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Shorebird Field Technician


Employer:

Maine Audubon

Location:

Falmouth, ME

Country:

United States

Last Date to Apply:

20 Feb 2017

Description:

One Shorebird Field Technician/Southern Maine
Agency Maine Audubon Location Falmouth, ME Job Category Full time Positions Salary $420 stipend pending expected funding Last Date to Apply 02/20/2017 Website https://www.maineaudubon.org/ Description One Shorebird Field Technician/Southern Maine Position Description: One biological technician needed to monitor and manage endangered least terns, piping plovers, and red knots on beaches in Southern Maine during the 2018 field season. Duties include: Locating nests, erecting fencing, tracking nest success and fledglings, conducting educational outreach programs, monitoring predation, and conducting shorebird surveys. Qualifications: • Interest in conservation biology and shorebird ecology • excellent observational skills • effective, engaging, and diplomatic communicator • experience working in the field with birds preferred • able to walk extensively on soft substrates (sand beaches) • able to lift and carry heavy equipment of 50 pounds or more • ability and willingness to work outdoors on beaches in all weather conditions • clean driving record last 5 years Details: Position runs from approximately mid-April through end of August. Some weekend and evening work required. Stipend $420/week pending expected funding. EOE. Housing not available through Maine Audubon, although we can assist in finding options elsewhere. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to amcguirk@maineaudubon.org with PPLT in the subject line. Status: Applications reviewed starting February 5. Search open until positions filled. Qualifications Qualifications: • Interest in conservation biology and shorebird ecology • excellent observational skills • effective, engaging, and diplomatic communicator • experience working in the field with birds preferred • able to walk extensively on soft substrates (sand beaches) • able to lift and carry heavy equipment of 50 pounds or more • ability and willingness to work outdoors on beaches in all weather conditions • clean driving record last 5 years Details: Position runs from approximately mid-April through end of August. Some weekend and evening work required. Stipend $420/week pending expected funding. EOE. Housing not available through Maine Audubon, although we can assist in finding options elsewhere. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to amcguirk@maineaudubon.org with PPLT in the subject line. Status: Applications reviewed starting February 5. Search open until positions filled. Contact Person Annica McGuirk Contact eMail amcguirk@maineaudubon.org



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