[MARMAM] Position Announcement for Manatee Program Associate

Debbie Wingfield dwingfield at volusia.org
Tue Apr 10 12:29:21 PDT 2018


	The County of Volusia Environmental Management Division is
seeking a candidate for the position of Manatee Program Associate. This
is a 40hr/week contract position, located in DeLand, FL. 

Overview: 
	The Manatee Protection Program Associate conducts environmental
education with a focus on conservation of the Florida manatee, manatee
habitat, and marine mammals in general. The Associate is responsible for
teaching environmental education programs and for providing education
and outreach activities at events. 
	The Associate is responsible for coordinating the Manatee Watch,
and Monofilament Line Recycling programs. They are also a member of the
county’s Marine Mammal Stranding team and, as scheduled, will be
on-call to respond to manatee and cetacean strandings. The Associate
must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and
holidays. 

Minimum requirements: 
Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or a closely
related field, or a Veterinary Technology/Technician degree. Previous
experience with manatees, marine mammals, marine mammal strandings, or
other related work is essential.  Must possess a valid Florida
Driver’s License. The applicant must have a working knowledge of
digital cameras, good writing skills, computer skills, and the ability
to manage databases. Boat operating experience and a diving
certification are preferred.

For more information please contact Debbie Wingfield (VCMPP Manger).
dwingfield at volusia.org  



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