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Senior Analyst: MMPA/ESA Support Services

Location: Siler Spring, MD
Company: Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI)
Company URL: Not Entered
Salary: Hourly rate is commensurate with experience. .
Closing Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Date Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017


Qualifications: Selected individual(s) must have the following minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree, or higher, from an accredited college or university with a major directly related in a field of study and with an emphasis in fisheries, , social science, natural science, plus three (3) years of experience in related field to the stated duties or combination of such totaling seven (7) years combined education/experience. A Master’s Degree may be substituted for experience. Specialized Experience: Experience providing support during the development of, preparation for and execution of meetings, presentations, testimony, roundtables, hearings, or conferences, including materials collection and/or development and ensuring quality control and completeness and consistency. Experience tracking activities and tasks that result from meeting participation or incoming requests, as well as proactively monitoring action items, researching needed information, and managing due dates. Ability to work well with people in all levels of an organization, staff, management, and leadership. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and speech, especially the ability to edit and distill key points. Ability to be well organized and handle multiple tasks at once. Only qualified applicants that meet minimum experience or background requirements stated above need apply.


Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking a Senior Analyst to provide support to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of Protected Resources (OPR) in Silver Spring MD. OAI supplies personnel support services on contract to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. The responsibilities of the position include writing and editing a variety of documents, memoranda, and reports related to OPR responsibilities for the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act, tracking progress on regulatory documents and regulations, ensuring that products are appropriate for the intended audience and consistently reflect the OPR Mission; assist the OPR Deputy e Director and the management support team with tasks needed to ensure the OPR Director is briefed and ready for meetings and engagements; perform analysis, evaluation and advisory functions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of OPR program and administrative operations; conduct or assist in conducting detailed inquiries to obtain all necessary information to fully support the OPR Director and Deputy in advance of meetings. The position requires working in a fast paced environment with strict adherence to deadlines. This is a full time position based on 40 hrs. /week with generous employee benefits. Hourly rate is commensurate with experience. The position needs to be filled as soon as possible. Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following: Managing taskers by tracking and assigning them to the appropriate staff. Review and edit responses and clear responses with the OPR Deputy Director prior to submitting the response. Preparing weekly reporting materials to track OPR regulatory actions and the status of materials submitted for clearance. Attending meetings to review weekly reports, provide updates on status of regulatory actions and materials submitted for clearance, and field questions from upper management related to items in the reports. Taking notes at regularly scheduled OPR Division Chief meetings and compile them for Office-wide distribution. Preparing the OPR Director and Deputy Director for meeting and presentation activities by developing agendas, presentation slides and talking points, as well as arranging logistics. Working with OPR Division managers and their staff to solicit input, distill key points, and develop documents for use by the OPR Director and Deputy or in response to requests from Fisheries Management or Congressional Staff. Special projects as needed for the OPR Director.
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Other Contact Information: f you are interested in being considered for this position, you MUST APPLY THROUGH OUR WEBSITE ONLY. Go to OCEANASSOC.COM, click on Now Hiring, find the position you wish to apply for, click the 'For More Information' link for that position, follow instructions on the page to apply. (no emails) When applying for this position you will be asked to upload your resume at the end of the online application. Include your name in the document file name. Sending your resume in readable (not scanned) PDF or Word format is preferred.

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