Seasonal Marine Science Field Instructors, MarineLab (Key Largo, FL)

Looking for a job that gets you out on the ocean? MarineLab is seeking seasonal marine science instructors for our education center in Key Largo, FL. Our waterfront facility provides quick access to the marine ecosystem protected by Everglades National Park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

Job duties include leading discussions and labs on subtropical marine topics such as seagrass, mangroves, and coral reefs; leading snorkeling field trips via boat to investigate local marine communities; supervising students in the water; and minor maintenance duties associated with upkeep of boats, labs and equipment. Instructors must be team-oriented and flexible; evenings and weekends are required.

Start date is January 27, 2016 and season ends on August 3, 2016. Salary is $300-$350/week and includes housing with wireless internet.

Requirements: Potential instructors MUST like interacting with children and youth from 5th grade through high school, have an enthusiastic, outgoing personality, and have a high tolerance for working outdoors in all kinds of weather. BA/BS in marine science or related life science; teaching experience; and current Lifeguard/FirstAid/CPR certification. SCUBA Certified applicants and those who have experience aboard boats will be given preference.

Closing date: November 30, 2015. Please complete the application found on our website at and include a resume. Email to, fax to 305-451-3909, or mail to PO Box 787, Key Largo, FL 33037