[MARMAM] Monterey Bay Whale Watch Marine Biologist/Naturalist Position

MBWW Assistant mbwwassistant at gmail.com
Sun May 12 20:18:05 PDT 2019

Monterey Bay Whale Watch is looking for a part-time (full time in summer)
experienced Marine Biologist/Naturalist! Come join a dedicated team of
Marine Biologists in one of the most diverse and productive whale watching
areas in the world. Help lead tours, educate the public, and collect data
on a variety of different organisms including Humpback Whales, 6 species of
dolphins, Blue Whales, and Orcas.

More about our research : On every trip. one of the Marine Biologist's most
important tasks is to collect data on a variety of different organisms that
we see in Monterey Bay. This includes: filling out data sheets, taking
Photo-ID pictures, and observing behaviors of different cetacean species.
We also are working on different Photo-ID catalogs and digitizing our data
that we have been collecting for several decades. Our company has been
doing research on Orcas and Humpback Whales for close to 30 years and our
Marine Biologists play a key role in helping collect data on both of these
species, as well as several others. We also collaborate with Cascadia
Research Collective and HappyWhale, as well as other local research

Required Experience:
- Bachelors Degree in Marine Science or related field (minimum required
education level)
- At least 2 years of Naturalist experience
- Knowledge of the history, cetaceans, and birds of Monterey Bay
- Excellent speaking ability - comfortable interacting with the public both
on a microphone to over 100 people and individually
- Enthusiastic and outgoing personality

Preferred Experience:
- 4 years of Naturalist experience
- Deckhanding experience (able to fill in as deckhand or double duty when
- Photo-ID/data entry/research experience

Please send a resume/CV and a word document including : your cover letter,
availability, and potential start date to mbwwassistant at gmail.com.
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