Environmental Specialist - Take Reduction Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for an Environmental Specialist to work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), which administers NOAA's programs in the Northeastern United States to manage living marine resources for optimum use. NMFS’s Protected Resources Division (PRD) is dedicated to managing, conserving, and rebuilding populations of marine mammals and endangered and threatened marine and anadromous species in rivers, bays, estuaries and marine waters of the Northeast. The Environmental Specialist will work closely with the Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Program within PRD, which implements conservation programs for endangered and protected marine mammals and sea turtles.

The Environmental Specialist assists in the implementation of conservation programs to reduce interactions between commercial fisheries and the North Atlantic right whale under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.  Tasks include assisting in the development and implementation of policies and analyses to support the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan and the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team. This may also include assisting in the development of analyses related to Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act.
This position is concerned with regulatory and analytical processes, and does not involve field research.

The specific tasks include:

The position is expected to last approximately 18 months. The rate of pay is $29-31/hr, and the position is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website.

Integrated Statistics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, Integrated Statistics is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans. For assistance with accessibility of applications, posters, forms, and/or documents, please email the Integrated Statistics office.

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