Job Description

Title: Marine Mammal Observer Coordinator
Location: ME/NH

Cianbro Corporation is seeking a Marine Mammal Observer Coordinator.  This position will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Supervise 2-5 Observer Interns daily activities,  including coordinating monitoring schedules
  • Compile daily observation data and create a summary report for submittal to the construction team
  • Assure reports are complete and accurate prior to submitting to the project team and the client
  • Communicate closely with the construction team to assure compliance with the observation requirements of the authorization
  • Mammal observations and identification
Qualifications / Requirements:
  • 2-3 years educational or practical experience in marine mammal studies or related science field
  • Ability to complete and have past experience in data collection, analysis and reporting related to marine mammals is a plus
  • Excellent writing and communication skills to document observations on the required NMFS observation forms and communicate location of observed mammals to construction team representative
  • Ability to visually meet the requirements sufficient for discernment of moving targets at the water surface with the ability to estimate size and distance
  • Ability to utilize binoculars and range finders and a compass or GPS to document distance and bearing of observed mammals to work activity
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to work from both a boat (operated by Cianbro) or land to observe mammals
  • Ability to pass the Navy required Rapid Gate process
Cianbro is an employee owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected categories.