Friday, August 14, 2015

14 month Environmental Science Internship - Caribbean

*CARIBBEAN ISLAND seeks eco academic for multi-faceted 14 MONTH internship*

*PLEASE read the information below carefully. Any responses that are not within the parameters will be ignored. *

We are looking for the right dynamic personality to fill a multifaceted office position with eventual dive leadership responsibilities. Sea Saba Dive Center is located on the famous diving destination island of Saba in the Dutch Caribbean (28 miles from St. Maarten). The island offers great rainforest hiking, a small village and community appeal while attracting an eclectic international group of people. The chosen candidate will have 2 job descriptions with time split as needed.  Daily tasks at Sea Saba's office/retail center include daily coordination of divers and logistics, basic accounting, customer service, and visual merchandising.  Further, the right candidate will take over as the 2016 event coordinator for the annual *Sea & Learn on Saba *program after experiencing the 2015 event as an intern.

 What we are looking for:

-          20-30 year old diver who is passionate about the environment

-          Minimum Rescue Diver certified or above

-          Eager to learn or improve skills from administrative to event
management, grant writing, customer service and visual merchandizing

-          Person with excellent English writing and research skills (any
additional languages are a plus)

-          General office skills, proficient in all Microsoft Office

-          Must be interested and willing to become Divemaster

-          Minimum 14 month contract

-          Preference will be given to Dutch or American citizens. Any
other nationalities will need the financial means to pay $ 800 for a residence permit (valid for one year).

-          Must be on Saba by September 20th, 2015 and depart not sooner
than November 15th, 2016

*Preference will be given to persons with an undergraduate degree with a marine science/environmental/biology background.*

What can you expect from us:

-     Extensive professional experience in profit and non-profit sectors

-          Dive Training expenses paid by Sea Saba

-          Accommodations provided (your own little house/apartment in the
main village of Windwardside)

-          $ 800/month salary

-          Free Diving on your days off

-          14 month minimum contract with options for renewal

-          Great networking opportunities with world renowned scientists
and dive professionals

-          Volunteering opportunities with Saba Conservation Foundation,
I.M.A.R.E.S., hyperbaric chamber and more.

*Please be sure your message includes:*

*- *One paragraph describing why you think you are the ideal candidate
- Name
- Where passport is issued
- Where you are presently located

- Expiration Date of your Passport
- Date of Birth

- # of dives in your lifetime
- level of certification & certifying agency
- Date you are available
- Photo—should be no more than 250 kb, please.

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