Project Coordinator (Habitat Blueprint NOAA)

, , GU


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The Conservation Coordinator works in a program and provides administrative support, project management, programmatic and technical support on activities related to the Habitat Blueprint Focus Area in Southern Guam; and other general office support or assistance toward the achievement of conservation and stewardship goal for the Habitat Blueprint NOAA National Marine Fisheries Services Project.


The following functions are a key component of the position:

Coordinate community meetings, activities and events including scheduling, planning, advertising and running events Create project specific outreach materials for the community about the Habitat Blueprint including training materials, status reports and detailed summary reports for managers Produce regular reports for community members and reef managers Communicate project goals and results with communities, mayors, reef managers and others Assist with the maintenance of a website and social marketing profiles for the project (such as Facebook, Twitter etc) Track performance measures and compile project performance reports Collaborate with local agency personnel on a regular basis Refine program with input from the community and reef managers Network and collaborate with the community watershed coordinators in other jurisdiction


  • Supervises no staff but may oversee and direct work of office volunteers or interns.
  • Coordinates multiple tasks or projects in a timely manner and with attention to detail.
  • May assist with program budget preparation and monitoring.
  • The Conservation Coordinator may work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.
  • Makes day to day decision as delegated by the supervisor.


  • High school diploma.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience coordinating multiple projects.
  • Experience handling standard business communications.
  • Experience working on website maintenance
  • Experience with social media platforms and marketing principles
  • Experience working on Guam or other Pacific Islands


  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, natural resources management or related field and 2 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
  • 2-4 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to complete tasks independently within assigned time frames.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, with assignments sometimes coming from a number of sources and work independently.
  • Ability to coordinate project information from a number of sources to populate databases, create reports and produce manual files.
  • Experience utilizing databases for data entry and report production preferred.
  • Strong administrative skills including attention to detail and numerical ability.
  • Ability to plan, administer and record results of work-team meetings and activities.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills


  • Employment contract is twelve months.


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Job Title: Project Coordinator (Habitat Blueprint NOAA)

Location: GUAM

Job ID: 44719

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time