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  • Temporary On-Call Marine Ornithologist

    • Employer: Normandeau Associates, Inc.
      Location: Virginia Beach, VA
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: No value
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Normandeau Associates, Inc., one of the nation’s largest science-based environmental consulting firms, is seeking a temporary, on-call Marine Ornithologist in the Virginia Beach/Norfolk area of Virginia. Field work will include conducting and supporting boat-based bird surveys in the pelagic environment using distance sampling techniques and recording field observations in the SeaScribe application. Field work may require long days on a boat off the coast of Virginia. Work is expected to occur approximately every other month starting in January throughout 2021.

    Requirements for the position include:

    • Experience with pelagic bird surveys from a boat
    • Proficiency with marine bird identification by sight and sound
    • Ability to record data accurately and thoroughly
    • Ability to estimate distances and measure distances with a rangefinder
    • Must be able to interact professionally with other field biologists and the project manager
    • Ability to begin work around sunrise and continue for much of the day
    • Ability to work with and coordinate with other biologists conducting the same surveys
    • Android or iOS based device to run SeaScribe

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in natural sources, biology, or wildlife management
    • Experience with distance sampling techniques
    • Recording data in SeaScribe

    The successful candidate will be self-motivated, organized, and able to switch between diverse tasks with ease. Candidates must also be able to work in the United States without Company sponsorship.

    As an employee-owned company, Normandeau offers a competitive salary. Please submit a cover letter & resume to hr@normandeau.com. Please use the following in your email subject line:  2020FL09. Normandeau Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer -Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disabled.


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