[MARMAM] Marine Animal Entanglement Response Specialist - Provincetown, MA USA

Stephanie Richardson srichardson at coastalstudies.org
Tue Feb 28 11:17:09 PST 2017

Marine Animal Entanglement Response Specialist

Full Time (40 hours per week)

The Center for Coastal Studies (Provincetown MA) is seeking a response
specialist for its Marine Animal Entanglement Response program.  CCS is a
private, non-profit institution with an emphasis on marine mammal research
and conservation.

Response specialists are on call to disentangle whales and sea turtles
following strict protocols that emphasize human safety and data collection.
Specialists participate in at-sea operations, data processing,
administrative tasks and supervision of trainees. They are expected to
interface with the public and professional mariners and to participate in
other CCS research programs as needed. CCS is searching for level-headed
candidates that can work calmly and problem solve under stressful

Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree in a biological field;  at least one year
of at-sea working experience; small boat handling experience; excellent
computer and communication skills; strong focus and attention to detail;
the ability to work and communicate well at sea and in a wide range of
weather conditions. Prior experience working with large animals and
database management skills are desirable. Applicants must be physically
able to execute the work of the position. Weekends and scheduling
flexibility required.

This position is full-time, year-round, with the potential for annual
renewal. It is open to citizens of the United States of America and those
authorized to work in the US.

Interested candidates please submit cover sheet, resume and two references

Stephanie Richardson

Human Resource Manager

Center for Coastal Studies

5 Holway Ave.

Provincetown, MA 02657

Email: srichardson at coastalstudies.org

Applications will be accepted till March 31, 2017.

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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that will endure as long as life lasts.”
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