[Coral-List] Community Coral Reef Monitoring Coordinator

Erika Olson olsone at imsg.com
Tue Aug 23 16:05:43 EDT 2011

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) (www.imsg.com), a Federal Government Contractor located in Rockville, Maryland is currently seeking to hire a Community Coral Reef Monitoring Coordinator to provide programmatic and technical support to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) office located in Guam.


*         Coordinate community monitoring and outreach activities
*         Develop presentations, field guides, and other materials for training community members
*         Create outreach materials for the program including training materials, data sheets, and status reports
*         Enter and maintain data collected by volunteers and produce regular reports for the community and reef managers
*         Work collaboratively with communities, scientists, and reef mangers to develop and refine the program
*         Create and maintain a website and social networking profiles / pages (Facebook, twitter, etc.) for the program
*         Encourage support for the program through outreach events, advertising, social media and other tools
*         Network and collaborate with community monitoring programs in other jurisdictions  (may require travel)
*         Track performance measures and compile project performance reports
*         Participate in government monitoring and assessment programs
*         Collaborate with local agency outreach and monitoring personnel
*         Complete water safety, monitoring and facilitation training as needed
*         Perform general office support


*         Demonstrated organizational and communication skills
*         Ability to speak comfortably in front of large groups
*         Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of individuals and within teams
*         Ability to work on multiple projects and shift priorities as needed
*         Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed
*         Must be comfortable in and around the water

*         Four year degree in communications or biology
*         Knowledge or experience of Guam's reefs
*         Experience working with communities on Guam or other Pacific islands
*         Demonstrated experience in the fields of education/outreach, biological and human use monitoring, observation and compliance.
*         Certification as a lifeguard or dive master and CPR/first aid, or ability to gain certifications
*         Ability to speak Chamorro
*         Training in marine biology
*         SCUBA diving certification

To Apply:

Please submit your resume, the contact information for three (3) references, your salary requirements and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to jobs at imsg.com  with the following subject line: NOA11029 - Community Coral Reef Monitoring Coordinator.   IMSG offers an outstanding benefits package including company paid medical benefits and three weeks paid time off.  The salary range for this position is 30-35k depending on qualifications.

IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran friendly.

Erika Olson
Program Manager
I.M. Systems Group
olsone at imsg.com

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