.
    • Utilize scientific information to develop and author scientific and technical documents and publications in support of complex and unique pollution response and preparedness tools and processes.
    • Communicate scientific information to technical and non-technical audiences (verbally and in writing) to senior executives, school students, stakeholders, international partners, domestic non-governmental organizations and academic institutions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of 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/556276200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.