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Marine Ecologist & Scientific Diver

Costa Mesa CA

An established and growing environmental consulting firm in southern California is searching for a Marine Ecologist and Scientific Diver to join our team and participate in multiple projects.

The company has been established for decades, and has recently seen several years of growth. The successful candidate will establish and maintain client relationships, and must have the social and communication skills to effectively communicate across different personality types. Scientific diving experience preferred, but not mandatory.

Marine Ecologist position will require: establishing and tracking project schedule, project budget and expenses, invoice review and approval, and the oversight of project implementation through completion. Statistical data analysis, interpretation, and scientific writing are also required. Primary subject areas include: marine ecology, sediment quality, water quality, and aquatic biological resources (from invertebrates to mammals). Secondary subject areas include: hydrographic surveying, freshwater resources, and environmental assessments (e.g., CEQA/NEPA projects).

Scientific Diver position will include: participation in scientific surveys of subtidal, estuarine, and freshwater habitats; collection of sediments, algae, and tissues for analysis; maintenance of dive gear and dive logs; and written assessments of underwater observations. Subject areas include: kelp, eelgrass, sediment quality, water quality, and terrestrial and aquatic biological resources (from invertebrates to mammals). Diving Instructor certification preferred, but not mandatory.


Work Environment:

Professional demeanor, but casual office near John Wayne Airport.


Compensation & Benefits:

Commensurate with the level of responsibilities described. The company offers a competitive benefits package, including medical insurance, FSA, and 401(k) plan.



Submit CVs/resumés to: info@mbcnet.net


Posted April 20, 2017

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