Employment Opportunities

We welcome applicants for positions as they become available.  Current openings are posted here; for additional openings go to the UW employment page.

To check on the status of your application, see the UW Hires website.

Washington Sea Grant provides a range of critical support to the State of Washington that includes marine research, outreach, communication and education services. The program actively addresses relevant economic and environmental challenges facing our ocean and coasts. With 27 communicators, educators and field agents located in eight coastal counties, the program’s expertise ranges from oceanography and fisheries to economics and urban planning.  An overview of Washington Sea Grant is outlined in our factsheet and key program highlights are illustrated in this infographic.

Job Openings

Washington Sea Grant is currently hiring for the following positions:

Communications Specialist

Washington Sea Grant has a new opportunity for a Communications Specialist to provide coordination on a broad array of communications projects, providing administrative and production support to the communications team on day-to-day operations and coordinating assigned projects for a variety of internal and external partners. This position is open until filled with preference for those applications received by February 23, 2022.

Human Resources and Equity Manager

Washington Sea Grant has a new opportunity for a self-motivated Human Resources and Equity Manager to lead a holistic approach to human resources at Washington Sea Grant that helps the program achieve organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) goals. This is a key and complex position overseeing staff recruitment, retention, overall talent management; human resource processes and policy; and coordinating organizational DEI efforts to ensure a thriving and equitable workplace and programs. This position requires the ability to take initiative, exercise independent judgement, problem solve, resolve conflict, and be a diplomatic HR manager amongst other notable responsibilities. Although open until filled, priority application date is extended to January 17, 2022.

Marine Water Quality Specialist

Washington Sea Grant has an outstanding opportunity for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Marine Water Quality Specialist to coordinate a network of community scientists, provide technical assistance and marine water quality monitoring, and support outreach programs for coastal residents throughout Washington State. This recruitment is open until filled with a priority application date of December 30th, 2021.

Remember to say you found this career opportunity on the Washington Sea Grant website.