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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),  Office of Response and Restoration (ORR) with 1 vacancy in Gloucester, MA.

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    As an Environmental Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Serve as the principal science advisor (aka, Scientific Support Coordinator or SSC) to the Federal On-Scene Coordinator (FOSC) and as the NOAA Regional Preparedness Coordinator (RPC) in regional Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) field operations; to coordinate science and lead the NOAA Team during technically and politically complex oil and hazardous material incidents and disasters.
    • Serve as a liaison with the regional response and scientific communities, Federal, state and local agencies; academic institutions; and other organizations to formulate contingency plans, preparedness projects and to support exercise efforts related to coastal disasters and spills of hazardous substances.
    • Serve as the primary Department of Commerce (DOC)/NOAA technical and policy expert on the Regional Response Team and Joint Response Team. Represent NOS interests in disaster contingency planning efforts as a member of FEMA Regional Interagency Steering Committee (RISC).
    • Conduct training on scientific and technical subjects related to emergency management, disaster preparedness, environmental protection, and pollution response methods.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 20% domestic and foreign travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    14 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/579926400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.