Marine Geoarchaeologist at Wessex

Closes 8 September 2017.

Data Analyst, Oceaneering Technologies

Position Summary

The Data Exploitation Analyst participates in all phases of data collection, processing, and reporting at a customer site in Suitland/Camp Spring, MD. The primary responsibilities of this role are to acquire, analyze, compile, evaluate, and review data for use in standard products, non-standard products, and/or data holdings in support of mission requirements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Oceanography, Underwater Archeology, or related field.
  • Experience with Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), & Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and their support equipment.
  • Experience with SLS systems, Doppler Sonars, Navigation & underwater cameras equipment.
  • Knowledge of products like SonarWiz, Hypack and WinFrog.

Objects Conservator, The Mariners Museum

Object Conservator
The Mariners’ Museum and Park
Newport News, Virginia 23606
$55-$60,000 plus benefits
The Mariners? Museum and Park is looking for a full-time object conservator to work on the conservation and collection care of over 18,000three-dimensional objects within the Museum?s collection. The collection includes ship models and decorative art objects as well as navigation, communication, and scientific equipment. In addition, the collection contains the handiwork and belongings of sailors,whaling and fishing equipment, and over 150 small craft from around the world.
Job Description:
The conservator will undertake the direct treatment and preventive conservation care of objects within the three-dimensional collection of The Mariners? Museum and Park. This individual will work closely with conservation staff and other museum personnel to conserve objects and to prepare them for exhibition, long-term storage, loan,photography etc.
Familiarity with a wide variety of inorganic and organic materials is required.
To view the full position description and apply online,please visit
William Hoffman
Directorof Conservation and Chief Conservator
The Mariners’ Museum and Park
Newport News, Virginia 23606

2018 Ocean Exploration Funding

NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research recently published a Federal Funding Announcement for Ocean Exploration for three theme areas:

  1. Exploration of the deep marine environments in the US EEZ and US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) of the Gulf of Mexico;
  1. Discovery and exploration of prehistorically and historically significant submerged marine heritage sites in the Gulf of Mexico within the US EEZ and the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS); and
  1. Novel or innovative technologies and methodologies that could increase the pace and scope of ocean exploration, especially exploration of deep environments including the water column and archaeological sites.

PLEASE NOTE, for themes 1 and 2, OER will only consider proposals inside the US EEZ and the US Outer

Continental Shelf (OCS) of the Gulf of Mexico.

Awards are expected to range from $10,000 to $750,000

For more information please follow this link,

USACE Jacksonville seeking Underwater Archaeologist

One year of specialized experience which includes: Participating in the management of sites containing historic places of archeological, architectural, and historical interest and considering such places in compliance with environmental and historic preservations laws; and conducting archival studies through fieldwork consisting of reconnaissance and intensive surveys, test excavations, and data recovery excavations; experience as an underwater archeologist, coastal navigation and ecosystem restoration. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

Closes 24 July 2017.