Mote Marine Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks to diversify its work force. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected category. Mote Marine Laboratory participates in E-Verify.

Our current employment openings are listed below. We will post links to our Mote Postdoctoral Research Fellowships here as they become available.

Administrative & Housing Coordinator, Summerland Key, FL

Custodial Services

Administrative & Housing Coordinator, Summerland Key, FL

The Administrative and Housing Coordinator for the Mote Marine Laboratory’s Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research and Restoration (IC2R3) is located in Summerland Key, FL. This position is primarily operational.

Responsibilities include supporting the Florida Keys Community Relations and Administrative Manager (Administrative Manager) in the day to day administrative duties necessary to keep the IC2R3 organized and meeting deadlines. As Administrative and Housing Coordinator, the position will be responsible for the efficient running of the dormitory section of the facility in conjunction with the IC2R3 Administrative Manager.

This position requires initiative, flexibility, and the ability to juggle a variety of projects at once.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Housing and rental

Managing housing facilities including guest housing, guest check-in and out procedures, and billing.
Managing Laboratory and Equipment reservations, coordinating with all Project and Laboratory managers
Planning housekeeping and managing cleaning staff in regards to dormitories and rental units
Managing on-site intern housing including a RA position

Administrative and Finance

Business management of an office, day to day administrative duties, including answering and returning phone calls, departmental record keeping as well as written/email communications, copying, ordering of supplies, etc.
Handling all office paperwork including purchase orders, petty cash, store receipts, budget reports, and purchasing receipts.
Preparing monthly financial/accounting reports, managing relationship with main business office

Other

Organizing and setting up meetings, conferences, workshops and special events; occasionally traveling to assist in meetings and events.
Conducting tours of the facility when needed
Assisting with Facility/Maintenance when needed
Managing gift shop and orders – staff orders

Minimum Qualifications or Requirements:

Computer competency and experience using Word, Excel, and other accounting software as required. Comfortable with downloading, networking, scanning, copying, faxing, etc.
Ability to interact with many different staff and clients.
Good skills dealing with the public and comfortable being the receptionist voice of the main phone line and the first hand personable office reception to the public.
BS or BA or equivalent experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Capable of working independently without supervision, prioritizing workload and multi-tasking
Capable of working well under remote field-station conditions
Capable of scheduling and managing housing, research and educational usages

 

Interested applicants should apply on line at https://mote.smapply.org/prog/job_applicants or mail a single package including cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references to Mote Marine Laboratory, Attn: Human Resources, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236 before 5pm February 26, 2021.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected category. Mote participates in E-Verify

Custodial Services

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium is seeking full-time and part-time, daytime and second shift, custodial staff who are responsible for maintaining an exceptionally clean venue, laboratory and offices for all visitors and staff, always following Mote policies and procedures while having great attention to detail with integrity and pride in working at such a great place.


Our ideal Day Porter will have some experience in the customer service or janitorial industry and is comfortable interacting with both staff and visitors while enjoying everything Mote has to offer. They will have a great attendance record and will have a demonstrated record of good communication skills with customers and supervisors. A good eye for detail and the ability to work independently is a must.


Second shift (6pm to 2:30am) custodial staff will perform various cleaning tasks on a scheduled basis and as needed. Areas of accountability include, but are not limited to bathrooms, carpets & floors, trash, mirrors & windows, counters & shelves, elevators, employee office & break rooms and restrooms, stairwells, specific areas of exhibits, such as the outside of tanks & viewing windows, ceilings, special event rooms, and other assigned areas.

Skills

Perform routine tasks accurately and efficiently
Able to work independently with limited supervision
Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing 
Possess time management and organizational skills
Adaptable and flexible in a changing work environment- growth mindset
Utilize independent judgment to address basic custodial issues

 

Physical

Ability to work in both inside or outside in hot/humid Florida weather conditions
Ability to spend the majority of the workday walking, standing, bending and lifting.
Tolerance to work around noisy machinery & equipment
Ability to work in confined spaces
Ability to lift and carry cleaning equipment and supplies
Ability to clean overhead and within upward reach
Capable of working around chlorine and other sanitizing chemicals

 

Interested applicants should apply on line at https://mote.smapply.org/prog/job_applicants or mail a single package including cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references to Mote Marine Laboratory, Attn: Human Resources, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236 before 5pm March 12, 2021.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected category. Mote participates in E-Verify and this position is subject to a criminal history background check.