Protected Species Observer (PSO)- Long Island, NY

Department: Environmental Monitoring
Location: , NY

A.I.S., Inc. (AIS) is a national scientific services firm supporting maritime activities requiring certification of compliance with environmental regulations as well as collecting data for use by Federal, State, Municipal, and other government agencies along the US coastline.

Primary Function:

AIS is recruiting protected species observers to observe the monitoring and exclusion zones around noise producing operations and implement protective measures when necessary. The PSOs will work in a team of 2 during operations which will be conducted during daylight hours with an anticipated eight to twelve hours of work per PSO per day.  Duties include but are not limited to: identification of protected species; documenting location, documenting behavior and other essential data; documenting data on logs in an organized manner. Candidates will be selected based on their past experiences identifying protected species. 



Candidates will be paid an hourly wage to be negotiated and total compensation will vary depending on employee’s experience. This is a full–time temporary position.

Minimum Qualifications:


Some travel to and from the staging location will be reimbursed.


Long Island, NY 


If you would like to apply for this exciting new opening, please click the following link to submit the required information:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter detailing sea and protected species observing experience.
  3. 3 professional references (name, email address and phone number),
  4. PSO Training Certificate
  5. Offshore Safety Training Certificate


All documents must be submitted for your application to be considered.

If you have any questions pertaining to this opening please feel free to call William Byrd at or 774-762-7019.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of A.I.S. to recruit, hire, train, promote, transfer and compensate our employees and provide all other conditions of employment including Company sponsored events without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, lawful alien status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Must be able to work in the U.S. • VEVRAA Federal Contractor • Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals • Equal Opportunity Employer