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Are you...

  • Passionate about the marine environment?
  • A person who enjoys working with youth between the ages of 8 and 16?
  • Ready to get out and explore the Monterey Bay?
  • Able to work in a team setting?
  • Interested in becoming a teacher or an informal educator?

...then Camp SEA Lab is the place for you!

Camp SEA Lab Staff

Current Job Openings

Program Coordinator

Typical Duties: Developing schedules and coordinating sites, activities, and logistics as well as identifying/procuring supplies and equipment for events and programs; Serving as main contact for, and nurturing supportive relationships with, program partners, other regional marine science institutions, and vendors; Developing and implementing curriculum to support Outdoor School programs, summer camps, family activities, and other new programs to further organizational goals; Recruiting, training, supervising and providing periodic performance input and evaluations to program staff, volunteers, and interns; Serving in program instructional roles at program sites as needed.

Full-time year-round position is based at CSUMB but travels between Carmel and Aptos/Santa Cruz for program.

Core Requirements: Education equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university AND two years of progressively responsible work experience teaching science to youth and teaching in formal or informal settings; Experience in developing, implementing and evaluating marine education programs in an informal setting for diverse populations and age ranges (especially students, teachers or families); Experience in coordinating or managing educational programs and staff; Knowledge and familiarity with the marine environment and marine organizations of the central California coast; Strong leadership and demonstrated ability to work both effectively in a team environment and independently with minimal supervision; Flexibility to maintain a varying work schedule as needed including some evenings, overnights, and weekends when program needs or deadlines must be met; Current First Aid/Child CPR and Lifeguard certifications throughout the duration of employment.

For full job description, please click here.

 

Outdoor School Naturalist

Typical duties: Deliver fun, inspiring marine science lessons, team-building games and campfire activities to groups of 15 campers, grades 4-8, from culturally diverse backgrounds, in a multi-day residential or single day outdoor school programs. Candidates must be available to work 3 to 4 day residential programs spanning from 8:00 am on the first day through 3:00 pm on the last day.  Program sessions usually run Monday – Wednesday, with some exceptions on Thursdays and Fridays.  Naturalists must be available during all program hours and are recommended to stay overnight during residential programs.

Residential programs are housed in Seascape/Aptos area while day camps are at beaches in the southern part of Monterey Bay and at Elkhorn Slough.

Expected duration of employment: Mid-September to Mid-November. Room and board available during program days only.

Core Requirements: Education equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a science-related field; Previous experience working with youth in an informal education setting, including camp, classroom, or other environments; Knowledge of marine science and environments of the central California Coast; Minimum age requirement of 21 years of age; Must be able to get to and from program sites via own transportation; Current First Aid/Child CPR certification throughout duration of employment.

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Food Service Specialist II/ Prep Cook

Typical Duties: Assist Food Service Specialist III/Head Chef with food preparation, cooking, and serving of camp menu items; assist in maintaining cleanliness in the kitchen general work areas, refrigerator, walk-in, storeroom, restrooms, etc.; Check equipment and report necessary repairs; Assist with dining hall set-up before meals and kitchen clean up after meals, including washing dishes, utensils, and kitchenware.

Core Requirements: High School Diploma or GED; Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above; Must possess a California Food Handlers Card; Minimum age requirement of 18 years of age; Minimum of 1 year experience working in food service, preferably as a Prep Cook; Capable of working split schedule (early morning/late afternoon to evening) for meal preparation up to three days per week; Ability to operate commercial kitchen equipment; Job is located in Seascape/Aptos area.

Expected duration of employment: Mid-September to Mid-November.

For full job description, please click here.

 

Food Service Specialist I/Dishwasher

Typical duties: Cleaning kitchen, dishwashing area, appliances and equipment.  Washing dishes, utensils, and kitchenware after each meal. Assisting with food preparation and serving of all meals. Assisting with dining hall set-up before meals and kitchen clean up after meals.

Core Requirements: High School Diploma or GED. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above; Must possess a California Food Handlers Card; Minimum age requirement of 18 years of age; Must be capable of working split schedule (early morning/late afternoon to evening) for meal preparation up to three days per week; Ability to operate commercial kitchen equipment. Job is located in Seascape/Aptos area.

Expected duration of employment: Mid-September to Mid-November.

For full job description, please click here.


All Positions require having own transportation to and from work location. A background check (including a criminal records check and National Registered Sex Offender check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the University Corporation.

 

 

 

 

 



 


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Camp SEA Lab staff is comprised of enthusiastic, caring and dedicated individuals who want to help educate youth about conservation of the marine environment. Camp SEA Lab recruits individuals who are positive role models and creative educators who are interested in challenging themselves professionally. Under the guidance of our staff, campers learn new skills, build self-esteem, make new friends, gain confidence, be safe and HAVE FUN!

Email us your cover letter and resume (PDF only) that describes your qualifications in meeting the position’s experience and certification requirements to: campsealab@csumb.edu.

Please title the email subject line with your last name and the position title you are applying for. 

Apply today! All positions OPEN until filled.

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