Ocean Associates, Inc


Ocean and Fisheries Consultants    



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 Remediation
      • Research vessels and facilities






















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Natural Resource Specialist II TO3264 ESA section 7 Consultation Assistance

Ocean Associates, Inc. is seeking a Natural Resource Specialist II to support the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Southwest Region Habitat Conservation Division in Santa Rosa, California.  OAI conducts research, offers policy advice, and provides personnel support services to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species.  We are under contract to provide support services to the NMFS Santa Rosa Office.  A start time ASAP for this position is desired.

The incumbent will be responsible for conducting essential fish habitat (EFH) consultations for projects involving activities that may impact marine and estuarine essential fish habitats.

Duties and responsibilities are varied and may include:

Required minimum education, knowledge and experience

The salary is $22.17/hr. The contract is for full-time work 40hrs/week for approximately 14 months. Excellent employee benefits are provided including paid medical insurance, and holiday, vacation and sick leave, and more. The work location will be at the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Protected Resources Division, 777 Sonoma Ave., Room 325, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.

Only qualified applicants that meet minimum experience or background requirements stated above need apply.  Please submit resume that must include the following:


This page last updated September 14, 2012