Oferta interesante para pros del buceo científico ~ Bioblogia.net

16 de marzo de 2024

Oferta interesante para pros del buceo científico

 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) conducts research, monitoring, education, and outreach activities with the goals of protecting the Great Lakes and their rich history. Qualified personnel are required to safely and efficiently conduct marine research and provide program support through fieldwork and public engagement.

Cardinal Point Captains, Inc. (CPC) provides support to TBNMS and is seeking applicants with experience in marine research operations and management. 

The ideal candidate will have experience and expertise working with maritime heritage resources and conducting other marine science and resource protection operations. Prior experience as a certified scientific diver is highly recommended. 

This position may include the following activities depending upon applicant’s qualifications: 

· Conduct historical, archaeological, and Great Lakes research

· Assist with remote sensing surveys and processing

· Utilize GIS to support sanctuary programs 

· Support resource protection operations (mooring buoys) 

· Write scientific and technical reports.

· Support sanctuary data management.

· Support sanctuary education, outreach, and interpretation programs.

· Seek outside funding to support sanctuary programs

· Participate in diving operations 



Education: Degree (Masters or Bachelors) from an accredited college or university in a relevant field such as Coastal Resource Management, Biology, Geology, Oceanography, Environmental Studies, Maritime Archaeology, Maritime History, Engineering, or other related scientific fields. 

******As CPC is looking to hire potentially more than one person, it is expected that a single candidate may not have all of the following qualifications, but will ideally have a mix of skills that meets many of the following requirements to support the team at TBNMS:

Research and On-water Operations

· Experience conducting historical and archaeological research, including scientific diving

· Experience conducting marine science. 

· Experience conducting remote sensing surveys and post-processing 

· Experience with underwater photography, videography, and/or photogrammetry. 

· Experience with marine technology (observation systems, sampling, and ROVs)

· Experience with data management.

· Experience organizing and planning research projects. 

· Experience writing National Register of Historic Places nominations.

· Experience drafting technical reports, articles, and research summaries. 

· Experience working aboard and operating small research vessels. 

· Experience maintaining field research equipment 

CPC is looking to expand diving capacity at TBNMS, from new dive team members to the Unit Diving Supervisor. CPC is seeking candidates with experience that meets one or more of the following: 


· Experience engaging in scientific diving operations; certification to the level of Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver (or equivalent) from a nationally recognized SCUBA training agency (NAUI, PADI, SDI/TDI, etc.) and meeting the eligibility requirements to enroll in NOAA Diver training as outlined in the NOAA Diving Standards and Safety Manual 

· Certification to the level of Divemaster or Instructor in a nationally recognized SCUBA training agency (NAUI, PADI, SDI/TDI, etc.) along with prior completion of a scientific diver training course such as one offered at American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS).

· Experience supporting a scientific diving unit including administration, planning, and operations. 

· Experience with dive equipment maintenance. 

· Experience with technical diving including utilization of closed-circuit rebreathers. 

Outreach, Partnerships, and Funding 

· Experience communicating research/science to technical audiences, students, divers, and the public through writing, public speaking, and other activities. 

· Experience in securing outside funding. Grant writing, grant management. is required. 

AAP/EEO Statement 

CPC is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

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