Ocean & Lakes Policy Analyst 1

Grade 23

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  1. Ocean & Lakes Policy Analyst 1

    Grade 23

  2. Ocean & Lakes Policy Analyst 2

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

OCEAN AND LAKES POLICY ANALYST 1:  performs various activities to conserve and restore ocean and coastal resources by developing and implementing ecosystem-based management practices; develop and execute regional projects requiring research, analysis, public outreach and policy development across jurisdictions ; and provides staff support for the New York Ocean and Great Lakes Ecosystem Conservation Council (Council) and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Council (MARCO).

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

Open Competitive:  Bachelors Degree and seven years of experience in developing and analyzing policy, developing strategies, and implementing programs dealing with environmental issues related to ocean and lakes on a regional, state or national level. Experience must have included resolving differences among stakeholders through consensus and partnership building; evaluating programs, regulations and laws; and coordinating the implementation of multiple programs and projects.

Substitution:  Bachelors Degree in ecology, biology, coastal biology, coastal management, oceanography, limnology, geology, environmental science, natural resources management, resource economics, ecosystems management, watershed management, environmental policy, ocean sciences, or a closely related field may substitute for one year of the required experience. A Masters Degree in the same fields may substitute for two years of the required experience.

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