Environmental Specialist - Aquaculture 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.

The 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 Endangered Species Act Section 7 group within PRD, which reviews projects proposed, funded or authorized by federal agencies, assessing whether these projects may adversely affect protected species and their critical habitat. The Environmental Specialist will also work closely with NMFS Office of Aquaculture. This position is concerned with regulatory and analytical processes, not with field research.


The Environmental Specialist will:

The products created by the Environmental Specialist will form the basis for NMFS recommendations to the aquaculture industry on how best to avoid or minimize impacts to protected resources and their habitats.  The Environmental Specialist may also be expected to respond to incoming ESA section 7 requests for aquaculture consultations and guidance including the development and finalization of technical assistance letters, informal consultations and formal Biological Opinions.

The specific tasks include:
The position has an expected duration of 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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