[Coral-List] Marine Biologist Position Opening, Boca Raton, Florida

Jessica Craft Jcraft at coastalplanning.net
Tue Nov 9 15:28:49 EST 2010

Coastal Planning & Engineering, Inc. is seeking applicants for a marine biologist vacancy in their Boca Raton office. Please see the job advertisement below:

Marine Biologist

Applicants are being considered for the full-time position of Marine Biologist in CPE's main Boca Raton office.  The ideal candidate has experience conducting marine benthic surveys and is familiar with the reef organisms of south Florida.  Strong written communication skills are also desired.

The following minimum qualifications are required:

a. Bachelor of Science degree in the marine sciences (Master of Science preferred)

b. Demonstrated SCUBA diving experience (dive log), with Nitrox and Rescue Diver certifications; preference will be given to AAUS Scientific Divers or those currently in an AAUS program (Diver-In-Training)

c. Familiarity with the nearshore hardbottom and coral reef environments of south Florida

d. Willingness to travel for up to two weeks at a time for field work

e. Willingness to work in sometimes harsh environmental conditions, including cold water temperatures, rough seas and poor underwater visibility

f. The ability to work on multiple assignments efficiently with limited supervision

This position requires willingness to spend extensive time in the field and ability to travel.  Work will also include data entry and analysis, as well as report preparation.  Familiarity with the permitting process (JCP and ERP) and NEPA documentation considered a plus. Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Coastal Planning & Engineering, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

If interested, please submit the following to the contact below (email preferred):

1. Resume and cover letter

2. Writing sample

3. Three references


Jessica Craft

Director, Marine Science & Biological Research

Coastal Planning & Engineering, Inc.

2481 NW Boca Raton Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33431

jcraft at coastalplanning.net

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