Careers

JASCO is always looking for talented individuals to enhance our capabilities and capacity. If you are a team player, truly believe that you can assist JASCO, and would enjoy our important work protecting marine environments, please send us a cover letter and resumé for consideration.

We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in: 

  • Marine biology

  • Oceanography

  • Acoustics

  • Engineering

  • Computer programming

  • Physics

  • Optics

JASCO also supports students and recent graduates trying to launch their careers. Resumés from outstanding students seeking co-op terms or internships are also welcome.

Send resumé to careers@jasco.com

Position: Field Support Specialist

JASCO Applied Sciences is an international group of companies with over 30 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Marine Construction, Environmental, Oceanographic and Defense sectors. We are a world-leader in the science related to anthropogenic noise and its effects on marine life. JASCO has immediate openings for Field Support Specialist(s) in our Dartmouth, NS office.

Position Overview

As a Field Support Specialist you will conduct scientific research programs in the field and at sea participating in the preparation, deployment, and retrieval of a variety of underwater acoustic instrumentation packages. This may require considerable travel worldwide.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in scientific research studies at sea and in the field, possibly in remote locations

  • Conduct routine maintenance, assembly and disassembly of oceanographic instruments and moorings

  • Sea going support of oceanographic equipment deployments and recoveries

  • Packaging of oceanographic instrumentation in preparation for shipping prior to deployment

  • Unpacking and cleaning of oceanographic instrumentation after recovery

  • Adherence to quality and health & safety policies and procedures

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Sea-going experience, ideally in support of scientific research, offshore oil & gas exploration or passive sonar operations

  • Traditional knowledge of the marine environment

  • Experience in the deployment, recovery and mooring of oceanographic instrumentation

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment maintaining focus on work quality

  • Ability to perform physically and mentally demanding tasks

  • Willingness and ability to learn

  • Able to obtain/maintain a Marine Medical Certificate

  • Able to travel internationally and to pass a government security clearance

Education

  • Relevant Degree or Traditional Knowledge in Marine/Environmental Science, Physics or Biology, or successful completion in an Oceans Technology Program

  • Desirable: Standard First Aid Training Level C CPR/AED

  • Desirable: Current/other Offshore Survival and Medical Certificates

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package including RRSP and health benefits program

Please send resumé to careers@jasco.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.