Marine Biologist

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Concord, MA, United States
  • Apr 18, 2017
Full time Biology/Ecology Environmental Impact Assessment Natural Resources Water Quality Watershed/Stormwater Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodplains Wildlife/Endangered Species

Job Description

Duties

As a Marine Biologist working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, you will serve as a senior technical specialist in marine ecology, providing authoritative information on matters pertaining to marine/coastal ecology, biology, and other environmental sciences, and environmental laws, regulations, and policies particularly pertaining to dredging and dredge material disposal issues.  Additionally, you will:

- Prepare/manage the preparation of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents (EA/EIS); Clean Water Act evaluations; Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act documents; Water Quality Certification applications; Coastal Zone Management (CZM) consistency determinations; Endangered Species Act Biological Assessments; and Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) determinations.

- Conduct ecological studies on marine and estuarine aquatic systems, coastal dunes, beaches, and wetlands, and other habitats relative to civil works dredging and other projects in New England.

- Conduct modeling to assess project environmental effects.

- Design, implement, and direct field surveys and monitoring studies using either in-house resources or through contract scopes of work and delivery orders.

- Communicate technical environmental information orally and in writing to project delivery teams and stakeholders throughout the project development process.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel is up to 5%.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Moving/relocation expenses are authorized. Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) is not authorized.

Closes Monday 5/1/2017

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Job Level

Senior-level

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$79,488 to $103,337/year. Series & Grade GS-0401-12.