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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) with 2 vacancies in Silver Spring, MD.

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

    • Perform as project manager to lead planning, prioritization, and tracking of scientific projects for the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) in tasks that include reviewing projects for compliance with established practices, identifying projects and their requirements as needed for high-priority programs, and identifying new program requirements needed to meet mission objectives and goals.
    • Lead formulation and implementation of research studies used to assess status and trends in the quality of coastal ecosystems in relation to human and natural factors.
    • Identify and validate significant problem areas requiring action while prioritizing assigned projects, including project documentation, execution reporting, project tracking, project accounting, technical support procurement, Program Manager project coordination, and other related activities. Reports on misinformation in data to open further investigation that could result in new projects or areas of investigation.
    • Represent and communicate NCCOS and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration initiatives, aimed at the management and protection of coastal resources, to the scientific community through formal briefings, conferences, and participation on committees and leads various communication and outreach efforts, including development of written reports/publications, oral presentations, news releases and websites to promote use of related marine-science products in coastal management decision-making, scientific research, and outreach.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% 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/579090300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.