Coastal Training


Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

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Eastpoint, FL
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The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve is seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic staff to join our educational outreach team. This position is instrumental in designing and implementing adult educational field courses and outreach information aimed at promoting stewardship and preservation of resources in the Apalachicola Bay watershed.


The Apalachicola NERR is part of a national network of 30 State-Federal partnership coastal reserves that address state and regional coastal management needs through research, education, and stewardship. The NERR System is administered by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in collaboration with State partners and uses its network of living laboratories to help understand and find solutions to crucial issues facing America’s coastal communities. 

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist in developing and conducting field classes that engage and educate various audiences.

• Design and execute outreach campaigns to raise awareness about ecosystem and increase stewardship.

• Manage and create content for social media to extend outreach efforts.

• Produce and host a monthly webinar series on topics related to coastal stewardship and resilience.

• Collaborate with local communities providing them with the skills, tools, and resources for promoting healthy ecosystems, resilient communities, and vibrant economies.


• Strong communication skills, written and verbal.

• Proficiency in using social media for outreach and engagement.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Passion for environmental stewardship and coastal resource management.

Join us in making a difference for the Apalachicola Bay watershed and its communities!

Compensation Information

Anticipated starting salary mid $30,000’s, commensurate with education and experience.

This position is associated with the Florida State University Marine Lab. FSU offers a robust Total Rewards package, including tuition credit

Go to FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory for more information >

Question? Call 850-670-7708.