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 encourage 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


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
  • 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 Charleston, SC"


Geospatial Analyst Honolulu, Hawaii

The Baldwin Group, Inc. (TBG) seeks a talented geospatial analyst with experience in geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing. The successful candidate will support our contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management (OCM), located regionally in the Pacific Islands office in Honolulu, Hawaii. In this role, the candidate will work as part of our Pacific geospatial team, assist in the development of regional geospatial data, provide technical assistance in the region, and support GIS and remote sensing projects led out of the national office in Charleston, South Carolina.

Core responsibilities include the following:

  • Conduct spatial analyses using manual, semi-automated, and automated routines
  • Manage geospatial data, including metadata development
  • Develop maps for publication and presentation
  • Provide GIS-related and remote sensing technical assistance to regional partners Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific territories
  • Help regional partners apply data, tools, and training to address specific coastal management issues
  • Attend and participate in relevant geospatial and regional meetings with key partner groups, such as the Hawaii Geographic Information Coordinating Council, Pacific Risk Management ‛Ohana, local government agencies, and regional federal geospatial partners
  • Support OCM regional initiatives, including the Digital Coast, the Coastal Change Analysis Program (C-CAP), and coastal lidar data development
  • Support the development and implementation of OCM decision-support tools, such as the C-CAP Land Cover Atlas, NOAA Sea Level Rise Viewer, Coastal Flood Exposure Mapper, the Tsunami Evacuation Tool, and Economics: National Ocean Watch
  • Track and communicate regional geospatial activities, needs, and accomplishments

Qualifications

Required

  • M.S. plus 3-5 years of directly related experience
  • Experience using the ESRI suite of GIS software
  • Experience performing quality assurance of remote sensing data, as well as experience in data management within enterprise systems
  • Excellent communication skills, including public presentations, and awareness of regional cultural sensitivities
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a small team environment without day-to-day direction
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with management, colleagues, and external partners Willingness to travel throughout the Pacific region and the continental U.S.

Preferred

  • Familiarity with coastal management issues and experience using geospatial technologies to help address these issues
  • Knowledge of coastal and marine programs in the Pacific region and within NOAA
  • Experience using ERDAS, Global Mapper, or other geospatial remote sensing software
  • Experience with LiDAR and/or land cover data
  • Knowledge of OCM programs, products, and services
  • Experience working with state and federal agencies, tribes, academia, and nongovernmental organizations in the Pacific region
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Ability to write basic SQL queries and Python scripts
  • Knowledge of wetland delineation techniques

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 Honolulu, Hawaii"


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:

  • 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  .
  • 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  
  • 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: "National Environmental Policy Act and Environmental Compliance Specialist Silver Spring, Maryland"