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• Manage staff calendar (including tracking of part-time staff hours).
• Manage all incoming and outgoing mail.
• Act as first contact point for visitors to the office or callers who need immediate assistance.
• Manage filing systems (electronic and paper).
• Manage inventories of supplies and equipment including forward planning for projects.
• Manage office facilities including maintenance, equipment, supplies, and layout, and including employee apartments.
• Coordinate project travel.
• Work on special projects as assigned.
• Strong work ethic
• Ability to work independently
• Organizational skills and the ability to get things done
• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Interpersonal skills to inspire a professional and collegial environment
• Ability to operate Mac-based computer systems and MS Office programs
• IT experience would be a bonus
Skills, Experience and Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years’ experience or a Master’s degree
• Experience in the identification of finfish, elasmobranchs, shellfish and other invertebrate species commonly encountered along the Atlantic coast from Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras
• Demonstrated experience relevant to project-specific interests, including interpreting samples and data of:
• fish hard parts, such as otoliths or vertebrae, for ageing,
• gonads, including maturity classification, histological methods, and fecundity
• stomach contents, specifically to identify partially or well-digested prey
• Demonstrated experience with microscopes, image analysis systems (Image J), or electronic data entry systems.
• Demonstrated experience at sea for more than one week at a time.
• Demonstrated experience dissecting fish or working with live fish in aquaria.
• Demonstrated experience with personal computers using word processing software, spreadsheets, and email.
• Demonstrated experience with database management, including relational databases; producing data summaries and reporting (Oracle, R).
• Basic statistical knowledge such as a univariate, parametric statistics course.
• Demonstrated experience collaborating on peer-reviewed scientific presentations and publications.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Saltwater Inc. is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Our jobs are open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, disability, military status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law, military and veteran status, genetic makeup, or any other legally protected status.
Biologist I R1
Saltwater Inc. is bidding on a contract to provide Biological work. We are looking for people to fill part-time and full-time Biologist I positions starting in spring 2020. This position will be based in Woods Hole, MA.
• Conduct limited professional assignments under periodic technical supervision on all phases of assignments.
• Apply established methods, tests, procedures, and techniques, and record actions and results.
• Assist with database maintenance, queries, and summaries; preparation of graphics and support for scientific reports and documents.
• Participate in task/project-specific workshops, scientific meetings, and outreach events.
How to Apply:
To help us understand why you are a good fit for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter describing your past work and how you are qualified for this job to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you apply, you must indicate which job you are applying for otherwise your resume will be discarded. If you do not meet the required skills and experience, please do not apply.
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Saltwater Inc. • 733 N Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99501 • Phone (907) 276-3241 • Toll-Free (800) 770-3241