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Coastal Management Specialist - Projects Coordinator

Company: New York State Economic Development Council
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionLynker is seeking a talented Coastal Management Specialist - Projects Coordinator to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management. The Coastal Management Specialist - Projects Coordinator, will work with a team to support NOAA-led efforts to build coastal resilience through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The team will work with regional and national leadership and staff to engage coastal partners and other federal entities within the (Insert Region from Below) to understand restoration and conservation priorities, and needs and challenges. The Coastal Management Specialist - Projects Coordinator will focus on supporting the work of state Coastal Zone Management Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves to plan, engage with partners, and implement coastal habitat restoration and conservation (acquisition) projects.Duties of the Coastal Management Specialist - Projects Coordinator will include the Following:

  • Serve as Program Officer (PO) to provide guidance and oversee financial assistance awards for habitat restoration, land conservation, and habitat restoration planning projects funded under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).
  • Conduct necessary environmental compliance for cooperative agreement tasks, including relevant post-award actions, and coordinate with OCM Environmental Compliance coordinator for guidance and approval.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and regional coordination on habitat restoration and land conservation issues.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and regional coordination support on ocean and coastal management issues including nature-based infrastructure, and related coastal resilience challenges and needs.
  • Coordinates with NOAA staff to understand broader challenges, program contexts, and potential opportunities and priorities for program investments.
  • Identify project highlights and other opportunities to communicate project success stories.RequirementsThe Coastal Management Specialist - Projects Coordinator, should meet the Following Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in Environmental Policy, Marine Policy, or a related field, plus 3 additional years of relevant professional experience.
    • Experience in coastal and ocean management climate resilience and habitat restoration challenges confronting coastal and estuarine communities.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to synthesize information.
    • Strong ability to be organized, detail-oriented, manage time to achieve project objectives to meet deadlines, and work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
    • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with management, colleagues, and external partners.The Ideal Coastal Management Specialist - Projects Coordinator, will have the Following Qualifications:
      • Documented experience in environmental planning, policy, technical, and regulatory support for the Federal Government.
      • Experience with managing aspects of grants, experience with budgeting or contracts, or experience with managing land acquisition projects would be a BIG PLUS!
      • Experience working with a variety of partners, such as state/territorial and federal agencies, environmental justice or tribal communities, academia, and nongovernmental organizations would be a BIG PLUS!
      • Experience developing and tracking project milestones and strategic planning would be a BIG PLUS!About LynkerLynker is a growing, employee owned certified small business specializing in professional, scientific and technical services. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with mature, results-driven processes and tools to achieve technically sound, cost effective solutions in hydrology/water sciences, geospatial analysis, information technology, resource management, conservation, and management and business process improvement.We focus on putting the right people in the right place to be effective. And having the right people is critical for success. Our streamlined organization enables and empowers our talented professionals to tackle our customers' scientific and technical priorities - creatively and effectively.Lynker offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and the opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions.Lynker is an E-Verify employer.Lynker is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Keywords: New York State Economic Development Council, Honolulu , Coastal Management Specialist - Projects Coordinator, Executive , Honolulu, Hawaii

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