Scientific diver takes notes on a white board while floating above a coral reef.
Scuba diver at National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa. Photo: Alisha Gill/NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is the managing agency for the Sanctuary. Positions with NOAA that are currently available throughout the U.S. are available on the following website:

National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa employs contractors through Cardinal Point Captains. Open positions are available at

Current Openings

Research Scientist / Marine Ecologist - FULL TIME (NOAA Affiliate)