[Coral-List] Research Specialist with Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM), Hawaii
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?
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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.
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
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM, hereafter referred to as
Monument) located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is
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
Monument and co-trustee agencies. Provides natural science technical
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
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
collection, and analysis using univariate and multivariate statistics.
publication in the sciences. Experience leading remote field operations
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,
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
from conception to publication. Ability to critically evaluate
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
field logistical needs on multiple spatial and temporal scales. Must be
certified and possess valid driver's license. Post Offer/Employment
meet the standards established by the program's diver certification
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
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.
training, technical dive training (e.g., NOAA working diver, trimix,
technical Nitrox), experience acting as dive master. Experience
cruises, including tracking personnel and paperwork, purchasing and
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,
"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;
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
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
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
and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-3100.
CLOSING DATE: January 12, 2011*
2011. EEO/AA Employer.
Papaha-naumokua-kea Marine National Monument
6600 Kalaniana`ole Hwy, #300
Honolulu, HI 96825
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