Three Seas Field Operations Specialist and Assistant DSO

Mar 23, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Three Seas Field Operations Specialist and Assistant DSO

Requisition Number: STFR004429

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Marine Science Center at Nahant

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Three Seas Program Field Operations Specialist and Assistant Diving Safety Officer will be responsible for the operation of the Three Seas Program ( while the program is traveling abroad. The individual will work under the direct supervision of the Three Seas Program Manager and Diving Safety Officer. Programmatic needs may impact job responsibilities including but not limited to travel, and daily duties. The individual will travel with the Three Seas students while they matriculate through the portions of Three Seas that are remote including both domestic as well as foreign field sites in Central/South America and/or the Caribbean. The individual will be responsible for overseeing student, faculty, and staff safety, travel logistics, and field activities while overseas.


Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology or similar field required. Completion of Three Seas Program as a student highly desired. One cumulative full year field research experience in a marine environment highly preferred. AAUS Scientific diving certification required. SCUBA Diving Instructor certification needed by start date. Individual must be trained in First Aid, Emergency Oxygen, CPR and AED use. Wilderness First Aid training required. Willingness to spend significant time abroad is required, as this position will be abroad for the majority of time from September through May. Proficiency in spoken Spanish a plus.

Additional Information:
Earliest start date is July 2, although part-time work may be available before that date. Later start dates are possible.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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