Employment Opportunities

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 Area

Provide 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 Diego

The 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.