Careers & Employment

Career & Employment Opportunities

Having a career with Florida Oceanographic Society is more than just a job. It is about having a passion for the environment and our mission to, "inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems."

If you feel strongly about our mission and wish to have a rewarding career with Florida Oceanographic Society, please view our current job openings below.

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Current Job Openings:


Animal Care Technician - Full & Part Time

The primary responsibility is team coverage for feeding and husbandry of all aquariums and exhibit animals, as well as maintaining a 750,000 gallon gamefish lagoon, aquarium life support systems, stingray tank, touch tanks, and individual aquariums.

This position is open until filled and reports to the Director of Animal Care and Life Support. Send application, resume and cover letter to Brittany Hascup at

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PAID Education Internship

Do you have a background in biology, marine biology, environmental science, or science education and a desire to build a career in one of these fields? We are looking for degree-seeking students (or recent graduates) interested in gaining experience or possible college credit through an internship with the Education Department at Florida Oceanographic Society. This paid internship requires a minimum commitment of at least two months and three 6-hour shifts (18 hrs.) per week, including weekend shifts. The Education Internship position involves considerable public speaking.

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Florida Oceanographic is an equal opportunity employer*, complies with the American Disabilities Act**, and is a drug-free work place.  
*Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.  
**Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which prohibit employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities in the private sector, and in state and local governments.