[Coral-List] Coral Reef Ecologist Position in Guam

Tom Hourigan Tom.Hourigan at noaa.gov
Wed Jul 6 15:24:10 EDT 2005


The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research announces a
regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position for a Coral Reef
Ecologist with the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
(SOEST), Joint Institute for Marine & Atmospheric Research.

Duty location is the Territory of Guam Field Office of the National
Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO).

Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs,
satisfactory work performance, and availability of funds.

Minimum Monthly Salary: $3,291.00.

Duties: Assists habitat program manager and staff to enhance the
management of coral reef habitats throughout Guam and the U.S. Pacific
Islands. Participates in projects to enhance the management of coral
reef habitats throughout Guam and the U.S. Pacific Islands. Assists in
the implementation of federal mandates under various federal acts and
orders. Facilitates and coordinates cooperative studies on coral reef
and other related habitat issues.

Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited
four (4) year college or university in Fisheries Biology, Marine
affairs, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Sciences, Zoology,
Marine Biology, or a related Aquatic Science. Experience: Three to five
(3-5) years of related professional experience which demonstrates
knowledge of coral Biology, Coral Reef Fisheries management, and/or
monitoring techniques. Experience with underwater survey techniques.
Abil/Know/Skills: Demonstrated working knowledge of the Magnuson-Stevens
Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the National Environmental
Policy Act, Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, and other pertinent
federal mandates. Knowledge of the principles of coral reef management.
Knowledge of computer protocols for database development and
applications. Strong oral and written communication skills. Solid
analytical skills and working knowledge of statistical techniques. Must
be SCUBA certified (NAUI, PADI, etc.) and meet the standards established
by the program’s diver certification process (which meets the standards
set by the American Academy of Underwater Sciences). Must be able to
complete UH/NOAA diving certification, which includes meeting the
physical, watermanship, academic, and experience requirements. Desirable

Qualifications: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university
in an Aquatic related science or fisheries management.

Inquiries: Kevin Higaki 956-7729 (Oahu). Application Requirements: The
preferred method of applying for a job is through our on-line
application process.

Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job
Announcements/Apply for a Job.”

However, if you do not have access to the Internet, you may apply by
submitting resume; cover letter including Recruitment ID#, referral
source, narrative of your qualifications for position and salary
history; names, phone numbers and addresses of three supervisory
references and copy of degree(s)/transcripts/certificate(s) to qualify
for position by fax (808) 956-5022 or mail to Director of Human
Resources, Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, 2530 Dole
Street, Sakamaki Hall D-100, Honolulu, HI 96822 before the closing date.

Closing Date: July 13, 2005. EEO/AA Employer

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