PACIFIC STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION POSITION DESCRIPTION
Title: Data Management Specialist 2 (Natural Sciences)- PMEP Assessments
Anticipated Start Date: June 2, 2014
The Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership (PMEP) and its assessment partners (Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, National Marine Fisheries Service, The Nature Conservancy, and National Fish Habitat Board) are conducting habitat assessments for fish that use estuaries and nearshore environments on the Pacific Coast. These assessments require the collection of data that come from various fish sampling and habitat monitoring programs, which have been collected by a diverse group of scientists from a variety of organizations, including governments, tribes, consultants, nonprofits, independent investigators, and universities. Data on impacts to fish habitat in the estuary and nearshore will also need to be collected.
The PMEP seeks the services of a self-directed Data Management Specialist to contact individuals, discuss the purpose of the assessments and impact information and how the compilation of data may benefit these scientists, discuss and obtain their datasets, and assist in the compilation and geo-referencing of those datasets relevant to fish and habitat sampling. The position will be full-time (40 hours/week) for 12+ months, and pay will be commensurate with experience. The Data Management Specialist will work in close cooperation with assessment partners at the PSMFC Main Office in Portland, OR.
Specifically, the Data Management Specialist will carry out the following tasks:
At the lower end of the range, Data Management Specialists (Natural Sciences):
Mandatory Skills and Experience
Desirable Skills and Experience
The work is generally sedentary, although there may be some nominal walking or standing for short periods of time, or carrying of light loads of papers, books, reports, etc. that require only moderate physical ability and physical stress.
The works area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. The work involves the common risks or discomforts typical of office, meeting rooms, libraries, and the like.
Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, you may call the PSMFC human resources office at (503) 595-3100 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday-Friday. Reasonable accommodations for interviews will be provided upon request to individuals with disabilities.We maintain a drug-free workplace.