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Pacific Islands Marine Debris Regional Coordinator

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Sectors Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources
Location Hawaii - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name IMSG
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Pacific Islands Marine Debris Regional Coordinator
Office of Response and Restoration
Honolulu, HI


I.M. Systems Group (www.imsg.com), a contractor to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), seeks a Pacific Islands Regional Marine Debris Coordinator for the Office of Response and Restoration (ORR).  This individual will be located in Honolulu, Hawaii and work with NOAA’s Marine Debris Program (MDP), which is located in NOAA’s Silver Spring, Maryland offices.   

ORR (www.response.restoration.noaa.gov) is a program office in the National Ocean Service that responds to threats in order to protect and restore coastal resources.  To do this ORR provides interdisciplinary scientific response to releases of oil, chemicals, and contaminants, protects and restores NOAA trust resources, and promotes the protection and restoration of coral ecosystems.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and/or provide support to marine debris related projects, activities, and actions in the Pacific Islands. 
  • Participate in MDP at intergovernmental meetings, workshops and in media events related to marine debris efforts.
  • Provide expertise and oversight for MDD-funded projects in each region, and provide support to related projects, activities, and actions in the region.  Support the planning and implementation of an interagency Hawaii Marine Debris Action Plan.
  • Provide support and coordination for severe marine debris events in the Pacific Islands.
  • Coordinate with federal and state partners in the region on marine debris issues.
  • Identify opportunities and participate in outreach and educational events with the public, school groups and industry partners focused on the prevention of marine debris.
  • Participate in Congressional briefings in the region related to marine debris.



  • Master’s in biology or environmental science or a related field.  If the candidate does not have a Master’s then an undergraduate degree in biology or environmental science or related field with significant work experience and understanding of marine debris issues. 
  • Strong verbal & writing skills, and strong computer & analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, energetic, strategic thinker.
  • Experience working on and leading interdisciplinary teams.
  • Experience working in the Pacific Islands or with partners in the region is preferred.


To Apply:

 Qualified candidates may apply by e-mailing a resume, the contact information for three (3) references and a cover letter explaining how their qualifications meet the needs of the job requirement (MS Word format strongly preferred) to the following email address: jobs@imsg.com with the subject heading NOA13003 – Pacific Islands Marine Debris Regional Coordinator.  Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter.

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