Ocean Associates, Inc

Ocean and Fisheries Consultants    

 

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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 Projects
      • Research vessels and facilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment Opportunites - OAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 


Hiring Now: Recently Filled Positions

 

Natural Resource Specialist III
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking to fill up to three Natural Resource Specialist III positions to provide scientific and technical support on contract to NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. These are full-time positions with 40 hour work weeks. All are long-term; two have start dates ASAP and one August 1, 2015. The duty station will be the NMFS West Coast Region California Central Valley Office, 650 Capital Mall, Sacramento, California 95814. For more information: Natural Resource Specialist III


Senior Analyst: ESA/MMPA Scientific Research Support Services
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Senior Analyst to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of Protected Resources (OPR) in the conduct of research activities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA). For more information: Senior Analyst: ESA/MMPA Scientific Research Support Services


Analyst II: Records Management
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking an Analyst to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of Protected Resources (OPR) to manage permit files in accordance with the NMFS records retention schedule and the directives of the Divisions. For more information: Analyst II: Records Management


Senior Analyst: ESA Section 7 Consultations Technical Support
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Senior Analyst to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service Office of Protected Resources Endangered Species Act (ESA) Interagency Cooperation Division in Silver Spring MD. This position will provide support to the Division's Section 7 Coordinator who develops, reviews, and disseminates information, advice, policy and guidance related to section 7 of the ESA. For more information: Senior Analyst: ESA Section 7 Consultations Technical Support


Cetacean Photo-ID Analyst
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Cetacean Photo-ID Analyst to provide scientific support on contract to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Island Fisheries Research Center in Honolulu, HI. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will assist in research on cetaceans in the central Pacific Ocean. This will be part-time position with 800 work hours during a period of performance during September 15, 2015 –September 14, 2016, with two one-year options. Teleworking is acceptable. For more information: Cetacean Photo-ID Analyst


Cetacean Photo-ID & Logistics Coordinator
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Cetacean Photo-ID & Logistics Coordinator to provide scientific support on contract to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Island Fisheries Research Center in Honolulu, HI. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will assist in research on cetaceans in the central Pacific Ocean. This will be full-time position with a period of performance during September 15, 2015 –September 14, 2016, with two one-year options. The primary work site is the Pacific Islands Fisheries Research Center. This job opening will close July 5, 2015 or earlier. For more information: Cetacean Photo-ID & Logistics Coordinator


Cetacean Acoustic Analyst
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Cetacean Acoustic Analyst to provide scientific support on contract to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Island Fisheries Research Center in Honolulu, HI. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will assist in research on cetaceans in the central Pacific Ocean. This will be full-time position with a period of performance during September 15, 2015 –September 14, 2016, with two one-year options. The primary work site is the Pacific Islands Fisheries Research Center. This job opening will close July 5, 2015 or earlier. For more information: Cetacean Acoustic Analyst


Cetacean Acoustician
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Cetacean Acoustician to provide scientific support on contract to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Island Fisheries Research Center in Honolulu, HI. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will assist in research on cetaceans in the central Pacific Ocean. This will be full-time position with a period of performance during September 15, 2015 – September 14, 2016, with two one-year options. The primary work site is the Pacific Islands Fisheries Research Center. This job opening will close July 5, 2015 or earlier. For more information: Cetacean Acoustician


Principal Scientist: Marine Mammal Conservation and Recovery Specialist
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a senior analyst to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of Protected Resources (OPR) in Seattle, Washington. This position will be responsible to assist OPR in carrying out some of its required functions related to the conservation and recovery of marine mammals under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and/or the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The specialist will assist existing OPR staff in developing analyses required to comply with NMFS’ National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) obligations regarding marine mammal management actions and will assist in the implementation of MMPA and ESA-related activities. The salary is $42.66 per hour. The contract is for full-time work, 40hrs/week. Excellent employee benefits are provided including paid medical insurance, and holiday, vacation and sick leave, and more. The work location will be at the NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, Washington. For more information: Principal Scientist: Marine Mammal Conservation and Recovery Specialist


International Policy & Analysis – NMFS/International Affairs
We are seeking applicants who are experts in international policy with an emphasis in fisheries management. Qualified applicants will be kept on file and referenced first when anticipated openings arise. Please include your present commuting area, and whether you are willing to relocate if responding to this position. For more information:International Policy & Analysis


Communication Specialist - all areas
Seeking a Communication Specialist. Locations, salary and length of employment will vary due to the contract being filled. For more information: Communication Specialist


Earth Science Professionals: All levels $14-$59/hour with Excellent Benefits
Ocean Associates, Inc. provides administrative, scientific, and technical personnel to support federal and international agencies working on ocean, coastal, and freshwater natural resources, whether biological or non--biological. This advertisement is for non-biological employees at all levels. We frequently must fill positions quickly when an existing staff member departs or when we win a competitive contract to provide services.

Resumes of respondents will be evaluated and filed for review by our project managers. We will contact you when an opportunity matching your background arises.

Most worksites are at federal facilities on coasts such as regional scientific centers or offices that develop and promulgate regulations and monitor their performance.

Our employees may acquire, analyze, and manage data and publish the results; organize and conduct workshops and other meetings; facilitate decision making in a complex environment with diverse stakeholders; propose and monitor regulations; advise industry and environmental groups; and otherwise support federal natural resource agencies.

Topics may include sediment transport, habitats for living organisms, climate change impacts, pollution, satellite and buoy data systems, research planning and evaluation, water chemistry, groundwater supply and condition, and other areas of physical science and technology.

Applicants for non-clerical positions must have education or experience in physical earth sciences such as oceanography, geology, geography, and environmental chemistry. Knowledge of GIS, laboratory and office analytical software and techniques and equipment, experience and ability to go to sea, and strong writing and presentation skills are important.

Clerical positions include receptionist, bookkeeping, arranging and accounting for travel of staff, office timekeeping, and similar duties. Experience is required and education or training is a plus.

Work may be part-time or full-time, short-term of a few months or long-term, such as five years. A benefit package is immediately available for full-time employees on a three month or longer assignment. Our benefits are in the top tier, comparable to those of federal employees.

If you wish to be considered for positions such as this please submit your resume in response. Be sure it contains:

Please include your salary requirements, your present commuting area, and whether you are willing to relocate. We suggest you add this information, or anything else you wish us to know, to the top of your resume or a preceding page so that everything is in one document.

Apply at https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15072102

 

 

 

 

This page last updated July 6, 2015