Marine Science Educator Duties
This is an entry level position responsible for assisting in
providing educational experiences to pre-college classes,
college classes, adult groups (continuing education), and
organized industry, government, civic groups, and others.
An employee allocated to this class is required to give lectures
on general marine science subjects, to conduct field trips to
diverse coastal environments typical of the Georgia coast, and
to prepare written and visual materials for use by students.
This class of work differs from the Marine Science Educator II
by the limited variety and degree of difficulty required in
performing assigned tasks. Work is performed under the
supervision of a Marine Science Educator II or an administrative
supervisor and is reviewed through reports and observation of
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops lecture materials for classroom presentation.
Assembles materials, supplies, gear and equipment for laboratory
exercises and field trips.
Operates small boats used for class field trips.
Interacts with marine educators, researchers and extension
service agents in other parts of the University
System's marine science program and with colleagues at other
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university in science
or science education, or extraordinary experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of general science, particularly in biology, geology,
chemistry, and oceanography.
Ability to translate scientific information into understandable
laymen terms and to transmit them to pre-college class groups
and general public.
Ability to operate outboard motors and small boats.
Awareness and use of standard safety practices in laboratory and