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9 Feb 2023

Full-Time Restoration and Monitory Specialist, Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance | Grant Funded

humanresources Northwest Florida State College – Posted by humanresourcesNWFSC Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, United States

Job Description

SALARY:                                     $31,290-$45,371

LOCATION:                                South Walton Campus

FLSA STATUS:                             Non-Exempt

Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                                            

The CBA Restoration and Monitoring Specialist is directly accountable to the Program for the following duties and responsibilities.

The individual assigned to this position assumes duties and responsibilities which require electronic accessibility for college business during non-college operating hours and/or when off campus during regular duty hours.

The individual filling this position is expected to play a positive role in helping the College change as necessary to effectively carryout its mission.


  • Perform water sampling and biological monitoring.
  • Evaluate, maintain and calibrate scientific equipment.
  • Coordinate oyster shell recycling program.
  • Carry out shoreline and wetland restoration projects, coordinating volunteers as necessary.
  • Bag and place oyster shell, and plant emergent vegetation in local water bodies to enhance estuarine habitat.
  • Communicate and represent program objectives to public audiences.
  • Operate and maintain canoes, kayaks, motorboats, vehicles and heavy equipment needed to support CBA programs.
  • Train volunteers to collect data and be available to volunteers for technical support.
  • Data entry and database maintenance.
  • Assist with outreach events.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationship with community groups and ancillary agencies.
  • Perform all other duties that may be assigned.
  • Complete annual mandatory training.


  • Develop educational resources such as rack cards, pamphlets and other presentation types.
  • Write newsletter and social media content.
  • Research library and internet resources as directed to support CBA programs.


  • College paid health insurance for employee, dependent coverage at employee’s expense.
  • College paid basic life insurance for employee, additional coverage for employee and/or dependents at employee’s expense.
  • College paid retirement with 3% employee contribution to the Florida Retirement System (FRS).
  • Optional dental and vision insurance at employee’s expense.
  • Sick and Annual (Vacation) Leave accrual.
  • Time off for designated holidays, winter break, and spring break.
  • 37.5-hour work week.
  • Flexible summer hours available.
  • Free tickets to designated Mattie Kelly Arts Center and Raider Athletic events.


  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) to four (4) years relevant work experience OR Trade Certifications and/or Licensure may be substituted for higher education on an as needed basis with the President’s approval.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Interest in the environment, non-traditional education, marine science
  • Willingness to work occasional weekend, early morning or evening hours.
  • Willingness and ability to work in adverse weather, including cold, heat and/or rain.
  • Detail oriented and possess a strong desire/ability to complete tasks in a meticulous and organized manner.
  • Ability to engage with the general public in a positive and effective manner.
  • Experience operating boats, trailers and/or heavy equipment, or willingness to learn.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software, internet/web browsers, and email.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Ability to coordinate numerous competing projects simultaneously.

How to Apply

Please provide a complete application package that includes all the following:
  1. NWFSC Application.
  2. Resume.
  3. A cover letter explaining why you consider yourself qualified for this position.
  4. Copies of unofficial transcripts.
Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately. Position open until filled. To apply for this and other positions, please visit our website:, or Human Resources, Northwest Florida State College, 100 College Blvd., Niceville, FL 32578 (Tel. #850-729-5365). NWFSC offers an excellent fringe benefit package. If you are disabled and need accommodations in order to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources before the specified closeout date. All qualified persons will be considered on an equal basis. Any applicant grievance should be addressed to the Human Resources Executive Director. NWFSC prohibits any form of discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or age in any of its programs, services, or activities. Preference will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of veterans for Career Service positions. NWFSC is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Institution and a Drug Free Workplace.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: biological monitoring, oyster shell recycling, and wetland restoration. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 49 days.

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