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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Current job openings:

Florida Oceanographic Society’s Visitor’s Center is seeking a friendly, energetic, reliable, and dedicated individual to join the gift shop and admissions team. This part time position is weekends only and will be based at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center in Stuart, FL. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, some retail experience, ability to multi-task, and a happy and friendly demeanor. Florida Oceanographic Society is a non-profit organization based in Stuart, Florida. We operate the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, a 57-acre public nature center and aquarium with a visitation of ~60,000 guests per year. Our mission is to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida’s coastal ecosystems though education, research, and advocacy.

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We are seeking a reliable individual that will primarily be responsible for maintaining mechanical systems and providing custodial type tasks for our new 26,000 sf Ocean EcoCenter building and visitor center. This will include scheduled maintenance, cleaning, and overall general upkeep. The schedule is Wednesday – Sunday, Full Time with exceptional benefits, PTO, and work environment. This position is also responsible for working as part of the Operations and Maintenance department to provide general operations and maintenance of all facilities including buildings, exhibits, signs, displays, nature trails, plant nurseries and grounds. Responsible for minor repairs to facilities and equipment. The Operations Technician is supervised by the Operations Manager.

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Develop and manage communications that promote, enhance and protect the Society’s brand and brand reputation. Responsible for creating multi-channel, integrated communication products and services including; online communications such as facebook and other social media, e-newsletters and public relations activity including media releases and communications. Advance the organization’s position with constituents and drive broader awareness and donor support for the organization.  Responsible for development, integration and implementation of public relations activity including media releases and communications. Work direction and priorities are given by the Director of Development & Marketing as direct supervisor.

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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.