Marine Science Educator

ACAP Humber Arm is seeking a reliable and outgoing person for the position of Marine Science Educator.


  •         Knowledge of marine science terminology and water quality issues
  •         Training or experience in using water quality testing devices
  •         Confident public speaker
  •         Experience working with groups of students an asset
  •         Willingness to work in outdoor setting aboard a large passenger vessel
  •         The ability to work independently
  •         The successful candidate will be asked to provide a certificate of conduct and complete first aid training.


The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the delivery of ACAP Humber Arm’s Trading Books For Boats program.  This includes

  •         Establishing schedule for participating classes (approximately 25 classes)
  •         Informing schools and school board bussing depot of bussing needs/schedule
  •         Providing background information and required forms to participating teachers
  •         Securing necessary supplies
  •         Calibrating equipment
  •         Delivering program:
  1. a powerpoint presentation on concepts and terminology
  2. on boat session on water quality issues including water quality testing conducted by students
  3. guide students through established learning stations and completion of workbook
  4. in-class follow-up (if requested by teacher)
  •         Data entry
  •         Program evaluation with teachers and students


  •         A valid driver’s license and use of a private vehicle is required.  Mileage reimbursement is offered.


  •         Twelve week position with possibility for extension. 
  •         Variable Monday to Friday.
  •         35 hours per week.  Hours to vary within 8am to 4:30pm frame (no lunch break), Monday to Friday.
  •         Latest possible start date is Tues, Sept 12th
  •         Candidate must be available for the duration without any need for extended time off

Application Requirements:

  •         Resume
  •         3 references

Apply to:

  •         Email:         
  •         Mail:                     P.O. Box 564, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6E6
  •         In Person:            Office 2020, Forest Centre, Grenfell Campus


Resumes must be RECEIVED by 12 noon, Wednesday, August 31st


ACAP Humber Arm Inc. is a not-for-profit organization serving the Bay of Islands and Humber Valley regions of western Newfoundland.  The Association is governed by a volunteer board of director’s representing a diverse range of stakeholders from the fields of academia, government, first nations, industry, economic development and the community at large.  With a strong history of stakeholder engagement, credible scientific research and innovative responses to community needs, ACAP Humber Arm has established itself as a leader in integrated coastal management.  Efforts are concentrated in the areas of: marine water quality, coastal land use planning, and environmental education.