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Orange County Sanitation District

Principal Environmental Specialist

OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Principal Environmental Specialist.
Under general direction within the Quality Assurance section of the District's Laboratory, Monitoring, and Compliance Division, this advanced journey-level position will perform a wide range of administrative responsibilities and advanced analyses of wastewater, wastewater sludge, ocean water, ocean sediment and industrial waste samples.
Posted: 3/30/2018 Closes: 4/13/2018 Eligible for both internal and external candidates.
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California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Interagency Ecological Program Manager — Stockton

Under the general supervision of the Environmental Program Manager, this position will perfrom key financial, science planning and leadership functions and will work with the IEP managers and scientists to coordinate the implemednation of IEP science.
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EcoAnalysts, Inc.

Marine Polychaete Taxonomist (Moscow, Idaho)

EcoAnalysts is a growing company specializing in services supporting the bioassessment of freshwater, estuarine, and marine surface waters. In our 20+ years of operation we have become a national leader in the industry, processing 5,000+ benthic samples annually. We are committed to unrivaled customer service, working hard to bring excellence, integrity, stewardship and teamwork to everything we do. To accomplish this consistently, we need highly skilled, hardworking, and fun-loving people.
EcoAnalysts is currently expanding its marine services and we have a need for a marine polychaete taxonomist. We are searching for an individual who has experience with and enjoys marine taxonomy and who wants to be part of a successful team of aquatic scientists. If you wish to help people make highly informed decisions regarding the condition and stewardship of our natural resources, then we encourage you to explore the information below and throughout our entire web site at
Major Position Duties
The primary duty of this position is the identification of marine polychaetes. We work in a production environment where accuracy and speed are imperative. No research will be involved in this position and applicants should expect responsibilities that are common to production bench taxonomy.
Moscow, ID.
The successful candidate will have expertise in the taxonomy of marine polychaeta. A minimum of three years of experience identifying marine polychaetes is required.
The successful applicant must have a good work ethic, be able to meet deadlines, be willing to go the extra mile, and work well in small groups as well as independently.
Minimum educational qualifications are a bachelor's degree in the biological sciences, including coursework in invertebrate zoology, marine biology or oceanography. We also require at least three years of full-time experience working in marine taxonomy. Preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of identification experience in a production taxonomy setting.
Salary and benefits are dependent upon experience and qualifications. Benefits include: being part of a science-focused team, flexible work schedule, vacation/sick time, health insurance (medical, vision, and dental) and an employer-matched investment fund.
To Apply
Please email cover letter and complete resume to
For more information about the company please visit our website at
Anticipated start date

University of Tampa (Florida)

Marine Science Field Station Coordinator/Instructional Staff

Position Details
The Department of Biology within the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, 12 month instructional staff position beginning in June 1, 2018. This position is renewed annually based on performance.
This position will have the primary responsibilities of:
1) coordinating and maintaining operations at the University of Tampa Marine Science Field Station
2) coordinating operation and maintenance of university research vessels and
3) teaching non-science majors lecture courses in Marine Biology and Environmental Science. The candidate will be expected to teach 15 contact hours over the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters with teaching responsibilities to begin in August 2018.
The Marine Science Field Station is a 3000 square foot facility located 20 minutes from the main University of Tampa Campus. The facility includes both wet and dry laboratories and a 1,600-gallon recirculating seawater system. The University of Tampa operates three motor research vessels the largest of which is 46ft.
Master’s degree in a field of natural or physical science is required. Prior teaching experience, experience operating and maintaining marine vessels, and experience working with an enclosed seawater system is preferred. A personal commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and service to the Department and University is essential.
Review of applications will begin January 17th and continue until the position is filled. For details and to apply on-line, please visit our website at
Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of graduate transcript and copy of terminal transcript (if applicable).