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11 Dec 2022

Full-Time Oceanographer – National Water Level Observation Network

Ocean Associates Inc. – Posted by oai1 Anywhere

Job Description

Ocean Associates Inc. (OAI), together with our teaming partner, IBSS, seeks a full-time Oceanographer – NWLOW to support the Products Services Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) in Silver Spring, MD. CO-OPS is the authoritative source for accurate, reliable, and timely tides, water levels, currents, and other coastal oceanographic and meteorological information and products. A well-qualified candidate will have an educational background in a Marine Science discipline, a working knowledge of MATLAB, Python, and/or ArcGIS and will be able to provide analysis, quality assurance and quality control of water level, meteorological, and other ancillary data to produce high-quality products. If you are looking to be an instrumental part of a growing, employee and customer-focused company working on exciting issues in environmental science and other marine/coastal resources, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review, analyze, and perform quality control on water level data obtained using microwave-based sensors.
  • Produce a series of tabulated products from processed water level time series, such as hourly heights, highs and lows, and monthly means.
  • Analyze oceanographic data pertaining to the transition of CO-OPS observing systems from legacy sensors to microwave water level technology, and assist in coordinating the review and approval of such transitions.
  • Provide detailed information regarding, or analysis of, oceanographic data and related products using database queries, metadata source investigations, harmonic analyses, or other in-depth analyses.
  • Conduct other data analyses and investigations, as needed, to evaluate and ensure the reliability and integrity of CO-OPS data.
  • Assist in tracking the progress of microwave water level station installations.
  • Participate on project teams, working groups, and committees related to the installation and operational declaration of microwave water level stations.

Salary: Full-time. Pay commensurate with experience. Generous employee benefits.

Location: Telecommute and/or remote

Required Skills /Education/ Certifications & Qualifications:

Entry Level:

  • Bachelor’s degree in oceanography, meteorology, hydrology, physics, physical science, geophysics, civil engineering, or a closely related discipline. Knowledge of basic physical oceanographic principles, especially tides and tidal currents.
  • Knowledge of oceanographic principles, theories, and practices sufficient to review and analyze data is required.
  • Must be proficient in using the Microsoft Windows operating system, Microsoft Office applications, and Google’s Collaboration Suite (e.g., Docs, Sheets, and Slides) for analyzing data and developing and editing documents and presentations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work well independently and as part of a team, are required.
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and collaboratively in a team/group setting.
  • Ability to receive constructive feedback and implement appropriate action.

Mid-level:

  • Bachelor’s degree in oceanography, meteorology, hydrology, physics, physical science, geophysics, civil engineering, or a closely related discipline, and six years of relevant experience. MS degree may substitute for required experience.
  • General database and query experience and a working knowledge of MATLAB, Python, and/or ArcGIS preferred.
  • Knowledge of oceanographic principles, theories, and practices sufficient to review and analyze data is required.
  • Must be proficient in using the Microsoft Windows operating system, Microsoft Office applications, and Google’s Collaboration Suite (e.g., Docs, Sheets, and Slides) for analyzing data and developing and editing documents and presentations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work well independently and as part of a team, are required.
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and collaboratively in a team/group setting.
  • Ability to receive constructive feedback and implement appropriate action.

Senior Level:

  • MS in oceanography, meteorology, hydrology, physics, physical science, geophysics, civil engineering, or a closely related discipline, and two years of relevant experience, or a BS plus eight years of experience.
  • General database and query experience and a working knowledge of MATLAB, Python, and/or ArcGIS preferred.
  • Knowledge of oceanographic principles, theories, and practices sufficient to review and analyze data is required.
  • Must be proficient in using the Microsoft Windows operating system, Microsoft Office applications, and Google’s Collaboration Suite (e.g., Docs, Sheets, and Slides) for analyzing data and developing and editing documents and presentations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work well independently and as part of a team, are required.
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and collaboratively in a team/group setting.
  • Ability to receive constructive feedback and implement appropriate action.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please APPLY THROUGH OUR ADP WEB PORTAL, AT THE LINK AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE.

Only qualified applicants that meet minimum experience or background requirements stated above need apply. When applying for this position you will be asked to upload your resume at the end of this online application.

Applicants should submit a resume that includes the following:

  • Cover letter that briefly describes how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed.
  • Work history for past 10 years or since last full-time education.
  • Education.
  • Previous experience or training with similar requirements.
  • Three professional references.
  • Include your name in the document file name.
  • Upload your resume in readable, not scanned, PDF or Word format (PDF is preferred).

How to Apply

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9a93435d-91d4-4a65-8a21-2de9187df1dd&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=473761&source=CC2&lang=en_US

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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