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. Coordinates with aquarium staff for aquarium operations, maintenance and repairs. The Operations Technician is supervised by the Operations Manager and works with other Florida Oceanographic staff and volunteers.
Perform routine preventive maintenance on equipment, facilities and buildings including changing filters, periodic running of generators and painting exposed exterior and interior surfaces. Perform routine waste disposal including trash and recycle waste.
Perform minor repairs to broken or damaged equipment, buildings, facilities including exhibits and nature trails. Perform routine surveys of nature trails and repair and maintain all trails for safe visitor passage.
Maintain clean and safe areas including storage of all materials, equipment and supplies. Maintain adequate supplies for routine maintenance and repair.
Assist with keeping a good appearance to all landscape and grounds including mowing grass, weeding and cultivating landscape around buildings and facilities.
Supervises volunteers engaged in maintenance, repair and operations work.
Occasional weekend work required during special events.
Able to push, pull, lift or carry a minimum or 50 lbs.
Perform other tasks as assigned by the Operations Manager or Executive Director
Minimum high school degree and 2 years experience in operations and maintenance. Basic plumbing and carpentry knowledge required. Able to lift 50 pounds and operate vehicles, equipment and machinery. Able to work effectively outdoors in hot and humid weather conditions. Valid Florida driver’s license required.
Please send Resume and Employment Application to SJackson@FloridaOcean.org.
Part-time position to assist the development department in data entry and administrative duties. Job duties would include securing and accounting for all donations and memberships for general operating, capital campaign and endowment programs for annual campaigns and special events. Additional duties include managing the Society’s membership programs, updating donor and membership information and compiling weekly and monthly reports. Work direction and priorities are given by the Development Administrator and Executive Director.
Please send Resume and Employment Application to AFlood@FloridaOcean.org.
The Director of Business Administration & Operations performs business and the administrative duties of the organization. Responsibilities include financial processing, accounts payable, maintaining financial records, insurance coverage, annual tax filings, payroll, profit sharing plans and annual budgeting. Supervise and manage coastal center admissions and gift shop as well as human resources and managing personnel. Work with fellow leadership team in coordinating organization projects and programs including grant activities. Work direction and priorities are given by the Executive Director as direct supervisor.