[MARMAM] Aerial Observer Position - Right Whale Research Program, Provincetown, MA - USA

Stephanie Richardson srichardson at coastalstudies.org
Mon Aug 31 07:52:21 PDT 2015

Aerial Observer Position - Right Whale Research Program

Provincetown, MA - USA

The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) is seeking right whale aerial survey
observers for the upcoming 2016 winter/spring season (approximately January
1st to May 15th, 2016).

Observers will work with the aerial team documenting the abundance,
distribution, and behavior of North Atlantic right whales in Cape Cod Bay and
adjacent waters.  Responsibilities include: participation in marine mammal
aerial surveys including photography and data collection, photo analysis,
data entry, and associated work; as part of an ongoing long term study of
North Atlantic right whales.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: prior
experience as a marine mammal aerial survey observer (highly desired),
experience in matching right whales (or other species of cetaceans),
familiarity with digital SLR cameras, proficient and accurate data entry
skills, at least a B.S. with courses in biology, personal
transportation, enthusiasm
and willingness to enhance field and lab based research skills, and the
ability to work and live successfully in a team environment.  This is a
full-time temporary/seasonal position.

CCS has a long history of conservation and research work with the North
Atlantic right whale, information about the CCS Right Whale Research
Program is available at:


Please submit cover letter and resume highlighting relevant aerial
experience along with contact information for three professional references
together in one PDF document by September 30, 2015 to:

Stephanie Richardson

Human Resource Manager

Email: srichardson at coastalstudies.org

115 Bradford Street

Provincetown, MA 02657

Stephanie Richardson
Human Resource Manager
Center for Coastal Studies
115 Bradford Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
t. (508) 487-3622 Ext. 113
f. (508) 487-4495
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