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NOAA - Physical Science Technician, ZT-1311-2/3 (MAP) - New London, CT & Stennis Space Center, MS

June 24, 2020 9:26 PM | Haley Hollis (Administrator)

Summary

IMPORTANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in this announcement. As a result the announcement will close at 11:59 PM EST on the date of receipt of the 100th application or at 11:59 PM EST on July 6, 2020; whichever occurs first.

For more information on this position: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/571596400

Responsibilities

This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS) with 2 vacancies in Stennis Space Center, MS and 1 vacancy in New London, CT.

This position is also announced under vacancy number NOS-OCS-2020-0020, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

As a Physical Science Technician, you will perform the following duties:  

  • Carry out, monitor, coordinate and/or control all aspects of shallow water hydrographic survey field operations to support routine nautical chart updates and rapid response to navigational emergencies.
  • Responsible for installation, integration, calibration and operation of hydrographic survey equipment and ensure small boat vessels meet operational safety standards; and acquisition, processing and analysis of survey data.
  • Acquire and analyze survey data; and identify and correct data quality issues, equipment malfunctions, operational survey deficiencies recommending improvements to standard operating procedures.
  • Develop technical documents, including hydrographic survey reports and standard operating procedures and create geospatial information products to present and disseminate survey information; and conduct training in safety, vessel operations, and survey procedures.

These duties are described at the full performance level of the ZT-3; the ZT-2 is developmental leading to such performance.

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