[Coral-List] Conservation Scientist Position
DHeinemann at OCEANCONSERVANCY.ORG
Fri Sep 1 12:17:39 EDT 2006
New position at The Ocean Conservancy
in Washington DC.
Please, do not submit an application to me,
as it may not get where it needs to go.
See job ad below for submission details.
The Ocean Conservancy
Apologies for cross posting.
Position: Conservation Scientist
Organization: The Ocean Conservancy
Location: Washington, DC
The Ocean Conservancy is seeking an experienced conservation
science researcher to work with senior science staff in
support of TOC's science-based advocacy efforts in four
strategic areas - conserving special ocean places, restoring
sustainable U.S. fisheries, protecting marine wildlife, and
reforming government for better ocean stewardship. In the
near term, work will focus primarily on fisheries research
in the Gulf of Mexico. Specific duties will include:
1. acquiring a wide range of scientific information and data
on a variety of topics using various tools and approaches,
such as abstract and citation resources, electronic
bibliographic search engines, literature/data mining, and
through personal communications with scientists and
2. summarizing and synthesizing scientific information/data;
3. performing basic quantitative and statistical analyses
4. representing and summarizing spatial data using GIS tools;
5. writing reports detailing scientific findings;
6. assisting in directing volunteers and interns; and
7. other related tasks as directed by the supervisor.
1. MS in biology, ecology, environmental, natural resources
or fisheries science, wildlife biology, or related field,
with emphasis on marine systems.
2. Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in one these
3. Experience with location, acquisition, organization,
analysis, synthesis and reporting of a range of
scientific information and data.
4. Experience and proficiency in basic data management and
with the associated tools (MS Excel, MS Access
5. Training and experience in the conduct of statistical and
GIS analyses and the use of related tools (e.g. MS Excel,
ArcView, statistical analysis packages).
6. Ability to clearly formulate and communicate complex ideas
orally and in written form to a variety of audiences.
7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
8. Demonstrated ability to work effectively under the
direction of other scientists, and within diverse
9. Ability to work with minimal supervision, to set
priorities, to meet objectives and deadlines, to resolve
routine problems independently, and to recognize and work
the supervisor to resolve complex or unusual problems.
10. Ability to travel occasionally.
Applying: Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by
submitting a resume or CV, letter of interest and salary
expectations to: The Ocean Conservancy, 2029 K Street NW,
Washington, DC 20006; jobs at oceanconservancy.org; or
202-872-0619 (FAX), Attn: Human Resources - CS.
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled.
The Ocean Conservancy (www.oceanconservancy.org) envisions
a world of healthy, protected oceans with wild and flourishing
ecosystems, free of pollution, and filled with diverse and
abundant marine wildlife. As the leading nonprofit
organization dedicated solely to protecting ocean environments
and marine life, TOC offers employees the chance to make a
difference. For more than three decades, we've been working to
restore and protect the health of our ocean ecosystems.
We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits and the
opportunity to put your skills and energy to use for an
environmental cause. The Ocean Conservancy is committed to
diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
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