The following is a list of Florida Sea Grant job opportunities. This page will be updated as more opportunities become available.

Law student or law grad for research position

Seeking a well-organized 3rd-year law student or recent law school graduate with superior research and writing capabilities to work with Florida Sea Grant attorney part-time for 8-12 months, beginning in January 2021. Candidates with prior knowledge of private property rights protections, Florida comprehensive planning, and policy options for flood management and sea-level rise adaptation by local governments preferred. Work will focus on legal issues in resilience planning and floodplain management. 10-25 hours per week depending on candidate’s availability and project workload. $15/hour. To apply, please send a cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and writing sample to Thomas Ruppert, Florida Sea Grant Coastal Planning Specialist, truppert@ufl.edu.

Florida Sea Grant
Florida Sea Grant
Through a new ‘Virtual Office Hour’ series, a panel of seafood and food safety experts will be available monthly to answer your questions on all things seafood!

From animal welfare and safety, to policy and sustainability, get all your burning seafood questions answered: http://bit.ly/SeafoodVirtualOfficeHour
Florida Sea Grant
Florida Sea Grant
Happy Wednesday!

We've found many opportunities for you!

Internships:
1. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium has an available internship opportunity working within their Aquatic Mammal and Reptile Department to be responsible for the day to day care, training and research of Mote’s resident manatees, sea turtles, otters and crocodilians.
Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/3nDyOpz

2. Coastal Connections Inc. has an available internship opportunity for two volunteer Conservation and Sustainability Outreach Assistants to help build, enhance, and diversify CCinc’s sea turtle conservation projects and educational community programs in Vero Beach, Florida.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/3qh8Yto

3. Coastal Connections Inc. Has an available internship opportunity for Social Media, Communications and Marketing assistant to help build, enhance, and diversify how CCinc presents its sea turtle conservation projects and educational community programs in Vero Beach, Florida.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/3i7jSPw

Jobs:

1. The Florida Aquarium is seeking to hire a Senior Biologist who oversees the daily activities of Biologists in their assigned areas and is responsible for the husbandry and propagation of the CFC’s collection of Western Atlantic coral species and other marine invertebrates.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/2LrFV7q

2. National Audubon Society is seeking to hire a Restoration Technician who will be responsible for assisting Audubon research and land management staff in field and office activities associated with a wetland restoration project being carried out at the 13,000-acre Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary (southwestern Florida).

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/39xT2fD

3. Coastal Connections, Inc. is seeking to hire a Senior Conservation and Sustainability Outreach Specialist to lead sea turtle conservation projects and community sustainability programs in Vero Beach, Florida.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/2MQsZZ9

4. Inwater Research Group is seeking to hire a Sea Turtle Nesting Technician whose focus is mainly on performing extensive morning sea turtle nest surveys in a project construction zone at the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/35Aot7y

5. Ecological Associates Inc. is seeking to hire a Sea Turtle Field Technician to assist with documenting sea turtle nesting and reproductive success in Indian River County, Florida.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/38HmeRO

6. Ecological Associate, Inc. is seeking to hire a Sea Turtle Field Technician to assist with documenting sea turtle nesting and reproductive success on Hutchinson Island, Florida.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/2K9oQyu

7. MyFWC Florida Fish and Wildlife is seeking to hire a Bio Scientist to be responsible for day to day operations on the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area located in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties for the Wildlife and Habitat Management section within the Division of Habitat and Species Conservation. Specific duties include contract oversight and participation in hydrologic and vegetative restoration programs, conducting wildlife surveys, assisting with the development and implementation of budgets and annual operational plans, assisting with the development and promotion of both hunting and non-hunting public use programs, and assistance with setting management and restoration objectives consistent with agency and division directives.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/35EtSut

8. MyFWC is seeking to hire a Research Associate to serve as a project leader of the FWRI research team that conducts biological research related to spiny lobster and the commercial and recreational fisheries.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/3nDyO93

9. The National Audubon Society is seeking to hire a Project Manager to be responsible for managing rigorous shore/seabird nesting season surveys and for rigorous nonbreeding season surveys of migratory and resident shore/seabirds.

Additional information can be found here: https://buff.ly/2XEjYoq
Florida Sea Grant
Florida Sea Grant
How well do you know your Florida lighthouses? Join UF / IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County Sea Grant Agent Ana Zangroniz tomorrow at 12:00p.m for a free virtual presentation on Southeast Florida's guiding lights. Ana and Miami EcoAdventures will be diving into the rich history and significance of the lighthouses of Southeast Florida during their first #CommunityConversations of 2021.

Register at ➡️ https://buff.ly/2LGT24v

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Photo: Fowey Rocks Lighthouse by Officer Scott LaRosa/MyFWC Florida Fish and Wildlife