National Marine Fisheries Service Miami, FL, USA
Apr 01, 2020Full time
Summary 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 within the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS),Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC), Protected Resources and Biodiversity Division with one vacancy located in Miami, FL. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Research Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties: Conduct research on shallow-water coral biology, habitat, and ecology, and investigate corals and their biotic and abiotic environment to support the conservation and management of endangered or threatened corals and the restoration of coral reef ecosystems. Participate in local, regional, and national boards and advisory panels about coral restoration and reef ecosystem science and provide advice to conservation managers and partners on coral management. Perform benthic monitoring protocols and data collection for local and national monitoring programs and publish research, proposals, and technical reports. Plan field and diving operations for safety and procedural compliance, and coordinate activities and resources (e.g., vessels, divers) with other members of lab and research partners. Engage in outreach and mentorship of students and communicate science to promote public education about corals and coral reefs. Travel Required 25% or less - Up to 25% of domestic and foreign travel may be required. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !