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Shipboard Program Coordinator
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Deadline to Apply:
Friday, March 17, 2017, 11:30pm
Website:Bayshore Center at Bivalve
The Shipboard Education Coordinator is responsible for the on-board programming for school groups and the public throughout the sailing season and assisting with on-shore programming. This is mainly a supervisory position with teaching when necessary.
- Report to Executive Director and Captain(s)
- Coordinate on-board Education, Charter and Public Sails, and Ports-of-Call events.
- Coordinate major shore-based programming (Wild About Cumberland & Kids About the Bay)
- Ship’s Scheduler; Outreach to schools, potential charters, summer camp groups, etc.
- Shipboard Volunteer Coordinator; organize volunteer training, liaison for volunteers
- Supervise, hire and train crew
- Curriculum and program development
- “Wines & Dines” passengers; ensures quality programs and customer satisfaction, promotes repeats and all BCB programs, and seeks out new sail leads.
- Prepare monthly and end of year reports, trawl reports and applications, etc; Maintain records, evaluations, and equipment and supplies
- Degree in History, Natural Resources, Marine Biology, Environmental Education, or related field
- A strong environmental ethic, plenty of stamina, flexibility, and a positive attitude
- Experience training, supervising, and evaluating volunteers and educators
- Environmental education, curriculum development & scheduling experience
- Planning and implementing day long as well as week long camps
- Knowledge of Tributaries, Estuaries, and Bay flora and fauna; Knowledge of oysters and the oyster industry preferred but not required
- Able to handle and teach with local sea life while engaging students
- Sailing/boating experience preferred but not required
- CPR/First Aid, training will be provided to those who do not have certifications
- Microsoft Word and Excel
What we offer:
- Environmental education and supervising experience & Sail training
- Knowledge of issues and ecology of Southern New Jersey waterways, the Delaware Bay, and the Oyster industry
- Full-time, year round position; Salary dependent on experience
- Three meals (mostly vegetarian) a day when on the boat
- Sea stories, experiences, and some amazing photographs; Splinters and some serious calluses!
How to Apply:
Please forward resume, cover letter, and three references to
Bayshore Center at Bivalve, attention Capt. Jesse Briggs
Phone: 856-785-2060 Fax: 856-785-2893
Mail: 2800 High St. (Bivalve), Port Norris, NJ 08349