Marine Science Educators, Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

December 21, 2017

The Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is now accepting applications for 2 seasonal positions (6 months) as marine science educators to work at the Reserve on Prudence Island in the heart of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. More information can be found at www.nbnerr.org.
About Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
The Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NBNERR) is located on Prudence Island in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island and is one of 29 Reserves in the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS). This is a network of protected areas established for long-term research, education, and stewardship. This partnership program between NOAA and the coastal states protects more than one million acres of estuarine land and water, which provides essential habitat for wildlife, offers educational opportunities for students, teachers and the public, and serves as living laboratories for scientists.
Primary Job Responsibility
NBNERR is recruiting to fill two full-time seasonal positions. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking for hands-on experience in coastal science and environmental education. The ideal candidates will possess a personal interest in estuaries and the marine environment, and a commitment to the mission of the organization. This position will require working closely with the Education Coordinator in all components of the education program, primarily developing and leading marine science-oriented classes for a variety of audiences. These positions are for a period of 6 months and will be filled through the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
Compensation $10 per hour with low-cost housing available at the Reserve on Prudence Island. Please inquire for further information on housing and island logistics.
Deadline February 2nd, 2018
To apply please email or mail your cover letter, resume, and three references to:
Maureen Dewire, Education Coordinator
Narragansett Bay Nationa
l Estuarine Research Reserve
P.O. Box 151
Prudence Island, RI 02872
401.683.1478
Maureen@nbnerr.org