2017 spring/summer job opportunities
As the region’s premier resource for hands-on marine science experiences and conservation education, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about amazing Puget Sound and our world’s one big ocean. Join us in our mission: Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.
The Seattle Aquarium’s conservation and education department is hiring seasonal positions for spring and summer 2017.
The College of the Environment’s Academic Affairs team is hiring a Career Services & Academic Affairs Program Assistant. Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in environmental careers and/or career services are encouraged to apply. This is a great opportunity to get a campus job, meet faculty and staff at the college Dean’s office, and learn a lot about potential career opportunities.Read more
Spring semester 2017 (January through mid-May) internships with the Coral Restoration Foundation in the Florida Keys. Open water dive certification and at least 30 logged dives is required. Full time (40 hrs/wk) work with a moderate living stipend. Transportation, lodging and housing not provided.
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Seattle Aquarium seeks two part time, temporary youth engagement mentors to join the volunteer engagement team. These positions work within the youth engagement team to support the efforts of 130–160 high-school-age youth serving in the Youth Ocean Advocates volunteer program. Youth engagement mentors educate youth on marine science topics and interpretation, support and mentor youth in their volunteer roles, and ensure excellent experiences for both youth volunteers and Aquarium visitors.Read more
Non-permanent Fish Biologist 1*08226-16
$2,925.00 – $3,807.00 Monthly $2,925.00 – $3,807.00 Monthly
Grays Harbor County – Montesano, WA Grays Harbor County – Montesano, WA
Full Time – Non-Permanent
Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
8/24/2016 5:00 PM Pacific
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating fish, wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable recreational and commercial opportunities dependent on viable fish and wildlife populations.
HAWAII MARINE MAMMAL ALLIANCE JOB OPENING: FIELD RESPONSE SECTOR MANAGER
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
Hawaii Marine Mammal Alliance (HMMA) is a non-profit organization funded by private donations, government grants and corporate sponsorships. We are dedicated to the preservation, recovery and stewardship of Hawaii’s endangered marine mammals and the coastal ecosystem we share. In partnership with NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, our staff and volunteers support critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal species research and recovery efforts through important field response, assessment, identification, documentation – and when needed – assistance with in-field animal interventions and stranding support.
The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is seeking a Biological Science Technician to assist with multiple projects within STA’s Fisheries and Environmental Programs. Some of these projects include: ocean acidification monitoring, harmful algal bloom and shellfish biotoxins data collection, analyzing subsistence foods for contaminants, stream assessments, fisheries monitoring and research, and harvesting multiple species for the Traditional Foods Program.
pay range: $18.50 – 21.00/hr, full time
hours: 8:00 – 4:30pm
minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, biology, fisheries management, or similar AND one year experience collecting and analyzing environmental field data
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Salary: $3,155.00 – $4,134.00 Monthly
Location: Snohomish County – Other, WA Snohomish County – Other, WA
Job Type: Full Time – Permanent
Job Number: 2016-06095
Closing: 6/17/2016 5:00 PM Pacific
This position directly contributes to sound stewardship of fish resources by developing, integrating, and disseminating sound fish and habitat science, protecting fish populations and their habitats, influencing the decisions of others that affect fish and their habitats, and providing for sustainable fish populations for recreational and commercial harvest opportunities.
The Career Center presents … Alumni Career Accelerator: Summer Series 2016. This series of events and workshops is designed to help boost your job search and career plans. Designed for recent graduates, but open to all alumni of UW. Students and upcoming graduates are welcome as well. No need to RSVP and there are no fees to attend. Career paths are rarely linear or predictable.Read more
About the Opportunity
This is an opportunity to join a team responsible for coordinating the rescue, transport and release of marine mammals from over 600 miles of coastline. The successful candidate will report to the Northern Range Operations Manager as a part of the Rescue and Response Team within the Veterinary Science Department. This position serves the following primary functions:
Coordinate the day to day operations of rescue and response central dispatch
Train and oversee interns and volunteers in answering the Stranded Animal Hotline and taking down accurate reports
Answer the Stranded Animal Hotline, communicating with concerned members of the public with empathy and understanding, and educating callers about marine mammals
Dispatch response teams for the assessment, rescue, transport, and release of a variety of marine mammals
Work with veterinary staff to assess stranded animals, making decisions regarding the need for rescue and communicating with response teams
Coordinate the daily transportation and offloading of marine mammals at the Sausalito hospital
Maintain rescue equipment and vehicles under the supervision of the NRO Manger, organizing inventory and making repairs and purchases as needed
Manage projects completed by on-site volunteers, ranging from equipment repairs and alterations, to data entry
Adhere to and promote safety standards and protocols
Rotate after hours on-call, evening, weekend and holiday coverage
Application deadline: June 24
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