Marine Science Internships and Jobs
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's (FDEP) Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) is currently hiring an ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III as our Awareness and Appreciation Coordinator. (Note: This position is pending reclassification, so please disregard the Motorboat Mechanic title in the posting.)
How to Apply: http://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?refnode=3118606
Title: Awareness and Appreciation Coordinator
Salary Range: $40,948.00
Location: Miami, Florida
Job Close Date: August 25, 2014
Anticipated Start Date: October 1, 2014
Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or Education and at least 3 years of experience in public relations, social marketing, communications, outreach, and media relations experience, including development of communication strategies, media campaigns, press releases, and articles.
Required Licenses/Certifications and Other Specific Requirements of Law:
Provides technical assistance and leads the planning and implementation of local action strategy projects identified in the Awareness & Appreciation (AA) section of the Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative (SEFCRI), and AA-related CRCP projects as identified in the CRCP Strategic Plan.
Develops and manages grants, contracts, oversees contractors, and associated progress reporting and financial tracking for all assigned projects. Prepares proposals, budgets, and contracts for assigned projects. Organizes, facilitates, and participates in SEFCRI-related workshops and meetings. Assists with CRCP and SEFCRI programmatic and strategic planning.
Assists with Our Florida Reefs community planning process, including facilitating and coordinating the involvement of appropriate communications and media liaisons in the Our Florida Reefs process.
Works with numerous partners in both the public and private sectors to further the state's efforts to protect coral reef resources in southeast Florida.
Leads development and implementation of a communications and outreach strategy to support the SEFCRI and CRCP including development, presentation and distribution of outreach products and messages (e.g.
exhibits, brochures, tent cards, workshops) at local community and other events, and recreational/tourist facilities.
Fulfills role of CRCP Communication Liaison including coordinating CRCP & SEFCRI involvement and participation in community events. Works with FDEP Communications Office to develop and transmit press releases, articles and other media vehicles for the SEFCRI and CRCP. Primary CRCP contact for media and public inquiries.
Other duties as assigned:
* Snorkel or Dive as required to assist with field work.
* Periodic weekend and evening work may be required.
* Regular local travel throughout southeast Florida. Occasional long-distance travel.
Submit state of Florida employment application, cover letter, resume and a list of three references via the How to Apply link above. For assistance, with the application process call 877-562-7287.
Community Programs Coordinator
The Community Programs Coordinator oversees the development, implementation, evaluation, and ongoing operations of educational community partnership and outreach programs based at the main Mote Marine Laboratory campus in Sarasota and at Mote satellite campuses from Sarasota to the Florida Keys.
The Community Programs Coordinator is responsible for the development of successful collaborations; program development; implementation; and evaluation of community-focused educational programs. Duties include the development and implementation of programs aimed at increasing the involvement and engagement of underserved and underrepresented community members with STEM education programs across Mote campuses. Responsibilities include: teaching and program implementation, program and curriculum content development, and relationship development with internal and external partners. The Community Programs Coordinator works closely with all staff within the Education, Aquarium and Outreach Division and colleagues in the Research and Support Divisions. The Community Programs Coordinator actively communicates with senior staff within the organization to plan for the future and to create mission-based programs that are aligned with Mote Marine Laboratory’s 2020 Vision and Strategic Plan.
Knowledge, Skills, and other Characteristics
The Community Programs Coordinator requires strong science content knowledge, particularly marine science; a strong interest in promoting educational equity; and experience in enhancing engagement for historically underrepresented groups in STEM fields. Our ideal candidate is honest, caring, and professional with a tireless work ethic and a contagious, positive energy. S/he is a giving team member, a creative problem solver, and an enthusiastic collaborator and networker who believes deeply in Mote and its mission. This candidate will possess outstanding communication skills, poise, and confidence, skilled in written and oral communication with the ability to represent Mote Marine Laboratory to a variety of audiences. This candidate should have proven ability to develop and implement objectives, strategies, and tactics with skill in effective collaboration, curriculum development and implementing educational projects and programs. They should have a strong commitment to creating exceptional and impactful experiences for participants, sound judgment, an understanding of the challenges and opportunities within the local community, and the determination to work towards the program and Lab goals. We expect the highest ethical standards, personal integrity, intelligence, good humor, resilience, energy, and spirit.
Normal hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday; with a one-hour lunch break.
Some evening and weekend work will be required.
The Community Programs Coordinator is supervised by the Assistant Vice President for Education, within the Education, Aquarium and Outreach Division.
The hiring of a successful candidate for this position is conditional on a background check within one month of hiring.
Send letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and three professional reference contact information to HumanResources@mote.org.
This position will be open until 5:00 pm EST Friday, August 1, 2014.
Assistant Vice President for Education
Education, Aquarium and Outreach Division
Mote Marine Laboratory
941.388.4441, ext. 369
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, in Naples, Florida, seeks to fill TWO Education Specialist positions (Elementary & Middle School) to coordinate and conduct field trips and other educational programs at the Environmental Learning Center.
Complete details are available at https://rookerybay.org/careers.html. Applications must be received by midnight on August 3.
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL 34113
Direct Line: 239-530-5975 [Cisco FDEP Ext. 85975]
Position: Internship – Environmental Education
Issue Date: July 28, 2014
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Hours: Flexible- Tuesday-Saturday, between 8AM and 4 PM, up to 29 hours per week. Some weekends & nights required based on program requirements. Staff & interns will work to create a set schedule.
Salary: $8.25-$8.75 per hour
Dates: Fall/Spring (2014-2015)
Education Interns will be responsible for leading education tours and activities at the center for visiting school, home school, and camp groups. Group tours occur Tuesday-Friday, 10a-12p. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, greeting guests, caring for aquatic life, assisting in species collection, participating in outreach events, coordinating and recruiting volunteers, leading children’s programs, and assisting with special events. Education Interns are also encouraged to create, implement, and evaluate their own interest program or project during their time at the River Center with the assistance of our Educators.
Click here for more information, full job description, and to download application. Please send resume and Loxahatchee River District Application.
Environmental Education Coordinator
River Center – Loxahatchee River District
805 N US Highway 1
Jupiter, FL 33477
(561) 743-7123 – (561) 743-6314 (fax)