Ocean Associates, Inc


Ocean and Fisheries Consultants    



OAI provides professional consulting services to government organizations, the private sector, academia, and UN agencies. OAI experts have carried out ocean and fisheries projects throughout the world. Our experts couple diverse work experiences as scientists and senior managers with exceptional educational backgrounds and contacts throughout the United States and world-wide.

Teams of OAI Associates and affiliates can be fielded quickly, anywhere, to do analyses, plans, evaluations, and technical reports on -
      • Commercial and Recreational fisheries
      • Fisheries and wildlife conservation
      • Aquaculture - freshwater and marine
      • Issues in aquatic ecosystems
      • Ocean issues, remote sensing, and oceanography
      • Marine fisheries research and management
      • Fisheries in developing nations - research, development, and management
      • Climate change impacts on freshwater and marine systems and fisheries
      • Planning and evaluation of Environmental Remediation
      • Research vessels and facilities

































To apply for any of our current job openings:
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U.S. All Islands Coral Reef Committee Secretariat Executive Director

Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking an Executive Director with education and experience in coral reef policy and ecology to support the United States All Islands Coral Reef Committee (AIC) Secretariat office in Honolulu, Hawaii. OAI conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries, protected species, and habitats.

The AIC is comprised of the Points of Contact (POCs) from its seven U.S. state and territorial members (American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). The AIC Secretariat is an office which serves to lead the coordination, development, communication and implementation of priorities established by the AIC. The AIC Secretariat is staffed by an Executive Director, is supported by a team of Advisers, and may also include additional support staff. The Executive Director we are seeking would lead the AIC Secretariat office in fulfilling the mission of the AIC.

Tasks include the following:

Minimum experience or background requirements include:

This is a full-time position with a salary of $38.50/hr. Excellent employee benefits are provided including paid medical insurance, and holiday, vacation and sick leave. The work location will be at the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Islands Regional Office in Honolulu, Hawaii. Approximately 30-40 days of travel are expected per year.

The position requires access to Federal office buildings or ships and communication networks. Applicants must have US citizenship or right to work documents that do not expire during the contract period, combined with two years of US residency before the start of employment. Ocean Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.

Only qualified applicants need apply that meet minimum experience or background requirements stated above. Please submit a resume that includes the following:

 Work history for the past 10 years or since last full-time education.
 Education.
 Previous experience in a same or similar position with the same or similar requirements.
 Professional references.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please review the AIC mission at http://www.allislandscoral.org/.

Email your resume to jobs@oceanassoc.com and use “5017 AIC ExDir” as the subject line. PDF documents are preferred and please include your name in the file name.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This page last updated March 28, 2013