Regional Marine Debris Coordinator

Lynker Technologies, Llc
Silver Spring, Maryland, US
Jul 21, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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[CLICK ON TRIANGLES TO RIGHT OF DATE TO SORT BY DATE, ETC.] Mid-Atlantic Regional Marine Debris Coordinator
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Company / Organization: Lynker Technology
Type: Full-time
City: Silver Spring
State or Country if outside US: Maryland
Application Deadline: 31-Jul-21

Lynker Technologies, LLC (Lynker) is currently seeking to hire a talented individual to serve as a Mid-Atlantic Regional Marine Debris Coordinator for the Office of Response and Restoration (ORR). This individual will work with NOAA's Marine Debris Program (MDP) (, which is headquartered in NOAA's Silver Spring, Maryland offices. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Marine Debris Coordinator position will be located in Silver Spring, MD. ORR ( is a program office in the National Ocean Service that responds to threats in order to protect and restore coastal resources. To do this, ORR provides interdisciplinary scientific response to releases of oil, chemicals, contaminants, and marine debris as well as protects and restores NOAA trust resources. Core Responsibilities: Oversee and/or provide support to marine debris related projects, activities, and actions in the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia. Support the planning and implementation of the newly created Mid-Atlantic Marine Debris Action Plan. Coordinate with federal and state partners in the region on marine debris issues. Participate in meetings, workshops and media events related to marine debris efforts in the region. Provide expertise and oversight for MDP-funded projects, including conducting associated environmental compliance work. Identify opportunities and participate in outreach and educational events with the public, school groups, and industry partners focused on prevention of marine debris. Give presentations and participate in Congressional briefings in the region related to marine debris.

Master's in biology or environmental science or related field. If the candidate does not have a Master's then an undergraduate degree in biology or environmental science or related field with significant work experience and understanding of marine debris issues. Strong verbal and writing skills. Experience working on and leading interdisciplinary teams. Strong analytical and technical skills. Self-motivated, energetic, and strategic thinker. Ability to work independently and in teams. Experience working in the region or the federal government is preferred.

Point of Contact:Erika Olson

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Numbers DRL/ITEST 1312333 and DUE/ATE 1104310. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.