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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    OAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Equal Opportunity Employer


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Recently Filled Positions

 

Senior Budget Analyst
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Senior Budget Analyst to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection. The incumbent will support the Office’s mission through budget and financial management support to all parts of the organization as a contract member of the Operations, Management and Information Services Division. For more information: Senior Budget Analyst


Scientist 9: Essential Fish Habitat Impact Report
Ocean Associates Inc. is seeking a candidate who will provide professional support to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in Honolulu, HI (remote work acceptable). Ocean Associates Inc. conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries, protected species, and habitats. The successful candidate will work with the Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO) Habitat Conservation Division (HCD) in developing a Five-Year Review Report that identifies the non-fishing related federal actions that are reasonably foreseeable to occur in the Pacific Islands/Western Pacific Region that may adversely affect Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) on a watershed and ecosystem scale; evaluates how these impacts affect EFH; analyzes the cumulative impacts of the identified non-fishing activities actions on the functional services of EFH; and provides recommended conservation, enhancement, and mitigation measures to avoid, minimize, and mitigate those effects. For more information: Scientist 9


Molecular Geneticist 3
Ocean Associates Inc. is seeking a candidate who will provide professional support to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in Seattle, WA. Ocean Associates Inc. conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries, protected species, and habitats. The successful candidate will support the genomics work in the Genetics and Evolution Program within the Conservation Biology Program at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center. For more information: Molecular Geneticist 3


Molecular Geneticist 1
Ocean Associates Inc. is seeking a candidate who will provide professional support to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in Seattle, WA. Ocean Associates Inc. conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries, protected species, and habitats. The successful candidate will support the genomics work in the Genetics and Evolution Program within the Conservation Biology Program at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center. For more information: Molecular Geneticist 1


Scientist 7: ESA TECHNICAL SUPPORT, Alaska Region of NOAA Fisheries
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Scientist 7 to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Region, in Anchorage, AK. For more information: Scientist 7: ESA TECHNICAL SUPPORT


Fishery Observer Debriefer
Ocean Associates Inc. is seeking two candidates who will provide professional support to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ocean Associates Inc. conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries, protected species, and habitats. Selected candidates in both positions will act as fishery debriefers for observers on board commercial longline fishing vessels. For more information: Fishery Observer Debriefer


Recreational Fishery Review
Ocean Associates Inc. is seeking a candidate who will provide professional support to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in Honolulu, Hawaii. The successful candidate will create a summary of the condition, status, and needs of recreational fishing infrastructure and shoreline access in American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and Hawaii. For more information: Recreational Fishery Review


MMPA & NEPA Policy Analyst
Ocean Associates Inc. is seeking a Marine Mammal Protection Act & National Environmental Policy Act Policy Analyst who will provide professional support to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in Honolulu, Hawaii. The position does not require a presence in Hawaii but can be accomplished remotely. Ocean Associates Inc. conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries, protected species, and habitats. For more information: MMPA & NEPA Policy Analyst


Scientist 5: Statistician/Fisheries Analyst
Ocean Associates, Inc. is seeking a qualified person to fill a Scientist 5 position, with education and experience in Fisheries Statistical Analysis, to support the NOAA Fisheries Resources Division of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, California. The Statistician/Fisheries Analyst will conduct analyses and research on Highly Migratory Fish (HMS) and their fisheries. The research will feed into stock assessments, research papers and required data reports. For more information: Scientist 5: Statistician/Fisheries Analyst


Fisheries Biologist 3 - Salmon Habitat Moduling
Ocean Associates, Inc. is seeking a Fisheries Biologist III to provide scientific support the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northwest Fisheries Science in Seattle. WA. We provide personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The incumbent will conduct salmon habitat modeling. For more information: Fisheries Biologist 3 - Salmon Habitat Moduling


Secretary Pro Tempore of the InterAmerican Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles at the US Fish & Wildlife Service
Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Secretary Pro Tempore of the InterAmerican Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles at the US Fish & Wildlife Service in Falls Church, Virginia. OAI provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The position would require working with government agencies, policy makers, scientists and NGOs from 15 countries in the Western Hemisphere in the conservation and protection of 6 species of sea turtles by promoting the implementation of the IAC Convention. Specific responsibilities include organizing meetings of the Conference of the Parties and subsidiary bodies; facilitating communication between the IAC Parties and the subsidiary bodies; facilitating communication between the IAC Parties and the Scientific and Consultative committees and international organizations; administration and budget preparation of the Convention Special Fund; management of Secretariat personnel; promoting the exchange of information and educational materials; grant-writing to seek economic and technical resources to carry out research and to implement the Convention; and negotiating memorandum of understanding with international organizations' preparing technical documents and reports required by the Conference of the Parties. The position also requires continual outreach to other countries in the region to increase the number of members to the IAC.

The position requires a Masters in Fisheries Science and 2 years intergovernmental treaty compliance and negotiation work. The position also requires at least quarterly international trips lasting a few days to up two weeks. Send resume to Ocean Associates, Inc, ATTN: Manager of International Turtle Treaty Organization, 4007 N. Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA, USA 22207.


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 - Earth Science Professionals

 

 

 

 

This page last updated June 14, 2016