[Coral-List] 3 Oceanographer Positions Open
jim.hendee at noaa.gov
Thu Jun 4 12:39:17 EDT 2015
I would like to draw your attention to three open positions for
Oceanographer at NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological
Laboratory in Miami. The salary range is $61,963 to $135,670 / year
(ZP-3, ZP-4, depending upon experience). Below is the link, with a
short part of that job description below it. The Job Announcement
Number is PH-15-JM-1373656. The Agency Contact Info is also at that
site. Note that this position opening will only be advertised until
*June 15*, so if you're interested, read the requirements and get
started immediately for acquiring and sending the application
materials. (Please note these positions are not within my Division at
AOML--you must contact the Agency Contact shown on the advertisement.)
This Oceanographer, ZP-1360-3/4, position is with the NOAA Atlantic
Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory (AOML), Physical
Oceanography Division. The position conducts or provides support
for basic and applied research in the coupled ocean and atmospheric
system in order to better understand the factors affecting both
climate and the environment. This position is supervised by the
Director of the Physical Oceanography Division.
AOML, a federal research laboratory, is part of NOAA's Office of
Oceanic and Atmospheric Research , located in Miami, Florida. AOML's
research spans hurricanes, coastal ecosystems, oceans and human
health, climate studies, global carbon systems, and ocean observations.
*Who May Apply*: U.S. Citizens and Nationals, Merit Promotion
candidates, and those eligible for noncompetitive appointments or
special hiring authorities.
You are eligible under Merit Promotion procedures and/or
noncompetitive appointment/ special hiring authorities, if you meet
one of the following criteria:
• Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments
in the competitive service.
• Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointment in
the excepted service and under an Interchange Agreement.
• Former Federal status employees with reinstatement eligibility
based on previous Federal service.
• Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection
consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and
the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).
• Veterans eligible for the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act
(VEOA), who are preference eligible or who have been separated under
honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service.
• Veterans eligible for a non-competitive appointment under the
Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Authority, who are preference
eligible or recently separated from the military. Applies to grades
GS-11 (or equiv.) and below.
• Individuals with disabilities under Schedule A hiring authority -
Refer to "Other Information" section for eligibility details.
• Applicants entitled to non-competitive appointment authorities or
special hiring authorities, e.g., Peace Corps; Americorps VISTA,
Boren Fellows; military spouse preference; and applicants who
previously held, or currently hold, this grade with the same
promotion potential of ZP-04/ GS-14 (SF-50(s) must show proof of
Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Developing and implementing studies and research to
determine the effect of the ocean on the climate;
• Designing, collecting, compiling, processing, analyzing and
interpreting oceanographic data;
• Preparing data reports and scientific articles; and,
• Using knowledge of oceanographic sampling systems, applying
this knowledge in problem solving and presenting results.
Additional duties at the ZP-4 band include:
• Using a proficiency in statistical analysis of global scale
data sets to interpret results in comparison with model data; and,
• Using extensive knowledge of large-scale ocean-atmosphere
interaction, interannual-decadal climate variability, and a mastery
of geophysical fluid dynamics to prepare scientific papers for
Cheers, and Good Luck!
James C. Hendee, Ph.D.
Director, Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division
Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, Florida 33149-1026
Voice: 305 361-4396
Fax: 305 361-4392
Jim.Hendee at noaa.gov
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