The Baldwin Group, Inc. work environment encompasses positions ranging from scientists to programmers to administrators, yet is small enough to provide a feeling of family and friendship. While the pace is fast and energetic, we understand the importance of work life balance and encourages staff to maintain that balance. Both diversity and teamwork are integral to work at TBG. New ideas and perspectives are always welcomed and encouraged, making TBG a company where everyone's voice is heard. TBG's employee benefits are equivalent to those enjoyed by our government counterparts.

Current Opportunities


Coral Reef Conservation Program and Coastal Zone Management Liaison for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan, CNMI

NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management’s (OCM) is looking for a management liaison to support the implementation of two NOAA programs in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands: the Coral Reef Conservation Program (Coral Program) and the Coastal Zone Management Program. The staff member will be employed by The Baldwin Group (TBG) under a contract with Office for Coastal Management and NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program. In support of the Coral Program, the liaison will deliver regionally relevant coral conservation services to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and their partners. The liaison will also support the implementation of the CNMI’s coastal management program approved by NOAA under the Coastal Zone Management Act. For both roles, the liaison will provide place-based and regional technical assistance related coastal management and coral conservation. The position will be located on Saipan.

Core responsibilities include the following, but are not limited to them:

Serve as Liaison for CNMI Coral Reef Conservation Program:

  • Provide management assistance to CNMI’s coral reef management program to maintain programs and meet all program requirements
  • Provide technical assistance in the areas of coral reef conservation, planning, and management, restoration ecology, climate change adaptation and planning, and watershed management.
  • Coordinate with jurisdiction coral reef points of contact and other appropriate agencies on NOAA Coral Program activities in the region.
  • Coordinate with federal partners in the development and implementation of initiatives in priority areas that are consistent with Coral Program goals and objectives.
  • Support annual Coral Program planning process, including: fielding questions from, and coordinating calls with, potential principal investigators and local partners; conducting technical reviews of proposals; and providing implementation support to awarded projects.
  • Support development and implementation of local action strategies initiatives in coral jurisdictions.
  • Provide support for efforts to develop and manage marine protected areas and build management capacity, when appropriate.
  • Conduct site visits or fieldwork to assist or assess Coral Program activities.
  • Coordinate with the CNMI and NOAA’s federal program officer to negotiate, process, amend, and monitor the cooperative funding agreements; and provide technical reviews of other Coral Program funding grants and agreements.
  • Provide guidance to CNMI on their responsibility to ensure documentation on all coral reef projects, including permits; completion of financial requirements and environmental compliance; and adequate monitoring of ongoing coral reef management and restoration projects is realized.
  • Provide an interface between CNMI’s work to address coral reef conservation and coastal management challenges. Provide information to outreach and communications staff for the development locally-tailored coral reef outreach and education materials

Serve as Liaison for CNMI Coastal Zone Management Program:

  • Provide support and assistance to CNMI’s implementation of its coastal zone management program approved under the Coastal Zone Management Act.
  • Coordinate with CNMI, and NOAA’s federal program officer to negotiate, process, amend, and monitor cooperative agreements and grants; and provide technical reviews for other proposals as necessary.
  • Support CNMI in the implementation of Coastal Zone Management Program activities, including: review and analysis of proposed program policy changes; program evaluations required under the CZMA; and the development, review and approval of five-year assessments and strategies.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and regional coordination support.
  • Identify CNMI’s coastal management program highlights and other opportunities to communicate partner success stories.
  • Identify and facilitate programmatic synergies across the Coral and Coastal Zone Management programs to enhance execution and results, and/or identify joint projects.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master’s degree in coral reef conservation, marine science, coastal management, or related field plus three years of related experience
  • Knowledge of issues confronting coral reef conservation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with management, colleagues, and external partners
  • Technical writing skill and ability to synthesize technical information

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of, and experience with, the Coastal Zone Management Act and/or the Coral Reef Conservation Act
  • Experience working with state and federal agencies, tribes, academia, and nongovernmental organizations
  • Experience developing and tracking project milestones and strategic planning

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume with a cover letter outlining your qualifications to:
hr@tbgva.com
Subject: "CRCP CZM Liaison for CNMI"

Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer


Instructional Design Technologist Charleston, SC

NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management (OCM) is looking for an Instructional Technologist to support the Learning Services Division at OCM. This position will be employed by The Baldwin Group (TBG) under a contract with NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management. The successful candidate will support the development of online learning products and will be responsible for bringing innovation and technical perspective to the instructional design process, recommending appropriate instructional technology, scoping and prototyping products, developing or coordinating graphic and multimedia inputs, and developing final online eLearning products. The candidate should have experience using Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline for the design and development of instructional products.

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Works with the product team to understand learning needs, document technical requirements, and recommend appropriate instructional technology, communicating limitations and advantages
  • Develops the layout, design, and functional components for the product
  • Builds learning products, using appropriate instructional software, primarily Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline, ensuring product meets industry standards for instruction
  • Coordinates with client web development and design staff to ensure product development conforms with client development and design standards, including online security and accessibility requirements
  • Maintains existing online instructional products and troubleshooting, tracking needed updates and testing new instructional technical solutions as needed
  • Provides technical assistance and recommendations to customers in the use of the available online learning applications
  • Develops and tracks appropriate metrics information associated with access and use of online learning applications and tools

Qualifications

Required:

  • Minimum MA plus three years of directly related experience or BA plus five years of directly related experience
  • Experience in eLearning or blended learning design
  • Demonstrated technology skills and ability with instructional software and with the variety of media formats needed for eLearning and blended learning solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with management, colleagues, and external partners

Preferred:

  • Experience developing micro-learning solutions and mobile design
  • Experience working with state and federal agencies, including familiarity with the administrative, accessibility, and security requirements of government web products
  • Experience with environmental planning and policy, marine science, coastal management, or related field

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume with a cover letter outlining your qualifications to:
hr@tbgva.com
Subject: "Instructional Design Technologist"

Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer


National Environmental Policy Act and Environmental Compliance Specialist Silver Spring, Maryland

NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management is looking for a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and environmental compliance specialist. The Baldwin Group (TBG) will employ the successful candidate under a contract with this NOAA office, working under the direction of its environmental compliance coordinator and the program manager of its Policy, Planning, and Communications Division. The position will be located in Silver Spring, Maryland.

The position may include these responsibilities: developing environmental assessments and analyzing ways to improve programmatic consultations for repetitive Office for Coastal Management actions that require compliance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Essential Fish Habitat provision) and the Endangered Species Act. The employee might also provide ad hoc support addressing workload challenges with environmental compliance and the National Environmental Policy Act and will document compliance with other environmental statutes, such as the National Historic Preservation Act, National Marine Sanctuaries Act, or Marine Mammal Protection Act.

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Develop environmental assessments and environmental impact statements as well as associated documentation, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act
  • Support the planning process by including, gathering, and synthesizing data
  • Document compliance with applicable historic preservation and environmental compliance mandates in each assessment and impact statement
  • Draft the Findings of No Significant Impact or Record of Decision
  • Support public comment processes
  • Work with federal staff members to understand NOAA needs with respect to Endangered Species Act programmatic consultations, Essential Fish Habitat under the Magnuson-Stevens Act, consultations for multi-year efforts, and similar instruments
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  • Support informal consultation processes, such as those under the Endangered Species Act and National Historic Preservation Act, and maintain proper documentation
  • Comment on drafts of National Environmental Policy Act and compliance documents upon request
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  • Support other office staff members-- such as the Coastal Zone Management Act and National Estuarine and Research Reserve liaisons—with these requirements, upon request

Qualifications

Required:

  • Experience in environmental compliance and the National Environmental Policy Act
  • Experience with the development of environmental assessments and environmental impact statements
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental planning and policy, marine science, coastal management, or related field plus three years of related experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with management, colleagues, and external partners
  • Technical writing skill and ability to synthesize technical information

Preferred:

  • Experience working with state and federal agencies, tribes, academia, and nongovernmental organizations

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume with a cover letter outlining your qualifications to:
hr@tbgva.com
Subject: "Environmental Compliance Specialist Silver Spring"

Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer


Software Developer, Charleston, South Carolina

The Baldwin Group, Inc. (TBG), seeks a talented software developer to join our development team helping to build innovative, Web-based applications. This position will support our contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management (OCM) in Charleston, South Carolina. We are looking for someone who will work closely with project teams in a casual and creative environment to design and develop Web-based applications that communicate complex information in a simple, informative way. If you believe you have exceptional technical skills, enjoy working with technical and non-technical people in a collaborative team environment, and have a strong desire to apply the latest technologies to create innovative applications that address real-world environmental issues, then this job is for you.

In This Position You Will

 
  • Interact with project teams to understand requirements and translate them into innovative solutions
  • Work closely with a team of talented developers to design, develop, test, deploy, and support web-based applications, following an industry standard product development process in cutting-edge technologies
  • Participate in research, planning, and brainstorming with development and project teams
  • Participate as a member of a technical team that proactively plans the implementation of enterprise systems across a wide platform of technologies

Qualifications

  • Located in Charleston, South Carolina or able to relocate
  • One-year fulltime position, with possibility of extension
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and five-plus years of experience in software development or Master’s degree in computer science and three-plus years of experience
  • Proficient in using JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, Node.js, and demonstrable experience with heavy frontend web applications
  • Experience in using frameworks such as AngularJS, jQuery, and Bootstrap
  • Experience with tools like Grunt, Gulp, Yeoman, Bower, Karma, Jasmine/Mocha, LESS/SASS is a plus

Good to have, but not required

  • Experience in developing, designing and supporting SharePoint 2013 workflows and services
  • Experience in working with or setting up Continuous Delivery/Integration systems
  • Demonstrable OpenSource contribution on sites like GitHub
  • We love stackoverflow reputation

View examples of applications recently developed:

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume with a cover letter outlining your qualifications to:
hr@tbgva.com
Subject: "Software Developer Charleston"

Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer


UI/UX Developer, Charleston, South Carolina

The Baldwin Group, Inc. (TBG) seeks a talented Web Developer to join our development team and help us build innovative and visually appealing government applications and websites. This position will support our contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management in Charleston, South Carolina. We are looking for someone who will work closely with project teams in a casual and creative environment to design and develop exceptional websites that communicate complex information in a simple, informative way. If you believe you have exceptional technical and design skills, enjoy working with technical and non-technical people in a collaborative team environment, and have a strong desire to apply the latest technologies to create an outstanding user experience; then this is the job for you.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with project teams to create interfaces based on user feedback and best practices following an industry standard product development process
  • Develop prototype user experiences with wireframes 
  • Construct application pages based on UI guidelines to ensure pages are standards-compliant, universally accessible, and cross-browser compatible
  • Participate in research, planning, and brainstorming with development and project teams

Qualifications

  • Located in Charleston, South Carolina or able to relocate
  • One-year fulltime position, with possibility of extension
  • Five-plus years of experience in interactive or front-end web design
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, LESS/SASS, JavaScript/JQuery, Angular
  • Understand the user experience and the ability to analyze and test usability 
  • A great portfolio that demonstrates your design and web development skills 
  • Mobile and responsive design experience
  • Team player with proven ability to work with client and project teams

View examples of applications recently developed:

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume with a cover letter outlining your qualifications to:
hr@tbgva.com
Subject: "UI/UX Developer Charleston"

Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer


Geospatial Analyst, Charleston, SC

NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management (OCM) is looking for a Geospatial Analyst to support the Science and Geospatial Services Division. This position will be employed by The Baldwin Group (TBG) under a contract with the Office for Coastal Management. The successful candidate will work closely with our existing geospatial team, assist in the development of geospatial data, and provide technical assistance when needed.

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • >Perform quality assurance reviews of geospatial data
  • >Create derived products from lidar, including high-resolution digital elevation models
  • >Conduct spatial analyses using manual, semi-automated, and automated routines
  • >Provide remote sensing and GIS-related technical assistance as needed to constituents seeking support and guidance
  • >Support the development and implementation of geospatial visualization and decision-support tools within a multi-tiered enterprise environment

Qualifications

Required:

  • >M.S. plus three years’ experience or B.S. plus five years’ experience
  • >Thorough knowledge and extensive experience with ESRI ArcGIS
  • >Ability to write basic SQL queries and Python scripts
  • >Experience with lidar mapping
  • >Experience performing quality assurance analyses related to remote sensing data development, as well as experience in data management and documentation within enterprise systems
  • >Self-starter with the ability to work in a small team environment without direct day-to-day supervision
  • >Strong communication and organizational skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred:

  • > Experience using ERDAS, Global Mapper, MARS, eCognition, or other related geospatial software
  • > Experience with land cover analysis
  • > Knowledge of regionally relevant projections, datums, and coordinate systems
  • > Experience creating and maintaining map services
  • > Demonstrated ability to build relationships with management, colleagues, and external partners

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume with a cover letter outlining your qualifications to:
hr@tbgva.com
Subject: "Geospatial Analyst"

Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer


Social Scientist, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management (OCM) is seeking a Social Scientist to support the NOAA Water Initiative. This position will be employed by The Baldwin Group (TBG) under a contract with the Office for Coastal Management. The successful candidate will work closely with our existing social science staff and with diverse, interdisciplinary teams; assist in the development of social science products and reports; provide technical assistance to the National Water Center (NWC) customers and partner groups; and support social science-based projects.

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and administer customer surveys, focus groups, and interviews
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Manage, display, and report social scientific data
  • Provide technical support on non-economic, social science-based research and stakeholder engagement activities
  • Support the coordination of social science information between NWC and other offices within NOAA
  • Develop and deliver presentations on social science-based activities supported by NWC
  • Engage user groups and conduct focus groups to identify and document stakeholder needs
  • Lead region-specific needs assessments to support NWC
  • Support work focused on community vulnerability assessments and water quantity issues
  • Synthesize academic, government, research, and policy documents/reports

Qualifications

Required

  • MS in a non-economic, social science field (sociology, psychology, anthropology, communications, or related discipline) plus three to five years’ experience
  • Ability to code and create social science data sets
  • Proficient in delivering public presentations, delivering professional content, and moderating focus groups
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and facilitate effective meetings
  • Ability to communicate social science-based concepts and principles to diverse audiences
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with management, colleagues, and external partners
  • Understanding of water resource management or a related field

Prefered

  • Familiarity with social network analysis concepts
  • Experience working with state and federal agencies
  • Experience with environmental planning and policy, marine science, coastal management, or related field

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume with a cover letter outlining your qualifications to:
hr@tbgva.com
Subject: "Social Scientist"

Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer