Friday, March 17, 2017

NOAA Vacancy Announcements

1.  NCCOS is recruiting one *Oceanographer, ZP-1360-4 * located in Silver Spring to serve as the NCCOS Scientific Data Manager. The duties of the positions will design, plan, and lead activities associated with scientific data management including data management planning, data documentation, data preservation, data delivery, and implementation of a data publication framework. Applications for this position can be made via two routes: merit promotion (MAP) for all federal employees and also via the DE application route for all U.S. citizens. The announcements close on March 27, 2017.

*Job Announcement #** (MAP):* NOS-NCCOS-2017-0029


*Job Announcement # (DE):* NOS-NCCOS-2017-0030


2. Program Analyst, NOAA Climate Program Office (Contractor)

See link for details:

Monday, March 13, 2017

Now hiring!
Community Foodworks

Community Foodworks located in Washington, DC, is an organization that strives to building diverse spaces, where all different races, ages, income-levels and backgrounds are equally represented and excited about fresh, local food.  They operate farmers markers in the region and create opportunities for local farmers to integrate our regions' procurers into urban centers.

The are currently hiring for 3 jobs and 7 internship postings.  To learn more and to apply, visit:

Friday, March 10, 2017

Opportunities Available!
Navy Pathways Intern Program

This program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students can work full-time or part-time as temporary or non-temporary interns. Students must be continuously enrolled on at least a half-time basis at a qualifying educational institution and be at least 16 years of age. Student interns on appointments scheduled to last longer than 90 days will earn 4 hours of annual leave and 4 hours of sick leave each pay period.
Applications will normally be collected on a quarterly basis. The following vacancy announcement schedule will be used for recruiting our student intern positions:
  • 14 March - 16 March 2017
  • 16 May - 18 May 2017
  • 15 August - 17 August 2017
  • 14 November - 16 November 2017
To learn more and to apply:

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Biological Science Technician Positions
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
**Multiple Locations**
The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
The duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • The incumbent provides technical assistance and conducts wildlife damage management activities in an integrated pest management (IPM) approach to prevent or reduce economic loss to property and agriculture or to protect human health and safety.
  • Incumbent monitors wildlife behavior and abundance on airports and surrounding properties and may collect data for formal Wildlife Hazard Assessments at the airport and surrounding environment.
  • Incumbent will be required to be familiar with and to use various devices, tools, firearms, toxicants, and related equipment used in wildlife damage management.
  • Incumbent will be expected to be able to identify damage from wildlife species as it pertains to airports, and the incumbent will be expected to assist in the implementation of appropriate corrective action, if warranted.
  • The incumbent complies with federal, state, and local regulations and assists airports with compliance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), Endangered Species Act, Federal Air Regulations, and Department of Defense Regulations. The incumbent assists airports and other customers with obtaining migratory bird depredation permits.
  • Incumbent will keep accurate written records of their activities for the cooperator and Wildlife Services program using prescribed formats and procedures. Incumbent prepares and submits routine and special reports regarding daily, weekly, or monthly activities, observations, and events.
  • The incumbent participates in required training sessions, on-the-job developmental activities and temporary details.
  • Incumbent presents program information and conducts training for various groups, including airport organizations, educational institutions, industry groups, and state extension programs.
  • Must demonstrate a respect for safety in all operations, including the operation of motor vehicles, firearms, control devices, and equipment.
  • The incumbent completes other duties as assigned.
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Fellowship Opportunity
RAY Fellowship Program

Inspired by efforts to increase racial diversity in the marine conservation field, The RAY Fellowship Program is a response to the call for mainstream environmental organizations to work to increase and provide supported career pathways for people of color within the field. The RAY Fellowship Program is a year-long paid fellowship designed to equip recent college graduates with an undergraduate degree with the tools and support systems they need to become leaders in the ocean conservation field; one that fully represents the rich and diverse communities within the United States.

RAY Fellows will be placed within one of our partner organizations (EDF, Greenpeace, NRDC, Ocean Conservancy, Oceana, Point Blue, RARE, and The Nature Conservancy) for a year-long paid fellowship position, with the resources and support to develop experiences that will launch them onto a path of career growth in the conservation field. RAY Fellowships are full time paid positions and include benefits.

For more information on eligibility and the application process, please visit: Applications are due March 15th

If you are interested in applying and being nominated, please reply to Dr. Evelyn Cooper at

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Job Announcement
Coastal Climate Specialist

Maryland Sea Grant is pleased to announce an opening in our extension program for a coastal climate specialist. We are looking for a dynamic individual interested in working across science, government, and communities to provide problem-solving assistance to decision-makers and communities. Joining our talented team of extension experts in water resources, the new position will be expected to develop and lead programming focusing on issues facing coastal communities in Maryland. The position announcement with details of the job can be found at A master’s degree is a minimum requirement, applicants holding a PhD are encouraged to apply. The University of Maryland provides an excellent benefits package with this position. For best consideration please apply by April 30, 2017. We look forward to reviewing your application.