[Coral-List] Job posting: Fagatele Bay NMS Science Coordinator

Nancy Daschbach Nancy.Daschbach at noaa.gov
Fri Apr 15 22:04:14 EDT 2005

POSITION: Science Coordinator (Full-time) with the American Samoa 
Department of Commerce Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary

START DATE: May/June, 2005

LOCATION: Pago Pago, American Samoa

FBNMS is seeking a self-starting, independent, energetic and 
enthusiastic individual to join our sanctuary team. FBNMS is co-managed 
by NOAA and the American Samoa Government, and this is a contract 
position with the American Samoa Government.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Science Coordinator will work under the 
supervision of FNBMS' manager and sanctuary coordinator, developing and 
implementing the site's coral reef monitoring program. A full position 
description is available upon request.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position is field oriented. The successful 
applicant will have a working understanding of coral reef processes. The 
job requires at least a college degree with experience conducting coral 
reef monitoring programs; a self-starting personality and ability to 
work independently are important, as well as working as part of a team; 
attention to detail and advanced computer skills are essential, 
including using the Internet, database management, GIS and experience 
with Microsoft Office applications. Applicant must be scuba certified 
with an advanced certification and at least 50 dives, and be able to 
qualify for the NOAA diver certification. Experience with presentation 
and graphics applications, including web applications, experience with 
boat handling and maintenance, excellent organizational and 
communications (written and verbal) abilities, are a plus. A good sense 
of humor, interest in the ocean and in the mission of the sanctuary 
program are essential. Interested parties may wish to visit our Web 
site, fbnms.nos.noaa.gov, for further information.

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with experience and and will 
reflect local professional wage levels. Benefits include housing 
allowance and relocation costs.

CLOSING DATE: April 29, 2005

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, CV, and 2 references to Nancy 
Daschbach, Sanctuary Manager (nancy.daschbach at noaa.gov). Please specify 
available starting date.

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