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- Provide construction, electrical, and mechanical services in the assembly, setup, operation and maintenance of facilities and equipment
- Perform routine preventive and corrective maintenance and repairs of facilities, chemical and biological processing systems, equipment, components and the supporting infrastructure/interfacing systems
- Perform set up, calibration, and operation of test and diagnostic equipment to support operations at fixed site and field site locations using standard, manual, powered and specialized tools
- Strict adherence to documented operation and maintenance procedures and technical manuals to include exceptional safety practices, and highly organized records management
- Daily tasks require standing, walking, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, crawling, frequently handling objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance, and over 50 pounds with assistance from others or weight handling equipment, for setting up systems and equipment and in completing task assignments
- The wearing of steel-toed safety footwear is mandatory
- Working conditions include tasks being performed indoors and outdoors, sometimes in severe weather and/or in remote field site environments #cb
Accepting applications from current staff performing in various capacities as incumbents on Task Orders announced for competition through Protech.
If interested, please complete the application, and if desired, include your resume for consideration.
Responsible for on-site scientific research support delivered across multiple task orders. The research encompasses a wide range of subjects related to the environment.
- Interacts with federal scientific staff to finalize, implement, monitor, and evolve work and staff requirements.
- Develops task order cost estimates, key milestones and schedules.
- Ensures staff performance, compliance with program quality management plan, task order plans and SOPs, reports, deliverables, and schedules.
- Supervises contract staff technical support activities
- Identifies and resolves risks.
- Involved with recruitment of new staff.
CSS is looking for a Recruiter to join our team. We are looking for someone who is motivated to succeed, driven to achieve both company and personal goals and dedicated to making an impact.
- Full cycle recruiting process including but not limited to screening, interviewing, matching of candidate and client needs, resume counseling, reference checks, managing offers, and consultant/placement care.
- Develop and maintain relationships with local universities and colleges.
- Maintain candidate pipeline, identifying weaknesses and needs for disciplines and/or industries
- Become an expert on the market trends
- Develop create strategies and plans for all aspects of recruiting
- Manage relationships with existing leadership by identifying needs and/or issues
- Generate business leads to continually grow candidate and client pipelines.
- Participate in team and corporate meetings to exceed future recruiting needs
Seeking a biologist and/or biochemist with experience in general laboratory and/or biotechnical applications for a full-time laboratory-based contract position with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Charleston Laboratory. This technical support position is integral to advancing NCCOS’ Stressor Detection & Impacts strategic science objectives via developing and deploying innovative coastal observing technologies to support early detection, predictive modeling, ecological forecasting, and assessment of impacts on coastal resources and economies. Currently the research focuses on detection and monitoring of harmful algal blooms and their toxins in marine and freshwater (Great Lakes) systems. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated familiarity and ability to work with biosensing technologies (e.g., antibody-based techniques, surface plasmon resonance (SPR), waveguides, electrochemical sensors).
- Assists researchers in developing antibody-based assays for autonomous and field-portable biosensors to detect harmful algae and their toxins;
- Implements established SOPs and QA/QC procedures for printing protein arrays and executing SPR surface chemistry protocols, and assists researchers in method development;
- Assists in maintaining biosensor/ bioanalytical instrumentation (e.g., SPR instrument);
- Maintains up-to-date, well-organized, and highly detailed laboratory notebook covering all relevant research activities/experiments;
- Collects, performs preliminary analyses of, and reports on experimental data to research personnel and supervising scientist;
- Responsible for general laboratory maintenance including, but not limited to, washing/ autoclaving glassware, preparing algal culture media, maintaining laboratory equipment, inventory of supplies/reagents,
NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science needs program coordination support within its Headquarters Office located in Silver Spring, MD. This position will support the Program Coordination and Communication (PCC) Branch in advancing NCCOS’ mission and goals. The PCC Branch assists NCCOS’ Leadership Team with coordinating NCCOS’ Science and Research activities as well as formulating NCCOS’ research and budget priorities. In summary, the successful candidate will support a wide-variety of program planning and coordination activities for NCCOS PCC, which will in turn support NCCOS leadership.
Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:
- Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act (HABHRCA) Support
- Coordinate and support NCCOS’ contribution to the Interagency Working Group on the HABHRCA. Provide support for the NCCOS Director, co-chair
- Support the development of HABHRCA related policies and support the drafting of reports to Congress.
- NOS Science Board Coordination
- Support leadership from NOS to collaborate and engage more fully on addressing some of the most pressing coastal and marine issues affecting our country. Work directly with the Chair of the NSB to set the agenda for the group.
- Support Program Planning, Evaluation, and Budget Formulation.
- This includes routine development, tracking and reporting of NCCOS contributions to Annual Operating Plan milestones, performance measures and accomplishments.
- Support Program Coordination and Communication Branch Chief, NCCOS Director and Deputy Director in program planning, out year programmatic and budget planning and evaluation process, including routine evaluation of NCCOS contributions to performance measures and in responding to agency, inter-agency and Congressional information requests.
- Support NCCOS Science Divisions in the planning and execution of external annual programmatic reviews.
- Additional Programmatic Responsibilities.
- Support Program Coordination and Communication Branch Chief in carrying out special projects and in support of the NCCOS Director and Deputy Director as assigned including development of presentations and staffing of meetings and workshops.
- As needed, provide back-up support for other members of the Program Coordination and Communications branch.
If you currently provide contractor services to NOAA OHC, CSS welcomes you to submit your resume and contact information so we may reach out to you to discuss the future of your work.
If you currently provide contractor services to NOAA OAR, CSS welcomes you to submit your resume and contact information so we may reach out to you to discuss the future of your work.
Program Manager responsible for comprehensive management of on-site scientific research-based contract, supervising more than 50 multi-disciplinary staff across multiple task orders.
- Serve as primary liaison between CSS employees and team members, university partners, CSS management, and the government CO, COR, and client task order managers.
- Interact with federal scientific staff to finalize, implement, monitor, and evolve work and staff requirements.
- Develop task order cost estimates, key milestones and schedules.
- Ensure program performance compliance with plans, reports, deliverables, and schedules.
- Supervise all contract staff, providing guidance and direction in assigned areas.
- Identify and resolve risks.
- Coordinate recruitment of new staff.
- Maintain all corporate financial records, participate in budget preparation and execution, and manage the contract to maximize efficiencies.
- Initiate and participate in business development within the contract, and for other efforts within the company.
CSS is recruiting for a part-time (20 hours/week) Safety Specialist to support onsite services at a Federal government laboratory in Charleston, SC. The Specialist will be assisting the Safety, Health, and Environmental Specialist in managing the health, safety and environment activities. Specific roles and responsibilities include:
- Assisting with the management of the hazardous and biohazardous waste program; responding to laboratory emergencies involving chemicals and biohazards.
- Conducting monthly inspection of fire extinguishers and coordinating the annual inspection of fire extinguishers and fire alarm system with outside vendors; conducting regular inspections of eye washes and safety showers.
- Coordinating certification of chemical fume hoods, biosafety cabinets, laminar flow clean benches and other ventilation devices.
- Assisting the Safety, Health, and Environmental Specialist with laboratory inspections and inspection reports, corrective action implementations, incident investigations and associated reports, and follow-ups to prevent recurrence.
- Assisting with maintaining all applicable facility operational permits.
- Developing and conducting hazard assessments and safety trainings as needed on various aspects of health and safety.
- Assisting with other tasks and projects as assigned.
- Providing backup for the Safety, Health, and Environmental Specialist in the Lab Safety Committee.
- Supporting coordination and continuity of research and laboratory operations.