1.     Coastal & Marine Adviser, SPREP

2.     AQUATIC BIOLOGIST IV, State of Hawai’i

3.     Environmental/Natural Resource Economist, NOAA

4.     Environmental Communications Specialist, NOAA

5.     Program Specialist, IOOC, Consortium for Ocean Leadership

6.     Assistant Editor, Oceana

7.     Outreach Positions, Sea Grant College Programs of the Gulf of Mexico

8.     Vice President for Academic Affairs, School for Field Studies

9.     Dean of Academic Affairs, School for Field Studies

10.  Environmental Educator, SoundWaters

11.  Marine Ecologist (Marine Spatial Planning), South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute

12.  Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Arctic University at UiT

13.  Pathways Interns, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources

14.  Marine Reserves Coalition Internship, Zoological Society of London

15.  Wildlife Technicians (Small Mammals), Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands



 1. Coastal & Marine Adviser, SPREP

Apia, Samoa

 The Secretariat has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a qualified professional who is interested in working as a member of the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management Division in one of the world's leading regional environmental organisations.

The CMA position exists to:
Deliver technical support, assistance and/or advice to SPREP Members to assist them to develop, implement and/or monitor appropriate conservation and management activities for coastal and marine ecosystems; climate change adaptation measures; and to fulfill and comply with relevant multilateral environmental agreements, including the Noumea Convention and other regional instruments and initiatives.



 2. AQUATIC BIOLOGIST IV, State of Hawai’i


Independently performs the full range of fishery research and management activities; supervises lower level fishery workers as assigned; and performs other related duties as assigned.





3. Environmental/Natural Resource Economist, NOAA
Silver Spring, MD

I.M. Systems Group Inc., (http://www.darrp.noaa.gov/) in the areas of economics for damage assessments, methods development, and technical support for policy initiatives.  This position is located in NOAA’s Silver Spring, Maryland offices.    



 4. Environmental Communications Specialist, NOAA
Silver Spring, MD

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) (http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/) Assessment and Restoration Division (ARD). ARD’s mission is to protect and restore coastal and marine resources injured by the release of oil or hazardous substances or direct physical impacts such as vessel groundings. This full-time position will be located in Silver Spring, Maryland.  Routine domestic travel of approximately 15% will be required. 



5. Program Specialist, IOOC, Consortium for Ocean Leadership

Washington, DC

 This is a regular, full-time, exempt position. The position will report to the Program Manager, IOOC and coordinate assigned program operations for the IOOC. The IOOC Program Specialist works closely with the IOOC Program Manager advising and assisting with federal ocean observing efforts, including the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®), which is the U.S. contribution to the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS). The IOOC Program Specialist will be responsible for special projects, focused on producing data management and display tools, as needed.



 6. Assistant Editor, Oceana

Washington, DC

Oceana, a results-oriented international ocean conservation non-profit, is seeking an Assistant Editor to write for our blog, online communications, and publications. As Oceana’s Assistant Editor, you will write and edit daily posts for Oceana’s blog network, and help shape Oceana’s evolving online voice and brand. You will also be responsible for making sure that Oceana’s international and country websites feature up-to-date content about our many campaigns and victories. Additionally, the Assistant Editor will work with Oceana’s Editor to produce three Oceana magazines each year, plus contribute writing to other publications, including the Annual Report.  This position is also responsible for other general copywriting projects as assigned.




 7. Outreach Positions, Sea Grant College Programs of the Gulf of Mexico

Various locations

 Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Program in the Gulf of Mexico Seeks four people to serve new program

Review date:  April 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Pay Range: Commensurate with experience. 

Position Announcement

The four Sea Grant College Programs of the Gulf of Mexico are pleased to release this announcement for four non-tenured track, 12-month, two-year limited term, grant funded positions related to a new oil spill science outreach program. The oil spill science outreach program will focus on the two-way transfer of information between (1) the people whose livelihoods depend on a healthy Gulf of Mexico or who are involved in the protection and management of Gulf of Mexico coastal and marine resources; and (2) the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative scientists, administrators and board of directors. The candidate selected for this position must be able to understand and translate technical oil spill science results in a particular focus area (biology, chemistry, physics or public health) for diverse audiences; engage with people with different perspectives; lead and facilitate public meetings, seminars and workshops; and perform other duties as assigned. 

 Each outreach position will be based in a different state, report directly to their state program and the regional outreach manager and work regionally as a team. Travel throughout the Gulf of Mexico and beyond is expected. Outreach positions will likely be based in the Florida panhandle; Mobile, Alabama; Baton Rouge or Louisiana coastal zone; and Corpus Christi, Texas.  Only one person will be hired by each Sea Grant College Program and separate, completed applications must be submitted to each Sea Grant College Program in which the applicant is willing to work. Applicants can apply to as many positions as   desired.  Only complete application packages will be considered.

 Links to each of the positions are below:

Florida-based position via University of Florida (Florida Sea Grant College Program): https://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/49894  

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Louisiana-based position via Louisiana State University (Louisiana Sea Grant College Program): https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57422


Alabama-based position via Auburn University (Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium): http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/425  

Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

 Texas-based position via Texas A and M University (Texas Sea Grant College Program):


The Texas A&M System is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to diversity.


 8. Vice President for Academic Affairs, School for Field Studies

Beverly, MA

Leading international environmental field school seeks innovative and dynamic chief academic officer for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs. The School for Field Studies (SFS) draws students from more than 275 colleges and universities and has more than 15,000 alumni. SFS maintains field stations in a dozen countries where we work with communities and stakeholders to discover through applied research practical ways to manage natural resources. In this process, SFS students undergo a transformational experience that helps them to become globally aware citizens.


Candidates should bring a commitment to and leadership in developing high-quality academic study abroad programs. The position will be best served by someone who is passionate about interdisciplinary education, who possesses scientific credibility, and who presents as a collegial and innovative thinker and manager. The successful candidate will demonstrate a balance of experience in higher education administration, undergraduate education, and international research. The VPAA reports to the president and leads a small academic team that oversees our academic programs world-wide. PhD required with minimum five years’ work experience in higher education.



9. Dean of Academic Affairs, School for Field Studies

Beverly, MA

 Leading international environmental field school seeks innovative and dynamic educator for the position of Dean of Academic Affairs to work with SFS faculty to provide dynamic leadership, guidance, and coordination in areas related to the delivery of instruction and student learning. Under the general direction and support of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and in collaboration with a second Dean, this position assists with new faculty recruitment and orientation, oversight of academic policies, develop and oversee initiatives to foster student learning and program quality, and direct liaison with a portfolio of field programs. PhD required with minimum three years’ work experience in higher education-n.



10. Environmental Educator, SoundWaters

Stamford, CT

 SoundWaters has an immediate opening for an Environmental Educator to teach environmental science education programs. SoundWaters mission is to protect Long Island Sound through education.

We are looking for a talented Outdoor Educator to join the enthusiastic and creative team at our Coastal Center in Stamford, CT. The successful candidate will develop and implement hands-on science education and field-based programs; coordinate program logistics and maintain aquarium and laboratory. This position is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.


  • Teach environmental education programs solo and in team teaching situations
  • Assist in program coordination and promotion
  • Keep informed about current Long Island Sound and other environmental issues
  • Manage aquarium; perform maintenance and upkeep of systems
  • Perform research & monitoring activities including Horseshoe Crab migration and Diamond Back Terrapin population
  • Support the operations of the SoundWaters Center for Environmental Education, feeding aquaria, maintaining the learning lab classroom and exhibits, etc., as needed


  • Degree in Education, Biology, Resources management, or environmental disciplines
  • Teaching experience required-leading outdoor and classroom educational programs and implementing age-appropriate curricula; familiarity with experiential education
  • Demonstrated teamwork and flexibility
  • Motivated, self-starter who is detail oriented; take initiative
  • Flexibility to handle competing and changing priorities;
  • Additional certifications (sailing, lifeguard, CPR, First Aid etc.) a plus

 Salary: Commensurate with experience including generous benefits package.

 To apply: Email or mail resume, cover letter and three references to:

Alisha Mullett (alisha@soundwaters.org)

Director of Education

P: (203) 406 - 3312

F: (203 967 - 8306


 11. Marine Ecologist (Marine Spatial Planning), South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute

Stanley, Falkland Islands

 This is a strategic position that will co-ordinate the two year Marine Spatial Planning Project funded by Darwin Plus. The project will, through review, analyses and consultation, provide this framework, enabling the Falkland Islands to start to plan and manage the sustainable development and conservation of their marine environment.

 Main Accountabilities: There will be two closely linked approaches to delivering this work:

1) Development of GIS baseline maps of the distributions of coastal, inshore and offshore habitats, together with their biota and resources, including areas/sites of current and prospective hydrocarbon extraction and exploration.

2) A series of workshops and stakeholder meetings, initially to help create and populate the GIS data and map layers, subsequently to review and discuss the potential approaches to MSP in the FI and the application of these data.

 This element will include a review of relevant regional and international best practice, including, inter alia,  the bio-regionalisation approach used by CCAMLR to delineate a network of MPAs in Antarctica, the Patagonian Forum (http://www.birdlife.org/seabirds/seabird-marine-important-bird-areas.html), and the Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) [http://www.cbd.int/marine/]).



12. Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Arctic University at UiT

Tromso, Norway

The Faculty of Science and Technology at University of Tromso's (UiT) Arctic University of Norway, seeks candidates for a postdoctoral research fellowship in earth observation and remote sensing. The position is offered for a fixed term of three years and is based in Tromso, Norway.

The successful candidate shall conduct his/her work within the scope of a project entitled, "Detection and Characterization of Anthropogenic Oil Pollution in the Barents Sea by Synthetic Aperture Radar;" a joint
effort between UiT The Arctic University of Norway and Russian Academy of Science, and their respective partners. The research fellow will work on algorithm development, multi-sensor techniques, and information retrieval from remote sensing measurements. It is desired that the research conducted have an emphasis on synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and emerging polar-metric SAR techniques, with application to petroleum related pollution monitoring in the Barents Sea and the marginal ice zone. Both theoretical and experimental work will be relevant. The applicant shall submit a project proposal within the above-mentioned scope. The research fellow may also be involved in the activities related to the Barents Remote Sensing School, a research school for PhD students at the Department of Physics and Technology.

Application deadline: Thursday, 20 March 2014.

For further information; including a full job description, candidate qualifications, and application instructions; click "read more" on the position entitled, "Postdoctoral Fellow in Earth Observation/Remote
Sensing at the Department of Physics and Technology," found at: http://en.uit.no/ledigestillinger


13. Pathways Interns, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources

Alexandria, VA

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources is hiring a number of Pathways Interns for Summer 2014. The Institute is the Corps' center of expertise for integrated water resources management. Applicants can find more information about IWR here (http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/). Current undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. These positions will be open from March 7th-March 20th and applicants must apply online at USAJobs during this time. Interns will get to work on a variety of interesting issues that the Army Corps is involved in including environmental restoration, flood and coastal storm damage reduction, environmental conflict resolution, water resources management, and navigation. IWR's office is adjacent to Fort Belvoir in Alexandria, VA.

 Student Trainee (Physical Science)(Internship) (Job Announcement: NCFL148707271067076P) (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/363612600)

 Student Trainee (Biology)(Internship) (Job Announcement: NCFL148706951065723P) (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/363562300)

Student Trainee (Mathematics & Statistics)(Internship) (Job Announcement: NCFL148706181065976P) (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/363542300)


 14. Marine Reserves Coalition Internship, Zoological Society of London

London, UK

 The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is seeking an intern to provide support to the Marine Reserves Coalition http://www.marinereservescoalition.org/ (MRC). The MRC is a multi-NGO collaboration between ZSL, Greenpeace UK, the Marine Conservation Society, the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Blue Marine Foundation, set up in 2011 to work collectively on the designation of marine reserves; fully protected, no-take marine areas closed to all extractive and potentially damaging activities.

 http://www.zsl.org/about-us/jobs/current-vacancies (Scroll down)


 15. Wildlife Technicians (Small Mammals), Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands

Anchorage, AK

Two seasonal Wildlife Technicians positions are available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). These positions are located at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska.

The Wildlife Technicians will primarily conduct surveys for small mammals in support of the JBER longterm monitoring project. The technician may be expected to periodically assist with the JBER avian, fisheries, marine mammal, forestry, invasive plant, or outdoor recreation teams. Duties include, but are not limited to: setting and checking Sherman live traps, Victor snap traps, and pitfall traps for small mammals. The technician will enter data, manage databases, data conversion to GIS, and conduct analyses, compile reports educate the public on JBER wildlife biology, and coordinate with volunteers.

 Position may require working evenings, early mornings and weekends.


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