BIOS currently has two opportunities for seagoing Marine Science Technicians. Candidates that fall short of the minimum qualifications may be considered for a Junior Marine Science Technician position.
Interested candidates should email or fax their applications including a cover letter, resume/CV, three references to:Human Resources Officer The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) 17 Biological Station St. George's GE01 Bermuda email: HR@bios.edu; Fax: 441-297-2222
Position will remain open until filled.
BIOS is an equal opportunity employer in a drug free workplace and learning environment.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Collaborate with scientists and ship's crew to ensure a safe and successful mission.
- Instruct and assist scientific users of the ship in safe operating procedures of shipboard equipment and proper oceanographic techniques, both on deck and in the labs.
- Act as system administrator for the ship's computers, including networked Linux and Windows systems, firewalls, and satellite-based internet services.
- Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate, and repair various oceanographic systems, sensors, and sampling gear.
- Deploy, operate, and maintain specialized systems which will include SeaBird CTD, RDI ADCP, Knudsen echo sounders and RM Young meteorological suite.
In addition to the above, special requirements include: Must be able to perform normal duties onboard an ocean-going ship; ascending and descending ladders; handling mooring lines; opening and closing watertight doors; working odd and extended hours including holidays and weekends. Must be able to travel and work in the USA.