OSC Ltd seeks regularly, short-term and longer term high calibre employees. In particular we require:
- Marine Mammal Observers (MMO)
- Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) operators
- Marine Mammal and Seabird Observers (MMSO)
- Protected Species Observers (PSO)
- Marine Fauna Observers (MFO)
Or graduates (minimum 2:1) with knowledge and experience in the following areas:
- Underwater acoustics
- Marine mammal science
- Marine biology
On repeated requests from clients to deliver a standard of service that is consistent with our MMO and PAM Handbook, OSC has a contractual requirement for its personnel to read this reference in full prior to field work.
If you believe your skills and experience may be of interest, please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, with a relevant subject heading.
Position title: Social media consultant and OSC online-encyclopaedia maintenance
Location: Dunbar, East Lothian, UK (relocation not required, applicants any nationality, any country, but written English must be 100% fluent)
Job type: 0.5-1 day/week independent contract work (with possibility of long term relationship)
Salary: Dependent on qualifications, and experience
Ocean Science Consulting Ltd (OSC) is an employee owned technology-focused international marine science company involved principally in Research & Development (R&D) funded through the provision of commercial marine mammal detection & risk mitigation services. OSC is looking to expand its small dynamic team of administrators, scientists, & consultants. The company’s core values & primary competitive advantages are a comprehensive knowledge base, a philosophy of staff attaining maximum potential through continuous learning, development, & improvement, a dynamic culture for determination & innovation, an ethos of quality & not quantity, attention to detail, a goal for zero incidents in the workplace, & investment in R&D. For more details, see www.osc.co.uk
OSC is looking for an experienced social media consultant to be the eyes, ears, and voice of OSC online. The individual is required to raise brand awareness, deliver traffic to the company websites, and boost OSC’s bottom line, whilst maintaining the company’s independent scientific reputation through its on-line extensive marine mammal encyclopaedia. This is a very interesting job, which in addition to the commercial aspect, involves reading, learning, and conveying the latest marine mammal research to the online world.
Interested candidates can see more information about the post at www.osc.co.uk/vacancies.
Please submit application to email@example.com by 31 January 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
OSC traineeships involve a combination of office based and offshore Marine Mammal Observer (MMO) and Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) work. No prior offshore experience is required, but applicants must have an undergraduate degree with minimum grade of 2:1 in one of the natural sciences (preferably marine biology, oceanography, acoustics, or engineering), have certifications required for work offshore (e.g. survival training and medicals), or be able to self-fund their training. Successful candidates that meet OSC’s consummate standards may have training costs reimbursed at the end of a traineeship.
Applications are welcome on an ad-hoc basis. All applications must include a CV and we encourage electronic submission (firstname.lastname@example.org) with ‘OSC Traineeship’ in the subject heading, otherwise posted hardcopies are also accepted.
OSC take on interns occasionally. Internship positions are voluntary, and open to candidates of all ages (school-leavers to university-level) and disciplines. Internships duties vary substantially depending on work required at the time.
We encourage electronic submission (email@example.com) with ‘OSC Internship’ in the subject heading, otherwise posted hardcopies are also accepted.
OSC occasionally co-supervise academic theses. The most recent is an undergraduate dissertation focused around our rigs-to-reefs research.
Undergraduates, graduates (minimum grade of 2:1), and post graduates interested in completing their thesis with OSC are invited to submit applications electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘OSC Education’ in the subject heading, otherwise posted hardcopies are also accepted.
For several years, OSC personnel have assisted with teaching University undergraduate field courses to Cambridge, Leeds and Heriot-Watt students in marine biology. Courses on marine life identification and survey techniques have been carried out at various locations such as the Field Studies Council’s Dale Fort facilities in Pembrokeshire, Wales and Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory in Oban. We currently have academic links with the Universities of Edinburgh and Southampton, and are funding a Ph.D. on harbour porpoise echolocation behaviour at Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR). We have also provided marine biology courses and underwater guides for the recreational SCUBA diver training industry.
All educational institutions are invited to contact us for further details.