Careers & Employment

current Careers & 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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The primary responsibility of this position will be to assist in the implementation of Florida Oceanographic’s Summer Camp Programs, including Coastal Discovery Camps for ages five to eleven and Teen Immersion Experiences for ages twelve to sixteen.  Camp counselors will assist the Summer Camp Director with camp activities, set-up and break-down, cleaning, lesson implementation, science experiments, animal encounters, crafts, seining, basics of snorkeling, basics of fishing, and field trips.  Counselors will work with campers onsite and during offsite field trips. Camp Counselors will aid in making summer camp a safe environment for children, where they can learn about local animals and ecosystem while developing creativity and scientific curiosity.  Working closely with Education Department staff, the Camp Counselors will gain valuable hands-on teaching experience including practical applications of curriculum design, group facilitation, and scientific field explorations, while learning how to deal with the unexpected variables that are a part of youth programming. 

Download the Summer Camp Counselor Position Description

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.