The Facilities Maintenance Technician is part of a team of 6 staff responsible for inspecting, operating and maintaining The Center’s buildings and physical facilities. Duties include light building maintenance, landscaping and assisting other technicians with project work. This position reports to the Life Support and Facilities Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Specialist.
Core Competencies: areas of proficiency, abilities, etc.
Basic plumbing skills
Basic fabrication skills
Light Mechanical systems work
Effective verbal, listening communications skills
Decision making and problem solving skills
Good time management and the ability to work unsupervised
Specific duties: actual job duties and responsibilities
Perform minor facility maintenance such as painting, landscaping & weeding
Perform daily inspections on building systems
Perform maintenance tasks on building equipment
Isolate, troubleshoot and coordinate the repair of faulty building systems
Provide support on fabrication projects
Provide support to outside contractors
Interface and communicate effectively with The Center’s rescue and animal care workforce (staff and volunteers)
Provide support for other departments
Qualifications: education, training, etc.Read more
The guest speaker for this quarter’s ‘Wildlife Seminar’ Sharon Melin from the NOAA National Marine Mammal Laboratory will be giving a talk on Monday, 5/9 from 3:30 – 4:30 in Kane Hall 130 about Climate Change and California Sea Lions. This lecture is open to the public, so you can attend even if you haven’t registered for the course (ESRM 455).Read more
Marine Science Summer Camp Instructors in Alaska’s Kodiak Island
I am looking for adventurous Camp teachers for a Marine Science summer camp in a remote Native village on Kodiak Island, Alaska July 18-22 with a 2-day prep. workshop in Kodiak July 15,16.
you love teaching kids about the ocean
you have some experience leading kids in hands-on activities
you can adapt to changing situations quickly
you are ready to live rough and work hard for a week
you are curious and willing to learn about the Aleutiq life style
a bit of rain and cold does not bother you
you are ready to work and live as part of a team
you have some prior experience teaching ocean science
I am looking for four Camp teachers and will apply for a travel assistance grant in the order of $1000.- per person to cover travel from Anchorage to Kodiak and from there by small fixed-wing aircraft to Old Harbor as well as food expenses.Read more
Applications are due May 31st 2016!
The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), for the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program, to support eight internships for undergraduate student research at BIOS during Fall 2016 (arrive August 28th and depart November 19th 2016).
An REU internship at BIOS is a great way to gain the experience necessary to embark on graduate studies or careers in the marine and atmospheric sciences.
Looking for an environmentally-focused internship for this summer? Searching for a job as graduation approaches? Check out the College of the Environment’s Career Opportunities Page to find everything from entry-level field work to postdoctoral positions.
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Good luck with your career search!
Marine Environmental Science and Conservation
One semester of college-level biology.
June 13, 2016 – June 27, 2016
Students and staff motoring across Gosport Harbor from Appledore (home of Shoals Marine Lab) to a neighboring island. Students and staff motoring across Gosport Harbor from Appledore (home of Shoals Marine Lab) to a neighboring island. The ocean provides us with food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe.
We are hiring a full-time research technician in the Gates Lab at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology! If you love corals and reefs, are hard working, and work well in a team, please consider applying to work in our group! Details and link to the application are below:
HIMB Research/Lab Services Technician
Job ID: 16218
Closing date: 05/06/2016
Supports research to investigate responses of coral reef ecosystems to environmental stressors including increasing temperatures and ocean acidification.
SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIP
Galveston Bay Bottlenose Dolphin Research and Conservation Program
The Environmental Institute of Houston is seeking a dedicated intern to assist with collection, entry and analysis of bottlenose dolphin population and health data in Galveston Bay, Texas. The position will entail a combination of field and office work during mid-May – July 2016 (start and end dates may be flexible to accommodate school schedules).
Drew is an amazing marine biologist who has worked on a wide range of impacts on marine invertebrate species and communities, most recently sea star wasting disease. With the spectre of global warming threatening marine communities worldwide, Drew has become especially interested in the role warming plays in facilitating epidemics. Her work is a tremendous combination of CSI disease ecology all the way through to curation of a stunning collection of art glass profiled in this award-winning film.Read more
If you are looking for an exciting, hands-on teaching career where you educate students about coastal ecology, Driftwood Education Center would love to have you as one of our instructors. Driftwood Education Center is a residential, science-based environmental education center that has schools and groups come to learn about the natural world around us. Driftwood is based on St. Simons Island, which is one of the barrier islands off the coast of Georgia.Read more