Marine science educator needed at Seacamp Association, Inc.

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Seacamp’s Newfound Harbor Marine Institute is hiring a marine science educator in Big Pine Key.

Seacamp offers the chance to educate and share the marine ecosystem of the Florida Keys with youth and adults. Staff members enhance their career potential through comprehensive staff training programs. Working at Seacamp Association Inc. can help you:

  • Develop leadership and decision-making skills in handling creative challenges.
  • Gain experiential instructional experience, while having a positive influence on youth and adults.
  • Build life-long friendships working closely with a talented staff.
  • Build professional references and contacts.
  • Learn from professionals in the fields of marine science, aquatics and youth development.

Training includes science seminars, American Red Cross waterfront lifeguarding, oxygen administration, first aid and CPR/AED for the professional rescuer, skin diving leadership and rescue diver (for currently certified SCUBA divers only), seamanship and boat handling, camp life and teaching techniques.

You must have a college degree in biological sciences, environmental science, education or related field. SCUBA certifications are strongly preferred. All applicants should be strong swimmers and should have a desire to work in a residential, community setting.

Benefits include salary/stipend, housing, meals when participants are in residence, extensive physical and academic training, various American Red Cross certifications, workers’ compensation insurance and use of recreational equipment during time off.

To learn more about this opportunity and apply, log into Handshake with your FIU credentials and type in the following keywords: research assistant. Filter by Jupiter, FL location.

Deadline to apply is Mar. 5.