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The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Inc.

The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.

Vessel Educator & Crewmember - Part Time

Essential Job Functions:

  • Handle and haul in lines aboard the R/V Spirit of the Sound
  • Serve as an educator and interpreter for groups of up to 40 passengers on public and charter cruises
  • Maintain a safe environment at all times
  • Ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations
  • Participate in drug screening program per USCG regulations and safety trainings

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Prior boating experience a must.
  • Ability to handle gear and move about the boat
    • Must be able to lift/carry in excess of 60 pounds of gear and other equipment and work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays

Desired Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of local marine flora, fauna, and maritime history
  • Some college preferred

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.

Salary

14.00 per hour

How to Apply

The Maritime Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and TMA application https://www.maritimeaquarium.org/careers to rlombardi@maritimeaquarium.org with Vessel Educator in the subject line of your e-mail.

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Inc.
10 North Water Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854

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