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Aquaculture Program Director

The World Aquaculture Society
Miami-Dade County, Florida, US
Closing date
Feb 7, 2023

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Academic / Research, Nonprofit
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Details

The Aquaculture Program Director's goal is to directly support the IDEAS For Us Florida Green Jobs Youth Initiative.
The Florida Green Jobs Youth Initiative is a comprehensive statewide initiative providing hands-on STEM education and certifying Florida's youth for the green jobs of the future. Employees' daily job tasks include feeding, cleaning, fish handling, record keeping, water quality measurements, normal fish husbandry and general cleaning of equipment and facilities. Employees can expect outdoor work around the ponds including feeding, water quality measurements, mowing/weed eating, pond seining, fish grading and weekend fish sales. Employees will work closely with researchers, other research personnel and supervisors. Employees will work as part of a team, which is instrumental in creating a quality atmosphere for production and education.

The Aquaculture Program Director shall be responsible for:

● Aquaponic Systems Management in Overtown, Miami
  • Aquaculture System Design and Implementation Alongside
  • Engaging in Urban Fish and Shellfish Production

● Providing Training & Educational Workshops Regarding:

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  • Aquaponic Systems Water Science and Chemistry
  • Aquaponic and Hydroponic Food Production
  • Urban Fish and Shellfish Production Training
  • Aquaponic Food Business Development
While reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, the Aquaculture Program Director must:

● Must be able to lift fifty pounds.

● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

● Be able to handle multiple projects and priorities with a strong attention to detail.

● Have excellent verbal and communication skills with the ability to present thoughts and ideas clearly.

● Have a desire to promote environmental awareness and eco-action projects available to communities far and wide.

● Be reliable, flexible, and punctual

● Be a self-starter and able to work independently

● Maintain the highest level of confidentiality.

● Adhere to and perform well against all IDEAS For Us policies and procedures.

● Have reliable transportation.

Education & Experience

● The education preferred for an aquaculture specialist is typically a bachelor's degree in aquaculture, marine biology or a related basic science such as zoology, chemistry or physics.

● Work experience in aquaculture-related activities will be considered.

To submit a formal resume and application, please visit

Contact Information:


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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
Contact InformationIDEAS For Us (IDEAS)

Post Date: 1/28/2023 9:35:28 AM
Closing Date: 2/11/2023 12:00:00 AM
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About this companyIDEAS For Us Mission & Vision
IDEAS For Us (IDEAS) is an Orlando-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and accredited NGO of the United
Nations. Our mission is to develop ideas, fund action, and scale solutions that solve the world's most pressing environmental and social challenges. IDEAS has partnered with Touching Miami (TML) with Love to launch TML's first Aquaculture program.
Since 2008, we have been guided by our vision to contribute to a future where humanity thrives in harmony with nature and in peace with one another. Thousands of our volunteers have taken action in over 30 countries around the world and we have now evolved to specialize in helping cities advance sustainability at the local level through our projects, programs, and sustainable enterprises such as Fleet Farming. We align all of our projects with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals to bring communities closer to fulfilling the Global Goals on a local scale.

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