Opportunity: NOAA Enforcement Officer

Locations: 61 locations in Alaska, Alabama, American Samoa, California, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington

These positions are with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Office of Law Enforcement (OLE). For more information about OLE, please click here.

Apply before 27 July2016. As a NOAA Enforcement Officer, you will perform the following duties:

• Perform uniformed patrol and investigation duties in port or from patrol vessels at sea, including patrolling and inspecting U.S. and foreign fishing vessels and businesses for compliance with Federal marine resource laws and regulations.

• Conduct living marine resources and wildlife enforcement investigations.

• Conduct and assist other law enforcement agencies on performing aerial, at-sea and on land patrols, conducting interviews, gathering evidence, conducting search and seizures, apprehending violators, and making arrests.

• Complete operational reports for law enforcement operations, including maintaining investigative documents; preparing investigative reports; and entering and verifying data in a database.

A video introduction to NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement can be viewed here.

Travel may be required 25% or more of the time. For more information, including full requirements and qualifications, click here.

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