Fisheries and Marine Biologist Intern (PO-00735551)

Naval Facilities Northwest (NAVFAC Northwest) has a terrific opportunity for a Natural Resources Intern with an emphasis on oceanography. The intern will live and work with other SCA interns, as well as working alongside Navy staff. Some projects may be performed individually and a high level of independence and flexibility is needed from the intern.

There will be a variety of potential projects, which include the following:

  • Perform surveys for spawning forage fish;
  • Conduct haul-out surveys of pinnipeds at Navy installations;
  • Prepare marine mammal monitoring report;
  • Repare forage fish survey report;
  • Perform surveys for shoreline erosion, invasive plant species, and shoreline armoring;
  • Assist with management / administrative efforts to remove invasive plant species;
  • Participate in nearshore beach seining;
  • Assist with writing natural resources management plans;
  • Monitor raptor nests and document nest productivity;
  • Perform GIS mapping;
  • Analyses and report writing of field data;
  • Marine mammal censusing;
  • Mapping habitat and terrestrial wildlife inventories.

Compensation amounts:
– $1,100- one time RT travel allowance
– $350 – weekly living allowance
– $1,400 monthly housing allowance (13 total)
– $800 Reimbursable Duty Travel allowance
– $800 Reimbursable PPE/ Additional Clothing budget

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

Position ID: PO-00735551

Expected Dates: December 11, 2023 - December 8, 2024

1101 Tautog Circle
Silverdale, WA 98315

Training Provided: Intern will undergo on the job training while external training in various natural resource disciplines may be possible.

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Recreational opportunities are plentiful in the surrounding area. Hiking, kayaking, biking, backpacking, fishing, whale watching are just the tip of the iceberg.

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible

Driving Logistics: Required

Needed for access to work sites

Housing or Stipend Provided?
C.Partner will pay the SCA to provide housing allowance for the member.

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

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