Ocean Career: Pacific Whale Foundation Naturalist

PacWhale Eco-Adventures is looking for marine Naturalists for our upcoming season.

As a Naturalist with PacWhale Eco-Adventures, you’ll be responsible for assisting in the safe navigation and proper operation of the vessel, ensuring a safe environment for all passengers, and educating passengers aboard our eco-tours on Hawai’i’s geology, geography, natural history, ecology, culture, and all aspects of marine life. You’ll work a variety of ecotours from Ma’alaea and/or Lahaina harbors, promoting the mission of our non-profit parent organization, Pacific Whale Foundation.

Our ideal applicant will have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with an emphasis in Marine Biology, Ecology, Zoology or Environmental Science, some experience with marine education/interpretation, experience working on boats, and a passion for talking with people about the marine environment. You should be a strong swimmer who is able to work long days in a tropical (hot/humid/wet) environment aboard a moving vessel at sea. Being already on Maui will set you apart from other applicants.

We provide a great training program and free uniforms, along with a wide array of benefits and perks.

This is an hourly, non-exempt, full-time position. Pay is from $16.20/hr., based on skills/experience + tips and commission.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US We are unable to sponsor work visas for this position.

Learn more about this opportunity and how to apply.

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