Employment Opportunities

Hydrologist / Water Resources Analyst

San Francisco Estuary Institute is seeking an experienced Hydrologist or Water Resources Systems Analyst to join the Institute and lead a growing focus area related to watershed hydrology and water resources management. The hydrologist will play a leadership role in coordinating and integrating hydrologic science and modeling across SFEI programs and implementing projects to inform Bay Area and statewide decisions regarding watershed and urban hydrology, urban greening, stormwater management, water quality, habitat restoration, and climate change.  To apply, click here.

Adanta, Inc. Seeks Candidates for Variety of Positions

Adanta, Inc., a professional environmental services firm, is accepting resumes for a variety of positions. Open positions include Professional Geologist, Professional Engineer, Certified Industrial Hygienist, CHST, and field technicians. Work generally involves restoration of contaminated sites throughout California and Nevada. More information about these opportunities is available here.

City of Newport Beach Job Opportunities

Please note, applications are only accepted for current recruitments and a separate application must be submitted for each position you are interested in. Be sure to submit your application by the final filing deadline. Application materials are reviewed for relevant education, training and experience. Please click here for the full list of job openings.

POSTDOC position Renewable Marine Energy in Ports & Harbours, University of Plymouth

The University of Plymouth is seeking to fullfill a 3 year postdoctoral postion on a European Atlantic Area INTERREG project: PORTOS. Candidates should have experience and expertise within the fields renewable energy, statistics, physical & numerical modelling. More information on job details, here.

The Story of Stuff Project is Now Hiring: Community Engagement Associate

The position will be located in Berkeley, CA. The position is part-time, 25 hours / week, and FLSA non-exempt.  The Story of Stuff Project was founded in 2008 to leverage one of the earliest and most successful cause-related viral movies: Annie Leonard’s The Story of Stuff. Our mission is to transform the way we make, use and throw away Stuff to be more sustainable, healthy and fair. For more information on this position, click here.

5 Gyres is seeking an Executive Director

5 Gyres is seeking an experienced, organized, and strategic Executive Director to manage a team that functions across time zones and locations. Experience building and executing strategic plans is required. To apply, read the following job description and email your cover letter and resume to careers@5gyres.org.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships

Are you an experienced researcher in possession of a doctoral degree or do you have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience?  Discover the opportunities of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships for researchers at the Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change Foundation. CMCC Foundation is the non-profit Italian research centre on climate science and policy. Its activities focus on the development and applications of models of climate dynamics, impacts of climate change and adaptation and mitigation policies. For more details on applying, click here.   

California Coastal Commission seeks Coastal Program Analyst III

Long Beach, CA

The California Coastal Commission is offering an exciting opportunity to participate in planning and regulating development on California’s vibrant South Coast. The South Coast office has responsibility for carrying out requirements of the California Coastal Act in twenty coastal jurisdictions (cities, counties and ports).

This is a supervisory position with broad responsibilities for analyst supervision and personnel oversight, general administration of Local Coastal Program planning and permit regulatory work in the South Coast District including project management, coordination with other agency units (e.g., legal, enforcement, technical services), participating in agency-wide senior staff meetings and coordination, external communications outside the District, as well as backup coverage of the District Manager responsibilities as required.  For more information and to apply, click here.


I Love A Clean San Diego

Career Opportunities

I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) is in the business of change. The organization works to improve the health and beauty of San Diego. If you’re looking for a dynamic, impact-driven organization that values passion and professionalism, ILACSD wants to meet you! Currently there are 5 open positions: Adult Education Specialist; Elementary School Education Specialist; Marketing Specialist, Outreach; Philanthropy Manager, Corporate Relations; and Recycling Programs Coordinator. The deadline to apply for all positions is March 15th. For job descriptions and details for applying, please click here.


January 16, 2019

Project Support Analyst

The Coastal Conservancy
The Coastal Conservancy is hiring a Project Support Analyst to help with protecting and restoring the coast, and increasing public access to it. The Coastal Conservancy is a small state agency based in Oakland but they work along the whole of the California coast. This role is a great opportunity to learn the ins-and-outs of conservation project management and grant administration and to get experience with a huge variety of project types. The position is located in Oakland, CA. For more information, click here.


January 2, 2019

Chief Audience Officer (CAO)

CALmatters is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, public-interest news organization that provides insightful and thought-provoking journalism about the major issues facing Californians, including education, environment, economy, health and human welfare. The CAO will be a key member of our leadership team, report to the Publisher, and will drive audience growth, acquisition, insights, and brand awareness. You will play a critical role in developing innovative, actionable and efficient digital audience development campaigns that build awareness, drive traffic and membership. CALmatters is looking for someone to help find, attract and cultivate relationships with every Californian who cares about the future of our state. Are you up to the challenge? For more information, please click here.


December 19, 2018

Politico Seeks a California Consumer Reporter

Politico HQ

This position would encompass consumer privacy, weed rules and the nationally influential regulations emanating from the Department of Consumer Affairs. POLITICO is looking for a versatile reporter to cover the policy and politics of consumer regulation in California, including data privacy, marijuana and other hot-button issues, as part of their new POLITICO California Pro bureau in Sacramento. Job posting here.


October 30, 2018

PhD opportunity in Rocky coast geomorphology and archaeology at Cardiff University

Cardiff, Wales, UK

This opportunity, a fully funded 3.5 year NERC PhD Studentship opportunity at Cardiff University, is part of the NERC GW4 Doctoral Training Partnership where the successful PhD student would join the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University, supervised by Dr. Claire Earlie and Dr. David Thompson. The project also involves collaboration from Dr. Robin Shailand Dr Matthew Eyre at the University of Exeter (Falmouth campus).

The project will be largely field based, where the student will receive additional supervision from the CASE partner: Dr. Nick Holder, English Heritage at the historic site of Tintagel.  Click here for more details.

October 23, 2018

Environmental Planner


San Diego, CA

Two Environmental Planning positions are available. One position will support the environmental review, monitoring, and reporting functions related to capital project implementation, and the second will support the preparation of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan. These are Limited-Term positions. The first review of applications will begin on Friday, November 9, 2018. When submitting your application, please identify which position you are applying for or if you would like to be considered for both positions. For more information, click here.

October 3, 2018

Facilitator:  Structural Governance Evaluation and Revision

The Bay Foundation

Los Angeles, CA
The Bay Foundation (TBF) is seeking to hire an individual or entity (“Consultant”) to assist with specific temporary services. The Consultant will support the efforts of Santa Monica Bay National Estuary Program (SMBNEP) to evaluate and revise its structure as part of a significant revision of its guiding policy document, the Bay Restoration Plan (BRP), also known as a Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). SMBNEP’s CCMP is currently undergoing a major revision process. This process includes the recent release of a new draft action plan which incorporates climate change into planning and will include many other components. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references by 5 pm on October 12, 2018. More details on the submission and job can be found here.


September 5, 2018

Assitant Professor in Coastal Resiliency

Rice University

Houston, TX

The Rice University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in the area of Coastal Resiliency to begin July 2019. Exceptional candidates at higher ranks also will be considered. We seek candidates with expertise and interest in interdisciplinary research that contributes to enhancing the resilience of urban communities and infrastructure systems to the impacts of coastal natural hazards and climate change. The successful candidate is expected to establish a rigorous, externally funded research program, to teach core courses and develop undergraduate and graduate courses within their area of expertise, advise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and the broader scientific community. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Civil / Coastal / Environmental Engineering or a related field, demonstrate excellence in research, display distinction (or potential for distinction) in teaching, and be able to collaborate across disciplines.  To apply, please submit materials in electronic form through the Rice Application Portal via this link.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018.


July 10, 2018

City of Santa Barbara Parks Manager Recruitment

The City of Santa Barbara is currently recruiting for the Parks Manager position in the Parks and Recreation Department.  The Parks Manager oversees the operations and maintenance of the City’s diverse park system which encompasses 1808 acres including developed and open space parks, beaches, and sports fields, as well as the City’s urban forest, and parkways and medians program.  The Parks Manager also coordinates the City’s Integrated Pest Management Program, collaborates with works with other Department Managers and the capital projects staff in the implementation of recreation programs, community collaborations, resource development, and facility management. The Parks Manager participates in City interdepartmental teams related to neighborhood improvement initiatives, and works collaboratively with the Police and Fire Departments to address park safety and high fire hazard reduction programs.

For further information about the position, including salary and benefits, click here.  Applications are due Tuesday, August 7.


June 19, 2018

California State Parks

Environmental Scientist (Supervisor)

Sacramento, CA

This Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisor) will oversee several staff, and provide assistance to Districts on issues related to coastal park management and resilience.  Among other activities, this includes: establishing shared approaches to obtaining regulatory permits; developing and providing guidance on coastal adaptation strategies (e.g. related to sea level rise and coastal flooding response); and establishing policies on coastal sediment management and beach nourishment.  See the full advertisement here.  Applications are due June 26.  

For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact Jay Chamberlin (916-653-9542; jay.chamberlin@parks.ca.gov) or Catherine Caldwell (916-657-9994; catherine.caldwell@parks.ca.gov).  


June 12, 2018

Coastal Geologic Services

Position: Senior Coastal Engineer

Bellingham, WA

CGS is a small, independent consulting firm that is a leader in coastal restoration within the Puget Sound region. They are expanding their engineering services. Responsibilities for the Senior Coastal Engineer position include the following. Design and assist in design of projects for beach and estuarine systems focusing on coastal process restoration, habitat enhancement, beach nourishment, erosion control design, and public use utilizing beach nourishment, logs, coastal structure removal and modification, tide gate upgrades, and culverts. Conduct field reconnaissance, model waves, sediment transport, and coastal evolution/morphodynamics of gravel beach systems including inlet processes. Perform construction oversight of projects designed. Create and manage project budgets and effectively manage client needs. Identify and pursue project opportunities. Lead and/or collaborate on grants and proposals.

Please email detailed resume, cover letter, certifications, and a minimum of three references to careers@coastalgeo.com. Cover letter should address how your specific experience makes you well suited for a small, independent firm and your long-term career goals. The application deadline is June 30, 2018. For more details click here.


May 29, 2018

PhD program in Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Biological Fluid dynamics

University of Genoa, Italy

The PhD program run by the Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering of the University of Genoa is organized in the following 4 curricula: Fluid Dynamics and Environmental Engineering; Chemical, Materials and Process Engineering; Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Mechanics and Materials; and Wind Science and Engineering.

The program consists of both courses and research training. A full-time PhD at the University of Genoa will normally take 3 years. Details about the PhD program can be found here.
The curriculum in Fluid Dynamics and Environmental Engineering covers a wide range of topics.
The curriculum will admit 3 PhD students with scholarship this year. Applicants must propose a specific research project, which they are encouraged to discuss with potential supervisors in the Department. Applicants are not required to necessarily hold a degree in Civil Engineering. Applicants should hold a degree in a field appropriate to the intended area of research.

The deadline for application is on the 12th of June 2018.  Details about the application process are described here.  For further information about this curriculum please feel free to contact Prof. Rodolfo Repetto (rodolfo.repetto@unige.it)


May 5, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Infrastructure Resilience in Coastal Settings

Rice University – Houston, Texas

A postdoctoral researcher is sought for a position in Infrastructure Resilience in Coastal Settings working under the advisement of Dr. Jamie Padgett in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University. The successful candidate will serve as a postdoctoral fellow in the NIST-funded Center of Excellence (COE) on Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning, conducting research on infrastructure risk and resilience assessment in the face of multiple hazards, and support multi-disciplinary research on community resilience. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Coastal Engineering or a related field, and have a good record of research, publications, and strong communication skills. The appointment is expected be filled as soon as possible with an anticipated latest start date of August 1, 2018. This date may be discussed and adjusted as needed. The duration of the appointment is two years, contingent upon successful performance in year one. To Apply: Contact Prof. Jamie E. Padgett by email at jamie….@rice.edu with the subject heading “Infrastructure Resilience Post-Doc Application” and provide a CV, two sample publications and the contact information of at least two references. Review of applications will begin immediately but is expected to close by June 1.

April 24, 2018

Research Oceanographer

U.S. Department of the Interior

Santa Cruz, CAThis position is located in the Coastal and Marine Geology Program’s Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, CA.  The Team participates in the national USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP), with particular emphasis on conducting research and providing scientific information on the coastal and marine geology of the U.S. Pacific Ocean margin, including Alaska and Hawaii.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide scientific expertise in understanding, measuring, modeling and predicting shelf and estuarine sediment transport processes, coastal change in arctic and active-margin settings, and coastal hazards associated with climate change. The research scientist will have expertise in numerical modeling, climate change impacts, and coastal engineering.  Deadline to apply is April 27.

Please visit USA Jobs to apply.

April 18, 2018

Senior Waterfront Engineer
SmithGroupJJR  Company
Washington D.C. Metro Area

SmithGroupJJR is looking for a Senior Waterfront Engineer to help lead a team of design and engineering professionals dedicated to transformative projects that leverage the unique value and experience associated with water.  This position will focus on projects that engage water including public and private development along lakes, rivers and the oceans; shoreline protection and habitat enhancement; piers and promenades; marinas and navigation; and resilience and flood protection projects. For more information please click here.


April 11, 2018

Applications now open for UNFCCC-UNU early career climate fellowship
Bonn, Germany

The UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme offers young people from developing countries a unique opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research.  Fellowships may last from six months to two years, and fellows are selected based on their skills and backgrounds according to the needs of the United Nations University and the UNFCCC, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was set up in 1992 as a response to the problem of global
warming.  Upon completion, the Early Career fellow will be well equipped able to work in their home countries or internationally, deploying the valuable experience and insights they have gained in Bonn, Germany, where this fellowship is based.  For more information
on applying, click here.

April 5, 2018

Fellowships in Engineering and Architecture

University of Parma, Italy

This year, the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture at the University of Parma (Italy) is going to support four fellowships for PhD students (three years funding). Upon a successful selection, the fellow could develop his/her thesis on wind-wave interaction, including energy production devices. The activity can be experimental and/or theoretical, eventually with numerical experiments, according to the skills of the fellow. The call should open between May 14th – June 14th, with an interview via Skype during June 25-29. Contact Sandro Longo (sandro.longo@unipr.it) in advance, but no later than April 20th, sending your CV, a motivation statement and an endorsement letter. More information about the university’s Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture is available here.


APTIM Seeks Coastal/Civil Engineer

Wilmington, North Carolina

APTIM, an engineering & environmental firm with a coastal engineering practice, has an immediate opening for a Coastal/Civil Engineer in its Wilmington North Carolina Office. This position has tremendous growth and career development potential for a passionate and experienced engineer and it will be a strategic addition to APTIM’s team of highly qualified coastal engineers and marine scientists. More information about this opportunity, including information about how to apply, can be found here.  Search for Requisition Number APT41479.


PhD and MS Opportunities in Coastal Processes

Univ. of Alaska Anchorage

The University of Alaska Anchorage, College of Engineering, has NSF-funded PhD and MS opportunities in Arctic Coastal Hazards Research including research on coastal erosion and flooding, and on coastal infrastructure vulnerability and resilience. Develop state-of-the-art, process-based numerical models to forecast the transformation of the Arctic Alaska coastal zone. Work with Native Alaska communities to develop coastal monitoring programs to collect data to calibrate/validate the models. Create scenarios of community coastal hazards to communicate risk. Work in academic/industry partnerships to develop systems for stabilizing Alaska’s Arctic coast. Anchorage is a vibrant medium-sized city providing unparalleled access to skiing, hiking, bicycling, fishing, hunting, and boating. Contact Tom Ravens (tmra…@alaska.edu) (907-786-1943) for more information.


March 20, 2018

Ocean Engineer – L3 Technologies

Goleta, CA

L3 MariPro specializes in providing undersea sensor networks, and spread spectrum through water communication solutions. The company is a system concept-through-operations company with extensive experience in responding to demanding customer requirements. L3 MariPro offers employees a rewarding environment where you have the opportunity to make a significant impact on their business.  They are searching for a dynamic Ocean Engineer to join the team with key responsibilities including the ability to plan & direct offshore cable installation and familiarity with deck operations required in the installation of cabled ocean sensors.  Click here for more details.


Executive Director – Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC)

Oakland, CA

Oakland’s Friends of Sausal Creek seeks an enthusiastic and experienced professional to provide organizational leadership, perform day-to-day administration, supervise staff, and manage projects. The executive director embodies transparency and integrity in representing the organization to funders, donors, volunteers, government agencies, other community organizations, and the general public.  Experience in nonprofit management or administration preferred. See the job announcement here.


March 13, 2018

Selection of candidates for the 2018 Call for PhD Studentships – FCT (M/F), University of Porto (FEUP), Portugal

The 2018 call for PhD studentships, promoted by FCT – the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, is open until 28 March 2018 and aims to support graduates who wish to pursue research leading to a PhD degree in Portuguese or foreign research centers. This announcement intends to select candidates aiming to apply to the 2018 FCT call in the scope of the activities of the Marine Energy research group of CIIMAR – Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research and NEMAR – Centre for Sea Energy Studies, Hydraulics, Water Resources and Environment Division, of the Civil Engineering Department, of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), Portugal.

The main scientific areas of interest are: Civil Engineering, Marine Renewable Energy, Mechanical Engineering.  Additional details may be found here.


March 6, 2018

Coastal Hazards Scientist/Engineer

NIWA  –  Hamilton, New Zealand

NIWA is a dynamic research organization whose purpose is to enhance the economic value and sustainable management of New Zealand’s aquatic resources and environments, to provide understanding of climate and the atmosphere and increase resilience to weather and climate hazards.  NIWA is seeking a scientist or research engineer to undertake research and consulting projects with a focus on coastal and estuarine hazards, sea-level rise, and coastal risk exposure to address the question of how to achieve adaptation to coastal climate change in the New Zealand context. You will have at least a PhD level qualification in coastal, ocean or earth sciences, physics or environmental/civil engineering, followed by several years’ relevant applied or post-doc experience.  Job Description & Application.

3 Tenure Track positions “Assistant/Associate Professor Physical Geography”

Department of Physical Geography at Utrecht University  – The Netherlands

The Department of Physical Geography at Utrecht University wishes to expand its research capacity with 3 Tenure Track positions at the Assistant/Associate professor level, each focusing on one from the following five themes: Dynamics of living coastal landscapes; Large-scale hydro-economics; Paleo-ecology and vegetation dynamics; Landscape dynamics, earth observation and geocomputation; Subsurface modelling of deltas and coastal plains.  A full description of the themes, contact details for further information, and information on how to apply can be found here.

Tenured researcher positions: Junior researcher (CRCN grade)

IRD – France

IRD is hiring 3 positions, including 1 in the field of “Coastal Dynamics and Risks Associated with Global Change”.  IRD is a parent organization of several labs working on nearshore applications, including LOPS (Brest, France).  Candidates with research projects exploiting remote sensing data on waves and sea levels with applications (among other regions) to West Africa, Southern Africa, the West Pacific and / or Western Europe are strongly encouraged to apply.

More information on opportunities in this video:  you get on board ? 



February 27, 2018

Business Development Lead

Evari GIS Consulting, Inc – San Diego, CA

 The Business Development Lead (BD Lead) will be responsible for all work leading up to the signing of contracts, including both recurring revenue from existing clients and acquiring new customers. The BD Lead is responsible for responding to opportunities as a prime and subcontractor as well as traditional, internet and social media marketing efforts.  A successful candidate will have knowledge of the GIS industry and be team-oriented.

Please submit a 1- or 2-page cover letter to info@sdgis.com explaining your interest in the position. Please also include a 1-page resume for consideration. This position is open until filled. This Job posting is available here.

Supervisory General Engineer

Dpt of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – Ann Arbor, MI

As a Supervisory General Engineer, you will implement an innovative engineering program focused on collecting, producing, and delivering environmental data for near real-time observations to support the environmental science, and research and decision making by resource managers. In addition you will oversee ship operations including supervision for all crew members.  More details on the job’s requirements are detailed here.


February 20, 2018

Marine Civil / Structural Engineer and Coastal Engineer

Applied Technology & Management (ATM), Dubai

ATM is now seeking highly motivated, qualified applicants of varying levels of experience to fill multiple waterfront engineering positions in our Dubai, UAE office.  Candidates with engineering experience in marinas and coastal waterways are especially encouraged to apply.  Candidates for the Marine/ Civil Engineer position are required to have 4-10 years of experience and at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering.  Those applying to the Coastal Engineer position must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil or Coastal Engineering with 2-7 years of experience. To apply, please email your curriculum vitae and cover letter to Cathy Messersmith: Cmessersmith@appliedtm.com  https://www.appliedtm.com/

Ports and Coastal Engineers


An international consulting engineering practice, specializing in engineering solutions and project management services for civil and development projects with challenging geotechnical, marine and structural elements, is hiring a port and coastal design engineer with 3 to 4 years of experience. These positions require some report writing, so applicants need sufficient English writing skills. Please submit your CV to lindy.miller@amida-recruit.com

Coastal & Marine Practice Leader

Advisian, Cape Town, Dubai or Madrid

The incumbent will be responsible for the strategic and business development of the Coastal & Marine business throughout the EMEA region.  This position requires a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in coastal engineering and/or maritime hydraulics (or equivalent).  More information on Advisian can be found at www.advisian.com. Interested candidates are requested to forward their resume to francois.smit@advisian.com and martin.hickson@worleyparsons.com before March 1, 2018.

 Principal Coastal & Marine Engineer

Advisian, Dubai

The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the technical execution and business management of coastal engineering projects as well as the development of the Coastal and Marine business in the Middle East. This role will also manage all coastal/marine engineers within the group.  More information on Advisian can be found at www.advisian.com. Interested candidates are requested to forward their resume to francois.smit@advisian.com and martin.hickson@worleyparsons.com before March 1, 2018.

 Sr. Coastal Engineer Opportunity

Seattle Area

A staffing agency is seeking a candidate to fill a Senior Coastal Engineer position.  The incumbent is required to have a bachelor’s degree in engineering (preferably civil, environmental or geotechnical) 4 years of project management experience, and 8 years of engineering experience.  This position’s function is to design and implement projects for beach and estuarine systems focusing on coastal process restoration, habitat enhancement, erosion control design, and public use utilizing beach nourishment, logs, coastal structure removal and modification, tide gate upgrades, and culverts. Staffing Agency Contact: Steven Katz (VP-Business Development at PEAK Technical Staffing USA) stevenkatz@peaktechnical.com 


February 13, 2018

Civil Engineer (Coastal)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hiring a Coastal Civil Engineer in San Francisco, CA. This position requires specialized knowledge of coastal engineering. This position will be responsible for creating advanced planning and engineering design work, performing public and professional presentations on coastal engineering endeavors and progress, among other duties.  Applications close February 26, 2018.  Job Posting

Beach and Inlet Management Project Coordinator

North Carolina Department of Environmental Protection

The Division of Coastal Management is recruiting a full-time Beach and Inlet Management Project Coordinator, in Wilmington or Morehead City, NC, with experience in management of coastal beaches and inlets. This is a regulatory position that is responsible for managing all aspects of beach nourishment, terminal groin, shallow draft inlet management and beneficial use projects. Position closes 2/14/18. Beach & Inlet Management Project Coordinator


February 8, 2018

Beach and Inlet Management Project Coordinator

North Carolina Department of Environmental Protection

The Division of Coastal Management is recruiting a full-time Beach and Inlet Management Project Coordinator, in Wilmington or Morehead City, NC, with experience in management of coastal beaches and inlets. This is a regulatory position that is responsible for managing all aspects of beach nourishment, terminal groin, shallow draft inlet management and beneficial use projects. Position closes 2/14/18. Beach & Inlet Management Project Coordinator


January 4, 2018

Sr. Geotechnical Engineer

ATC Group Services LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana

ATC provides integrated environmental consulting and engineering services from more than 100 locations nationwide.

ATC is hiring a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to manage traditional geotechnical engineering investigation projects (including highway projects) and to perform complex geotechnical engineering analyses and development of appropriate solutions.  Click here for more information.

Application Developer

ATC Group Services LLC, Lafayette, Louisiana

ATC is also hiring a mid-senior level Application Developer, whose role will be to build, modify and support various applications within the ATC environment. They are looking for a candidate with 3-5 years of experience in the field.  Click here for more details.

Branch Manager

ATC Group Services LLC, Anchorage, Alaska

ATC is also looking for a Branch Manager to work at their Anchorage office. The branch manager will be responsible for recruiting employees, hiring and training employees, overseeing clients’ requests,  and implementing a formal safety program.  The complete job description is posted here.


November 17, 2017

Hydrodynamic Modeller – Biological particle transport project

National University of Ireland, Galway

An investigation into transport of biological particles from salmon cages into the main water body in the Killary Harbour fjord is being undertaken.  As part of this study a detail 3D baroclinic/barotropic model of the fjord is to be developed and validated using on site measurements.  The project will entail integrating a biological particle fate model (developed by others) into an EFDC hydrodynamic and transport model. The validated model  will then be used to undertake scenario modelling of transport of sea lice throughout the harbour. Further information on research and working at NUI Galway is available on Research at NUI Galway

Applications to include a covering letter, CV, and the contact details of three referees should be sent, via e-mail (in word or PDF only) to Professor Mike Hartnett at: michael.hartnett@nuigalway.ie  Please put reference number NUIG-165-17 in subject line of e-mail application.

30 month full-time modelling position, Bangor University (UK)

The School of Ocean Sciences (Bangor University, UK) invites applications for a full-time, 30 month research position in hydrodynamic modelling contributing to the INTERREG funded project ECOSTRUCTURE. The post will involve setting up and running 3D models, and simulating the dispersal of marine organisms. Further details about the post can be found here. The application deadline is 12th January 2018.

Open-Rank Faculty Position in Coastal Hazards at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech (geos.vt.edu) invites applications to join the Department of Geosciences as a tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of coastal hazards. The ideal candidate will apply field, analytical, experimental, or theoretical approaches to establish a better understanding of coastal hazards and their impacts. Successful candidates will establish a vibrant research program that is recognized for scientific excellence, attract extramural funding from multiple funding agencies, provide effective instruction, teach and advise a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students, and grow professional leadership. Applicants must submit their application materials online at http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/79887.

November 10, 2017

Mechanical Engineer at Sea-Bird Scientific

Sea-Bird Scientific in Bellevue, Washington is hiring a Mechanical Engineer to join their R&D team.

Apply at:


Research Associate for coastal engineers

A fantastic opportunity for a capable postdoctoral research associate (PDRA) opens in the Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Flow Analysis (CMMFA), Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. The CMMFA has been established for over 20 years and is well known for its leading research in development and application of computational hydraulics and aerodynamics. The post holder will undertake a NERC funded research project, aiming to develop a quantitative assessment tool and a company database for efficient determination of wind effects on wave overtopping at sea walls.

Physical Oceanographer/Data Management Specialist – Perth, Australia

RPS is seeking a highly motivated individual as an integral part of a team of specialised metocean data analysts. We are seeking a self-starting individual with a positive attitude who can adapt to a fluid work environment and work successfully on multi-disciplinary teams.  The successful candidate will be responsible for support and maintenance of new and existing software. Please send your resume and cover letter to mburling@apasa.com.au

Ocean Data Manager Vacancy – Houston

RPS is seeking an individual with a degree in physical oceanography/environmental sciences, engineering, or computer science with a strong background in software development and data management. Experience in programming, scientific data, and the management and application of met-ocean datasets is required. Instrumentation experience and proficiency in LabVIEW and/or Python programming are highly desirable.

To apply for this position in Houston, please send your resume and cover letter to Mike James <Mike.James@rpsgroup.com>

Job Opportunity – CDO for Junior Statesmen Foundation

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is a member of the JSA’s senior management team and is responsible for leading the organizational effort to raise the philanthropic funds that enable the sustainable and strategic development of the organization. Click here for full job description.

Faculty Position in Geophysics at Stanford University

We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Geophysics at Stanford (https://earth.stanford.edu/geophysics) in any field of observational, experimental, computational or theoretical geophysics.  Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any specific area of specialization. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the inclusive excellence of our academic community. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three recent publications, and the names and email addresses of three individuals from whom the search committee can request letters of reference. Please apply online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10188.

Research Engineer, PhD & MASc Positions Available in Marine Resources and Energy

We are seeking interested student and engineer candidates for various positions within marine renewable energy and the ocean environmental modelling fields. Student positions at Masters (MASc), PhD or PostDoc level; and specific opportunities for research engineers.

Interested candidates should email a detailed curriculum vitae, a description of research

experience and interests, and names and contact information of at least two professional

references to:

Dr. Bryson Robertson

Institute for Integrated Energy Systems (IESVic)
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada

email: bryson@uvic.ca ; including “WCWI Student/Engineer Opportunity” in the subject line.

November 3, 2017

Faculty search in Geophysics at Stanford University

The Department of Geophysics at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in any field of observational, experimental, computational or theoretical geophysics.  Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any specific area of specialization. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three recent publications, and the names and email addresses of three individuals from whom the search committee can request letters of reference. Please apply online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10188. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2017

Coastal Geologic Services Inc. in Bellingham, Washington accepting resumes for Senior Coastal Engineer

Coastal Geologic Services Inc. is accepting resumes from qualified professionals for a Senior Coastal Engineer position in our Bellingham, WA office. Please email detailed resume, cover letter, certifications, and a minimum of three references. Cover letter should address how your specific experience makes you well suited for a small, independent firm and your long-term career goals. Email materials to careers@coastalgeo.com by November 30, 2017 for first consideration. Position open until filled.

PhD opportunity – renewable energy – Bangor University, UK  
This project will make use of existing datasets (including satellite data) and numerical models to compare and contrast the strength and variability of these western boundary currents from an electricity generation perspective, and to compare them, from a grid perspective, with the variability of other renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The project will be supervised by Dr Simon Neill – one of the world’s leading experts in marine renewable energy resource characterization, and an ocean modeller. For further details, please contact Dr Simon Neill in the School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University s.p.neill@bangor.ac.uk
October 13, 2017

Villanova University Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering Position

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Villanova University, a private research university located outside of Philadelphia, PA, invites applications for an adjunct professor to teach Hydraulic Engineering and Hydrology or Hydraulic Engineering and Hydrology Lab. Candidates should have a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering or a related field with a water resources focus and should be a dynamic and engaging individual with a desire to teach Hydraulic Engineering and Hydrology at the undergraduate level.

Applications should be submitted online at https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/10105.  Include PDF versions a cover letter or letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy. Applications are being reviewed as they are submitted and will be accepted until November 15th, 2017.

New vacancies at IMDC

IMDC is hiring engineers

For more than 35 years, IMDC (International Marine & Dredging Consultants) is a leading consultant in Belgium, specialized in the management and execution of national and international water related engineering and consultancy projects

To strengthen our teams, we are looking for:

– Marine Consultant Offshore Infrastructure

– Marine Consultant Subsea Cables and Pipelines

– Junior Engineer Analysis and Statistics

– Draughtsman

See the job descriptions and further information at www.imdc.be/jobs

Post-doc vacancy in Oxford

The University of Oxford are looking for a post-doc to work with Ross McAdam, Byron Byrne and Myself on the design of offshore wind turbines. The role will look at the wind and wave loading and the structural response. We would welcome applicants with backgrounds in either metocean, structural analysis or geotechnics.The advert can be found here 

Faculty position in Environmental Risk and Adaptation

The Department of Earth System Science and the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford
University invite applications for a tenure- track faculty appointment in the area of Environmental
Risk and Adaptation. Please submit your application at
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9646. The search committee will request letters of
recommendation for a subset of applicants following review of these materials. Review of
applications will begin November 1, 2017.

September 29, 2017
OPC is hiring an Environmental Scientist
The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) is hiring an Environmental Scientist for its climate change program. Click here for additional information.
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Project Manager 
Carlsbad, CA, US 
Permanent position in Carlsbad Ca. PM stays in office mostly but visits jobsite as needed maybe a day a week, there are strong jobsite Superintendents on site. Click here for additional information.
Senior Program Manager
Long Beach, CA
The Long Beach Water Department has an immediate opening fora full-time permanent Senior Program Manager. The selected candidate will work under the direction of the Manager of Engineering overseeing Pipeline Infrastructure.The Senior Program Manager provides guidance and direction to the technical and administrative staff responsible for the Long Beach Water Department’s Capital Improvement Program. Click here for additional information.
September 15, 2017
Civil Engineer, Drainage and Water Quality Design Project Design Consultants – San Diego, California

CIVIL ENGINEER with 2 – 8 years of experience in drainage and water quality design for land development projects. Candidate must be able to effectively multi-task and work on projects involving the analysis and design of storm water facilities including storm water BMPs and Low Impact Development techniques. Specific work might include preparing reports and producing drawings and specifications related to stormwater facilities design, water quality, and surface hydrology and hydraulics. Click here for additional information.
Mechanical Project Engineer – Water / Wastewater  Flatiron Construction – San Francisco Bay Area
As a Mechanical Project Engineer initially assigned to Estimating , located in our Benicia, CA office, you will have the opportunity to prepare Process Piping, and Process Equipment material quantity takeoffs and complete estimate pricing for water & wastewater construction projects. Click here for additional information.  
August 18, 2017
Water Resources Specialist
San Diego County Water Authority
San Diego, CA

With an acute awareness of San Diego’s dependence on imported water sources, the Water Authority is executing a long term strategy to diversify the region’s supply sources, make major investments in the region’s water delivery and storage system, and improve water use efficiency. Click here for more information. 
Water/Wastewater Construction Management Lead
HDR Company
Walnut Creek, CA, US
The primary duties of the Water/Wastewater Construction Lead include managing day-to-day construction management activities. This includes managing project budget, staffing, and QA oversight. Typical projects include conveyance/collection systems, pumping stations and treatment facilities on water and wastewater projects.  Click here for more information. 
August 11, 2017
Civil Engineer, Drainage and Water Quality Design

San Diego, California

CIVIL ENGINEER with 2 – 8 years of experience in drainage and water quality design for land development projects. Candidate must be able to effectively multi-task and work on projects involving the analysis and design of storm water facilities including storm water BMPs and Low Impact Development techniques. Click here for more information. 

August 4, 2017
Manager, Energy & Water Management Company Name

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

The successful individual will manage requirements for efficient use of energy and water; enhance sustainable utilities design, operations and grow a culture of sustainable resource management. Click here for more information.

July 28, 2017
10 Postdoc Positions at University of Granada and European Commission (MSCA-COFUND)

The Athenea3i Research Fellowship Programme offers 10 fellowships of 36 months at the Universidad de Granada (UGR), Spain.Athenea3i is a MSCA-COFUND research fellowship programme focused on attracting highly talented researchers to the UGR in order to benefit their research career with International, Interdisciplinary and Intersectorial opportunities. More information about this opportunity is available here and here.

Postdoc Position in the Netherlands: “Airflow Patterns Over Urbanized Beaches”
The Water Engineering and Management group of the University of Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands, is seeking a candidate for a postdoctoral position. The advertised position is part of a collaborative research project, ShoreScape, that aims to develop knowledge, tools and design principles to support a sustainable co-evolution of the natural and built environment along sandy shores. We seek a talented, enthusiastic and inventive researcher with broad interests covering fieldwork, video imaging and CFD modelling. Candidates should have a background in or affinity with coastal aeolian morphodynamics and/or urban aerodynamics. We consider it important that the candidate is able to put his/her research in a broader perspective, both in relation to other scientific disciplines and in relation to every day practice of coastal management. To apply for this position use this link.  More information about the Water Engineering and Management Department is available here.

Coastal/Civil Engineering position with FEMA Region IV (Atlanta, GA)

FEMA Region IV, Mitigation Division, Risk Analysis Branch is currently hiring for a coastal/riverine civil engineering position (PFT, GS-13) in Atlanta, GA. All applicants may apply here.  The Region is looking for a talented civil engineer, with a strong coastal background, to join their team. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, though the position is limited to US citizens.

July 14, 2017
Environmental Groups Seek Community Organizer
San Diego Canyonlands (SDCL) is a growing nonprofit dedicated to restoring and preserving San Diego County’s canyons. SDCL, working in partnership with Preserve Calavera, is seeking a full time Community Organizer to provide support services to develop local stewardship groups in North County San Diego. More information about this opportunity is available here.
July 7, 2017

OPC is hiring an Associate Governmental Program Analyst

Applicants should have a strong working knowledge of grant and contract management and state accounting systems, including CalSTARS and ABCRS.  Experience with Fi$cal, excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment are highly desirable.  The position is located in Sacramento, California.Deadline for application is July 13, 2017.  For more information and to apply, please visit:  https://www.jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=70196

Water Resourcem Manager Company Name AECOM Company Location San Dieg

Job Summary AECOM is seeking a Water Resources Team Manager for the water resources/stormwater practice in San Diego that has technical expertise in hydrology/hydraulics, stormwater engineering, and water quality studies. Click here for more information.

June 30, 2017

Civil Engineer, Drainage and Water Quality Design

Candidate must be able to effectively multi-task and work on projects involving the analysis and design of storm water facilities including storm water BMPs and Low Impact Development techniques. Click here for more information. 

June 16, 2017
Post-doctoral Position in Coastal Eco-geomorphology at VMS

The Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences (VIMS) at the College of William and Mary is seeking a Postdoctoral Investigator to work with Dr. Matthew Kirwan, and join an NSF-funded multi-institutional research team investigating the response of coastal landscapes to sea level rise. A full position description, including application instructions, is available here. Applications should be received within 1 month of the date of posting (6/25/2017).

May 19, 2017
Job Opening: Data Steward for Coastal and Marine Sciences
Texas A&M Corpus Christi seeks a Research Specialist I. We are organizing and documenting data to promote a culture of open data and open science in the Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information & Data Cooperative is a team of scientific researchers, data specialists and software developers developing and implementing a data management system to store, share and archive scientific data generated by Gulf of Mexico researchers. Click here for a full job description and to apply. Job posting number S00569PO.
May 12, 2017
Naval Postgraduate School Seeks Research Assistant/Associate
The Oceanography Department of the Naval Postgraduate School invites applications for a research assistant/associate position with experience in nearshore and inner shelf processes, field experimentation, oceanographic instrumentation, data analysis, and scientific writing. Applicants must show a history of work in these or closely aligned areas. The official position title is defined as “Faculty Associate – Research.” The Oceanography Department is part of the Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. A letter of application including CV, statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation should be sent by June 1, 2017 to: Dr. Jamie MacMahan, Department of Oceanography, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA 93943, 831-656-2379, jhmacmah@nps.edu.
May 5, 2017

Climate Action Reserve Seeks Policy Manager or Policy Associate

The position is available immediately. Interested candidates must submit the following information to the Search Committee: cover letter, resume, writing sample (maximum of 5 pages). The position is open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should be emailed to jobs@climateactionreserve.org with the header “Policy Manager Candidate” or “Policy Associate Candidate.”

April 28, 2017
PhD Opportunity at Imperial College London

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a first-class honours degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Physics, Marine Science or related discipline. Enthusiasm for research, an ability to think and work independently and excellent analytical skills are essential requirements.Project description: While there is a reasonable understanding of how plastic particles would be carried by currents and waves in the open ocean, the way that plastics move from the open ocean onto coastlines or from coastal waters to the ocean is not clear at all. This PhD project aims to improve understanding on how much plastic from the potential ocean stock remains in coastal waters and eventually returns to the emerged beach (“beaching”). The PhD project will encompass numerical Coastal hydrodynamics simulations with advanced Lagrangian tracking techniques and laboratory experimentation at the Imperial Hydrodynamics Lab. Application: Interested candidates should  send  your CV, a cover letter, transcript of academic track records and the name of two potential referees to Dr Jose M Alsina (j.alsina@imperial.ac.uk).Closing date: 3rd June 2017. Start date: October-November/2017.

April 21, 2017
Senior Water Engineer

San Diego, California

Lead specific project tasks and assist Engineering Managers in the delivery of water and wastewater projects in Southern California. Click here for more information about this position.

Water Resource Engineer
Brezack & Associates Planning, LLC
San Francisco Bay AreaProvide technical support to challenging projects that will require technical investigations, regulatory permitting, design, computer modeling, field sampling, cost estimation, funding assistance, and services during construction. Click here for more information about this position.
Senior Project Manager (Water/Wastewater)
Atkins –
San DiegoThe Senior Project Manager will support and lead projects for water and wastewater clients in the greater San Diego County area, including planning, designing and preparing plans related to water and wastewater infrastructure which may be comprised of water distribution and sewage collection systems, pump stations, reservoirs, hydraulic structures, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.

Click here for more information about this position.
April 7, 2017
Two PhD positions in Ocean Engineering at Florida Atlantic University
Florida Atlantic University is seeking highly qualified applicants for two PhD positions in its department of Ocean & Mechanical Engineering. One position will be in the general area of fluid-structure interaction in the marine environment with particular focus on the fatigue of marine structures. The second position will focus on wave modelling and investigation of physical phenomena at the ocean-atmosphere boundary. Research projects will involve development and use of computational tools as well as some laboratory experiments. Interested candidates should review admissions requirements for the PhD program and send a cover letter and C.V. to Dr. Betsy Seiffert (eseiffert@fau.edu). Applications are due May 15, 2017.

Two Post-Doctoral Positions in Coastal Hydrodynamics

Two post-doctoral positions in the framework of HYD2M (Measurements and Modelling of the hydrodynamic processes in Alderney Race are available: one dealing with HF radar measurements in Brest at FEM/LOPS and one dealing with in-situ measurements in Cherburg at LUSAC/IRSN. More information about these positions is available here.

Post-Doctoral Position on Parametric Shape Optimization in Hydraulics

The Saint-Venant Hydraulics Laboratory seeks to fill an 18 month post-doctoral position in the field of parametric shape optimization for hydraulic and environmental problems. The aim of this post-doctoral position is to develop an efficient numerical tool based on the TELEMAC system able to deliver optimal shape design for hydraulic engineering applications. Successful applicants should, by the start of the appointment, have a Ph.D., or equivalent experience in Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Computer Sciences or Mechanical/Civil Engineering. Experience of high performance numerical computing and/or programming are highly desirable. Applicants should send to Drs. Riadh Ata (riadh.ata@edf.fr) and Cedric Goeury (cedric.goeury@edf.fr) a CV and a cover letter. All applications completed by May 15th 2017 will receive full consideration, but candidates are urged to submit all required material as soon as possible.

April 1, 2017

Full-Time Research Position Open at IRD

For this position you can apply to any IRD-affiliated lab. Depending on your
favorite topic, you may fit better in one or the other. We are particularly
focused on coastal hazards related to waves & storms (including typhoons)
and coastal circulation. More information is available here.

Job Vacancy in BMT JFA for a Maritime/Coastal Engineer

BMT JFA is seeking a degree-qualified Maritime/Coastal Engineer in the field of Civil Engineering, with up to a nominal 5 years’ experience. This opportunity would be ideally suited to enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with demonstrated maritime/coastal qualifications and experience with an interest in work on maritime related projects. More information about this opportunity in Perth, Australia is available here.

Faculty Position in Coastal Disease Ecology

The Sustainable Coastal Systems Cluster at the University of Central Florida invites applications for a faculty position by candidates with a background in coastal disease ecology. Candidates must apply on-line (Position #38660). For more information about this position please contact the Sustainable Coastal Systems Cluster search committee Chair, Dr. Graham Worthy at CoastalCluster@ucf.edu.
March 17, 2017

Coastal Engineering Position – Current Opening

Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Inc., seeks an experienced coastal engineer for its
Easton, MD office. Duties shall include, but not limited to design, permit
acquisition and contract administration for shoreline and marina type
projects, including sea level fluctuation evaluations beneficial use of
dredged material; numerical modeling of dredged material projects within a
water body; the use of segmented, detached breakwaters to protect cohesive
shores; shoreline and sediment budget analysis; multilane boat ramps; marina
development; bulkhead analysis & design; and stone jetty analysis & design.

Forward resume and cover letter to:
Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Inc. Attn: HR
P.O. Box 93, Salisbury, MD 21803
fax: (410) 543-4172
email: sim@dbfinc.com

NSF NHERI RAPID Facility Seeks Site Operations Specialist

The National Science Foundation (NSF) NHERI (Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure) RAPID Facility is hiring a Research Scientist to fill our Site Operations Specialist position at the University of Washington in Seattle. The full position description and application information is available here.

DHI-DK is Looking for an Estuarine Research Engineer

DHI is looking for an expert in estuarine morphological processes and advanced numerical models as a tool for solving real engineering problems. We offer a position where you will be working with DHI’s advanced model portfolio for specialist consultancy and become an important contributor to improve, develop and apply our advanced modelling tools for estuarine and marine problems. For further information, please contact Dr. Nicholas Grunnet, Head of Dept. for Coastal and Estuarine Dynamics, DHI Denmark, at ngr@dhigroup.com , or +45 45 16 95 54.Please submit your application including CV via the relevant job posting on DHI’s website.

March 10, 2017


The Administrative Assistant will provide front line office support, manage office operations, and respond to volunteer inquiries.  This position will act as an Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, support the Finance department, and provide administrative assistance for the ILACSD team and its programs.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time, Non-Exempt (hourly)
Pay Rate:  $13.00 – 16.00 per hour

Furthermore, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for the following activities:

  • Operate, monitor and maintain office equipment & associated vendors
  • Manage office technology contracts, contacts, maintenance, trouble-shooting and staff training
  • Manage general business operations including mail, postage, and supply orders
  • Assist the Executive Director as requested, including support at monthly board meetings
  • Assist with donor stewardship including entries in DonorPerfect, letters, tracking, and researching opportunities
  • Answer administrative phone lines and respond to walk-in inquiries
  • Back up Recycling Call Center as needed
  • Support the maintenance, care, and storage of ILACSD office, kitchen, and program supplies
  • Respond to volunteer inquiries including details about upcoming volunteer opportunities, and checking in and out cleanup supplies, and storm drain stencil kits
  • Ongoing in-office and external event planning and coordination; lead office culture & core values
  • Provide programmatic, contract, and grant support as needed
  • Develop and prepare materials, informational packages, correspondence and mailings
  • Attend organization events
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Experience working in an office – General office skills and business correspondence
  • Exceptional attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • High level of organization and eagerness to help out
  • Self- starter, quick learner, and savvy with technology
  • Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Professional with good phone and customer service skills
  • Friendly, willing to help others, and dedication to the environment
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) (a plus)
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to lift and move objects up to 40 lbs


Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Employer-sponsored health and dental plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) plan (after 90 days)
  • Generous paid holiday schedule
  • Alternative Work Schedule opportunity after 90 days


I Love A Clean San Diego is a values-driven organization so it’s essential all team members exhibit ILACSD’s following core values and office culture:


Core Values

  • Live the mission
  • Inspire environmental change
  • Value partnerships
  • Exhibit positive attitude


Office Culture:

  • Communicate openly to ensure collaboration
  • Understanding and supportive of each other and the team
  • Respect others and value their opinions
  • Encourage learning and growth


If interested in applying, send resume and cover letter in a word or pdf format to Erika Van Sickel at evansickel@cleansd.org.  No calls please.

Research Fellow Opportunity at National University of Singapore
The university‘s project investigates sediment transport under the leading tsunami waves. We are inviting a competent researcher to join the project as Research Fellow (RF). The RF should have a strong background in water wave theories, sediment transport process and computational methods in fluid dynamics. The successful candidate will be expected to use and develop numerical models to simulate hydrodynamic and sediment transport process. We prefer candidates with multiple-year experience in using and developing such models. Interested applicants can send a CV and representative publication(s) to Philip L-F. Liu atceellfp@nus.edu.sg or philiplfliu@gmail.com.
March 3, 2017

Postdoc Positions in Wave Modeling at Kyoto University

We are looking for 2-3 highly motivated and qualified candidates with expertise in waves, storm surge, and ocean currents modeling with a PhD degree in coastal engineering or a related field. As an additional qualification we seek experience in climate impact assessment study in international research projects. The post-doctoral researchers will be hosted in Japan on a fixed term of 3-5 years (depending on funds). More information regarding these opportunities is available here.
RPS – Rhode Island Job Opportunities

RPS is a global science and technology solutions company. There are currently several job openings in the Rhode Island office, including anenvironmental scientist/oceanographer, an environmental chemist/oceanographer, a marine geologist/oceanographer, and an Intermediate to Senior Level Microsoft .NET Software Developer. To apply for these positions, please send your resume and cover letter to linda.nolan@rpsgroup.com.

Post-Doc Opportunities at National University of Singapore

The university’s research project investigates coastal flooding hazard caused by typhoon and its associated extreme weather (e.g. heavy rainfall) in Southeast Asia. The university is inviting two competent researchers  to join the project as Research Fellows. The first RF should have a strong background in coastal engineering or related research areas. The second RF should have a strong background in Atmospheric Science, hydrological science or related research areas. Interested applicants can send a CV and representative publication(s) to Prof. Philip L-F. Liu, National University of Singapore at ceellfp@nus.edu.sg.

Senior Coastal Modeller with Mott MacDonald (UK)

Mott MacDonald is looking for aSenior Coastal Modeller. This position represents a key addition to our well-established team of numerical modellers and coastal scientists with strategic links into a multidisciplinary environment.You will work in a team of numerical modellers working closely with our coastal project teams leading or contributing to a diverse range of project deliverables. More information about this opportunity is available here.

February 24, 2017
Environmental Engineer – General Atomics

This position is responsible for determining and developing and implementing an effective environmental program and providing consultation on a wide range of challenging environmental science and regulatory requirements. More information is available here.

Senior Environmental Engineer, Geologist, or Hydrogeologist – Rincon Consultants, Inc.
The successful candidate would be responsible for managing environmental investigations, remediation projects, and stormwater compliance projects while leading multi-disciplined project teams to create work products that meet client expectations and regulatory requirements. More information is available here.
February 10, 2017
Storm Surge Modeling Opportunity With AIR Worldwide
AIR Worldwide is actively seeking to fill a Storm Surge Modeling position in Boston, MA. However, exceptional candidates can alternatively work from one of our offices in Canada. This position provides the opportunity to work on statistical and numerical models to assess the risk of storm surge induced by tropical and extra-tropical cyclones worldwide. Candidates with the experience of developing hydrodynamic models in Linux environment are encouraged to apply. Experience with statistical modeling and analysis is a big plus. More information is available here.

Communications Coordinator

California Sea Grant is seeking a dynamic communications professional to help tell the story of our outstanding marine research, extension and education programs. More information is available here.
February 3, 2017
National Univ. of Ireland Galway Seeks Post Doc RA

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term, three-year position as a postdoctoral researcher with the Discipline of Geography at the National University of Ireland, Galway. More information is available here (scroll down to Jan. 18).

Job Opening at NOAA/NCEI & CIRES

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the Univ. of Colorado Boulder has an opening for a multibeam bathymetry data manager working with NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). We are looking for a scientist with experience managing large data sets, automating processing of data, describing data with standard metadata, and maintaining relational database systems. More details can be found here

January 20, 2017
Council for Watershed Health

CWH is hiring for two positions.
Senior Scientist:

The Senior Scientist is a part of our leadership team and will help guide the Council’s project implementation and policy efforts, as well as fieldwork related to watershed-wide monitoring programs and green infrastructure performance monitoring.  Click here to view posting

Director, Development and Strategic Partnerships:

The Director for Development and Strategic Partnerships is an integral member of the Management Team and will be responsible for providing leadership, training, and goal setting. Click here to view posting

January 13, 2017
Executive Director – State and Federal Contractors Water Agency (SFCWA)

This position is responsible for the leadership and management of the State and Federal Contractors Water Agency (SFCWA) in achieving the agency’s mission and strategic goals consistent with its implementing policies, managing its assets and resources, and directing all administrative, operational, and financial activities consistent with policies established by the Board of Directors. Read the entire job description final-sfcwa-executive-director-flyer-1-4-17.

December 23, 2016


I Love A Clean San Diego is in the business of change. Help us awaken passion and inspire environmental action, as we work to improve the health and beauty of San Diego. If you’re looking for a dynamic, impact-driven organization that values passion and professionalism, we want to meet you! I Love A Clean San Diego is passion in action.

REPORTS TO: Education Manager

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time, Non-Exempt

PAY RATE:  $12.50-$14/hour, commensurate with experience; mileage reimbursement ($0.54 or current CA reimbursement rate)

The Education Specialist shall be responsible for supporting ILACSD’s Education department to implement its programs, contracts, grants, and events. Duties will include presenting to schools and community organizations, as well as attending events throughout San Diego County. Other duties include marketing and scheduling presentations, and administrative duties.

Specific duties

  • Coordinate and implement contract and grant programs within ILACSD’s Education department
  • Researching, scheduling, marketing, and delivery of presentations
  • Tracking and reporting of delivered and scheduled presentations
  • Manage the maintenance and care of department supplies, inventory, purchasing, and proper and timely storage
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with schools, community groups/organizations, civic organizations, clubs, and governmental agencies
  • Assist with curriculum development and department planning
  • Assist with the Education Department events (Kids Ocean Day, Nearby Nature, Zero Waste Workshops)
  • Assist with scheduling & coordinating Program Assistants and Educators as needed
  • Attendance at various community events


  • Attend community meetings when appropriate to further expand organization’s presence in the community
  • Additional organizational and community support as necessary
  • Other duties to support the ILACSD team



  • College degree and environmental and/or education background/experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to educate, inspire, and empower
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills for diverse audiences, including strong writing skills
  • Experience working with youth and children, teaching experience
  • Reliable transportation; ability and willingness to travel
  • Comfortable speaking in front of large groups
  • Flexible start and end times, dependent on scheduled presentations
  • Ability to work occasional weekends
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (especially PowerPoint)
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
  • Naturalist skills/experience a plus


  • Paid time off (PTO) plan
  • Employer-sponsored health and dental plans
  • Generous paid holiday schedule
  • Alternative Work Schedule opportunity after 90 days

To apply: please send resume, availability, and cover letter to Emily Nelson, Education Manager, at enelson@cleansd.org.

December 2, 2016
California Sea Grant is seeking a resourceful, innovative scientist with a background in marine or estuarine aquaculture (freshwater expertise considered). The Aquaculture Specialist will provide research-based information and leadership in topical areas related to aquaculture husbandry, nutrition, genetics, diseases, systems design, or policy. Application Deadline: January 6, 2017. Read the full job description here.


October 7, 2016
Coastal engineering/risk analysis job – FEMA

FEMA is looking for coastal specialists to join the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, as a part of the Risk MAP Program. This is an exciting time in the coastal flood risk program, where we develop and deliver data, tools, and outreach to help our nation’s most vulnerable coastal communities better prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters. Interested persons, with strong coastal modeling and processes expertise, should consider applying for this posting, which closes October 7th. Only US citizens may apply and a strong resume, which addresses the specific qualifications in the posting is necessary. If you have specific questions, please contact me via email (tucker.mahoney@fema.dhs.gov).
Geological Oceanographer
The Department of Marine Sciences at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track (9 month) position of Assistant Professor in the area of Geological Oceanography. The successful candidate will compliment and strengthen existing research and teaching capabilities of our graduate (M.S and Ph.D.) programs in Marine Sciences. Information on faculty research interests and teaching can be found at https://www.southalabama.edu/marinesciences/.
The following positions are available with the European Marine Energy Centre:

30, 2016
Associate Biologist – Marine Taxonomic Services (MTS)  

Seeking highly motivated associate biologists to work out of the San Diego office. At MTS an associate biologist can successfully design sampling programs, implement investigations, and write project reports. A senior biologist oversees their work and work products are reviewed prior to submittal to clients. Click here for a full job description.
Executive Director – Friends of Ballona Wetlands
Friends of Ballona Wetlands is seeking a full-time Executive Director (ED) who will lead the organization and direct staff in implementing projects and programs in alignment with the mission and strategic plan of this preeminent non-profit in the Ballona Watershed, located in Playa del Rey, California. Click here for a full job description.

September 18, 2016
Environmental Scientist / Oceanographer

RPS ASA is seeking an individual with a strong background in environmental science and or oceanography. Experience in the application of quantitative analyses to solve environmental problems associated with contaminants in terrestrial, aquatic, and atmospheric ecosystems is required. The candidate must have strong technical writing skills and clear verbal communication skills with experience in modeling. Programming (Matlab/Python/Fortran), ArcGIS, proficiency of the MS Office Suite, research, and presentation skills are highly desirable. Some familiarity with hydrocarbon chemistry is welcome. The candidate should have a Master’s level degree in a hard science such as oceanography, chemistry (or chemical engineering/oceanography), other environmental sciences or equivalent.
The successful applicant must be motivated and demonstrate an ability to work on highly dynamic and interactive projects both independently and as a team.
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to linda.nolan@rpsgroup.com.
RPS ASA is a global science and technology solutions company. Through consulting, environmental modeling, and application development, RPS ASA helps a diverse client base to investigate their issues of concern and obtain functional answers. RPS ASA, 55 Village Square Drive, South County Commons, South Kingstown, RI 02879 www.rpsgroup.com / www.asascience.co

September 9, 2016
I Love A Clean San Diego – Development Manager
I Love A Clean San Diego is in the business of change. Help us awaken passion and inspire environmental action, as we work to improve the health and beauty of San Diego. If you’re looking for a dynamic, impact-driven organization that values passion and professionalism, we want to meet you! I Love A Clean San Diego is passion in action.
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Development Manager is responsible for implementing comprehensive fundraising programs directed at individuals, corporations, foundations, and government entities. Support the work of the Executive Director and participate in various internal and external committee appointments as needed. Represent ILACSD throughout the community and communicate consistent messages around ILACSD’s mission, programs, and impact.
• Leads and energizes ILACSD fundraising initiatives, including prospecting, solicitations to individuals, foundations, and corporations, fundraising events, and grant writing (grant writing = approx. 50% of position)
• Identifies and pursues appropriate long and short term partnerships and opportunities to meet the needs of the organization; Works with Executive Director on prospecting and solicitations
• Fosters positive relationships with community groups and elected officials, and oversees government relations
• Provides strategic oversight and sets goals for fundraising deliverables
• Stewards ILACSD’s existing donors, and secures new individual donors
• Coordinates & manages ILACSD’s fundraising events (2-3 small to mid-scale per year)
• Oversees donor management- including supervising processes and updates in donor management database, reporting, and donor acknowledgement
• Collaborates with Senior Director of Operations, Finance staff, and program staff on fundraising efforts
• Motivates and trains staff for fundraising initiatives as needed
• Attends the organization’s events when needed
• Monitors performance parameters in line with the strategic plan and private grant requirements
• Implements and reports fundraising outcomes
• Plays the role of ultimate accountability for legal, moral and prudent operations within ILACSD development
• Creates, monitors, and accounts for the revenue and expense budget within ILACSD Development
• Assists with engaging the board in fundraising and provides support to the board and E.D.; Attends board meetings during sections related to fundraising and development
• Attends Board Fundraising committee meetings and works with the E.D. and Board Fundraising Chair to lead committee activities
• Updates and tracks Board Give & Get contributions
• Manages the coordination and fundraising for annual board fundraising event
• Understanding of environmental issues, and a deep passion for the environment
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills & experience writing grants (preferred)
• At least 2 years’ experience & demonstrated success in fundraising, sales, business development, or related field
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Knowledge of San Diego region (preferred)
• Strong business acumen and problem solving skills
• Excellent computer and technical skills
• Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
• Commitment to working in a team environment
• Self-starter and independently motivated
• Experience with DonorPerfect or other donor management software preferred
• Ability to connect with diverse audiences
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
I Love A Clean San Diego is a values-driven organization so it’s essential all team members exhibit ILACSD’s following core values and office culture:
Core Values:
Live the mission
Inspire environmental change
Value partnerships
Exhibit positive attitude
Office Culture:
Communicate openly to ensure collaboration
Understanding and supportive of each other and the team
Respect others and value their opinions
Encourage learning and growth
• Must have access to reliable transportation and a valid Driver’s License
• Occasional evening and weekend work is required to attend development events
• Must be able to lift and move objects up to 35 lbs.
Compensation & Benefits
• Salary $50,000 – $55,000 per year
• Cell phone reimbursement up to $75 per month
• Employer-sponsored for modest health and dental plans (value approx. $5,000+ / year
• 403(b) plan
• Flexible schedule Paid time off (PTO/Sick) plan
• Generous paid holiday schedule (approx. 11 holidays)
• Other fringe benefits
If interested in applying, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements in a word or pdf format to Pauline Martinson at pmartinson@cleansd.org. No calls please.
NOAA Center for Tsunami Research group leader position
The NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) in Seattle, Washington, USA is seeking a Supervisory Oceanographer to serve as scientific and managerial Group Leader of the NOAA Center for Tsunami Research (NCTR).
Application links:
For current and former federal employees:
For all other qualified applicants:
Deadline to Apply is September 20, 2016
Please contact Allie Kemp with questions
Phone: 703-995-9643
Email: allie.kemp@noaa.gov

September 1, 2016
Academic Coordinator/Unit 18 Lecturer: Masters of Advanced Studies – Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Seeking a creative leader to fill the working title of Executive Director of MAS-MBC at SIO with a professional in the field of marine biodiversity and conservation. Additionally, the incumbent will serve as a Unit 18 Lecturer when fulfilling teaching responsibilities.
The Executive Director assumes lead responsibility for innovative development of the training program, coordination with professional organizations in the field, recruitment and mentorship of all MAS-MBC students, and instructional lead of the flagship interdisciplinary, multi-instructor, summer course.
The Executive Director is in charge of the intellectual content, ongoing development, and management of the MAS-MBC program, as well as development and evaluation of courses offered by faculty and researchers at SIO, other UCSD departments, and experts in external organizations relevant to MBC.
The successful candidate should have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to engage in activities that will enhance diversity and equity efforts at SIO, UC San Diego and in the field of marine conservation at a national level.
The successful candidate will participate in teaching as an instructor or co-instructor of selected MAS-MBC courses including ones in the candidate’s area of specialization.
The Executive Director works closely with the MAS-MBC Administrator, the MAS-MBC Program Chair, the MAS-MBC Steering Committee, staff in the SIO Education Department, SIO Alumni Office, and faculty and researchers across UCSD.
In addition, the Executive Director is expected to develop and maintain an extensive, professional network with external individuals, organizations, and businesses related to Marine Biodiversity and Conservation and act as a bridge between external organizations and the university.
The Executive Director takes the lead in student recruitment, advising, networking, and job counseling as well as collaboration with UCSD alumni organizations to track past graduates from the program.
The Executive Director reports to the SIO Department Chair while working closely with the MAS-MBC Program Chair.
The payroll title will be proposed at the Academic Coordinator I, II, or III level, commensurate with education, experience and University of California pay scales, and is subject to review and reappointment every two or three years (specific to level).
Qualifications and skills include:
– Must have a graduate degree (Master’s or higher) in marine biology, marine conservation, marine management, ocean policy and law, or related field. PhD or JD degrees are preferred, however, exceptional individuals with a Master’s and equivalent training and/or experience may be considered.
– Related policy and non-academic organization experience.
– Excellent written and oral communication skills including evidence of excellence in teaching.
– Ability to work effectively in a higher education environment, both academically and administratively.
– Experience in educational and/or public outreach activities.
– Proven ability to work independently and efficiently.
– Ability to maintain and analyze data and compose reports.
– Ability to communicate effectively both in person and in writing with diverse campus communities.
– Proven administrative background to effectively manage staffing and resource requirements in a higher education environment.
For full consideration, please apply by the 10/3/16 deadline:
August 12, 2016
Project Manager – The State Coastal Conservancy

The State Coastal Conservancy has a position open for a project manager, most likely to work in its Central Coast program. The position, Conservancy Project Development Analyst I, involves developing and managing projects to protect and restore coastal habitats and provide public access to natural areas. This would be a full-time, permanent position based out of our office in Oakland. For more information, please see the job announcement here.
USGS seeking Coastal Climate Hazards Modeling Support Position in Santa Cruz (CA) Office
This position is in the Coastal and Marine Geology Program at the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California. The Program conducts geological, geophysical and related oceanographic studies of the coastal zones and continental margin of the Pacific coastal states, Hawaii and Alaska. Click here for more information.
August 5, 2016
Research Associate needed to work on climate resilience for seaports at University of Rhode Island

In collaboration with the PI and team members, conduct United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) funded qualitative and quantitative research to develop a climate risk and vulnerability indexing tool that contributes to a deeper understanding of storm resilience for maritime freight nodes (i.e., seaports.) Apply at https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/1551
Senior Maritime Infrastructure Recruiter at Sovereign Business Resources Ltd
French speaking maritime Business Development Manager for Paris, the position is working for a major global consultancy, candidate will need to have come from strong maritime infrastructure background and have a good network of contacts within the industry in either Asia, Africa or south America. Apply here.

July 29, 2016
Environmental Scientist, Water Quality Modeler (nutrients, estuaries)
The San Francisco Estuary Institute is hiring a full-time numerical modeling position (requisition 16-04CW) in Richmond, CA, USA. This new hire will join the Nutrients Group and contribute to the development and application of water quality and hydrodynamic models in SF Bay as part of SFEI’s Clean Water Program. The full advertisement and directions for applying are posted here.
Marine Structural Engineer
Cummins Cederberg is seeking a Marine Structural Engineer to join its team in Miami, Florida. The ideal candidate will be self-motivating, pro-active and with a solid background in structural engineering. This individual will be involved in the analysis, design and construction of interesting waterfront projects in local and remote locations. We are a growing coastal and marine engineering firm with projects throughout Florida, Caribbean and Latin America, serving both private and public clients.
– Coordinating and executing field investigations, such as surveying, geotechnical borings, and condition assessments of existing structures.
– Engineering design of new, repair and replacement marine structures.
– Development and production of design drawings and specifications.
– Technical support for obtaining environmental regulatory approvals.
– Construction bid packages, special inspections, and general administration
– Project management and team communication
– Group presentations and public speaking
– Work on multiple projects and manage production schedules
– Keep organized records of project related decisions and documents
– Domestic and international travel
– B.S. degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (M.S. Degree preferred)
– 5+ years of experience in structural engineering (coastal/marine facilities preferred)
– Advanced English technical writing and communication skills
– Knowledge of AutoCAD software
– Experience with structural design software (e.g. STAAD, SAP2000, or RAM Elements)
– Knowledge of relevant design codes and practices (e.g. FBC, ACI-318, AISC, NDS, etc.)
– Dive certification and/or strong water/boating skills a plus
– Spanish fluency a plus
– Professional Engineering License in Florida, or the ability to obtain or transfer from another state within six months.
– Eligible to work in the US without sponsorship
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Jannek Cederberg, jcederberg@cumminscederberg.com

July 22, 2016
Postdoc position (3 years) on sediment transport and morphodynamics at FZK


Forschungszentrum Küste (FZK) is a Joint Institution of Leibniz Universität
Hannover and Technische Universität Braunschweig and one of the leading
institutions in coastal research. The core facility of FZK is the Large Wave
Flume (Großer Wellenkanal, GWK), which is one of the largest laboratory
facilities of its kind worldwide.
For the assistance in national and international research projects we are
seeking a
Research Associate (postdoc)
in the field of coastal sediment transport and morphodynamics. The position
is full-time, limited to a duration of three years and shall be filled until
1st October 2016. The salary is based on the German Civil Service system for
employees up to E 14 TV-L, depending on personal qualification.
Tasks and responsibilities:
The major focus will be to look into the details of transport processes of
mixed sediments as well as the influence of plants (seagrass meadows or salt
marshes) on sediment transport and morphodynamics. The investigations are
based on large scale laboratory experiments in GWK, using state-of-the-art
acoustical and optical measuring techniques (e.g. ADV, ABS, LIDAR). It is
expected that the candidates will independently coordinate and carry out the
planning and execution of the experiments as well as the processing and
analysis of the measurement data. Further emphasis is on the numerical
simulation of sediment- and morphodynamic processes and requires a good
understanding about the use and potential improvement of corresponding
numerical models (e.g. OpenFoam, XBeach, Delft3D). It is generally expected
that every colleague plays an active part in all FZK activities and assists
to set up new research proposals directed towards the further development of
Interested candidates are invited to send their full application until 14th
August 2016, including motivation letter, detailed CV and academic records
by email or postal mail to
Dr.-Ing. Stefan Schimmels
Forschungszentrum Küste (FZK)
Merkurstraße 11
D-30419 Hannover
Cal-IPC hiring – Conservation Program Manager
The Conservation Program Manager will plan and implement projects focused on invasive plant management, with project types including
regional mapping and treatment plans; land manager trainings; risk assessment for Cal – IPC’s invasive plant inventory; and outreach to restoration volunteers. Click here for more information.
July 15, 2016
Faculty Positions in Ocean Engineering at U.S. Naval Academy

The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), located in Annapolis, Maryland has two tenure-track faculty positions open in the Ocean Engineering Program. Because the USNA is part of the U.S. federal government, the positions will be filled preferentially by U.S. citizens. Under federal hiring rules, the USNA can only consider applications from non-U.S. citizens if you are a permanent resident or if you have a well-documented history of living and working in the U.S. for a period of several years. For additional information on the Ocean Engineering Program, see the USNA’s web page. Further details regarding theses positions can also be found here. Contact David L. Kriebel, PhD, PE; Chair, Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering Department, USNA, (kriebel@usna.edu) if you have questions about the positions.
July 8, 2016
Marine Operations Manager – Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Marine Operations Manager (Research Specialist III) in the School of Coastal and Marine Systems Science. For more information, click here.
Oceanographer Support Position at USGS Woods Hole 
The USGS Sediment Transport Group in Woods Hole, MA, USA is looking for an oceanographer with modeling and analytic skills to support their research. Salary range is: $92,448.00 to $120,187.00 / Per Year
Apply by Wednesday 7/20/2016
See details and apply here.

July 1, 2016
Senior Coastal Engineer – Golder Associates Inc.

Golder Associates Inc. is seeking a Senior Coastal Engineer to join our coastal services team in Redmond, WA as an integral part of a global coastal and marine practice. The successful candidate will be expected to step into a senior leadership and business development role for coastal engineering in Western US operations in the Pacific Northwest assisting with growing our global coastal consulting practice by capturing and executing multi-disciplinary environmental and engineering projects for port & coastal infrastructure, oil & gas, and mining clients. For more information, click here. 

PhD position

This position is at MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences and at the University of Bremen and the Leibniz-Center for Marine Tropical Ecology (ZMT, Bremen). The PhD student will work on a DFG-funded project to study Holocene sea level changes in southeast Asia. For more information, click here.

June 17, 2016
UCS Seeks Washington Rep – Clean Vehicles
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit whose scientists and engineers work to solve some of our planet’s most pressing environmental and safety problems. UCS Clean Vehicles program engages in leading-edge analysis, consumer and media education, and transportation policy advocacy. Our work is aimed at reducing oil use, climate emissions, and air pollution through smart policies and practices—including increased fuel efficiency, cleaner fuels, and advanced electric cars and trucks. More information about this opportunity is available here.
Carson City Seeks Deputy Atty General
This position is for a Deputy Attorney General in the Attorney General’s Bureau of Litigation, Public Safety Division. It involves handling the defense of lawsuits against the State of Nevada, including State officials, agencies, and employees, with the primary responsibility of providing representation in inmate civil rights lawsuits and legal advice to the Nevada Department of Corrections. More information about this opportunity is available here.
LACERA Retirement Benefits Specialist I – Trainee
The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) administers and manages the $50 billion retirement fund for the County of Los Angeles. Retirement Benefits Specialist I positions are located in the below LACERA Divisions, however, the current vacancies for this exam are in the Benefits and Member Services Division. More information is available here.

June 9, 2016
City of GoldCoast Senior Project Manager

The City Assets branch is looking for a suitable candidate who will be required to operate as a Senior Project Manager (Coastal), to support the business in undertaking capital and operational multi-disciplinary projects, assuming full responsibility and accountability for successful delivery. View additional details about this position here.

May 27, 2016
Los Angeles District Coastal Engineering Position
The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is offering a Coastal Engineer GS-0810-12 position, permanent, full-time appointment, and open to all United States citizens. Position is in the Coastal Engineering Section within Engineering Division. View additional details about this position here.
Dial Cordy Seeks Senior Ecologist/Environmental Scientist
Dial Cordy and Associates Inc. is a natural resource focused environmental consulting firm with offices located in Jacksonville Beach and Miami, Florida and Wilmington, North Carolina. The Jacksonville Beach office is searching for a motivated individual with prior experience in preparing NEPA documents, performing data analysis and report preparation, conducting and managing field investigations, preparing environmental permit applications and associated tasks, and managing moderate to complex projects. Submit resumes with contact information and references to info@dialcordy.com. More information is available here.

May 9, 2016
City of Redwood Seeks Assistant City Manager

The Assistant City Manager will oversee the newly formed Administrative Services Department and have opportunities to manage various special projects. The ideal candidate will possess impressive breadth in Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology, supplemented by particular depth and expertise in local government finance. Exceptional interpersonal skills, an empowering style and knowledge of contemporary systems and business practices will also be expected. A Bachelor’s degree is required. At least six (6) years of management experience, with a minimum of three (3) years of local government service, and a Master’s degree are highly desirable. Career Assistants and aspiring City Managers are encouraged to apply. For further information and to apply online, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com. Potential candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as recruitment will close no later than Sunday, May 15, 2016.

April 29, 2016
Restoration Projects Manager – Morro Bay National Estuary Program

The Restoration Projects Manager develops and oversees habitat restoration projects in the Morro Bay Watershed with an emphasis on
restoration efforts that support improvement of water quality, enhancement of important habitats, and protection of the estuarine environment. He/she oversees project implementation, including budgets, grant management, subcontracting, permitting, construction oversight, reporting, and monitoring. A full job description can be found here.

April 22, 2016
Monterrey County Seeks Supervisor Planner (Closes 4/22/16)

Under general direction the successful candidate will supervise, plan and direct the day-to-day activities of a team of professional planners in the county’s Resource Management Agency. For more information click here.
Woods Hole Group Seeking Qualified Coastal Scientist Level 1 or 2
Woods Hole Group is seeking to fill a Coastal Scientist Level 1 or 2 position in the Falmouth, Massachusetts office. Selected candidates will be a project-oriented member of Coastal Sciences, Engineering & Planning Team, focused on performing data collection, analysis, and reporting of coastal environmental processes (ecological, biological, chemical, physical, and geological); assisting senior scientists and engineers with related tasks in an independent manner; perform project management activities under the direction of a supervisor; prepare concise, clear, and quality data figures and summaries; prepare reports of completed work; and participate in new proposal efforts.
Qualifications/Characteristics required for consideration: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Oceanography, Marine Sciences, Marine Ecology, or a closely related field is required; Master’s degree is preferred. In lieu of Master’s degree, 1-3 years of work experience is required. Specialization in sediment characterization and processes is required. Demonstrated capabilities in data analysis and courses in quantitative coastal processes are highly desirable. Knowledge of sediment and water biogeochemistry of nutrients is desirable. A high level of proficiency in personal computers including MS Word, Excel, and various instrument communications programs as well as specific instrument communication protocols is required. Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills are required.
If you interested in the applying for the position, please submit your resume to hrmgr1@whgrp.com.
For additional information on Woods Hole Group and employment opportunities visit:  https://www.woodsholegroup.com/pages/employment.html  
NOAA Seeks General Engineer
The vacancy announcement for a General Engineer for the Design and Development Engineering Team within the Engineering and Development Branch of the Engineering Division of NOAAs Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) has been posted on USAJOBS website. The announcement closes May 5, 2016. Please note that there are two vacancies listed as follows – one is for MAP (for current Federal Career and Career Conditional Employees), and the other is for DE/CR (for all U.S. Citizens).
USGS Seeks Postdoctoral Researcher in Coastal Flood Modeling
Through a partnership with the University of California, Berkeley, the USGS is seeking to hire a postdoctoral researcher to support its coastal flood modeling efforts in San Francisco Bay, with an emphasis on the impacts due to storms, sea level rise, and coastal adaptation measures. The employee will also support, as needed, the development of an operational flood model in San Francisco Bay, and the continued build out of climate change impacts modeling across the California coast and beyond. This position is in the Coastal and Marine Geology Program at the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California. The deadline for applying for this position is April 29, 2016. For more information about this opening email Patrick Barnard (pbarnard@usgs.gov).
UMaine M.S. or Ph.D. Position: Estuarine Circulation and Pathogen Modeling
The University of Maine Research Reinvestment Fund and the National Science Foundation funded New England Sustainability Team is looking for a student to join a team of researchers developing and implementing Gulf of Maine estuarine-coastal models to investigate the interaction between estuarine conditions and bacterial pollution. Please submit application materials to the University of Maine’s graduate school. Prospective students should send a CV and cover letter to Dr. Damian Brady (damian.brady@maine.edu) or Dr. Kelly Cole (kelly.cole@maine.edu) in addition to their graduate application. Please contact Damian Brady or Kelly Cole with questions.

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