Pacific Whale Foundation incorporated

Pacific Whale Foundation incorporated

wailuku, hi, usa
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024
Come work for one of Hawai’i’s Best Places to Work in 2024!

Are you great with people, passionate about the environment and seeking a relaxed, fun workplace, and wish to be a part of something bigger? We’d love to hear from you!

PacWhale Eco-Adventures is looking for marine Naturalists for our upcoming season.

As a Naturalist with PacWhale Eco-Adventures, you’ll be responsible for assisting in the safe navigation and proper operation of the vessel, ensuring a safe environment for all passengers, and educating passengers aboard our eco-tours on Hawai’i’s geology, geography, natural history, ecology, culture, and all aspects of marine life. You’ll work a variety of ecotours from Ma’alaea and/or Lahaina harbors, promoting the mission of our non-profit parent organization, Pacific Whale Foundation.

Our ideal applicant will have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with an emphasis in Marine Biology, Ecology, Zoology or Environmental Science, some experience with marine education/interpretation, experience working on boats, and a passion for talking with people about the marine environment. You should be a strong swimmer who is able to work long days in a tropical (hot/humid/wet) environment aboard a moving vessel at sea. Being already on Maui will set you apart from other applicants.

We provide a great training program and free uniforms, along with a wide array of benefits and perks.

This is an hourly, non-exempt, full-time position. Pay is from $16.20/hr., based on skills/experience + tips and commission.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor work visas for this position.

The work you do helps support the mission of Pacific Whale Foundation, a 501(c)(3), by working to protect the ocean through science and advocacy and inspire environmental stewardship.

Come be part of something bigger!

All applicants are subject to a background check and pre-employment drug testing and must be able to comply with DOT/USCG random drug testing requirements. Within 30 days of employment, must obtain CPR/First Aid certification, oxygen/AED certification, lifeguard certification, Hawai’i bar card, and TB clearance.