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CCMI seeks to hire innovative, creative, early career scientists who can make great discoveries. Please check back regarding additional positions available in the future.

Field Station Assistant

Responsibilities

Purpose
  • Support the Field Station Manager in assisting with the delivery of CCMI programmes through daily administrative, logistical management and planning.
  • Assist with education, operations and research programmes as required.
General
  • Management of the CCMI retail, including accounting, inventories and sales.
  • Management of CCMI weekly Field Station Tour and CCMI Reef Lecture Series.
  • Conduct station inventories (e.g. food, office supplies, kitchen and dorm supplies).
  • Track activities and provide operational information and statistics to our development team including station occupancy, boat & tank utilisation & vehicle
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) buoy
  • Provide logistical support for the educational and scientific groups.
  • Assist with the scheduling of resources including boats, vehicles & accommodation to ensure the successful delivery programme goals & objectives.
  • Assist the FSM in the management and completion of staff work permits as needed for seasonal, part-time, and full-time operational staff.
  • Assist with office administration including the creation of quarterly activity and budget reports.
  • Assist with receiving and shipment of supplies and equipment (e.g. barge, airport), including all customs, duty, permits, and fees.
  • Assist the FSM with ensuring all insurance and licensing is up to date.
Other
  • Assist with research and education activities as required.
  • Support the Dive Safety Officer (DSO) in their duties ensuring all in-water activities are conducted to CCMI & PADI dive standards.
  • All employees must assist the with general operations.

How to Apply

Full position description available HERE. Applications, consisting of covering letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this post, a full CV and contact details for two referees (who will not be contacted without your consent) should be sent to manager@reefresearch.org.

Please mark your application Field Station Assistant, Little Cayman.

The closing date for applications is 14/10/18.

Interviews will be conducted via Skype between 17/10/18 -21/10/18.

 

Edmund F. & Virginia B. Ball Ocean Science Scholar:

Marine Education Intern

CCMI will award two prestigious scholarships to Caymanians or those with qualifying residential status, who are college-level students through the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Ocean Science Scholars programme.

  • Throughout this academic year, the programme seeks to recruit two Marine Education Interns to work at the Little Cayman Research Centre. The internship is designed to provide invaluable work experience that build skills for students at the entry level of a possible career in education, marine science, tourism, conservation, or related field of study.
  • The internship is an opportunity for students who have graduated from high school, who are attending college or who have graduated from college. Only applications from Caymanians or those with qualifying residential status will be accepted.
  • The purpose of the programme is to build local capacity among young Caymanian college-level students to become ocean stewards. The programme supports students interested in exploring careers in the marine sciences. Improving local capacity and capability to protect the ocean is at the heart of CCMI’s mission and is the ultimate goal of this programme.

 

Full position description available HERE. Applications, consisting of covering letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this post, and a full CV and contact details for two referees (who will not be contacted without your consent) should be sent to manager@reefresearch.org.

Please mark your application Marine Education Intern, Little Cayman.

The closing date for applications is 23/09/2018.

Interviews will be conducted via Skype between 24/09/18-30/09/18

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