USGS Great Lakes Science Center

Location: Field station in Sandusky, Ohio

This is an Able Seaman position with a contract agency. The position involves machinery maintenance, deck hand duties, and assistance with biological sampling related to fish populations in Lake Erie (e.g., bottom trawling, hydroacoustics, gill net surveys, water quality sonde deployment, etc.). We are hoping to fill the vacancy as soon as possible. This position has a full-time schedule and the contract runs through October of this year.

Anyone interested in the position should send a resume to or contact Cheryl Mullecker at IAP ( Phone: 321-784-7341).

The job announcement can be found at on the "Careers" tab by searching for requisition number 14150BR. Questions about the compensation should also be directed to Cheryl. The research vessel is new to our fleet, and I've attached some information sheets on our science center, field station and the research fleet. Please feel free to direct any questions about this position to me or Cheryl.


  1. Additional information about working with the Great Lakes Science Center can be accessed here.