Reef Resilience Coordinator

Coral Reef Advisory Group

Coral Reef Advisory Group

Pago Pago, Eastern, American Samoa
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023
  • Responsibilities:

  • Update and coordinate the Rapid Reef Response Plan, especially for annual bleaching events

  • Conduct baseline assessments, reef flat surveys, and resilience surveys, and asses reef damage after disturbance events, complementing the ASCRMP

  • Support implementation of the Territorial Plan and create and maintain a Reef Restoration

  • Coordinate and assist in the implementation of the village-based resilience plans

  • Advise on development projects to ensure threats to coral resilience are minimized, and local marine and wildlife resources are considered by sitting on the PNRS board and attending weekly site visits and bi-weekly board meetings

  • Participate in local and regional insecurity planning related to coral reef ecosystem health

  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned

  • Knowledge, Skills, Ability, and Requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of coral reef ecosystems as well as marine policy, science, and

  • Working knowledge and demonstrated experience in experimental and survey design

  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office programs

  • Valid driver's license