[Coral-List] Employment Opportunity - Florida Keys
Bob.Glazer at MyFWC.com
Thu Apr 23 12:06:02 EDT 2009
Fisheries Technicians | Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Marathon, FL | Temporary
Closing: Until filled.
Responsibilities: Two field assistants are needed for summer field work (June thru September 2009) with the FWRI/SFRL finfish program. The successful applicant will conduct fisheries-independent underwater visual census and help deploy a 100-ft seine in near shore waters of the Florida Keys and Dry Tortugas National Park. The assistant will aid in fish identification, measurements, and data recording.
Qualifications: Marine or ecological sciences background with scientific diving experience (certified diver with a minimum of 30 scientific dives; AAUS certified diver is preferred). The applicant should be familiar with tropical reef fish identification and demonstrate an ability to follow QA/QC protocols and attention to details. Prior field work experience, including the operation and trailering of small (<25') boats is desirable. Applicants must be able to pull seine, move equipment ≤ 50 lbs and possess a valid driver's license. You must be US Citizen or a legal U.S. resident or have a current U.S. Work Visa.
Contact: For more information, contact Dr. Alejandro Acosta or Dr. Mike Feeley. Phone: 305-289-2330
Contact Email Address: Alejandro.acosta at MyFWC.com; Mike.Feeley at MyFWC.com;
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