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    Helen Raine
    • Employer: Archipelago Research and Conservation (ARC)
      Location: Kauai, Hawaii
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: No value
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    This is an exciting 9-month full time position offering competitive salary with benefits to join our team and make a real difference to the future of endangered birds, in some of the most beautiful and challenging locations in the world. Continuation of employment may be possible, dependent upon availability of funds, work performance, and operational considerations. Infrastructure Monitoring and Minimization (IMMP) staff document avian interactions with human infrastructure, which is a critical step in the conservation of Hawaii’s endangered seabirds and waterbirds. This work will lead directly to immediate and real conservation action. The position reports to the ARC Senior Scientist and ARC Field Crew Leader - IMMP.

    This is a 9-month position running from April 3rd,2023 to December 31st, 2023 with possibility of extension pending work performance and funding.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Using night vision, near–infrared illuminators and thermal binoculars to conduct surveys of nocturnal seabird (particularly Newell’s Shearwater and Hawaiian Petrel) passage rates at powerlines between seabird breeding colonies and the sea.

    • Conduct diurnal waterbird surveys for passage rates at powerlines in wetland areas, using visual and auditory surveys.

    • Deploy remote acoustic sensors across the island to quantify bird interactions with infrastructure. This requires hiking into remote locations. • 4x4 driving, hiking, helicopter access to remote sites, helicopter sling loading of equipment, overnight and multi day camping.

    • Working both in small teams and independently.

    • Collect survey data using a voice recorder.

    • Enter field data accurately and diligently onto tablets in the field, cross-reference data in the office and digitize data from night vision cameras.

    • Assist with preparing field data summaries and reports.

    • Perform other duties as assigned – which may include ecological monitoring of other species, public outreach and administration, and management and monitoring for seabirds at breeding colonies.

    • Participate in assuring proper maintenance of project vehicles and care of project equipment. All work must be in accordance with ARC policies and guidelines.


    For full job details check our Job description attached 

    ARC IMMP Job Description 2023.pdf

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