[Coral-List] Research Specialist with Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM), Hawaii

Heidi Schuttenberg Heidi.Schuttenberg at jcu.edu.au
Thu Dec 30 18:12:34 EST 2010

Jim - I originally sent this from my NOAA email, but I subscribed to 
coral-list through my jcu.edu email, so perhaps it was rejected?  I 
haven't seen it posted on coral-list yet?
Big thanks,

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Research Specialist with Papahanaumokuakea Marine National 
Monument (PMNM), Hawaii
Date: 	Thu, 23 Dec 2010 09:56:23 -1000
From: 	Heidi Schuttenberg <Heidi.Schuttenberg at noaa.gov>
To: 	coral-list at coral.aoml.noaa.gov
CC: 	Marlene Nonaka <Marlene.Nonaka at noaa.gov>, Moani Pai 
<Moani.Pai at noaa.gov>, Randall Kosaki <Randall.Kosaki at noaa.gov>

Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is recruiting a Research 
Specialist with expertise in the natural sciences to join our Research 
team, based in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Thanks for sharing the job posting 
below among your networks.  Applications are due 12 January, 2011.
Best wishes,

Bulletin Board: 12/22/10
RCUH Website: 12/22/10
*PMNM RESEARCH SPECIALIST* -- ID# 10780. National Ocean Service. Regular,
Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the National Ocean 
Service (NOS),
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM, hereafter referred to as
Monument) located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is 
dependent upon
program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, and 
availability of funds.
MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Coordinates and conducts implementation of natural science characterization,
monitoring, and research projects designed to meet the management needs 
of the
Monument and co-trustee agencies. Provides natural science technical 
advice in
support of resource management and policy.

EDUCATION: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in the
biological sciences, or other related field. EXPERIENCE: Three to five 
(3-5) years of
coastal-marine research experience, including planning, logistics, and 
management. Experience in applying for and receiving competitively 
awarded grants.
Experience developing and executing research, monitoring, and grant budgets.
Experience with field data collection involving scientific diving. Three 
to five (3-5) years
of experience as a scientific or working diver. Experience with sampling 
design, data
collection, and analysis using univariate and multivariate statistics. 
publication in the sciences. Experience leading remote field operations 
logistics and
planning. Experience drafting and evaluating permit applications, grant 
research publications, or other research-related documents. 
Knowledge of coral reef ecology, marine research and marine resource 
Knowledge of the marine life of the NWHI. Knowledge of, and skill in, 
maintaining and
accurately tracking fiscal records. Knowledge of the Northwestern 
Hawaiian Islands cotrustee
Monument management structure. Knowledge of the statutes and laws relevant
to field operations conducted in the Monument. Ability to oversee 
research projects
from conception to publication. Ability to critically evaluate 
scientific documents,
proposals, and manuscripts. Ability to develop and maintain 
partnerships, and serve as
a liaison between the Monument and other NOAA agencies, the public, partner
agencies, and constituent groups. Skill in developing and delivering 
presentations to a
variety of audiences regarding science-related activities of the 
Monument. Skill in
developing policy related to research, monitoring and resource 
protection. Ability to
conduct field work in the marine environment under challenging 
conditions. Ability to
effectively lead teams of researchers in the field. Ability to plan and 
coordinate multiagency
field logistical needs on multiple spatial and temporal scales. Must be 
certified and possess valid driver's license. Post Offer/Employment 
Condition: Must
meet the standards established by the program's diver certification 
process (which
meets the standards set by NOAA and the American Academy of Underwater 
PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to participate in extended field
work including, but not limited to live-aboard research and educational 
vessels, field
camps etc. Lift up to fifty (50) pounds to assist the transporting of 
equipment and gear.
Must be able to obtain medical clearance to work on NOAA research 
vessels or other
appropriate vessels and for NOAA diving requirement. SECONDARY
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in the biological or physical sciences. GIS skills.
Experience drafting or reviewing research permit applications. 
Familiarity with remote
sensing technologies, including multibeam sonar and satellite imagery. 
Advanced dive
training, technical dive training (e.g., NOAA working diver, trimix, 
decompression diving,
technical Nitrox), experience acting as dive master. Experience 
mobilizing research
cruises, including tracking personnel and paperwork, purchasing and 
organizing field
gear, and coordinating with the research vessel. INQUIRIES: Moani Pai 
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, mail, or hand-deliver to: Director of Human Resources, 
Corporation of the University of Hawaii, 2530 Dole Street, Sakamaki Hall 
Honolulu, HI 96822 before the closing date. Online applications and 
faxed documents
must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard
Time/RCUH receipt time). Mailed documents must be postmarked by the 
closing date.
Hand-delivered documents must be received by our HR office by 4 P.M. Hawaii
Standard Time/RCUH receipt time. If you have questions on the 
application process
and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-3100.
CLOSING DATE: January 12, 2011*
2011. EEO/AA Employer.

Heidi Schuttenberg

Research Coordinator
Papaha-naumokua-kea Marine National Monument
6600 Kalaniana`ole Hwy, #300
Honolulu, HI 96825

Phone: 808-397-2660
Fax: 808-397-2662


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