Company: Steveston Seabreeze Adventures
Location: Richmond, BC
Contract Length : Part time, seasonal April to October 2018
Job Title & Description: Marine Naturalist
Steveston Seabreeze Adventures is a busy seasonal whale watching company in Steveston BC. We operate from April to October and are looking for a on-board Marine Naturalist to join our team!
In in this role you will provide commentary and information on the marine mammals and wildlife we see. You will spend the trip interacting with and educating whale watchers and will provide a safe and enjoyable experience for guests. Boat set up and clean up will be part of your duties as well as recording marine mammal sightings.
Being comfortable on a boat, experience and knowledge of local species and marine biology, and a friendly approachable disposition is a must.
Flexibility and availability to work weekends and holidays is a must since we operate 7 days a week.
In addition, you must have or be willing to obtain a marine safety MEDA3 certificate from a Transport Canada.
Requirements: Knowledge of Canada, British Columbia and Vancouver history, marine mammals, wilderness
Marine Safety MEDA 3 certificate is a must.
Ability to work flexible hours throughout summer season (April-October)
Strong verbal and writing communication skills in English. Speaking other languages is an asset
Excellent organization, public speaking and customer service skills
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Must have decision-making ability,
Ability to work under pressure and deal with unforeseen difficulties
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