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Last Update: April 25th, 2022

Full time positions

Outreach and Communications Coordinator, Henry’s Fork Foundation (Idaho)

  • Full Time Position
  • Salary: 42,000 - 45,000 DOE
  • Last Date to Apply: 05/31/2022
  • Duties:
    • Administer the intern program
    • Plan and manage youth education and outreach activities
    • Write, create, and share content (Website management, Social Media, Blogs, etc.)
    • Assist with communications tracking, analytics, and occasional grant writing
    • Help coordinate rapid, strategic response to concerns on the river 
    • Help design and implement other communications projects and outlets
  • Qualifications:
    • Good written and verbal communications skills
    • Attention to detail, good time management, and prioritization skills
    • Comfortable working independently and in a small-team environment 
    • Willingness to be flexible and pitch in wherever needed
    • Photography and other creative skills (preferred)
  • Contact Person: Jamie Laatsch (jamie@henrysfork.org
  • Link to Henry's Fork Foundation Webpage
  • Link to Outreach and Communications Coordinator Posting

Education & Outreach Coordinator, Eagle River Watershed Council (Colorado)

  • Full Time Position
  • Salary: $48,000 - $54,000
  • Last Date to Apply: 05/09/2022
  • Duties:
    • Work on programs to educate the community about the watershed
    • Serve as a resource on topics pertaining to water quality, recreation, access, etc.
  • Qualifications:
    • Degree in natural resources, education, or related field
    • Strong public speaking and writing (grants, journalism, etc.) skills
    • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and social media
    • Familiarity with Vertical Response (or similar), WordPress, and databases
    • Spanish language fluency (preferred)
  • Link to Eagle River Watershed Council Webpage
  • Link to Education & Outreach Coordinator Posting

Director of Education, Archbold Biological Station (Florida)

  • Full Time Position
  • Salary: $45,000-$55,000, plus health, dental, and retirement
  • Start Date: 07/11/2022
  • Last Date to Apply: 05/16/2022
  • Duties: 
    • Lead educational outreach programs for elementary schools, summer day-camps, and other audiences 
    • Offer virtual resources and events with other field stations and the public
    • Engage with stakeholders and community groups to reach a broad group of people
    • Work with education, conservation, and science partners at local, state, and national levels
    • Mentor and train education interns and coordinate volunteer program 
  • Qualifications:
    • B.S. or higher (preferably in education, environment, or related field)
    • Experience in a program coordinator role or similar position
    • Experience facilitating outdoor education programs, field trips, etc.
    • Proficiency in computer skills and the ability to learn new software
    • Written and verbal communication skills 
    • Ability to interpret natural ecosystems and species
  • Contact Person: Sharon Hawkins (shawkins@archbold-station.org
  • Link to Archbold Biological Station Webpage
  • Link to Director of Education Posting

Biologist II; Genetics, SCDNR (Charleston, South Carolina)

  • Full Time Position
  • Salary: $39,190-$48,927
  • Last Date to Apply: 05/09/2022
  • Duties:
    • Contribute to population genetics and molecular tool research projects on fishes
    • Perform laboratory research (some field research)
    • Perform data collection, management, and analysis
    • Conduct literature reviews, prepare reports and presentations, and author technical manuscripts 
  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years experience or a Masters degree in biology (preferred)
    • Ability to conduct population genetics research (experimental design, data collection, etc.)
    • Publication record and experience with microsatellites and automated sequencing systems (preferred)
    • Knowledge of marine and/or freshwater fishes of the southeastern US (preferred) 
  • Contact Person: Tanya Darden (dardent@dnr.sc.gov)  
  • Link to South Carolina Jobs/Wildlife Biologist II Webpage
  • Link to Biologist II; Genetics Posting

Aquarist I, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (Florida)

  • Full Time Position
  • Duties:
    • Care for animals and exhibits
    • Maintain life support systems and diagnose and treat diseases
    • Monitor water quality and maintain detailed animal/exhibit logs
    • Deliver presentations, interact with guests, and perform routine SCUBA diving
  • Qualifications:
    • Previous experience working in a public aquarium or zoo
    • Bachelor’s degree in biology, zoology, or related area of study
    • Strong people and customer service skills
    • SCUBA certification
  • Contact Person: Graham Northup (graham@gulfarium.com)
  • Link to Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park Application
  • Link to Aquarist I Posting

Aquarist, South Carolina Aquarium (South Carolina)

  • Full Time Position
  • Duties:
    • Maintain exhibit aesthetics (cleaning and periodic renovations) and water quality
    • Locate and acquire desired specimens (primarily by collecting)
    • Evaluate animal health and help with medical treatments and procedures
    • Prepare and distribute nutritional diets
    • Design, construct, and maintain life support systems
    • Interact with visitors and supervise volunteers/interns
  • Qualifications:
    • BS in biology, aquatic biology, or closely related field
    • 3 years of relevant experience at an AZA-accredited facility or equivalent
    • Knowledge of water quality, aquarium equipment, minor plumbing, electrical work, and carpentry
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • SCUBA Certification
    • Boat handling skills (preferred)
  • Link to South Carolina Application Webpage
  • Link to Aquarist Posting

Exhibits Graphics Specialist, Texas State Aquarium (Texas)

  • Full Time Position (attractive benefits package)
  • Duties:
    • Develop and design interpretive graphics for exhibits
    • Oversee production of graphics
    • Assist with installation and layout of exhibit graphics
    • Present design proposals to Exhibits team
    • Assist with maintenance and repair of permanent exhibit graphics
  • Qualifications:
    • Associates degree or equivalent (or 6-12 months related experience)
    • Texas Driver’s License and Insurable Driving Record
  • Link to Texas State Aquarium Webpage
  • Link to Exhibits Graphics Specialist Posting

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