[News and Events] Ocean data job opportunities

Hello West Coast Ocean Data Network, I wanted to wish everyone a happy new year and share two job announcements for geospatial related work on the West and East Coasts. Please feel free to share with interested colleagues.

West Coast Geospatial Coordinator

The Baldwin Group, Inc. (TBG), a contractor to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management (OCM), is re-announcing a exciting/dynamic opportunity for an enterprising professional to apply their geospatial expertise to critical ocean and coastal management challenges, working with a federal agency known for its cutting edge geospatial technologies.TBG seeks an exceptional individual to provide geospatial coordination as well as technical support in the West Coast region (California, Oregon, and Washington). The position will be located at OCM West Coast office in Oakland, CA. The successful candidate will serve as the West Coast regional geospatial specialist assisting in the development and implementation of regional activities, coordinating and providing direct technical assistance in the region, and participating in other Office for Coastal Management geospatial and remote sensing projects.

Apply online at http://tbgva.net


MARCO Ocean Data Information Manager

The MARCO Ocean Data Information Manager will work in collaboration with the MARCO Management Board and staff, the Portal Team, agency staff, and contractors to advance the continued development and maintenance of the Data Portal. This will include a range of technical tasks associated with spatial data and information updates and maintenance, as well as serving as the key MARCO point person on Data Portal outreach, engagement, and communications. The MARCO Ocean Data Information Manager position has the possibility to transition into a management role over time and as funding allows.

This is a one-year contractual position with potential for renewal, pending funds. Negotiable home office in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, or New York. Work space at one of the MARCO state offices may also be provided. Must be willing to travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic region as needed and participate in staff meetings at MARCO office in Annapolis, Maryland as needed.