Overview

Description

Lynker seeks a talented individual to serve as a Program and Policy Analyst to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R –). OR&R is a center of expertise in preparing for, evaluating, and responding to threats to coastal environments, including oil and chemical spills, releases from hazardous waste sites, marine debris, and disasters.

Requirements

  Duties:

  • Serve  as analyst and coordinator for specific OR&R program, policy, and communication actions, working closely with office leadership and subject matter experts.
  • Congressional Support and  Administration Priorities: Coordinate and implement an Innovative and proactive legislative strategy that builds awareness of OR&R core capabilities with members of Congress and external partners. Craft and maintain legislative briefing materials and responses  to Congressional queries. Track legislation and monitor progress of bills relevant to OR&R and federal partners. Review draft legislation or testimony. Work with NOS, NOAA, and partners on supporting administration initiatives: develop messages, produce materials, and participate on  briefings as required.
  • Support Requests for Information: Track and review inquiries from NOAA leadership and Congress. Coordinate and draft responses from the office perspective to a range of NOAA, DOC, Congressional, OMB, and  interagency information requests for OR&R programs, products, and services; regional/constituent-specific support; partnerships; or issues that leadership must know in advance of a planned visit.
  • Stakeholder Engagement:  Serve as OR&R’s lead for stakeholder engagement. Refine and track OR&R  engagement plan. Build engagement opportunities into existing office  activities and lead development and execution of new opportunities with stakeholders that are relevant to OR&R priorities to generate mutual program  interest and support.
  • Planning and Budget  Formulation: Represent OR&R in NOS  level planning team and engage in line office strategic planning and  budget formulation. Support OR&R out-year budget planning  exercises. Support the OR&R Chief of Staff in program planning and  evaluation process, including routine evaluation of OR&R contributions  to NOAA Annual Operating Plan milestones, performance measures, and  accomplishments.
  • Communications and Outreach  Support: Support OR&R in various  communication capacities, including supporting the development and  execution of the annual OR&R Outreach Operational Plan as a member of  the OR&R Outreach Team. Develop and disseminate print and online outreach materials such as brochures, fact sheets, reports, project  summaries, and news stories.
  • Leadership Communications:   Assist with the development of leadership or office-level presentations,  talking points, three things memos, and briefing packets to support OR&R messaging and advance high-quality submissions to NOS and NOAA. Support  internal communications activities.
  • Executive Secretariat:  Serve as the Executive Secretariat for the OR&R Management Team.  Manage the meeting schedule and logistics as well as information and   records.
  • Implement  and/or manage short and long-term special projects as needs arise.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s  or Bachelor’s degree in public policy, environmental science, or related  field with a minimum of three years’ experience in a communications/outreach   capacity. Legislative experience preferred.
  • Self-motivated,  creative, and energetic with an ability to work well individually and cooperatively with a range of individuals.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience with budget formulation.
  • Experience translating scientific information for public consumption and copy-editing documents.
  • Familiarity with a variety of communication strategies and methods such as developing  written materials/briefings, press releases, web content development, brochure development, etc.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, be responsive to deadline, and shift priorities as needed.

To Apply:

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About Lynker:

Lynker a growing, Hub-zone certified small business specializing in professional, scientific and technical services. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with mature, results-driven processes and tools to achieve technically sound, cost-effective solutions in hydrology/water sciences, geospatial analysis, information technology, resource management, conservation, and management and business process improvement.

We focus on putting the right people in the right place to be effective. And having the right people is critical for success. Our streamlined organization enables and empowers our talented professionals to tackle our customers’ scientific and technical priorities – creatively and effectively.

Lynker offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and the opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions.

Lynker is an E-Verify employer.

Lynker is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

About Lynker - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Response and Restoration

Lynker a growing, Hub-zone certified small business specializing in professional, scientific and technical services. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with mature, results-driven processes and tools to achieve technically sound, cost-effective solutions in hydrology/water sciences, geospatial analysis, information technology, resource management, conservation, and management and business process improvement.

We focus on putting the right people in the right place to be effective. And having the right people is critical for success. Our streamlined organization enables and empowers our talented professionals to tackle our customers’ scientific and technical priorities – creatively and effectively. 

Lynker offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and the opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions.