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Seasonal Marine Science Instructor

3staffJoin our team of instructors that are passionate about marine science and educating kids - and have a lot of fun doing it!

MarineLab is seeking a seasonal marine science instructor 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 on January 9 and season ends on August 6, 2019. Salary is $300-$350/week and includes housing with wireless internet. Paid training. Opportunity to continue with a fall seasonal position (September – November) is available!

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; Florida Boater Safety certificate; boating experience; teaching experience; and current Lifeguard/FirstAid/CPR certification.

Closing date: December 16, 2018. To apply, please complete the application and return with your resume to

Lead Captain

LewiThe MarineLab Environmental Education Program relies on its fleet of inspected passenger vessels to provide its highly-respected marine science curriculum to its student and teacher clients.   Safety and reliability is of prime importance in our operations.

The MarineLab Lead Captain will be responsible for ensuring that our fleet is ready at all times to support the MarineLab mission. He or she will be responsible for maintaining all safety equipment, USCG certifications and inspections, hiring and training our captains, training our instructional staff as boat crew, maintaining and repairing the fleet, record keeping, and being the primary captain for our marine science trips. The perfect candidate for the job will have a minimum of a USCG Master's License, experience in safety and boat inspections, administrative and supervisory experience, enjoy working with groups of students, and be committed to marine conservation and education.

BOATBASINThis is a permanent, full time position with benefits. Salary is $42,500 - $45,000. Paid sick leave, vacation time, holidays, provided. Retirement contribution and employer-assisted health insurance available.

Please complete our application here and include your resume and email to CEO Ginette Hughes at Closing date: December 21, 2018.