The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages the exploration and development of the nation's offshore resources. It seeks to appropriately balance economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through oil and gas leases, renewable energy development and environmental reviews and studies. For information about our bureau go to: http://www.boem.gov/Learn more about this agency
This position is located in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management; Office of Renewable Energy Programs; Environmental Branch for Renewable Energy in Sterling, Virginia.
At the full performance level (GS-14) the major duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:
- Plans, communicates, prioritizes, and tracks goals and assignments for team of subject matter experts.
- Oversees, prepares, and reviews programmatic and project-specific environmental impact analyses under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) related to potential impacts on marine and terrestrial biological resources (e.g., birds, marine fish, shellfish, marine mammals), and sensitive coastal and benthic habitats from proposed offshore renewable energy activities and facilities.
- Coordinates with multiple parties and stakeholders, including the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).
- Oversees and conducts statutory interagency consultations pursuant to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA).
- Oversees and develops survey guidelines and mitigation procedures for the identification and protection of biological resources and sensitive habitat.
- Identifies and addresses areas where information must be developed by either agency research or contract studies, then develops and manages such studies
GS-14 ($121,316.00 – $157,709.00) per annum. First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.
Occasional travel - Occasional Travel - 1 to 5 nights per month
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