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

 

Scientist I - Survey of Sports Fisherman in San Diego, CA
Ocean Associates, Inc. is seeking a qualified person to fill a Scientist I position, to support the NOAA Fisheries Resource Division (FRD) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in San Diego, California. OAI conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. For more information: Scientist I


Scientist I
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Scientist 1 to provide scientific support on contract to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service/ West Coast Region Office in Arcata, California. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will carry out activities associated with the review of various projects submitted to NMFS by other federal agencies pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act. This will be full-time position during a period of performance beginning September 1, 2015 and ending August 31, 2017 including a Base Year and one Option year with 1,970 regular work hours each. For more information: Scientist I


Senior Analyst: Endangered Species Act Consultation Biologist
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking Senior Analysts to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of Protected Resources (OPR) in the conduct of Endangered Species Act (ESA) section 7 consultations on proposed issuances of scientific research permits for sea turtles, corals, and other species under NOAA Fisheries jurisdiction. For more information: Senior Analyst: Endangered Species Act Consultation Biologists


Analyst II: ESA/MMPA Scientific Research Support Services
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) in the conduct of research activities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA). For more information: Analyst II: ESA/MMPA Scientific Research Support Services


Oceanographic Technicians
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking an two oceanographic technicians to provide scientific support on contract to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Auk Bay, Alaska. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will provide oceanographic research cruise support and at sea field work conducted in the Bering Sea, Arctic and Subarctic regions. These will be full-time positions with 2000 regular work hours and 220 overtime hours during a period of performance during September 1, 2015 – August 30, 2016 with two one-year options. PLEASE NOTE new closing date: This job opening will close August 10, 2015 or earlier. For more information: Molecular Geneticist I


Molecular Geneticist I
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Molecular Geneticist 1 to provide scientific support on contract to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Auk Bay, Alaska. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will assist in genetic research on fishes in the Bering Sea, Prince William Sound and Chucki Sea. This will befull-time position with 2080 regular work hours and 120 overtime hours during a period of performance during November 1, 2015 – November 1, 2016 with two one-year options. PLEASE NOTE new closing date: This job opening will close August 10, 2015 or earlier. For more information: Molecular Geneticist I


Fish Culturist II
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Fish Culturist II to provide scientific support on contract to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Fisheries Science Center. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will assist in research salmon hatchery operations. This will be full-time position with 1520 regular work hours during a period of performance during December 28, 2015 – September 14 1, 2016 with two one-year options with 2080 work hours. The duty station will be the AFSC Little Port Walter Marine Station. PLEASE NOTE new closing date: This job opening will close August 10, 2015 or earlier. For more information: Fish Culturist II


Fish Culturist I
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Fish Culturist 1 to provide support on contract to the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Fisheries Science Center. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will assist in research salmon hatchery operations. This will be full-time position with 1862 regular work hours during a period of performance during September 15, 2015 – September 14 1, 2016 with two one-year options with 2080 work hours. The duty station will be split between the AFSC Little Port Walter Marine Station and the AFSC Auk Bay Laboratories, and possibly elsewhere in Alaska PLEASE NOTE new closing date: This job opening will close August 10, 2015 or earlier. For more information: Fish Culturist I


SCIENTIST V, TO 1092A, Policy and Rule Making Support for CPS/Groundfish Branch
Ocean Associates, Inc. is seeking a qualified person to fill a Scientist V position, with education and experience in federal policies and regulations in the fisheries arena to support the NOAA Sustainable Fisheries Division (SFD) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Southwest Regional Office in Long Beach, California. OAI conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. For more information: Scientist V


Scientist: Groundfish Survey Support
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a mid-level scientist to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Northwest Fisheries Science Center, in Newport, OR. This position will be responsible to assist with analysis of images collected from towed vehicles and autonomous underwater vehicles. Software will be available to assist in the analysis. Both fish and benthic invertebrates will be identified and in some cases measured. The incumbent will assist with analysis and summarization of data including conducting simple statistical and graphical analyses. The incumbent may be asked to assist with preparation and maintenance of equipment that will be used at sea and may be asked to attend research cruises for up to 15 days. For more information: Scientist: Groundfish Survey Support


Receptionist
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a candidate who will provide professional receptionist support to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in Honolulu ,HI. OAI conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides professional support servies to government and industry clients for marine fisheries, protected species, and habitats. For more information: Receptionist


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


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


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 or the NMFS Office of Protected Resources in Silver Spring Maryland. 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 August 1, 2015