Excellent 2+ year opportunity for a motivated recent college graduate with a strong interest in avian conservation!
This employee will be responsible for assisting Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) staff in work related to the conservation and management of threatened bird species in West Virginia. Under supervision of the District Conservationist (NRCS) and State Ornithologist (WVDNR), duties will include: (1) project coordination, (2) farm bill program implementation, (3) implementation of management plans on private lands, (4) collaboration with internal and external partners to complete assigned goals, (5) private landowner relations and outreach, and (6) scientific fieldwork in pursuit of program goals.
Employment Location: Summersville, West Virginia
Employment Period: May 14th, 2018 through August 31, 2020.
Wage Rate: $15 per hour, up to 1733 hours per calendar year (10-11 months @ 40hr/wk).
To Apply: Send completed Application for Temp. Employment to:
Attn: Richard Bailey, State Ornithologist
WVDNR - Wildlife Resources Section
738 Ward Road, Elkins, WV 26241