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March 2007 Volume II, Number 3 The journal of the environmental careers world. Dedicated to bringing those in the environmental careers ﬁeld the information they need to succeed.
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Take Part in Your Profession Participating in the National Association of Environmental Professionals So you’re about to graduate from college and are embarking on a career in protecting the environment. Have you ever thought of how the umbrella of protection is removed once when you graduate? Your parents will allow 3-6 months of ﬁnding yourself after graduation, but after that it’s time to get a job! Better yet, it’s time start a great career in working for the environment. As a college alumni, you’ll receive job notices and even keep in touch with professors and career counselors. But you are really on your own in the jobs jungle. It’s up to you to develop your career and ﬁnd your niche in the employment world.
to the partnership of environmental protection and economic stability and well-being. NAEP has established a Career Development Committee for their members. This new committee has plans for a environmental employment survey in partnership with the Environmental Career Center, environmental career seminar at the national conference, mentoring, and other career services. Beneﬁts of NAEP Membership
It may be time to join your professional association. If you recently graduated, you may still ﬁt within the student membership rate if you’re lucky. Professional associations support their members’ career development through training, workshops, national conferences, technical journals, networking opportunities with peers and leaders in your ﬁeld. Bottom line: Associations help you keep up with the latest advances in your chosen profession. One of the strongest, long-standing associations for environmental graduates is the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP). What is NAEP? The NAEP is a multidisciplinary, professional organization dedicated to the promotion of ethical practice, technical competency and professional standards in the environmental ﬁeld. Our members reﬂect a diversity of employers, including government, industry, academia, consulting ﬁrms, and the private sector in the U.S. and abroad. They have access to the most recent developments in environmental practices, research, technology, law and policy. NAEP is committed
NAEP members receive a subscription to the peer-reviewed, quarterly journal Environmental Practice and the following general beneﬁts: •The NAEP National eNews, an exchange of short topics of interest, news and information. •Discounted fees for NAEP events: - Annual Conference - NAEP Logo Products - Educational Courses and Seminars - Regional meetings and events •Opportunities to advance personally and professionally through leadership positions in NAEP working groups, committees and the National Board of Directors •Access to a Career Center speciﬁcally targeted to the Environmental Professional - Conﬁdential search proﬁle - Online Management tools - Automatic new job e-mail notiﬁcation •Avenues to network with professional contacts in industry, government, academia and the private sector. Annual Conference and Networking Opportunities NAEP Members receive a discount on registration at the 2007 Annual conference to be held April 22-25 in Orlando, Florida. Conference highlights include: Four (4) keynote speakers: Mr. Scott Angelle, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources Mr. James MacMahan, Chair of the National Ecological Observations Network (NEON) Ms. Carol Wehle, South Florida Water Management District Mr. Luke Daly, Ferrate Treatment Technologies
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issues: Homeland Security Eco Terrorism Transportation- Preparation of Quality Environmental Documents Survey of Federal and State Brownﬁeld-Related Enforcement, Compliance and Practice info web sites Twelve Rules to Make the NEPA Process Work Four (4) Workshops including: Writing the Perfect EA/FONSI or EIS Integrating NEPA and the ISL 14001 Environmental Management System Improving the Quality of Environmental Documents – Tools, Techniques and Challenges Essentials of Environmental Law Special Environmental Career Seminar hosted by the Environmental Career Center, publisher of the Green Careers Journal. 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., April 24 at the NAEP Annual Conference. Thinking about starting a Student Chapter? Great idea! Starting a student chapter of NAEP at your school will look great on your resume (showing initiative and leadership), and it’s an excellent way to make contacts with mentors and future employers while you’re still in school. Student chapters are formed when a core group of interested students combine with a faculty advisor to take part in activities that will protect the environment, develop their educational paths and advance their career potential. All that is required is the passion and ability to work on environmental projects. For more information go to www.naep.org or contact Bruce Hasbrouck at 813-261-5136 or bhasbrouck@fallerdavis. com
Green News Small businesses awarded $400,000 for environmental innovation Companies in Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas receive $70,000 each (Dallas, Texas – March 1, 2007) Six small businesses have each been awarded $70,000 contracts from the Environmental Protection Agency and its Small Business Innovation Research program. EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program provides ﬁnancial support to small businesses to translate their innovative ideas into commercial products that address environmental problems. SBIR has helped spawn successful commercial ventures that not only improve our environment, but also create jobs, increase productivity and economic growth, and enhance the international competitiveness of the U.S. technology industry.
Arkansas Nanomaterials and Nanofabrication Laboratories, LLC PO Box 2168 Fayetteville, AR 72702 Project Description: At present, most energy-efﬁcient lighting relies on mercury vapor emission. This project aims to create highly efﬁcient lighting technologies that do not rely on toxic mercury vapors.
New Mexico Adherent Technologies, Inc. 9621 Camino del Sol NE Albuquerque, NM 87111 Project Description: Adherent Technologies will develop a system using ﬁber optics to detect contamination in water supplies and wastewater streams in real-time or on demand.
Each of the companies awarded contracts received Phase I, or “proof of concept,” awards to test the feasibility of their research concepts. If the results of this phase are successful, businesses can submit proposals for Phase II contracts, which can reach amounts up to $225,000 to help commercialize the technology.
Fort Environmental Laboratories 515 South Duncan Street Stillwater, OK 74074 Project Description: Fort Environmental Labs will develop a test that can determine whether aquatic animals are exposed to waste run-off from animal feed operations that could alter their endocrine systems.
The 22 million small businesses in the United States employ about 51 percent of the private work force and develop most of the country’s new technologies. Years ago, Congress recognized the need to strengthen the participation of small businesses in federally-funded research and development by passing a law creating the Small Business Innovation Research. An SBIR small business is deﬁned as a for proﬁt organization with no more than 500 employees. EPA’s next Phase I Solicitation will open on March 15, 2007. Information on the Small Business Innovation Research program is available at http://es.epa.gov/ncer/sbir/. The companies that received Small Business Innovation Research contracts are shown at right by state.
Operational Technologies Corporation 4100 N.W. Loop 410, Suite 230 San Antonio, TX 78229 Project Description: OpTech will develop a sensor that can detect fecal matter in fresh and marine recreational waters. Operators will need little or no experience or training to use the equipment and determine whether waters are safe for swimming.
Lynntech, Inc. 7607 Eastmark Drive, Suite 102 College Station, TX 77840 Project Descriptions: Lynntech will develop a dry powder formulation that can destroy chemical warfare agents, inactivate viruses, and kill vegetative organisms and bacterial spores that does not require specialized delivery equipment. Lynntech will also develop a retroﬁtted technology for older diesel-powered, off-road vehicles that reduces pollutants such as NOx, CO, and unburned hydrocarbons.
EPA Rated Top Magnet for Postdocs (Washington, D.C. - March 5, 2007) For the third straight year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s research campus in Research Triangle Park (RTP), N.C., is among the top three places for postdoctoral students to work, according to a national survey conducted by The Scientist, magazine of the life sciences. The Scientist evaluated 96 institutions in North America including government organizations, universities and private research facilities and more than 2500 “postdocs” responded to the survey. “EPA is a great place for scientists to begin or continue their careers,” said Assistant Administrator Luis A. Luna, who heads the Ofﬁce of Administration and Resources Management. “This ranking reﬂects the commitment EPA scientists have to supporting the next generation of researchers. The postdoc program attracts top people who go on to work on valuable solutions that help protect the American environment.” Currently there are 46 postdoctoral employees at the EPA-RTP campus who are in ﬁelds ranging from biology, chemistry, epidemiology, and ecology, to risk assessment, exposure characterization, atmospheric science and computational toxicology. A postdoctoral trainee organization provides professional advancement and career-development opportunities. The EPA-RTP campus employs more than 1,800 employees. It houses 500 laboratories, 2,000 ofﬁces, and numerous conference facilities. The research campus is the focal point for the agency’s research on issues involving air, water, land and food. Six of EPA’s seven national laboratories and research centers have operations in RTP. For more information: About working at EPA: http://www.epa.gov/ezhire/ About the EPA-RTP campus: http://www.epa.gov/rtp/ Postdoctoral opportunities: http://www.epa.gov/ord/htm/jobs_ord. htm
Record TXU Buyout Includes Unprecedented Global Warming, Emissions Plan Outside Advocates Help Engineer Course Change Toward Clean, Efﬁcient Vision; Bold Move Signals Beginning of the End for Old-Style Coal Investment in U.S. NEW YORK (February 24, 2007) – The record-setting buyout of the utility giant TXU being proposed by a group of top private equity investors includes an unprecedented set of commitments developed in close consultation with leading environmental experts to reverse the company’s drive to build a new ﬂeet of high-emission coal power plants in favor of a new strategy focused on energy efﬁciency, clean technology and a commitment to cut global warming pollution, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), which has been involved in the extensive negotiations.
a mandatory nationwide limit on global warming emissions paired with a market-based emissions trading system. They also say they will endorse the positions of the recentlyannounced U.S. Climate Action Partnership, and will seek to formally join the group of companies and environmental organizations already involved.
“This turnaround marks the beginning of a new, competitive focus on clean, efﬁcient, renewable energy strategies to deliver the power we need while cutting global warming emissions,” said NRDC President Frances Beinecke. “It is a big step forward for the State of Texas and for the American energy economy as a whole.”
“What we’re witnessing is the beginning of the end of investments in old-fashioned coal plants,” said David G. Hawkins, a former top EPA ofﬁcial with more than 35 years experience in utility environmental issues, who heads NRDC’s Climate Center. “These are very big investors coming to the energy table with very big ideas about where the competitive market is heading. Strategies to ﬁght global warming and save energy are crucial for anyone hoping to succeed in today’s electricity industry.”
Arrangements with the two buyout ﬁrms, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Texas Paciﬁc Group, include a commitment to withdraw permit applications for eight of eleven pulverized coal power plants proposed in Texas. The prospective owners would also throw their support behind 6
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over the next ﬁve years, a strategy known as “demand-side management” (DSM), as a way to meet Texas energy needs while reducing the need to build expensive new generating capacity. The company will also expand its investment in energy generated from renewable sources including wind and solar, and take steps to increase its own energy efﬁciency. The bidders say they will also begin to explore a variety of new coal generating technologies including integrated combined cycle gasiﬁcation (IGCC) and ﬂue gas/algae carbon capture. Finally, executive compensation and performance measurement at the new company would be tied directly to the climate protection goals. There will also be a new, impartial Sustainable Energy Advisory Board consisting of experts in carbon-neutral energy technologies, environmental policy, and Texas reliability standards. The Natural Resources Defense Council is a national, nonproﬁt organization of scientists, lawyers and environmental specialists dedicated to protecting public health and the environment. Founded in 1970, NRDC has 1.2 million members and online activists, served from ofﬁces in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Beijing.
International Conference on Growth, Conservation and Responsibility: An opportunity to join the global debate
By Paola Gazzola
One of the main problems that our society is facing today is how to reconcile economic growth with the conservation of the environment. Increasing population, the way in which economic growth has and is occurring, the way in which technologies are impacting the environment, together with the existing international Paola Gazzola, IAIA Board Member trends of globalization, standardization, unlimited expansion, and of homologation of lifestyles, appear to be some of the reasons at the source of this problem. Although the need to reconcile and balance environmental aspects with economic aspects emerged in the 1960s, the way in which we think and more importantly, the way in which we live, have yet to change. There is no disagreement that global warming exists. Its effects are becoming more and more visible and reaching critical stages worldwide. The level of atmospheric CO2 is rising very quickly. Glaciers are melting. Habitats are changing. In the last fourteen years, we’ve experienced the ten hottest years on record, with both land and ocean temperatures rising. On the one hand, the warmer oceans mean stronger and more storms, typhoons and hurricanes; on the other hand, other places are becoming drier, due to changing rainfall patterns initiating processes of decertiﬁcation. Mainstream scientiﬁc views, supported by empirical evidence, are suggesting that concentrations of greenhouse gases must peak around 2020 to 2030, and decline thereafter. Consequently, if the mainstream scientiﬁc views are accepted, then targets and timetables should be logically deduced. Progress has been made on the Kyoto Protocol and talks are being made about setting further targets and timetables for the reduction of emissions. These are mainly based on political negotiations rather than empirical evidence. However, many countries are far from meeting their existing targets, never mind future ones! Other countries have not even set targets yet. Within this context, cooperation among private corporations,
governments and the general public becomes increasingly necessary, in order to develop a coordinated economywide market driven approach to climate protection, that is globally responsible and based on good governance and corporate stewardship. Described by the UK Prime Minister Tony Blair “as the most important report on the future ever published by the UK government” and showered with praise by many politicians and headline writers worldwide, the Stern Review on the economics of climate change has also indicated that a prompt, efﬁcient and effective investment in the reconciliation of economic growth with environmental conservation and sustainability will pay back in the future, both environmentally and economically. The independent review, released in October 2006, was commissioned to Sir Nicholas Stern, distinguished development economist and former chief economist at the World Bank, by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, reporting to both the Chancellor and to the UK Prime Minister, as a contribution to assessing the evidence and building understanding of the economics of climate change.
“develop international and local capacity to make wise decisions regarding the anticipation, management and planning of environmental change.” IAIA has more than 2,500 members from more than 110 countries, representing environmental practitioners from all sectors: government, industry, training, research, consultancies, and communities. Through its international annual conferences and its widely acclaimed international journal “Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal” (known as IAPA), IAIA provides and continued page 15
The relationship (and reconciliation) between growth, conservation and responsibility is also the conference theme of the 27th annual meeting of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), which will be held in Seoul, Korea (June 3-9, 2007). IAIA is a multidisciplinary organization that aims to 7
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Sr. Environmental Engineer - Ft. Lewis, Washington; PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Supports the Fort Lewis Energy Program, and the Energy Infrastructure Team in achieving the goals of the Installation Sustainability Program and installation Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) initiatives. Works with community stakeholders, IMA and installation Directors, staff, soldiers, contractors, utility providers, Department of Energy personnel, and tenants to reduce energy consumption and improve efﬁcient use of energy. Conducts benchmarking, energy audits, process flow studies, energy data analysis, and technology research in order to identify opportunities in improved energy efﬁciency and alternative energy sources. Provides and uses energy accounting software to perform energy bill analyses and energy monitoring at the building and Troop Unit level. Uses the HQ Redesigned Army DUERS (Defense Utilities Energy Reporting System) Data System (HQ RADDS) for reporting to higher headquarters, uses energy accounting software to develop energy consumption tracking reports at the building, troop unit, MSC, and installation levels. Develops, reviews, and updates Fort Lewis energy policy and procedure consistent with current federal directives. Develops and distributes energy conservation education materials and conducts energy conservation training as needed. Understands the purpose and requirements needed to comply with all Federal, state, and local regulations. Identiﬁes and pursues alternative funding sources for the execution of energy projects, such as federal grants, and rebates from local utility providers. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Masters degree a plus, Experience 7 plus years. General Dynamics Information Technology, 3211 Jermantown Rd., Fairfax, Virginia 20121, www.gdit.com Renewable Energy Sales Consultant - Portland, Oregon; Renewable NRG, an emerging leader in commercial renewable energy systems design, sales and service, has an immediate opening for an experienced Sales Professional in the Portland, OR market. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years experience calling on commercial clients in a professional, consultative sales role with an emphasis on electrical systems preferred. An Engineering degree is preferred but not mandatory with experience in renewable energy a strong plus. This individual will be responsible for identifying new commercial prospects, performing site assessments, ROI financial analysis, system design and preparation of ﬁnal proposals. With an attractive short term ROI incorporating tax credits and cash incentives, these systems make great sense for commercial clients of all sizes. Candidates will be supported by a staff responsible for ﬁnancial incentive research and ﬁling as well as full marketing support, state of the art sales tools and lead generation. A base salary and generous commission
Assistantship - A large-scale research project is being conducted to determine effects of population density and supplemental feeding on white-tailed deer productivity, nutrition, ecology, food habits, and habitat characteristics in the western Rio Grande Plains of Texas. The successful applicant will work as part of a team under the supervision of Drs. Charles DeYoung, Tim Fulbright, and David Hewitt. Portions of the research will be used by the successful applicant for their M.S. Thesis or Ph.D. dissertation. Qualiﬁcations: B.S. (M.S. students) or M.S. (Ph. D. students) in wildlife science, ecology, range science, biology, animal science, or closely related ﬁelds. A strong work ethic, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently and as a productive member of a research team, and ability to work under adverse ﬁeld conditions (hot humid South Texas environment) are essential. Ability to operate 4-wheel drive vehicles and conduct ﬁeld research. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and competitive GRE scores. M.S. is $1,200/month, Ph. D. is $1,500/month plus beneﬁts (medical package has a 90 day waiting period). Send a cover letter stating interests and career goals, resume/cv, original transcripts, GRE scores, and names, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 references to: Dr. Timothy E. Fulbright, Regents Professor and Meadows Professor in Semiarid Land Ecology, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 700 University Blvd, MSC 218, Kingsville, TX 78363; 361/5933714. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Graduate Research Assistantship - Position available in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, to help develop and test a cellular tracking device for mobile animals. Student will test devices under ﬁeld conditions to assess accuracy and limitations of tracking abilities, will collaborate and interact with engineering students to map plans for use of the device, will make public presentations about the efforts, and collaborate on writing articles for popular and scientiﬁc publications. Successful applicant will have experience with tracking devices such as radio or satellite transmitters, ability to work as a team member, excellent training in biological sciences, strong interests in migration and movements of organisms, and excellent organizational and writing experience. Eight academic quarters of support will be provided pending funding, which should support a student in our Master’s program. Students interested in a doctoral program may also apply, but will need to collaborate in ﬁnding additional funding. To apply, please email Dr. Douglas Robinson (EM: Douglas.email@example.com) two documents: one, a letter of interest describing previous experiences with ﬁeld research, how you meet the requirements stated above, GRE scores, and names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least 3 professional references; and two, your C.V. Student should plan to enroll beginning of spring quarter (about 1Apr). For more information about the Robinson lab, please seehttp://fw.oregonstate.edu/robinson, especially the section for prospective students. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship - The successful applicant will conduct research on habitat selection and nest site selection by northern bobwhite quail on landscapes invaded by an exotic grass. The successful applicant will be expected to 1) place radio transmitters on quail and track them, 2) develop Geographical Information Systems maps of vegetation and soils within each study area, 3) become familiar with statistical techniques for analyzing habitat preferences, 4) make technical presentations at scientiﬁc meetings, and 5) publish results of their research in scientiﬁc journals. Portions of the research will be used by the successful applicant for their M.S. Thesis or Ph.D. dissertation. Qualiﬁcations: B.S. (for M.S. assistantship) or M.S. (for Ph.D. assistantship)
in wildlife science, ecology, range science, biology, animal science, or closely related ﬁelds. A strong work ethic, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently, ability to work under adverse ﬁeld conditions (hot humid South Texas environment), ability to walk long distances in the ﬁeld, and ability to handle and work with captive quail. Ability to operate 4-wheel drive vehicles and conduct ﬁeld research. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and competitive GRE scores. Preferred: Experience with and knowledge of Geographic Information Systems, Geographic Positioning Systems, and SAS. Send a cover letter stating interests and career goals, resume/cv, original transcripts, GRE scores, and names, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 references to: Dr. Timothy E. Fulbright, Regents Professor and Meadows Professor in Semiarid Land Ecology, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 700 University Blvd, MSC 218, Kingsville, TX 78363; 361/593-3714. Email: timothy. firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Avian Field Technicians – Two to three (2-3) needed for songbird breeding and migration research in major migratory stopover areas on the southwestern shores of Lake Erie in northern Ohio. Positions run from mid-Apr through Jun 2007, possibly extending into Jul. Responsibilities will include intensive nest-searching and monitoring, target mist-netting and banding, color-banding and re-sighting, and feather sampling. A strong work ethic, the ability to work alone and with others, and the ability to handle cold morning temperatures, early morning hours and long ﬁeld days is essential. Significant prior experience in nestsearching and monitoring, as well as strong background in identiﬁcation, mist-netting, and ageing and sexing North American passerines is required. A valid driver’s license is also required. B.S. in wildlife ecology or related ﬁeld is preferred, but not required. Salary $1100-$1400 per month depending on experience with housing provided. Northern Ohio offers exceptional birding opportunities during spring migration and the breeding season. Please send a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three (3) references via email (preferred)or snail mail to Annie Lindsay, (EM: lindsay.80 AT osu.edu) or The Ohio State University, School of Environment and Natural Resources, 2021 Coffey Road, 210 Kottman Hall, Columbus, OH 432101085. Close Date: Until Filled.
Songbird Field Technicians Individuals (2-3) needed for songbird breeding and migration research in major migratory stopover areas on the southwestern shores of Lake Erie in northern Ohio. Positions will run from late April through June 2007, possibly extending into early July. Responsibilities will include: intensive nestsearching and monitoring, target mist-netting and banding, color banding and resighting, and feather sampling. Signiﬁcant prior experience in nest-searching and monitoring, as well as strong background in identiﬁcation, mist-netting, and ageing and sexing North American passerines is required. A valid driver s license is also required. B.S. in wildlife ecology or related ﬁeld and experience is preferred, but not required. A strong work ethic, the ability to work alone and with others, and the ability to handle cold morning temperatures, early morning hours and long ﬁeld days is essential. To Apply: Please send cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three (3) references via email (preferred) or snail mail to Annie Lindsay, email@example.com or The Ohio State University, School of Environment and Natural Resources, 2021 Coffey Road, 210 Kottman Hall, Columbus, OH 43210-1085. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technicians (2) – Mississippi. Needed from April 15 to July 28 (dates ﬂexible) to assist with a study of the effects of mid-contract management regimes (disking and burning) in CP33 conservation buffers on the density, diversity, and productivity of breeding birds. Primary duties include nest searching/monitoring and vegetation sampling in crop ﬁeld buffers in northeast Mississippi. May also be expected to assist with a concurrent study on the effects of mid-contract management regimes in these buffers on butterﬂy diversity. Applicants must be able to identify bird species by both sight and song, be familiar with basic GIS techniques, and willing to work early mornings in sometimes difﬁcult ﬁeld environments (bugs, heat, humidity, etc.). Previous experience with nest searching is a plus! Salary $10/hr. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information (e-mail addresses and phone numbers) for three references to Heidi Puckett (firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Assistants and Volunteers - (Paid positions will be at GS-5 or 6 technicians depending on qualiﬁcations and work assignment) needed to conduct bird surveys and run banding/mist netting station for a study of spring songbird migration along the Upper Mississippi River in Minnesota,
Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois, 1 Apr ending date 15 Jun 2006, with possibility of extension pending funding. Experienced song bird banders needed to run 10 banding stations and highly skilled ﬁeld ornithologist needed to conduct transect surveys and behavioral observations. One crew will be stationed in La Crosse, WI, and the other crew will be stationed just south of the Quad-Cities of Iowa/Illinois. Work will be conducted in ﬂoodplain and upland forests near the river. Must be able to operate small boats with outboard motors and 4 wheel drive trucks towing boats on trailers. Successful applicants for the surveyors positions must ﬁrst pass a hearing test (for normal range of hearing acuity) as a condition for employment. Experience with forest stand assessment techniques, Excel spreadsheets, GPS, and orienteering/map reading a plus. Excellent communication skills also desired. The jobs will be formally advertised in late-Feb. If interested please contact Dr. Eileen Kirsch, at the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (EM: ekirsch AT usgs.gov, PH: 608-781-6226) to beadvised of when jobs are formally advertised. Close Date: Until Filled. Shorebird Field Technician - Vacancy Number: T11660602 Three ﬁeld technicians needed for a study on migratory shorebird movement rates at Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center in eastern South Carolina. Activities will include mist netting, banding, telemetry, and surveying of Semipalmated Sandpipers, as well as invertebrate sampling, while working at an important migratory stop oversite. Though this is a short ﬁeld season, it will be intense! Position runs from 27 Apr - 15 Jun and will pay $8 per hour. Housing provided. All candidates are subject to background checks. Qualiﬁcations: Technicians will work long hours (early mornings!) and weekends. Applicants should enjoy bugs, sunrises, humidity and mud. Good eyesight, enthusiasm, and working well with others area must! Previous banding experience preferred, though not required. Please send letter of interest (with vacancy number), resume, and contact info. for 3 references (phone/ e-mail address) to Kelsey Obernuefemann (EM: kpobernuAT ncsu.edu) at North Carolina State University, Department of Zoology, 115 David Clark Labs, Campus Box 7617, Raleigh, NC 27695. E-mail applications are preferred. Additionally, all applicants must complete an NCSU temporary employment application found at: http://www2. ncsu.edu/nccoopunit/downloads/NCSUTempApplication. pdf. Please fax the signedtemporary employment application to 919-515-4454, attention: Kelsey Obernuefemann. Close Date: Until Filled. Bird Survey Technicians - Date posted: 24 Jan 2007. Location: Wisconsin, statewide. Salary: $12/hr for 45days. Duration: mid May through 15 Jul. Description: UW Stevens Point is seeking 3 summer ﬁeld technicians to assist a graduate student with research on passerine bird communities of peatlands in Wisconsin. Duties will include conducting bird point counts and sampling vegetation at study sites statewide. Desirable applicants must have experience with point count surveys and eastern bird identification (both audio and visual). GPS navigation, topographic map reading skills, and ability to use a compass also are necessary. Experience identifying wetland and/or peat land vegetation and forest measurement techniques are a plus. Must be able to travel extensively and work alone in early mornings and under rigorous ﬁeld conditions. Travel and lodging expenses will be paid. Interested applicants should send (email or regular mail) letter of interest, resume/ CV with references, and contact information to: Stephanie B. Zolkowski, Graduate Research Assistant, College of Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin-StevensPoint,800 Reserve Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897 (PH: 715630-6848, EM:Stephanie.B.Zolkowski AT uwsp.edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Piping Plover Interns - Two (2) to support avian monitoring with the National Park Service on the Maryland portion of the island. These 16 week positions start 9 April 2007. A great opportunity to build monitoring and management skills by working with a high density plover breeding colony on an evolving barrier beach habitat. Limited work with other migrant and breeding birds and with predator management. Position requires: a strong interest in bird conservation; ability to locate and monitor cryptic shorebirds by sight, call and tracks, and precocial chicks at 100-300 meters; use of optical equipment; the ability to work in close-knit groups and independently with minimal supervision; a 0600-1430 work day; walking in loose sand under direct sunlight carrying moderate loads; exposure to high humidity, blowings and occasional biting insects; operation of ORV’s (valid driver’s license required). A B.S. degree in biological science, ecology, natural resources management, conservation biology or related ﬁeld is recommended. A $12/day stipend and free on-site housing are available. Applicants should submit 1) Cover letter explaining your qualiﬁcations and interest for the job;2) a resume; 3) a copy of college transcripts and 4) the names and contact information for 3references. Send to: Wildlife Specialist, Assateague Island National Seashore, 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin, Maryland 21811 (EM: jack_kumer AT nps.gov). Close Date: Until Filled. Technicians - 2 summer field botany technicians to conduct vegetation and soft mast monitoring for the longterm MOFEP study (Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem
Biology & Ecology Project). Duties will include learning to identify 400+ plants to species, locating permanent plots and sampling ground vegetaion, measuring coverage, counting and weighing soft mast fruits, measuring canopy coverage. This position is a great opportunity to hone your botany skills, learn about forest ecology, and to interact with professionals in the ﬁeld. MOFEP is a long-term experiment designed to evaluate the impacts of forest management practices on a wide range of biotic and abiotic ecosystem components. Positions are temporary, full-time, and will be based in Ellington, MO from May 21 – August 24, 2007. Housing is provided. Pay rate is $9.32/hr. Preferred applicants will have the following qualiﬁcations: 1) completed course work in plant taxonomy, ﬁeld botany and/or dendrology, 2) ability and desire to quickly learn 400+ plant species, 3) ability and desire to work long hours in rigorous terrain and harsh weather conditions, 4) ability to navigate with map and compass, 5) a valid driver’s license, and 6) experience operating 4x4 vehicles. Applications will be accepted through February 28, 2007. Please send electronic or paper resume and references to: Susan Farrington 551 Joe Jones Blvd. West Plains MO 65775, Susan.Farrington@mdc.mo.gov, phone (417) 255-9561 Ext. 307, fax (417) 256-0429. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Positions - The Range and Forage Sciences Program in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture has a number of research assistant positions open for summer 2007 based out of the UNL East Campus. Research on the UNL East Campus and surrounding areas involves management of grass-legume pastures, inter-seeding of legumes into grass pastures, pasture renovation, and seeding of roadsides. Short trips will be made to more remote locations, primarily University-owned ranches in the eastern and central Sandhills. Research at the ranches involves studies relating to grazing management, cattle grazing pattern response to environmental and management factors, livestock grazing- wildlife interactions, native plant response to water and defoliation stress, and ecology and management of sub-irrigated meadows. One research assistant or more will be needed to assist research technologists and graduate students with collecting and managing data, maintaining research plots, and processing samples in the laboratory. Appointment will be from approximately 7 May through 24 August 2007. Previous experience in ranching/farming work or plant sciences is not required, but is helpful. Wages are commensurate with experience and are set by university policy. Appointments will require a signiﬁcant amount of outdoor work. For more information, please contact: Kelly R. Brink Research Technologist (402-472-4933, kbrink2@unl. edu) or Dr. Walter H. Schacht, Professor of Rangeland Ecology (402-472-0205, email@example.com). Close Date: Until Filled. Avian Biologist - Seeking a qualiﬁed person for a study on contaminants and breeding success in birds in the New Jersey Hackensack Meadowlands. Duties: supervising ﬁeld staff, data collection, entry and analysis; conducting ﬁeld research on marsh bird breeding success and collecting tissue samples from live birds; facilitating laboratory analyses for contaminants as needed; conducting statistical analyses of data and preparing reports that include data summaries and analyses. Qualiﬁcations: M.S. in ornithology, wildlife biology, zoology, or related field, 3-5 years of professional level experience including project management, understanding of bird physiology and population dynamics, knowledge of eco-toxicology and/or marsh and wetland bird biology desirable, ability to multi-task, problem solve, and organize complex projects with a variety of partners, and excellent writing and speaking skills essential. Familiarity with a variety of software programs, including standard Microsoft (e.g., Excel, Access), SAS (statistical) and GPS experience preferred. Applicants must be physically ﬁt and willing to conduct ﬁeld work in an urban setting under hot, humid, buggy and muddy conditions. Some familiarity with boating operations and a willingness to spend long hours in a canoe desirable. Teamwork, dedication and enthusiasm a must. Willingness to travel and work weekends as required. This position requires a reliable vehicle; reimbursement for mileage provided. Start Date: Approximately 31 March, 2007. Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience, $ 35-42k. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references to: Nellie Tsipoura, Ph.D., New Jersey Audubon Society, 1327 Canal Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, Phone: (908) 837-9063, Fax: (908) 837-9569, E-mail: nellie. firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Assistant II - Year-long position as Research Assistant II in the department of Biological Sciences Full Time Annual Salary Range: $25,441 - $31,902. As part of the Preisser lab, perform ﬁeld and laboratory research pertaining to various aspects of terrestrial community ecology in Rhode Island and surrounding areas. Required: Bachelor’s degree in life sciences. The following are also required: at least two years of biological research that demonstrates familiarity with experimental design and the ability to identify logistical and technical problems that may arise during the project(s); ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to work both independently and in team settings, and to direct the work of others. Must be well-organized, selfmotivated, and interested in collaborating with the Principal Investigator (Evan Preisser) on all aspects of the research
process. Must possess basic computer skills, including constructing and maintaining databases. May occasionally be asked to provide own transportation to ﬁeld sites. To apply, submit (no emails or faxes, please) a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three references postmarked to: Evan Preisser, Search Chair, Requisition# 011656, University of Rhode Island, PO Box G, Kingston, RI 02881. Close Date: Until Filled. Researchers - Up to 6 positions available on a songbird monitoring project in the northern Sierra Nevada of California. Project dates: 1 May through early August 2007. Primary duties include point counting, woodpecker surveys, vegetation surveys, and data entry. This project offers a unique opportunity to explore and observe birds across a wide range of habitats and help guide forest management in the wild and scenic mountains of northern California. Field work covers a vast range of elevations and habitats, including, aspen, oak, riparian, and coniferous forest. The positions are based out of Meadow Valley, California. Successful candidates have to be able to identify over 80 bird species by sight and sound following two weeks of training. Compensation is 1800/month with housing provided. Candidates with a strong background in bird identiﬁcation by sight and sound and/or previous experience point counting are strongly preferred. For all positions self-motivation, good physical condition, the ability to work well in a group living situation, and willingness to spend long hours in the ﬁeld observing birds are a must. Online applications preferred at: http://www.prbo.org/interns/ or email a letter of interest describing previous ﬁeld research experience (please note if applying to other positions within PRBO),speciﬁc dates of availability, a resume, and contact information for three references to: Ryan Burnett (EM: rburnett AT prbo.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Seabird Intern - 1 temporary full-time position. Pay: $2500.00 + housing and utilities. Dates: 1 Apr - 31Jun 2007. Location: Santee Coastal Reserve near McClellanville, SC Qual: B.S. in a biological science or course work toward same; seabird and shorebird ID skills helpful. Duties: Assist ongoing efforts of Audubon South Carolina and SC Dept. of Nat. Resources to monitor, post and protect three critical Important Bird Areas’ (IBA) seabird nesting colonies and critical seabird species. Participate in census of nesting seabirds, shorebird monitoring and research. Conduct educational presentations and outreach in communities near seabird nesting colonies. Assist IBA Coordinator in identifying and involving volunteers in seabird protection efforts. Assist Cape Romain NWR biologist in sea turtle nest protection and monitoring. Must be able to lift 50 + pounds. Appl. Send resume, letter of interest and 3 references to: Contact: Ann Shanid, IBA Coordinator, Audubon South Carolina, 336 Sanctuary Rd., Harleyville, SC 29448.(PH: 843-462-2150, FX: 843-462-2173, EM: email@example.com). Questions about position: Felicia Sanders, Santee Coastal Reserve, P.O. Box 37, McClellanville, SC 29458, (PH:843-520-0961, EM: SandersF@dnr.sc.gov. Close Date: Until Filled.
Banding Interns (15 Apr - 15 Jun). The Observatory at Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Box 1770, Manomet MA 02345-1770 (FX: 508-224-9220) invites resumes by mail, FAX ore-mail (EM: firstname.lastname@example.org) with phone numbers of two references. Band 5 days per week. Some banding experience needed, but an almost fanatical desire to learn good and safe banding techniques and some knowledge of eastern birds is more important. Enthusiasm for long hours essential. Live free on 40 acres by Cape Cod Bay, town nearby (walking), most facilities available. Will help two experienced banders and volunteers to run 50 nets dawn to dusk. Stipend of $100 per week for food. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician - Field technicians are needed for the 2007 ﬁeld season on projects examining the interaction of fire and grazing in Oklahoma grasslands. Work will primarily involve vegetation sampling but may include the collection of data associated with avian ecology as well. Housing at ﬁeld sites will be providedas will vehicles for work purposes. Candidates must possess or be able to obtain a valid Oklahoma driver’s license. Candidates must be willing to work long days, sometimes with no days off for periods up to two weeks (subsequent time off reﬂects accumulated time on). Field conditions will be characterized by intense sunlight, high temperatures and high humidity, and candidates must be in good physical condition, able to walk extensive distances. Salary will be$7-9 dollars per hour, depending on experience and the availability of project funds. To apply, please send a resume which includes the phone numbers and/or email addresses of all previous employers to: Stephen Winter, 368 Agriculture Hall, Department of Natural Resources Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, (EM: stephen.winter AT okstate.edu). For more information please call (PH: 405334-8533). Close Date: Until Filled.
Research Assistant - I am seeking a research assistant to help determine bird use of reclaimed wetlands on oil sands lease sites near Fort McMurray in northern Alberta. Duration: May-Jul, 2007. Stipend: $1800/month, housing provided (shared accommodation).Applicants must be comfortable with early morning (up before sunrise) and long working days in all weather conditions. Applicants must be comfortable with working alone in the boreal forest as mosquitoes, black ﬂies, bears, moose, and deer are natural hazards. A waterfowl and terrestrial bird identiﬁcation test (by sight and sound) will be required in the interview for selected applicants. Duties include conducting early morning point count surveys, nest searching, and vegetation surveys, as well as daily data compilation and computer-entry after ﬁeld work. Qualiﬁcations: A good sense of humor and the ability to work well with other researchers, even under difﬁcult conditions is essential. Experience with identifying boreal birds and waterfowl by sight and sound, nest searching, and wetland/terrestrial vegetation surveys is preferred but not necessary and training will be provided. Experience with driving 4x4 trucks and using maps and GPS for navigation is also preferred. To apply please send cover letter, resume, and at least 2 references to: Lynnette Dagenais M. Sc. Candidate (EM: pelecanidae ATyahoo.ca). Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistants - I am seeking applicants for ﬁeld assistant positions (project leader and ﬁeld crew members) starting this SPRING on a project addressing the sustainability of invasive Artichoke Thistle (Cynara cardunculus) control efforts in southern California. Work will predominantly be in the ﬁeld, in coastal sage scrub and grassland near Irvine (Irvine Ranch Land Reserve), and focus on the success of passive restoration and the presence of restoration thresholds following 2-8 years of exotic removal. Work includes plot selection using GIS, ﬁeld surveys of vegetation, species identification, and data management/analysis, with the goal of providing management recommendations based on the work. Independent projects are possible, and incumbents will be encouraged to participate in the academic environment at UCI (lab meetings, seminars) as well as interact with associated conservation agencies (TNC, NROC). Dates and hours are somewhat ﬂexible, but in general positions will be full time (40 hrs/wk) from early April until June (for ﬁeld crew) or from April to September (for project leader). Pay will range from $12-16/hr depending on education and experience, plus full beneﬁts and paid vacation. Send cover letter, resume, contact information for two references and any questions you may have to Katharine Suding, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Internship - Assist ﬁsheries biologists and technicians during summer stream sampling, using backpack electroﬁshing techniques. Identify, weigh and measure trout and other ﬁsh and accurately record capture data. Other duties include accurately recording location (GPS), assisting in the collection of DNA samples from brook trout populations, assisting in the construction of ﬁsh habitat structures, writing work summaries, maintaining and repairing ﬁeld equipment, and dealing with the public and coworkers in a professional manner. Period of Employment: Approximately May 15, 2007 - August 1, 2007 (based on summer semester term). Minimum Qualiﬁcations: Intern must possess a valid driver’s license, be able to lift and carry at least 50 lbs for short distances, and have some knowledge of basic science, ecology, wildlife biology, and ﬁsheries biology. Preferred Qualiﬁcations: Students with experience in ﬁsheries or related ﬁelds. Application Procedure and Deadline: Persons interested in the position should submit a completed State of Georgia application to Lee Keefer at 3695 Highway 197 North, Clarkesville, GA 30523. An application can be obtained from the web at http://www.gms.state.ga.us/ word/jobinfo/stateapp-emp.doc. If needed, additional work history pages are available at http://www.gms.state. ga.us/word/jobinfo/stateapp-suppl.doc. In addition to the application, applicants should send a cover letter, resume, copy of college transcripts, and contact information for 3-5 professional references to Lee Keefer at the address above. For additional information, Lee Keefer lee_keefer@dnr. state.ga.us or Leon Brotherton can be contacted at (706) 947-3112. Close Date: April 2, 2007. Research Technicians - Two positions needed from 16 April through 16 November 2007 for acoustic monitoring studies of bat activity at proposed wind facilities in south-central Pennsylvania near Somerset. $2,400/month; housing and ﬁeld vehicles will be provided. Successful applicants will deploy acoustic detectors, maintain detectors, erect and move portable sampling towers, capture and handle bats, download and manage data, quantify habitat characteristics, and enter data. Applicants must be willing and capable of conducting field work in moderately rugged terrain under physically demanding conditions, be willing to work atypical hours (including night work) and under adverse conditions, and be able to work well both independently and with a research team. Those with a BS (or in progress) or advanced degree in wildlife, biology, or a related ﬁeld, and experience with acoustic detectors, mist netting bats, and other related ﬁeld work with bats are preferred. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to (electronic submissions only; please put “bat research position” in subject line): Ed Arnett,
Bat Conservation International, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technicians - Two (2) needed 15 Apr through 30 Jun for ongoing research on shorebird migration ecology along New Jersey’s Delaware Bay shore. Delaware Bay is an internationally important staging area for shorebirds during spring migration. Duties include but not limited to extracting birds from mist-nets, banding, weighing and measuring birds, collecting feather and blood samples, data recording, point counts, surveying for color-banded birds, and data entry. Mist-netting and bird banding experience, or experience with point counts and resighting color-banded birds required. Ability to identify shorebirds of the eastern U. S. and experience using MS Excel or Access preferred. Applicants must be able to work independently or as part of a team. Must be willing to work long hours, occasionally six days/week, in hot and buggy conditions. Start date somewhat ﬂexible. Salary $1800/month. Must have own vehicle. housing and reimbursement for vehicle use provided. Send cover letter of interest, resume, and three references to Kim Peters, Cape May Bird Observatory, 600 Route 47 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 (EM: email@example.com). Close Date: Until Filled. Research Interns - Common Loon Project in northern Wisconsin requires 2-3 research interns to assist in an ongoing investigation of territorial takeover and nesting behavior. Applicants should be available for all or most of period 1 May - 1 Aug 2007. (Work could begin as early as 15 Apr, for those available at that time.) Responsibilities will include identiﬁcation of marked loons from colored leg bands, observation of territorial and nesting behavior, recording and playback of loon song, and nocturnal capture and marking of adults and chicks. Successful applicants must have own car, be able to swim, be able to work with others or alone, have a love of outdoor conditions (including wind, rain, and insects) and be able to work independently. Experience with bird identiﬁcation, canoes, motorboats helpful but not essential. Housing and stipend of $1000 per month provided. Send resume and list of 3+ references to: Dr. Walter Piper, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Chapman University, Orange, CA, 92866 (EM: firstname.lastname@example.org.) For more info, see web page at:http://www.chapman.edu/~wpiper/. Close Date: Until Filled. Station Manager - Moose Creek Migration Station within Denali National Park, Alaska. 1 Jul through 12 Oct 2007. Salary: $500/wk plus room, board and in-state travel covered. The Moose Creek Migration Station is a partnership among the Alaska Natural History Institutes, Camp Denali/ North Face Lodge, and the Alaska Bird Observatory. It is located in one of the most beautiful wilderness sites in North America, in the remote backcountry of Denali National Park and Preserve. The Station Manager oversees the migration station and its operations; trains, supervises, and evaluates three banding interns; and acts as a liaison between the interns, the Alaska Natural History Institutes, and staff and management of Camp Denali/North Face Lodge. The Manager also presents education programs, oversees data collection and entry, and assists with report compilation. It may be possible to combine this position with other early summer positions with the Alaska Bird Observatory or the Alaska Natural History Institutes. For a complete job description please visit:http://www.alaskanha. org/di-employment.htm. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Biologist - Needed for 11th year of bird population studies in montane ﬁr forests of Stratton Mountain and Mt. Mansﬁeld in Vermont, 21 May to 13 Jul 2007. Work includes: 1)mist netting and color banding selected species (Bicknell’s and Swainson’s Thrush, Blackpoll and Yellowrumped Warbler); 2) resighting of color-banded individuals; 3) collection of detailed morphometric data on all handheld individuals; 4) blood and feather sampling for determination of mercury burdens; and 5) limited nest searching and monitoring. Prior ﬁeld experience with some of the above (especially mist netting) necessary. Biologists receive $400/wk salary and on-site housing. Work requires excellent physical condition, own transportation, ability to work independently, and high tolerance of the following: very long days (pre-dawn start), weather extremes, hiking in rugged terrain, dense clouds of black ﬂies, and rustic group living conditions. Send electronic or hard copies of letter of interest, resume, and names and phone numbers of 3references to Kent McFarland or Chris Rimmer, Vermont Institute of Natural Science,6565 Woodstock Road, Quechee, VT 05059 (PH: 802-359-5001, EM: email@example.com or crimmer AT vinsweb.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Research Technician – Four individuals needed for songbird and habitat surveys in Nevada’s backcountry between late-Apr and mid-Jul 2007 for Great Basin Bird Observatory. Half season appointments are also possible. Duties include bird surveys via point counts and area searches, vegetation surveys, and data entry. Qualiﬁcations needed include experience identifying western birds by sight and sound, familiarity with western ﬂora, and the ability to navigate using GPS/topographic maps; however, all applicants will be considered and some training will be provided. Applicants must be in at least moderate physical condition that allows for long hours in the ﬁeld and hiking
Biology & Ecology to access sites. Ability to work independently and in remote location is necessary. Compensation: up to $2000/month (depending on experience). A reliable vehicle, preferably 4-wheel drive, is a plus. Mileage reimbursement will be provided for private-vehicle use, as will satellite phones for use in case of backcountry emergencies. Housing will be provided in some areas, but remote camping will also be required on a regular basis. To apply, please call Great Basin Bird Observatory (PH: 775-323-4226) or email (EM: firstname.lastname@example.org). Please be prepared to submit your resume and references. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Assistants (1-3) - Woodpecker Research in Jasper National Park, Canada. We are looking to ﬁll 1-3 ﬁeld positions, ~23 Apr - 31 May 2007, to assist in a PhD research project comparing the breeding demographics of three-toed and black-backed woodpeckers between burned and unburned forests. Study areas are located in Jasper National Park as well as~50 km east of the park, near Hinton, AB. We have been banding and monitoring the breeding ecology of woodpeckers here since 2004. Responsibilities include: conducting early morning transect surveys to locate birds, some nest searching & monitoring (using ladders), and data entry. Previous ﬁeld experience, forest bird identiﬁcation skills, and GPS navigation skills are deﬁnite assets, but good interpersonal skills, work ethic, and willingness to learn are equally important. Applicants must be in good physical condition, able to walk long distances in rugged terrain, andable to work independently (but within radio contact with others) while in the ﬁeld. Applicants should have current ﬁrst aid certiﬁcation and a valid driver’s license. All ﬁeld accommodation(shared housing/camping), food (or stipend) and transportation will be provided, however assistants are responsible for travel to/from Edmonton (or Jasper/Hinton) before/after the ﬁeld season. Salary starts at ~$1900/month CDN but is commensurate with experience. To apply please send a cover letter outlining your qualiﬁcations, resume and 3 references to Shawna Pelech (EM:email@example.com), or phone (PH: 780-492-1299) or email for more information. All applicants are thanked for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Close Date: Until Filled. Intern Biologist - Position available throughout the year for U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, California Condor Recovery Program, located in Ventura, CA. This is one of the oldest endangered species programs, with many governmental and non-governmental partners. Interns will be required to: work as a member of a team; work in extreme weather conditions in remote areas ; use radio telemetry to locate and track radio-tagged condors; observe feeding and nestingc ondors from blinds; lift 60 lb carcasses into vehicles and hike them out into remote areas; construct and maintain trails, condor release/holding facilities and other structures; assist in the handling of condors; drive ATV’s; keep accurate records, maintain a daily ﬁeld notebook, enter data into spreadsheets; do routine ofﬁce work. Knowledge/Experience required as follows. Essential: valid drivers license; bachelors degree (or pursuing) in wildlife management, natural resources, or related field. Preferable: experience in remote field locations; 4WD vehicle experience; ability to drive standard transmission; ATV driving experience. Interns are required to commit to full-time work for a minimum of 6 months. Start and ﬁnish dates are ﬂexible throughout the year. Ten days on, four days off in a two week period is standard. Lodging is provided on refuge in a remote location during the work shift. Lodging not provided for days off, although it may be available on a space available basis. Stipend payment for interns is $45.00 per day. Please send cover letter, resume, dates of availability, and three references to: (EM: Richard_Posey@fws.gov). Close Date: Until Filled. Waterbird Technicians – Two to three (2-3) needed to conduct inventory of breeding colonial waterbirds, secretive marsh birds, and shorebirds in South Dakota, approximately 7 May - 20 Jul 2007. Main duties will be to search for and count nesting waterbirds, interact with landowners and federal and state biologists, and data entry. Work entails considerable driving and travel throughout the state, some canoeing, and long hours, including pre-dawn counts, in hot, mosquito-ridden conditions. Technicians will be temporary employees of Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory. Salary $1600-$1800/mo plus lodging. Field research experience and experience operating canoes and/or small boats is required; ornithological ﬁeld experience, experience with waterbird identiﬁcation and survey methods, and ability to operate small boat engines are a plus. In addition, camping gear, binoculars, and a valid driver’s license are required. Must be 21 years old at time of employment. Send cover letter stating interest, resume, available dates, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references to: (EM:firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date Until Filled. Technician - The Ecosystem Ecology Research Technician primarily will assist the Postdoc and Project Manager with coordination and technical assistance for a federally-funded grant to examine the role of climate change-induced, saltwater intrusion into freshwater tidal marshes in the Delaware River. The successful applicant will perform routine procedures in soil and water analyses for nutrients, gaseous C and N ﬂuxes, and microbial dynamics in these ecosystems.
The position includes but is not exclusive to extensive laboratory and ﬁeld work, general laboratory maintenance, ordering supplies, glassware reparation/washing, training undergraduate students, and operating and towing a boat. Experience with nutrient analyses, liquid and gas chromatography, elemental analyzers, and various chemical digestions, is highly desirable. Position requires a B.S./B.A. in biology/chemistry or related ﬁeld within biogeochemistry, marine, freshwater or environmental sciences. The applicant should possess excellent organization skills, must work well with others, and function as an integral part of a research team. Salary starts at 31K but can be adjusted based on experience. Send resume, one-page letter of interest, college transcripts and at least three professional references to: Dr. Melanie Vile, Director of Grant Development and Assistant Research Professor of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova PA 19085; email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Research Assistants - Three (3) are needed, 25 May to mid-Jul, to complete surveys of breeding birds in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Daily duties include conducting point counts, marking survey locations, data entry, and vegetation sampling. Qualiﬁed applicants must be able to identify Midwestern birds by sound and sight (~120 species) and have excellent hearing. Applicants must pass a standardized bird song test and a hearing test. Other requirements include: the physical ability and desire to work long hours alone in the ﬁeld, a high tolerance for biting bugs (mosquitoes, black ﬂies, and ticks), orienteering and GPS experience, a driver’s license, and a good driving record. Sites are located in rugged, remote, and sometimes unpleasant terrain. $2,000/mo.+ per diem; housing, transportation, equipment, and training provided. Send letter of interest, resume, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three (3)references to Jim Lind, Natural Resources Research Institute, 5013 Miller Trunk Hwy., Duluth, MN 55811 or e-mail (EM: jlind AT nrri.umn. edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Banding Assistants - (15 Apr - 15 Jun). The Observatory at Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Box 1770, Manomet MA 02345-1770 (FX: 508-224-9220) invites resumes by mail, FAX or e-mail (EM: tlloyd-evans@manomet. org) with phone numbers of two references. Band 5days per week (experienced banders only please); it is an additional advantage if you enjoy teaching visitors of all ages about birds. Experience with eastern birds most useful, but other banders welcome. Enthusiasm for long hours essential. Live free on 40 acres by Cape Cod Bay, town nearby (walking), most facilities available. You will help three other banders and volunteers run 50 nets dawn to dusk. Stipend $400-450 per week for the rest of the season, depending on experience. Contact Trevor L. Lloyd-Evans Close Date: Until Filled. Spotted Owl Surveyor - ESN has an opening for four qualified individual to conduct spotted owl surveys in Oregon and Washington. Duties: Survey suitable habitat for northern spotted owls following speciﬁc survey protocols. Maintain accurate records according to speciﬁc guidelines.* Requirements: Experience conducting avian surveys, preferably for forest dwelling raptors. Applicants must be able to identify owls of the Paciﬁc Northwest by sight and sound; have good orienteering skills; be willing and able to work independently in physically demanding environments at night; have good hearing and a validdriver’s license. Preference will be given to those candidates that have prior spotted owl survey experience. Vehicles and housing are provided, food assistance is not provided. Project dates: Early Apr to mid Aug. Salary: $2,000 - $2,600/ month depending on experience. Email resume and three references to(EM: rcgaines AT spiritone.com). Close Date: Until Filled. Bird Technicians - Four (4). $1,200/month + housing dates 05/15 May-01/15Aug. This project investigates avian response to early-succession strip and block habitats in an agricultural landscape (Northwest Mississippi). Job duties include nest-searching and monitoring, vegetation surveys, radio-tracking Dickcissel ﬂedglings, and color band re-sighting. Requirements for this position include an optimistic attitude, diligence, sense of humor, and nterest in conservation. Most skills can be taught to willing candidates although previous experience is preferred. Successful candidates must willingly tolerate hot and humid conditions, vegetative defense mechanisms and inquiring arthropods. To apply, send resume, contact information for 3 references, and a cover letter of interest to Ross Conover, 339 Science II,Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 or email (EM: rconover AT iastate.edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Migration Surveyors - Three (3) needed from 1 Apr to 11 May 2007 to conduct morning transect surveys to detect migrant land birds during spring migration near Yuma, Arizona. Applicants must be able to identify western birds by sight and sound. All positions will assist with data entry and any additional research activities. All individuals are required to work 6 to 7 days a week, have the ability to work and live well with others, and tolerate heat and biting insects. Pay rate will be $500/ week. Housing and a food stipend will be provided. Send letter of interest(including available
dates), resume, and phone numbers and email addresses of 3 references to Dr. Richard Fischer, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Cntr., 3713 Glenmeade Rd., Louisville, KY 40218; or preferably by email: (EM: Richard. A.Fischer ATerdc.usace.army.mil). Close Date: Until Filled. Avian Field Technicians - Three (3) needed for work in the southern Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. Research will focus on the reproductive biology of the Blackthroated Blue Warbler. Duties will include nest searching and monitoring, territory mapping, insect and vegetation sampling, and some target netting. Applicants with previous experience in avian research and speciﬁcally nest searching are preferred. This job entails a lot of walking/hiking in steep terrain, along with relatively long hours out in ﬁeld, so applicants should be in good physical condition, enjoy being outside, and be able to work independently. Work will start around the last week of Apr (ﬂexible) and conclude around the 1st of Aug. $1500/mo +housing. Please send a letter stating your interest in the project, resume, and 3 references with contact information via e-mail in word format to Kirk Stodola (EM: stodolak ATwarnell.uga.edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician - Two (2) needed mid-Mar through May to assist with capture of shorebirds at ﬁeld sites in Louisiana and Kansas for an on-going ecotoxicology project examining pesticide loads in migratory shorebirds. Primary duties include shorebird capture using a variety of techniques including mist-nets, drop-nets, nite-liting and whooshnets; sample collection including blood, foot washings and feathers; set-up and maintenance of capture devices; data entry; handling and banding of live birds; and general upkeep of ﬁeld equipment and vehicles. Applicants should be self-motivated, focused, detail-oriented and be tolerant of travel, heat, wind and mosquitoes. Position will include extensive travel with housing or camping provided at ﬁeld sites. Salary is $1200 per month. If interested, please send (e-mail preferred) a cover letter and resume with references to Khara Strum (EM: kmstrum AT ksu.edu),Division of Biology, Kansas State University, 423 Ackert Hall, Manhattan KS 66506. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistants - Individuals needed, 15 Apr - 10 Aug (ﬂexible) to aid Dr. Ellen Ketterson and Val Nola Jr. in a study of the breeding biology of Dark-eyed Juncos at Mountain Lake Biological Station in SW Virginia. Responsibilities may include mist netting, blood sampling, nest ﬁnding, behavioral observation, GPS, and data entry. Applicants must be able to distinguish colored leg bands in the ﬁeld, enjoy working outdoors (even in bad weather), be self-motivated, be able to work well with others, and be willing to do minor manipulative research with animals. Experience strongly preferred but not absolutely necessary. Transportation allowance, room, board, and stipend (amount dependent upon experience and level of funding for project) provided. The work is very rewarding if you are interested in animal behavior and like to be outdoors. Write to Eric Snajdr, Field Assistant Position, Department of Biology, Indiana University, 1001 E. Third St., Bloomington, IN, 47405 or email (preferred) (EM: esnajdr AT indiana DOT edu).Please include a summary of your background and your reasons for applying for this position, as well as the names and email addresses of 3 people who might evaluate your work or potential. Close Date: Until Filled. Tern Intern - One intern is needed to assist U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists during the California least tern breeding season, late-Apr through Aug, 2007, at Alameda Point, the former Naval Air Station, Alameda, CA. The position is full-time, 40 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday. Regular daytime hours, but occasional very early mornings, late evenings, and possible work on Sundays may be required. Duties include: walking through 9.7acre tern colony, locating and marking nests, monitoring adult, chick and ﬂedgling activities, predator surveys, nest observations from a blind/vehicle, weed-pulling, making nest markers, anddata entry. Requirements include: strong interest in biology (bachelor’s degree desirable), very good eyesight and observational skills, ability to use binoculars and spotting scope, and lots of patience. Experience with seabirds or other ground-nesting colonial birds preferred, but not required. $200 per week stipend, no housing provided. Personal vehicle with insurance is required. Please send resume with 3 references to (EM: susan_euing AT fws. gov) or by mail atP.O. Box 159, Alameda, CA 94501. Close Date: April 13, 2007. Experienced Volunteers - Individuals needed for May, Jul, Aug, and Sep for songbird banding at Delta Marsh Bird Observatory (DMBO). Located on a narrow forest ridge between the southern shore of Lake Manitoba and Delta Marsh (Manitoba. Canada), DMBO is a high volume banding operation with up to 3000 birds being banded in the spring and big bird days with 200 to 300 birds banded. You can expect high numbers and a good variety of warblers, ﬂycatchers, vireos and thrushes. If you love birding, you will love Delta! The banding site is not physically demanding but you will need to be able to ride a bike for net checks. Volunteers will be provided with room and board at the Delta Marsh Field Station (University of Manitoba). The station has many comfortable amenities including full service dining
room, email access, laundry facilities, a beach and lake and is located about 30 minutes from Portage la Prairie, a small city with a population of about 10,000 (see http:// www.umanitoba.ca/delta_marsh). Please submit a letter of interest to(EM: hdenhaan AT cc.umanitoba.ca) outlining your previous banding experience including, stations visited, number of birds banded and extracted, abilities to identify birds by sight and sound, plus two references. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistants - Individuals needed at the end of April for research on the ecology of the Kirtland’s Warbler, a federally listed endangered species. Project lasts last for 8-9 weeks. Long hours in the ﬁeld, six days per week in cooperation with local and federal authorities. Only those with valid driver’s license and experience in netting, banding, and bleeding birds need apply. Ability to resight small active color-banded birds also preferred. Salary $350/wk. Housing provided. Start date: 25 April, 2007. Send cover letter, CV, and contact info for 3 references to Peter Marra , Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, National Zoological Park, Washington, DC 20008or email (preferred-EM: marrap AT si.edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Research Volunteer - One (1) needed to assist a research project examining the resource use of Red-shouldered Hawks during the breeding season. Duties will include: broadcast surveying, nest searching, trapping, marking and monitoring with radio telemetry. In addition, the assistant may have the opportunity to assist other projects with mist netting songbirds and outdoor education programs. Comfortable private housing, utilities and travel are provided for duration of the ﬁeld season. Applicants should be able to work in a group cooperatively with the staff of a privately owned wildlife refuge. Applicants should possess an eagerness to learn and willingness to take direction. Prior experience with raptors, bird trapping and handling, radio telemetry, GPS units are preferred but not necessary. Applicants shouldemail a resume with 3 references and a letter of interest to (EM: bradley.strobel AT ttu.edu). Close Date: April 16, 2007. Bird Bander - Individual needed 30 Apr -31 May for sampling expedition to northern British Columbia. Work involves targeted mist-netting of Yellow-rumped Warblers, as part of a project mapping genetic and morphological variation across the hybrid zone between Myrtleand Audubon’s subspecies. We will move between locations every 2-3 days, aiming to sample as many sites as possible along the Cassiar and Alaska highways. The Cassiar region is remote and sparsely populated, so we will be car camping for the duration of the trip. Successful applicant will have experience banding small birds and using mist nets, and a positive attitude about living and working outdoors in sometimes adverse conditions (e.g. cold, rain, bears, and mosquitoes). Prior experience with targeted mist-netting and blood sampling is highly desirable. Rate of payC$1500-2000 depending on experience; all expenses in ﬁeld will be covered, but must provideown transportation to Vancouver, Canada. To apply, send resume, brief statement of interest, and contact information for two references to (EM: alan_brelsford AT yahoo.com). Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistants – Needed at the end of April through July 2007, needed for research studying the ecology of birds in urban/suburban environments in Washington, DC/Baltimore Maryland and northern Virginia. Neighborhood Nestwatch (URL: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ConservationAndScience/ MigratoryBirds/) is a community-based research project and is an opportunity to do basic conservation biology and environmental education. This work requires an ability to communicate ecology to citizens. Strong applicants will have experience re-sighting color-banded birds, ﬁnding nests, and capturing and banding birds. Willingness to work long hours, six days a week in a team-oriented environment essential. Daily car travel within the Washington, DC area, meticulous data entry, and other ofﬁce-related tasks also involved. Salary $350/wk. Vehicles for research activities and housing in proximity to research base provided. Please send cover letter, CV, and the names and updated contact info for three references to Bob Reitsma, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, National Zoological Park Washington, DC, 20008, or to (EM: reitsmar AT si.edu). Close Date: April 1, 2007. Field Technician - The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is seeking an enthusiastic, well-organized Avian Field Assistant/Technician in good physical condition for work with songbird species in the forests of central Texas . The project will focus onmist-netting, banding, ageing, and sexing endangered Black-capped Vireos and Goldencheeked Warblers. Other work will include collecting habitat information, and recording GPS data. Preference will be given to applicants with prior mist netting experience and banding experience. Position runs from early Apr to late Jun 2007 with some ﬂexibility to start and end dates. Housing and ﬁeld transportation provided; some limited camping may be required. Applicants are responsible for food. Pay $5500-$6500 for whole period depending on experience. This is a great opportunity to learn a variety of skills and gain experience working with endangered species. Applicants please submit cover letter and resume along with two work-related professional references by email to giridhar AT louisiana.edu. For questions, contact N Giriathrey (PH:
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Career Events “Networking or not working” April 21-22, 2007 - Green Festival, Chicago, IL; Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 11am-7pm; for more info go to www.greenfestivals.org April 22, 2007 - Earth Day 2007 April 22-25, 2007 - NAEP 2007 Annual Conference, Orlando, FL May 14-16, 2007 - Global Ecotourism Conference, Oslo, Norway May 15-17, 2007 - EnvironDesign 2007, New Orleans Hilton Riverside, New Orleans, LA; www.environdesign.com June 2-9, 2007 - 27th Annual Conference of IAIA, Seoul, Korea July 7-12, 2007 - Solar 2007, National Solar Energy Conference, Cleveland, OH September 26-28, 2007 - North American Ecotourism Conference, Madison, WI November 14-17, 2007 - 36th Annual NAAEE Conference, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Please email announcements on upcoming conferences, symposia, career seminars and training workshops to firstname.lastname@example.org
Suggestions or comments on the content of the Green Career Journal? Email us at email@example.com and let us know what we can do to improve our publication to serve you better. Moving? Please send your address changes to: Environmental Career Center 2 Eaton Street, Suite 711 Hampton, VA 23669 337-849-3244, EM: giridhar AT louisiana.edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Specialist - For more information about the following volunteer assignment please contact Kimberly Kaine at the Coastal Resources Center (EM: kkaine AT crc.uri.edu). Description: To train local community members and tour guides to identify and describe the various bird species in the Matting Father Branches Reserve in Nicaragua Produce a reference document of the local birds in Spanish. This document will also include pictures of the birds, names and information about each bird that can be distributed to local tour guides. Qualiﬁcations: Fluency in Spanish both written and verbal. Knowledge of birds native to Nicaragua; Experience in graphic design preferred but not required; Able to live and adapt to a rural setting with few modern amenities;. Length of Appointment: 4 to 6 weeks. Close Date: Until Filled. Hourly Herpetological Field Assistant – Illinois. 1) Assist in the capturing, marking, and measuring of Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes, 2) Assist in collection of habitat suitability data, and 3) Data entry. Qualiﬁcations: Required: 1) Background in biology with a strong interest in herpetology, 2) must be able to work outdoors for long hours in potentially harsh weather conditions, 3) must be able to follow directions and adhere to data collection protocols, at times working unsupervised, 4) have a valid drivers license, 5) be willing to live at ﬁeld site during March - April (housing paid for), and 6) be able to work well with others. Preferred: experience working with venomous reptiles, housing is not paid after April, applicants local to the Urbana-Champaign area preferred. To apply please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and hrofﬁce@inhs.uiuc.edu referencing PRF #1487. Close Date: Until Filled. Technician - We are seeking a summer technician to assist in a project investigating the effects of patch-burn management on nesting and foraging grassland birds in western Oklahoma. Patch-burn management seeks to restore natural disturbance patterns to rangelands through grazing and prescribed burning. Duties will include grassland bird identiﬁcation (by sound and sight, mist-nesting, nest
searching, etc.), blood sampling, and insect and vegetation sampling. Projected dates of employment are 8 May to approximately 31 Jul. Salary is $9.00/hr plus benefits and free housing. Applicants should forward their contact information, resume describing any relevant experience, and the names and contact information for 3 references to: Elizabeth Doxon, Oklahoma Coop. Fish and Wildlife Res. Unit, 404Life Sciences West Oklahoma State University (PH: 405-880-2435, EM (preferred):elizabeth.doxon AT okstate. edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Seabird Ecology Positions - Oregon State University expects to have several seasonal positions working on the ecology of Caspian terns, double-crested cormorants, and several gull species starting in mid-late Mar, in coastal Oregon and the interior Columbia River basin. For more information and details on how and where to apply for these expected positions, please contact Jessica Adkins at jessica. adkins AT oregonstate.edu. Expressions of interest are welcomed immediately. Close Date: Until Filled. Bander in Charge - Needed for spring migration monitoring at the Albert Creek Banding Station in southeast Yukon 15 km west of Watson Lake. Season runs from late Apr to mid Jun. Lodging provided. $125/day. Applicants must have good knowledge of boreal birds and be willing to work alone at times. Please send letter and resume to Ted Murphy-Kelly c/oSoutheast Yukon Proper Land Use Society(PLUS) ,4B Gillis Place, Whitehorse, Yukon ,Y1A5R2, tel:(867) 456 7431. Or e-mail (EM: plus AT northwestel.net). Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistants – One to two (1-2) needed for research on the demographics and breeding biology of alongdistance migratory bird, the American redstart. Field work will be conducted in mixed deciduous/coniferous forest at the Queen’s University Biological Station (QUBS; URL: http://biology.queensu.ca/%7Equbs/), Chaffey’s Lock, southeastern Ontario. Strong applicants will have experience in some or all of the following areas: bird observation, territory mapping, nest searching, handling and bleeding birds. Applicants should also be meticulous in collecting and recording data and be willing to work long hours in the ﬁeld,
six or seven days a week. A competitive salary, plus room and board at QUBS will be provided. Positions will be for approximately three months, starting May 1st and ending in mid to late Jul. Please send cover letter, CV, and the names and addresses of two references to Matthew Reudink, Department of Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, or e-mail (EM:reudinkm AT biology.queensu.ca). For more information, please visit:http://biology.queensu. ca/~reudinkm. Close Date: March 30, 2007.
and advanced interns receive an evaluation and letter of reference upon successful completion of an internship. Arrangements can be made for interns to earn college credit. Introductory internship: students must have had at least one year of introductory biology courses. Advanced internship: students must have previous research experience equivalent to an introductory research internship. Contact: Sherri Reneau at email@example.com/. Close Date: May 1, 2007.
Marine Habitat & Nearshore Project Leader – Newport, OR. Combine your natural resources and management skills by planning, directing, and coordinating projects designed to provide information for marine habitat and nearshore ﬁshery management. Develop proposals and plans for ﬁeld research, supervise research and management projects and provide technical and policy expertise and advice both within the department and to state and federal agencies. Make program policy and direction recommendations to the program leader and provide a nearshore and habitat focus for the Marine Resources Program in support of the agency’s goals. Communicate and coordinate program work with other agencies, scientists, and the public. Requires three years of biological experience in a ﬁsheries or wildlife program. At least one year of the experience must be at the professional level, performing research activities such as planning and conducting investigations, analyzing data, applying pertinent laws and regulations, and coordinating and monitoring project activities; AND a Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries or Wildlife Science or a closely-related Bachelor’s degree with at least 45 quarter (30 semester) hours of biological/ecological coursework; or three years of biological experience performing studies or research in a ﬁsheries or wildlife program. One year of experience must have included lead work or supervisory duties. For more information or application materials, see recruiting announcement at www.dfw.state.or.us/hr or call (503)947-6052. Close Date: March 30, 2007.
Assistantship - Telemetry project on Mottled Ducks in coastal Texas and Louisiana. Basic goals are to measure annual survival rates segmented to biologically relevant periods and to determine movements and habitat use. We also hope to measure breeding incidence and success. We will mark birds in July and August (mostly ﬂightless, large scale capture is possible) with internal radios and then track for 8-14 months. Project duration is three years. This ain t no Mallard, we know very little about this species. This is a collaborative project between Texas A&M, LSU, Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept., Louisiana Dept. Wildlife & Fisheries, Gulf Coast Joint Venture, Ducks Unlimited, USFWS, Delta Waterfowl and others. You will know lots of folks when you ﬁnish. Pilot project began in August 2006, but serious ﬁeld work begins in June 2007. Qualiﬁcations: M.S. in waterfowl preferred. Must be able to work in warm climates, handle ﬂying in a light plane to radio track birds, and be able to manage several assistants and interact with private landowners. Contact: Frank Rohwer at frohwer@lsu. edu. Close Date: April 1, 2007.
M.S. Graduate Internship - The successful applicant will conduct research on habitat use and productivity by wild northern bobwhite quail on a landscape with widely varying components of native bunchgrasses. The successful applicant will be expected to 1) place radio transmitters on quail and track them, 2) develop Geographical Information Systems maps of vegetation and soils within each study area, 3) become familiar with statistical techniques for analyzing data, 4) make technical presentations at scientiﬁc meetings, and 5) publish results of their research in scientiﬁc journals. Portions of the research will be used by the successful applicant for their or M.S. thesis. Qualiﬁcations Required: B.S. in wildlife science, ecology, range science, biology, animal science, or closely related ﬁelds. A strong work ethic, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently, ability to work under adverse ﬁeld conditions (hot humid South Texas environment), ability to walk long distances in the ﬁeld, and ability to handle and work with quail. Ability to operate 4-wheel drive vehicles and conduct ﬁeld research. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and competitive GRE scores. Qualiﬁcations desired: Experience with and knowledge of Geographic Information Systems, Geographic Positioning Systems, and statistical analysis software. Send a cover letter stating interests and career goals, resume/cv, original transcripts, GRE scores, and names, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 references to: Dr. Leonard A. Brennan, Endowed Chair for Quail Research, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 700 University Blvd, MSC 218, Kingsville, TX 78363; 361/215-2237. Email: leonard. firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: May 15, 2007. Summer Internship - Environmental Concern’s Native Wetlands Wholesale Plant Nursery has been providing quality native wetland plants for successful bay restoration projects for 35 years. We are seeking two summer interns who are interested in developing skills in the horticulture and nursery industry and share a passion for native plants and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. Interns will receive speciﬁc training in native plant propagation and plant health care, and gain work experience in the wholesale native plant nursery industry. They will work along side other nursery staff and will work closely with nursery management to develop one independent summer research project. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in outplanting and environmental education projects with EC’s Construction and Education Departments. Applicants must have completed at least 2 years of college with a focus/strong interest in horticulture, botany, plant science, or a related ﬁeld and should be capable of rigorous outdoor work, including lifting up to 50 lbs. Applicants also need reliable transportation to and from work each day. Please send applications to: Environmental Concern Inc., Attn: Leslie Hunter-Cario, P.O. Box P, St. Michaels, MD 21663. Phone: (410) 745-9620. Fax: (410) 745-4066. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: April 15, 2007. Volunteer Research Internships – Dallas, TX. The Dallas Zoo offers introductory and advanced research internships for college student volunteers to assist researchers with ongoing research projects. These internships generally occur during the summer, but arrangements can be made for an internship to occur during the school year. All introductory
Biological Interns - Interested in building ﬁeld skills in wetlands conservation and bird monitoring are requested to assist Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory on a research project documenting bird use of playa wetlands in the prairie of eastern Colorado and western Nebraska. Playas are shallow, temporary wetlands ﬁll from rainfall to provide a shifting mosaic of migration stopover habitat for shorebirds and waterfowl (see www.pljv.org). Interns will work closely with biologists to conduct wetland assessments, bird and amphibian surveys, water depth sampling, vegetation sampling, and orienteering using GPS. Students may collect and analyze data for independent research. Additional duties include outreach to private landowners, data entry, and assistance with ﬁeld preparatory ofﬁce work. Applicants will be expected to work independently and as part of a team and must be willing to work long and irregular hours, including early morning and evenings. Fieldwork involves exposure to harsh environmental conditions, including hot and inclement weather, biting insects, long and irregular hours, extensive travel, and camping in remote sites. The ﬁeld season extends from March 12 October 30; please indicate in your cover letter the timeframe (minimum 2 months) you are available. Interns will receive a stipend of $875 per month; housing will be provided, although some camping will also likely be required. All work-related travel costs will be covered. Applicants should also have a valid U.S. driver’s license and be able to operate 4WD vehicles. Send or email a resume, a cover letter that highlights your interest and relevant coursework or experience, and a list of three references with phone numbers to: Lacrecia Johnson, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, 230 Cherry Street, Fort Collins, CO 80521, Lacrecia.Johnson@rmbo.org. Close Date: March 30, 2007. Assistantship - A M.S. or Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistantship is available, beginning summer 2007, to investigate winter ecology of Gadwall along the Gulf Coasts of Louisiana and Texas. Research will involve tracking and monitoring of radio-marked (VHF and PTT) female Gadwalls to (a) estimate over-winter survival and cause-speciﬁc mortality factors, (b) document habitat use, local and longrange movements, and important factors affecting these parameters, and (c) conduct behavioral observations to assist energetic modeling efforts for habitat management. The research will provide opportunity for interaction with a wide variety of waterfowl biologists and managers from state and federal agencies and NGOs along the Gulf coast. Applicants with previous waterfowl research experience, including rocket netting and bait trapping, radio-telemetry, and behavioral observation are highly preferred. Interested applicants should submit (Email preferred): a letter stating their qualiﬁcations, research interests, and career goals; a current resume; copies of all university transcripts and GRE scores; and names and contact information for 3 references, before 1 April 2007, to Dr. Al Afton, USGS-LA Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803; Email AAfton@LSU.EDU; Phone 225-578-4212. Close Date: April 1, 2007. MS Assistantship - Conduct research involving the characterization of riverine ﬁsh communities and aquatic habitats in different pools of the lower Arkansas River. This work is in support of a larger multi-university effort designed to assess the effectiveness of habitat mitigation efforts associated with the Arkansas River Navigation Study. Exact thesis topic is ﬂexible but will likely be based on ﬁsh-environment relationships within different riverine habitats. Speciﬁc duties will include conducting river ﬁsh sampling using several gear types, supervising laboratory work-up of ﬁshes and ﬁsh samples, and general oversight
Biology & Ecology of the day-to-day ﬁeld and lab activities of this project. Great potential to become involved in side projects. Qualiﬁcations: B.S. in ﬁsheries, aquatic sciences, or related biological ﬁeld. Minimum GPA of 3.0 and minimum GRE score of 1000 (verbal + quantitative). Minimum TOEFL score of 500 for international students. Other desired qualiﬁcations include a strong interest in fisheries and fish ecology, good quantitative skills, and the ability to perform rigorous ﬁeld work responsibly and reliably. Good writing, public speaking, and computer skills are expected. Must have a valid driver’s license. $15,000/year (includes tuition). Contact: Dr. Michael Eggleton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 1, 2007. MS or PhD Assistantship – OK. A graduate research and/or teaching assistantship will be available in August 2007 for a MS or PhD student in the Department of Zoology, Oklahoma State University. The student will be involved in a project to study the effects of management practices on pollinator communities. Qualiﬁcations: B.S. in biology, ecology, or closely related ﬁeld, minimum 3.0 GPA and >1000 (MS) or >1150 (PhD) GRE combined score (verbal + quantitative). Experience with pollinators or pollination ecology is preferred, but not required. To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV, copy of transcripts, GRE scores and contact information for three references to Kristen Baum, Department of Zoology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 or email@example.com (email preferred). To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three references to Kristen Baum, Department of Zoology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 or firstname.lastname@example.org (email preferred). Close Date: April 1, 2007. Game Warden – VA. Enforces ﬁsh, wildlife, and boating laws and regulations by exercising general law enforcement powers with statewide jurisdiction. Promotes safety and conservation through outdoor education programs for youth and adults. Patrols assigned areas in vehicles and boats, detects law violations, conducts investigations, apprehends and arrests violators, prepares cases for trial, and presents ﬁndings in court. Informs and educates the public about wildlife resources, recreational opportunities, and department programs and facilities during law enforcement patrols and through public relations programs. Investigates landowner complaints concerning wildlife damage and provides solutions consistent with wildlife management practices. Maintains department-issued equipment. Records daily activities and completes required reports. Develops effective relationships within the community and with local, state, and federal agencies to ensure that the department’s mission is accomplished. Some knowledge of law enforcement procedures applicable to wildlife management and boating programs. Ability to plan and perform enforcement and educational activities; conduct thorough investigations; collect and preserve evidence; provide legally relevant courtroom testimony; understand laws and regulations; comply with agency procedures; effect a forcible arrest; communicate effectively; work cooperatively with agency staff; and deal courteously and tactfully with the public. Demonstrated ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to swim and tread water unassisted. Contact: Senior Ofﬁcer Mike Hill at 804/367-DGIF. Close Date: April 2, 2007. Snowy Plover Technician – Long Beach, WA. The west coast population of the Snowy Plover is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. This project will be monitoring hatching and ﬂedging success and conducting adult surveys along the Washington coast. Applicants should have their own high quality optics (binoculars and scope if possible), experience with shorebirds (preferred) and nest ﬁnding. In addition, qualiﬁed applicants should have good eyesight and hearing, be attentive to detail, have experience with banding (preferred), and be motivation to work in inclement weather and in challenging locations. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and 3 references (phone and email) to Scott Pearson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091; 360-902-2524; email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Vegetation/Invertebrate Sampling – Kemper County, MS. We are seeking an individual to help with vegetation and invertebrate sampling in intensively managed pine plantations of Kemper County, MS. Incumbent will be part of a two-person team measuring habitat structure, understory species diversity, and plant productivity across 4 treatments (burn, herbicide, burn*herbicide, control). Incumbent will also aid in collecting invertebrate pitfall samples. Past experience in vegetation sampling and/or ﬁeld plant identiﬁcation is desired. Other duties may include invertebrate, avian, herpetofauna, or small mammal sampling, data entry, and hanging out. Willingness to work alone or in a group, under variable weather conditions, and in the presence of biting insects, malfunctioning ATVs, and a crazy boss celebrating his last ﬁeld season are required. Housing and research transportation are provided along with at least 40 hours of week per week. If interested please send cover letter, resume, and contact info for 3 references to Raymond Iglay, Box 9690, Mississippi State, MS 39762 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
Wildlife Technician I – Springville, Utah. Assists ﬁeld biologists and/or field crew leaders in sampling and monitoring amphibian and fish species in the Central Region; will assist with amphibian and native ﬁsh species fieldwork. Conducts research and monitors species using a variety of sampling techniques and gear types including seines, electroﬁshing boats, drift nets, trammel nets; maintains equipment and assists in the analysis of samples; duties may also include data entry and various other related tasks. Some out of town travel may be required. Successful applicants will work with the following species: June sucker, Columbia spotted frog, least chub, leatherside chub, and boreal toad. Positions will begin in March, April, or May and continue through August will the possibility of extension. Applicants must be over 18 years of age, be able to work well with others, and be willing to work a ﬂexible schedule, including weekends and nights, with occasional 3-4 day trips in remote locations. Fieldwork may take place during potentially adverse weather conditions. Boating experience and mechanical aptitude are helpful. Applicants must have a background or interest in native wildlife management, particularly in native ﬁsh, reptiles and amphibians. Preference will be given to applicants actively pursuing a university degree (or completed degree) in the biological sciences, ecology, zoology, wildlife or ﬁsheries management, or other closely related ﬁeld. Housing is not provided, although gear needed to safely and comfortably conduct ﬁeldwork will be provided. To apply submit a resume to Chris Crockett (email@example.com) or Jackie Watson (firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: April 30, 2007.
Aquarist Intern Denver, CO. The Aquarists Intern will assist in the proper care of the animal collection, including environmental requirements, nutrition, and the maintenance and appearance of all exhibits under the direct supervision of the Intern Supervisor or staff Aquarists. This internship requires the completion of an Independent Project developed under the guidance of the Intern supervisor. Intern should be fairly agile with the ability to lift 50+ lbs. Position is unpaid with a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week for the semester. Please check the website for application deadlines per semester. For program details and application, please contact Alyce Todd/ Intern Program Coordinator at (303) 561-4563 or email at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Marine Mammal Intern – Chicago, IL. The Marine Mammal Department offers an exciting and engaging internship for those individuals who are interested in learning about animal husbandry. It is the intention of the program to teach individuals about the basics of marine mammal care. Interns will gain ﬁrst-hand experience in marine mammal husbandry and related activities. Where appropriate, interns may take part in interactions with cetaceans, pinnipeds, otters, and penguins, but animal contact is minimal. Internships are available in the summer (deadline March 1), fall (deadline July 1), and winter (deadline November 1). A commitment of 12-20 weeks, 32 hours per week is required. Visit the Shedd Aquarium’s website at http://www.sheddaquarium.org for more information about the program and for instructions on how to apply. Close Date: Until Filled. Technical Lead - The Wildlife Conservation Society, seeks candidates for a two-year, New York-based position to coordinate and advise the Wild Bird Global Avian Inﬂuenza Network for Surveillance (GAINS), a two-year, USAIDfunded program led by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The program requires a Technical Lead to serve as the main scientific liaison with USAID and be responsible for helping the COP to implement program priorities and approaches; oversee training and biological monitoring efforts; communicate with NGOs, governmental organization and with other institutions. This position is based at the WCS central ofﬁce at the Bronx Zoo, New York, with extensive international travel. The ideal Candidate will have a degree in veterinary medicine (DVM, VMD or equivalent), related science or an equivalent field; minimum of 5 years of experience working on international projects; demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners on collaborative projects; and Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with senior Government personnel, international organizations, NGO partners, host country and U.S. government organizations. Benefits include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. To apply, please send cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please type code STTL in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Wild Animal Keepers - The Wildlife Conservation Society is looking to employ Wild Animal Keepers. Candidates will be responsible for the well being and care of a diverse mammal collection, maintenance of the animal facilities and record keeping. A Bachelor’s degree in a zoological ﬁeld or related animal science education/experience is required. Candidates must be enthusiastic, conservation oriented, energetic and able to interact with staff and the
public. EOE. Salary: $29,405 plus medical, 401/k, and generous vacation. Send resume w / cover letter to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box LKBZ, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460. E-mail: email@example.com Type LKBZ in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Training Intern – Denver, CO. The Training Intern will participate in the basic support aspects of the Husbandry Department, including daily maintenance of mammal/bird habitats and quarantine areas, preparation of diets, environmental enrichment in all animal areas, and observation of training principles and philosophies. This internship requires the completion of an Independent Project under the guidance of the Intern supervisor. Intern must be able to lift 50+ lbs and be willing to get in cold-water habitats on a daily basis. Position is unpaid with a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week for the semester. Please check the website for application deadlines per semester. For program details and application, please contact Alyce Todd/Intern Program Coordinator at (303) 561-4563 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Herpetofauna/Small Mammal Sampling Position – Kemper County, MS. We are seeking an individual to sample herpetofauna and small mammal communities in intensively managed pine plantations of Kemper County, MS. The incumbent will be exposed to drift fence, cover board, and PVC pipe sampling from the end of April through July 2007. Past experience with drift fence array sampling, toe-clipping of small mammals, ATVs, 4X4 trucks, and identiﬁcation of herpetofauna and small mammals of the southeast United States is preferred. Other duties may include but are not limited to data entry, avian surveys, plant smapling, and hanging out. Willingness to work alone or in a group, under variable weather conditions, and in the presence of biting insects, malfunctioning ATVs, and a crazy boss celebrating his last ﬁeld season are required. Housing and research transportation are required in addition to a minimum of 40 hours of work per week. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and contact info for 3 references to Raymond Iglay, Box 9690, Mississippi State, MS 39762 or via e-mail at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Ecology Student Worker - Newton, Georgia. Applicants should have a background in wildlife biology, ecology, or related ﬁeld and be willing to work as part of a team or independently. Ability to identify small mammals of the southeast and ability to operate manual transmission vehicles is preferred but not required. Job Qualiﬁcations: Applicants should have a background in wildlife biology, ecology, or related ﬁeld and be willing to work as part of a team or independently. Ability to identify small mammals of the southeast and ability to operate manual transmission vehicles is preferred but not required. $7/hr with housing or $9/hr without housing. Contact: Jessica Rutledge at jessica. firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Horticulture Intern – Denver, CO. The Horticulture Intern will assist with the maintenance and improvement of the outside landscaped areas of the property, including the planting, pruning and watering of trees, shrubs and perennials, spreading mulch on landscaped areas, labeling of plant displays, maintenance of irrigation system, and weed and litter removal. This internship requires the completion of an Independent Project developed under the guidance of the Intern supervisor. Intern must be able to lift 50+ lbs. Position is unpaid with a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week for the semester. Please check the website for application deadlines per semester. For program details and application, please contact Alyce Todd/Intern Program Coordinator at (303) 561-4563 or email at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Intern/Worker – Luling, TX. 4 workers are needed to bottle raise whitetail deer and help with everyday ranch duties such as manual labor, feeding deer, checking for fawns, and other basic duties. 2 workers needed for late spring early summer and 2 for late summer until early fall, perhaps into November/Dec. Strong dedication is required. Fawns need to be fed 4 times a day. Housing provided on ranch. Experience with ranching activities. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Contact: Curtis Brawley at curtisbrawley@hotmail. com. Close Date: Until Filled. Amphibian Field Technician – Iowa. Assist with Iowa State University/Iowa Fish & Wildlife Cooperative Research Unit project examining amphibian communities, contaminants, and chytrid fungus in wetlands of north-central Iowa. Work will be on public and private lands, in conjunction with wetland monitoring by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Duties may include: performing nighttime call surveys; setting up aquatic drift fences and funnel traps; identiﬁcation of tadpoles captured in funnel traps; collection of swabs of adults, subadults and tadpoles for future analysis for chytrid fungus; and disinfection of field equipment. Willingness to work long days in the ﬁeld under all weather conditions. Must be able to work well both independently and with others, and pay attention to detail. Experience with identifying and handling amphibians is required. Prefer someone with experience conducting call surveys and/or identifying tadpoles. Must be working toward or possess a degree in natural resources, or have equivalent work
experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Plant Ecologists – Central and Western Oregon. Assist with plot data collection in support of vegetation monitoring and plant community classiﬁcation projects. Two positions are available. One assistant is needed for May and June, and a second assistant is required from May to August. Qualiﬁcations: Previous plant identiﬁcation and ﬁeld survey experience is beneﬁcial. Training will be provided. This position will require camping, relatively long days, and exposure to poison oak plants. Contact: Arne Buechling at email@example.com. Close Date: March 28, 2007. Bat Research Aide – Northern Arizona University. Needed to assist Northern Arizona University bat ecology study in ponderosa pine restoration sites around Flagstaff, Arizona. Aide will work 20 hrs/wk from April 16 - May 25. Research Aide may potentially be considered for summer Bat Research Assistant position (see ad or contact for more info). Primary duties include conducting snag surveys, collecting habitat measurements, and monitoring acoustic survey equipment. Desired skills include vegetation sampling, orienteering skills (including use of compass and GPS), ability to operate manual transmission (often in 4WD conditions), ability to carry heavy equipment, strong attention to detail, careful operation of electronic equipment, and experience with Excel, Access, and basic computer proﬁciency. Preference will be given to candidates with ﬁeld experience collecting habitat measurements, experience with acoustic bat detectors (Anabats), and demonstrated ability to work independently and reliably. Compensation: $8-9 /hr DOE, no housing provided. Please send resume, letter of interest detailing qualiﬁcations, and 3 ﬁeldworkrelated references (with email & phone contact information) via email in Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state position(s) of interest and dates of availability. Close Date: Until Filled. Bat Research Assistants – Flagstaff, AZ. Needed to assist Northern Arizona University bat ecology study in ponderosa pine restoration sites around Flagstaff, Arizona. Assistants will work 40 hrs/wk, (1)May 29-Aug.15, (1)May 29-Sept. 28. The work schedule will be 10 days-on: 4 daysoff for June through mid-July. Remainder of schedule may be more ﬂexible, although odd working hours are to be expected (long days & evenings, a few late nights). Primary duties include radio-tracking to day roosts, assistance with mistnetting, evening emergence counts, collecting habitat measurements, monitoring acoustic survey equipment, and computer data management. Desired skills include habitat sampling, orienteering skills (including use of compass and GPS), ability to operate manual transmission (often in 4WD conditions), ability to carry heavy equipment, strong attention to detail, careful operation of electronic equipment, and experience with Excel, Access, and basic computer proﬁciency. Preference will be given to candidates with ﬁeld experience conducting radiotelemetry, bat handling and identiﬁcation skills, experience with acoustic bat detectors (Anabats) and Analook software, and demonstrated ability to work independently and reliably. Successful candidates will have undergraduate degree in wildlife, or related ﬁeld, and/or demonstrated interest to working in the wildlife ﬁeld. Compensation: $10-11.50 /hr DOE, no housing provided. Send resume, letter of interest detailing qualiﬁcations, and 3 ﬁeldwork-related references (with email & phone contact information) via email in word format to shelly.johnson@nau. edu. Please state position of interest and dates of availability. Close Date: Until Filled. Snowshoe Hare Field Technicians – Northern Maine. Seasonal ﬁeld technicians (2) needed from May 14 to end of October, 2007 to assist a PhD student with a multi-year
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Biology & Ecology snowshoe hare and lynx ecology study in Northern Maine. Primary job responsibilities will include 1) team leadership of a two-person crew; 2) counting and clearing existing snowshoe hare pellet survey plots to provide an estimate of snowshoe hare density in different forest stands; 3) establishing new snowshoe hare pellet plot grids to investigate landscape pattern and edge effects on snowshoe hare densities; 4) vegetation surveys; 5) maintenance, organization, and cleaning of ﬁeld gear, vehicles, and housing facilities; 6) record keeping and data entry tasks. Qualiﬁed applicants have previous ﬁeld work experience, are proﬁcient in the use of maps, compass, and GPS, are able to drive a manual transmission vehicle, and have experience driving a 4-wheel drive vehicle on rough and muddy roads. Preference will be given to those with previous leadership experience and a bachelor’s degree or advanced undergraduate standing in ecology related sciences. Applicants must be in good physical condition and be comfortable walking in dense forest over rough terrain and crawling or leaning over at survey plots. Tolerance for rain and insects is a must. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Field housing and vehicles will be provided. Field sites will be in isolated locations in northern Maine and housing may not have indoor plumbing. Crews will return to the Orono, Maine area during days off from work. Interested applicants should apply via email and include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. Contact: Shonene Scott at email@example.com. Close Date: April 20, 2007. Field Researcher (Bats) - Sanders Environmental is seeking two ﬁeld assistants for bat mist net, telemetry, gate building and mine trapping surveys in PA and WV from April 10th to October 15, 2006. Daily tasks include transporting, installing, and removing harp traps and mist nets, removing bats from nets, maintaining equipment and taking samples. Applicants should be able to take accurate notes, communicate clearly, and operate both independently and as part of a team. Experience with mist nets is a bonus, but entirely optional. You must be willing to receive rabies pre-exposure vaccination if you are not currently vaccinated. The most important success factor in this job is personality. We work in remote ﬁeld locations, often camping together for weeks on end. The ability to play well with others, a sense of humor, a strong work ethic and a true love of ﬁeld work is essential. A personal vehicle & valid US drivers license is required, something like a SUV or truck that you can haul your life around in for the summer is a big plus. Working hours vary with times usually between 6 PM and 3 AM. Applicants should be in decent physical condition. Contact: Chris Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Hourly Herpetological Field Assistant – Northeastern Illinois. Off-season will be responsible for 1) data entry, 2) data prooﬁng, 3) data manipulation, and 4) construction of trapping devices for turtles. Field-season will be responsible for 1) capturing, marking, and measuring of turtle species, 2) conducting radio-telemetry on turtles in the Chicago region, 3) locating, caging, and monitoring turtle nest sites and hatchlings 4) shared responsibilities of equipment and maintenance, and 5) aid in all aspects of data collection. Required: 1) background in a related biological ﬁeld with an interest in herpetology, 2) have an avid interest for working outdoors, 3) must be able to follow instructions and at times work unsupervised 4) be familiar with Windows or Macintosh systems and software, 5) have a valid drivers license, 6) be able to swim and sometimes tolerate harsh weather conditions, 7) be able to swim, be willing to work long hours, and tolerate harsh weather conditions and insects, 8) must be willing to re-locate to the Chicago area (Housing provided), and 9) must be able to work and get along in a group. Preferred: Previous experience with radio telemetry and/or working with turtle species preferred but not mandatory. To apply, please mail, fax or email cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Ofﬁce, PRF #1488, Illinois Natural History Survey, 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820. TEL: (217)244-7790; FAX: (217)333-4949, EMAIL: hrofﬁce@inhs.uiuc.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Least Tern/Piping Plover Research Assistant - Coastal Connecticut; primarily between Bridgeport. Post, fence, monitor and survey least tern and piping plover nests in Connecticut, using U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) guidelines. Train and organize volunteers from the USFWS for nest site surveillance. Write, under DEP staff supervision, one informal newsletter. Perform other duties as assigned. 35 hours per week; may include weekends, early mornings or late evening. WORKING DURING FIREWORK DISPLAYS IS A MUST. Must be in good physical condition. Fencing involves carrying heavy rolls of metal utility fencing and metal stakes down long stretches of beach to enclose nesting areas. Surveying involves walking long distances down beaches daily to identify nesting areas. MUST HAVE RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION. Please send resume with 3 references to Julie Victoria, Franklin WMA, 391 Route 32, North Franklin, CT 06254. Close Date: March 30, 2007. Glacier Snowshoe Hare Project Crew Leader & Research Technician Positions – Glacier National Mark, MT. Period 5/15/07 - 8/25/07 (Please note that there is a chance wildﬁre hazards may shorten the ﬁeld season or redirect
project efforts to related activities.)The Glacier National Park Snowshoe Hare Project is in its ﬁnal year of a threeyear study to evaluate snowshoe hare abundance and distribution with respect to stand structure and ﬁre history in Glacier National Park. Results from this study will assist Park managers with identifying and managing important habitat for the federally threatened Canada lynx, a specialist predator of snowshoe hares. We are currently accepting applications for crew leader and research technician positions. Duties: Crew leaders will be leading 4- or 5-person crews in off-trail backcountry and front country work. Crews will primarily survey and set up project sites, conduct vegetation sampling and pellet counts, and collect snowshoe hare fecal pellets for genetic analysis. At high hare density sites, crews will livetrap snowshoe hares (no guarantees we will ﬁnd such sites). Work hours are long, terrain is rough, weather conditions are often cold and wet, and mosquitoes are rampant. Crews will primarily be camping during the workweek. Primitive housing will be available for days off. Work schedule may vary during season, but will generally be 5 days on; 2 days off. Qualiﬁcations: We are looking for people who are highly motivated and willing to put in long work hours under difﬁcult backcountry ﬁeld conditions in all types of weather. Applicants must have previous backcountry experience, be knowledgeable in wilderness ﬁrst aid, and be able to work well in a team setting with limited supervision. Applicants must be detail-oriented and disciplined in data collection, able to follow strict ﬁeld protocols, and able to handle early morning starts with a good attitude. Some preference will be given to applicants who can ID Montana trees and who have previous vegetation sampling experience. Applicants for crew leader positions (2) must have previous experience leading ﬁeld crews. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: email@example.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Close Date: April 15, 2007.
Biologist Biologists wanted to conduct monitoring of riparian restoration projects in southwest. Experience with sampling, plots, transects, GPS, and plant ID. Good teamwork skills. Qualiﬁcations: BSc in biology, botany or related ﬁeld. Experience with sampling, plots, transects, GPS, and plant ID. Good teamwork. Contact: Mike Tremble at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Waterfowl Technician – CA. Assisting with wood duck research/evaluations in California. The technician will be primarily involved in nest box installation and maintenance, nest box monitoring, capturing and banding wood ducks, associated data management and analysis, and writing end of season summary reports. There will be opportunities to work on other waterfowl research projects (upland nest searching and summer duck banding). Candidate(s) will be expected to work independently, must be able to endure long work days and adverse weather conditions, and able to carry at least 50 lbs. and in good physical condition. Education and experience in wildlife biology or related ﬁeld preferred. Interest in waterfowl and/or wetlands desirable. Contact: Jeremy Kwolek at jeremy_kwolek@calwaterfowl. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Hourly Plant Ecology Research Position - Newton, Georgia. Qualifications: B.S. degree or coursework in biology, botany, horticulture, plant ecology or a related ﬁeld. Experience with plant identiﬁcation, and computer and laboratory-related experience is preferable. Send cover letter, resume, list of pertinent courses and list of references with phone numbers to: Plant Ecology Hourly Worker, Attn: Cindy Craft, Joseph Jones Ecological Research Center, Route 2 Box 2324, Newton, GA 39870-9651. Send information by Email to: email@example.com, FAX (229)734-4707. Close Date: Until Filled. Fisheries Field Technician – Columbia, Missouri. Person will operate a 19’ Lowe aluminum boat powered by a 75 hp Mercury outboard and assist with acoustic tracking of ﬂathead and blue catﬁsh on the Missouri River. This job appointment is for one year of employment. Must have experience operating small water craft; experience on large river systems is beneﬁcial. Experience with tracking equipment is not required. $9.50/hour. Contact: Danny Garrett at firstname.lastname@example.org(Preferred). Close Date: Until Filled. Field Research Assistants – Individuals (1-2 positions available) are needed for a multi-year project examining the stopover ecology of migrant shorebirds in north central Oklahoma. The research will examine the landscape and local level factors inﬂuencing stopover habitat-use patterns of migrant shorebirds within the mixed-grass prairie. The positions will begin in late Jun 2007 and last approximately 4 months. A longer term position is possible. Assistants are required to commit to full time work for the 4-month period. Duties will include, but are not limited to, conducting surveys for migrant shorebirds in small and large scale wetlands throughout north central Oklahoma on both private and
public lands, extensive use of GPS and GIS technologies, collecting wetland invertebrate samples, wetland habitat characterization, coordinating and training volunteers, professionally interacting with private landowners, and spending long hours in the ﬁeld collecting data and driving to and locating study sites. Minimum qualiﬁcations include a B.S. (or pursuing a B.S.) in ecology, biology, ornithology, botany or similar ﬁeld. Previous ﬁeldwork experience is a plus but not required; we will provide training. We are seeking professional and motivated individuals who are keenly interested in ﬁeld research. This is a great opportunity for individuals seeking ﬁeld experience and who would like to work closely with a knowledgeable and skilled professional. Compensation: Approximately$1450/month (based on an hourly rate), housing is not included however, it is abundant and inexpensive within the area. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Gene Albanese (EM: gene.albanese AT okstate.edu -email applications preferred), Oklahoma Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, 404 LSW, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-3051. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Biologist Interns - Individuals needed early May - 15 Jul 2007, to survey for Burrowing Owls throughout California, particularly the southern Central Valley, desert regions, and ModocPlateau. Prior ﬁeldwork experience preferred. Seeking applicants in good physical condition with a willingness to live and work an itinerant ﬁeld biologist schedule for the ﬁeld season. A personal vehicle is required. On-the-job mileage reimbursement provided along with a per diem of $32 for food and general living expenses (amounts to $800 per month), and shared housing. Send cover letter, resume and the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of two references to: Bob Wilkerson, The Institute for Bird Populations, P.O. Box 1346, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956-1346. (PH: 415-663-2051, FX: 415663-9482 EM: bwilkerson AT birdpop.org, URL:http://www. birdpop.org). Electronic submissions are preferred. Close Date: Until Filled. Invasive Plant Program Intern - Anticipated term of eight weeks beginning June 25, 2007, ending August 17, 2007. This is an extreme ﬁeld position with the objective to protect nearly 100 Natural Heritage Species and unique habitats from invasive plants on Catalina Island. Nearly 98% of the internship will be in the ﬁeld with 2% in the ofﬁce. The Intern will utilize chemical and mechanical control methods to treat several highly invasive plants species. The intern will work extensively with a team of two to four people to apply herbicide via a truck mounted sprayer, and independently when treating incipient populations. Equipment maintenance and other duties will be conducted as directed by the Program Supervisor. Weekend work will be required occasionally when volunteers are utilized. Qualiﬁcations: Understanding of invasive plant impacts is essential. Ability to identify plant species is crucial, and knowledge of California native plants desired. Ability to work as a team and independently a must. Must have a positive attitude, and have an innate ability to problem solve. Attention to detail is needed, as well as a strong work ethic. $140 Weekly Stipend, $500 Completion Bonus. Contact: Catalina Island Conservancy, PO Box 2739, Attn: Summer Internship , Avalon, CA 90404. Close Date: March 31, 2007. Nursery Intern - Assists in the maintenance and operation of the Native Plant Nursery which is responsible for producing all plant and seed material used in the Conservancy’s conservation projects. Currently, the nursery inventory consists of 17,000 container plants representing 85 different species. This position requires a wide range of skills including horticultural abilities, technical documentation, ﬁeldwork, equipment care, and maintenance. Maintain nursery stock through regular maintenance such as irrigation, pruning, and weeding. Maintain production records and assist with inventory updates. Assist with creating soil mixes, making compost, and applying fertilizers. Assist with propagation and transplanting. Field Work: Complete a seed collection project including seed cleaning and preparation for storage and/or sowing. The successful candidate will be required to work and train alongside nursery professionals during a normal eight hour workday. An ideal candidate will possess a substantial combination of all these requirements. $140 Weekly Stipend, $500 Completion Bonus. Contact: Catalina Island Conservancy, PO Box 2739, Attn: Summer Internship , Avalon, CA 90404. Close Date: March 31, 2007. Field Assistants - Two needed 1 Apr - 15 Jul for a study of microbial growth in and on eggs of cavity-nesting passerines in Hopland, California. Field assistants will be primarily responsible for doing daily nest box checks. They will weigh, mark, and swab eggs, transport eggs and swabs to and from the lab, and perform hatching and ﬂedging checks. The station has over 200 boxes on 7 plots that are accessible by a combination of driving and walking. Field experience with birds is not necessary, but any experience in a microbiological lab setting is preferred. The experiments include 3 species: Western Bluebird, Tree Swallow, and Violet-Green Swallow. The study site is a University of California-operated ﬁeld station located in southern Mendocino County and is comprised of oak woodland and pastures. Housing on the station and a
stipend of$1300/month will be provided. To apply, please contact Jennifer M. Wang, (EM: email@example.com. edu) with a resume, cover letter, and 3 references. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Technician (1) - Needed to assist with a ﬁeld study of Mississippi-and Swallow-tailed Kites. The research will be focused on demography, causes of nesting failures, and habitat use of both kite species in the White River National Wildlife Refuge (Big Woods) in the southeastern part of Arkansas. Technician is needed from approximately early May 2007 until mid Aug 2007. Primary duties will include nest searching, trapping, safe tree climbing, setting up video cameras at nests, and radio telemetry. Additional duties include behavioral observations and vegetation sampling. Preference will be given to applicants with prior tree climbing -, nest searching -, and radio telemetry experience. A tolerance for working long hours under adverse ﬁeld conditions is required. Use of personal vehicle is required. Salary will be $1100 - 1500/month, depending on experience; housing and per diem will be provided. Please, send a brief letter of interest and a resume along with names and contact information(phone number and e-mail address) of three references to: (EM: Sabine.Schaefer ATsmail.astate. edu - preferred); or by mail to: Sabine Schaefer, Department of Biological Sciences, Arkansas State University, P.O. Box 599, State University, AR 72467. Early application is advised as position will be ﬁlled as soon as a qualiﬁed individual is found. Please, feel free to e-mail me regarding questions about this position. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Research Assistants - Oregon (2) needed for graduate study investigating the influence of post fire salvage logging on sensitive woodpecker species within the Fremont National Forest, Oregon. Field season duration from approx. 1 May - approx 30 Aug. Duties include woodpecker surveys, nest searching and monitoring, woodpecker banding, vegetation sampling, GPS/compass navigation, and data entry. Successful applicants must be physically able to hike 3+ miles/day in steep terrain and have excellent hearing. Experience working with birds a plus but not required. Enthusiasm for hostile mosquito encounters, early mornings, lots of dirt, and living in a semi-remote part of Oregon IS required. This is an excellent opportunity for an undergraduate or recent graduate to gain valuable ﬁeld research experience while getting paid to hike around in the woods and watch birds. Preferred applicants should have a clean driving record and experience operating 4x4 vehicles. Pay is $1000/monthtake-home with comfortable housing provided (Forest Service Bunkhouse). The “Birds in Burns Network” conducts ﬁre and wildlife related studies throughout the Western United States, see our website at http://www.rmrs.nau.edu/lab/4251/birdsnburns/ for more information. Direct questions to the contact below. Please provide (preferably email) a cover letter that includes your dates of availability, a resume or CV, and three references with phone numbers and email addresses to: Chris Forristal (EM: cforristalATmontana.edu PH: 406.994.1769). Close Date: Until Filled. Avian Field Technician and Field Assistants - The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Bird Monitoring Program needs 1 Field Technician and 1-2 Field Assistants this spring (late Apr - early Jun) for a study of migrant utilization of multiple urban and sub-urban stopover habitats in New York City and Westchester County, NY. Primary duties involve assisting the program’s Bander-in-Charge and Project Coordinator with mist-netting, banding, bleeding, and vegetation and arthropod sampling. Field Technician Qualifications: Previous experience mist-netting (i.e. extracting birds from nets independently) and bleeding small birds absolutely required. Previous experience sampling vegetation and/or arthropods preferred. Salary is contingent upon funding and dependent on experience, but is expected to be approximately $300/week. There is a possibility that housing will be provided for this position, but cannot be guaranteed at this time. Must have own vehicle/ transportation. Field Assistant Qualifications: Previous experience mist-netting (i.e. extracting birds from nets independently)preferred. Previous experience sampling vegetation or arthropods strongly preferred. Salary is contingent upon funding and dependent on experience, but is expected to be approximately$225/week. Must have own vehicle/transportation. To apply please email a resume/CV, a cover letter addressing any relevant experience, and two references to Chad Seewagen, WCS/Bronx Zoo Department of Ornithology (EM: cseewagen AT wcs.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Avian Field Technicians – Idaho. Biological field technicians (2): Needed to start mid-April-mid-May (ﬂexible) and work thru mid July 2007 (with possibility of extension to mid Aug), to assist with study of grazing effects on songbirds in sagebrush-steppe. Duties will include territory-mapping with GPS and GIS, behavioral observations, nest-searching and monitoring, vegetation sampling, and possibly banding. Work will entail 60%-70% bird work and 30%-40% vegetation sampling. $1,700 per month. Experience preferred (but not required) in nest-searching, territory-mapping, behavioral observations, GPS/Arc-view/Arc-map, vegetation sampling, grazing utilization estimation, and bird banding. Experience with shrub-steppe/grassland birds, or plants a plus. Applicant
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represents a forum for debating important and key issues, “for advancing innovation and communication of best practice in all forms of impact assessment.” Its mission is “to further the development of local, regional and global capacity in impact assessment.” IAIA has now become a leading global authority on best practice use of impact assessment for informed decision-making for sustainability, gaining the respect of the international community, governments, organizations and industry. This year, IAIA will be celebrating its 27th annual conference in Seoul, Korea. Within this context, impact assessment practitioners representing more than 70 countries will debate around the topical theme of “Growth, Conservation and Responsibility.” The challenges that development is facing today and will face in the nearby future, and the role that impact assessment could have in leading development by promoting good governance and corporate stewardship, are themes that will be discussed in further detail. Conference discussions will be initiated by a number of theme forums, for example, looking at whether impact assessment has a role to play in the new era of energy, at how to generate higher-level impact assessment awareness, at the practical implications of using impact assessment to promote wellbeing, sustainability and capacity development. Forums discussing issues of environmental and social leadership in sustainable ﬁnancial markets, of responsibility in trans boundary contexts, of poverty and inclusion, of biodiversity and conﬂict-affected areas will also take place. Through IAIA’s successful conference format, IAIA practitioners will discuss and address in Seoul the most important and urgent global environmental problem that our society is facing today. To ﬁnd out more about IAIA07, go to http://www.iaia.org and click on the “Conferences” link. Everyone is invited to join IAIA and participate to the debate. “Individuals and organizations in research, industry, government, community groups, consultancies or educational institutions wanting to be more informed and participate in the development of better environmental outcomes,” are welcomed, regardless of their level of expertise. IAIA acknowledges the important role that students and early professionals (SEPs) have within the context of achieving good practice impact assessment. SEPs add a signiﬁcant value and contribution to important world debates, thanks to their fresh perspectives! Within this context, IAIA has instituted a number of initiatives aiming to get students and early professionals more involved with IAIA. These include a: • SEP listserv, representing a forum in which SEPs can discuss and exchange ideas, experiences and opportunities within the ﬁeld of impact assessment; • Best student poster award competition, representing an opportunity for SEPs to increase their visibility amongst internationally acknowledged experts in the ﬁeld of impact assessment, and have their poster published in IAIA’s international refereed journal (IAPA); • “Career Central” jobs board on IAIA’s new web site, in which SEPs can expose their proﬁles and curriculum to potential employees and/or universities; • Special student membership and conference rate to facilitate and make IAIA more accessible for students. Within the context of IAIA’s international conference, IAIA also offers a number of other initiatives, including a fee waiver scheme (for students only) and a mentoring programme (for SEPs). • And a SEP representative on IAIA’s Board of
Directors that can suggest and bring forward to the board new ideas to further help SEPs be actively engaged in IAIA and tailor IAIA’s needs to SEPs’ needs. Students and early professionals interested in promoting, at an international, national and community level, sound decision-making for sustainable development that ensures that environmental, social, economic, cultural and health implications are taken into account, should join IAIA for a number of reasons. By joining IAIA, students and early professionals can meet and discuss with, and learn from, well-acknowledged and experienced international experts in the ﬁeld of impact assessment, including representatives of government, industry, training, research, consultancies and NGOs. Furthermore, they can meet, interact and establish networking contacts with other students and early professionals from all over the world. Students also beneﬁt by attending IAIA’s international conferences. There, students and early professionals have a great opportunity to explore and expand their career options or explore future employment opportunities by attending IAIA’s environmental career sessions; or furthermore, specialize their preparation and enhance their skills by attending one or more of the wide range of training courses held by top-class experts during conferences. Whether you attend IAIA07 or another environmental event, conferences are a great way for students to get “plugged in” to the environmental ﬁeld. Attending conferences is not only about listening to speakers, viewing posters, presenting the ﬁndings of your latest research project or attending sessions and workshops. There is much more to it! Often, what goes on in between or outside conference sessions or at the organized social events can provide great learning and employment opportunities. The person you casually meet during a coffee break or during a meal or drink could be a future employer, a peer reviewer for a journal article you submit next year, a journal editor, a funding programme ofﬁcer, a future colleague or a partner of an upcoming research project in which you could be involved. Therefore, making sure you leverage every social opportunity you get to make contacts and network is important to successfully “plug into the event”. You never know what these contacts could bring to you!
Conversations can often be over before you even realize it! Having some business cards ready with your name, afﬁliation, e-mail address and with two or three words describing your specialization or interests, is also important. They need not to be glossy or color printed; business cards can be simple and inexpensive. They help the person you networked with remember you and get in contact with you once the conference is over. Finally, e-mailing beforehand those key researchers you would like to meet at the conference, brieﬂy telling them why you would like to meet them and making arrangements on how and when to meet, can make your conference networking plans more effective. When establishing these pre-conference contacts make sure that you highlight aspects that are of their interest too; it is important to emphasise that meeting can be beneﬁcial and of interest for both parties. Making contacts is deﬁnitely important; but keeping in contact is even more important! Once the conference is over, e-mailing the people you met during the conference, to thank them for their help, to request their presentation or any information mentioned during a conversation can help to develop a basis for maintaining lines of communication throughout the year. Maintaining the established contacts can also help boost opportunities for future collaborations, participations at future events and conferences, as well as generate career opportunities. With its mentoring and “buddy” programme, IAIA helps students and early professionals (SEPs) navigate the conference and presentation format, answer questions, and help the SEPs make contacts with other delegates. Thanks to these programmes, IAIA’s international conferences represent an ideal opportunity for students and early professionals at their ﬁrst conference experiences, to learn how to get the best out of attending conferences and how to “plug into” the environmental career sector. To ﬁnd our more about IAIA and how to join IAIA in Seoul and participate to the debate, go to http://www.iaia.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Paola Gazzola is a Urban Planner with the Department of Civic Design at the University of Liverpool, and is also a Board Member of IAIA
At some events, you may ﬁnd mentoring or “buddy” programmes in place, such as those offered by IAIA, that aim to help students and early professionals feel more comfortable and less overwhelmed with their ﬁrst conference experiences. In other occasions, a student, a professor or an expert senior to you, perhaps from your same university or institution, may introduce you to the conference format and to its participants. But in the majority of the cases, you might be on your own. If this was the case, do not be shy and try to take leadership. Getting actively involved with the conference, by joining committees, participating to meetings or dining out events is a good way to avoid being overwhelmed by the conference and make your ﬁrst contacts. It often helps to approach ﬁrst a smaller group than the whole conference at once. Making contacts is therefore very important and your networking skills can be improved in different ways. Improving your ability to talk about yourself and about your research or employment interests in a short amount of time is one of them. Conferences can be very hectic, busy, with people ﬂowing in and out of conversations. Seoul Tower
Biology & Ecology must have an ability to work independently, attention to detail, an enthusiasm for early mornings, and camping and working in a beautiful, but stark landscape, with steep slopes and extremes of weather (spring snowstorms not unlikely, and mid-summer days can be in the 90 s with little shade). Work will average 5 days per week, but a lot of ﬂexibility will be allowed for days off, particularly during early and late season, (e.g. 10 days on, 4 days off). The ﬁeld site is located at 5,500 in the foothills of the Pioneer Mountains, just north of Craters of the Moon National Monument in south central Idaho. Please send 1 Word or PDF document with cover letter, resume, dates of availability, and the names, phone #s and email addresses of 3 references to Mark Pollock, Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, University of Idaho, PO Box 441136, Moscow, ID 83844 EM: email@example.com . Electronic submissions preferred. Position open until ﬁlled (i.e. Apply soon!). Close Date: Until Filled. Waterfowl Technician - Self-motivated individual with a strong work and conservation ethic is needed to maintain and install wood duck nest boxes throughout South Carolina. Extensive contact with private landowners is required and good communication skills are advantageous. Technicians will assist with scheduling site visits. Work is physically demanding, requiring walking, canoeing, and wading through uneven terrain in wetlands carrying heavy loads. Successful applicants must be able to work well independently and with others and be able to repeatedly lift 70 pounds, tolerate adverse ﬁeld conditions including biting insects, snakes, and sudden rainstorms. The technician will assist with fundraising banquets and waterfowl hunts. The technician will learn many valuable skills including impoundment design and ﬂooding, tractor operation, diesel pump operation, habitat management and many other waterfowl related skills. Technician should have a degree in wildlife biology, natural resource management or closely related ﬁeld. Experience with waterfowl is preferred but individuals with experience in other ﬁelds will be considered. Field personnel should be able to identify bird species by nest material and/or eggs. Contact: Ben Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: May 1, 2007. Grassland Field Technicians – Nebraska. Approximately 3 ﬁeld technicians, are needed to conduct grassland bird point counts. The main duties of the chosen technicians include, completion of training, conducting point counts, surveying prairie dog colonies and data entry, for the study area previously listed. For more information about RMBO, please visit our web site (www.rmbo.org). Please send a cover letter stating interest, a resume, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Rob Sparks, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, 230 Cherry Street, Ft. Collins, CO 80521. We can also accept resumes via e-mail at email@example.com in Word or Word Perfect formats ONLY. Close Date: May 1, 2007. Field Biologists - Needed for Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory’s spring and fall migration monitoring program: At the northeast tip of the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario Cn, Cabot Head Research Station is located among the white bluffs of the Niagara Escarpment, the turquoise waters of Georgian Bay and the green trees of the largest contiguous forest south of the Precambrian Shield in Ontario. The region has been designated an Important Bird Area because it supports a continentally signiﬁcant population of Red-necked Grebes, large numbers of White-winged Scoters, Long-tailed Ducks, and Common Loons. During migration, huge numbers of birds are funneled through the Bruce Peninsula. The program is centered on monitoring populations of migrating birds through daily census and banding routines at the ﬁeld station. All volunteers are housed on-site in well-furnished cottages. Volunteers staying for at least 3 weeks are also offered a stipend of $8/day for food. Up to 3 volunteers are required for allor a part of the spring (15 Apr to 12 Jun) and fall ﬁeld seasons (15 Aug - 31 Oct.). Previous ornithological work (including bird banding) and excellent bird identiﬁcation skills are preferred, but not essential. All participants will experience training in ﬁeld ornithological techniques. Visit our web site (URL: http://www.bpbo.ca) for more information about the Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory and to register your volunteer application. You can also contact Stéphane Menu, the Station Scientist, (EM: stefmenu AT hotmail.com). Close Date: Until Filled. Experienced Bird Bander – Individual needed for the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Program. The Institute for Bird Populations (IBP) is seeking an experienced bird bander to operate constant effort mist-netting and banding stations on Fort Bragg, North Carolina from 1 May - 8 Aug 2007. Join this continent-wide, long-term effort to determine the vital rates that cause changes in North American land bird populations. We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals with some experience working independent lyin the ﬁeld and a solid background in mist netting, bird banding, and ageing and sexing landbirds using plumage and molt characteristics. We particularly encourage previous MAPS interns to apply. The successful applicant will be expected to learn the MAPS protocol during an intensive training session beginning 1 May 2007. After training, the bander will be responsible for setting up and operating 6 mist-netting stations, coordinating area volunteers for assistance, liaising with contacts on Fort
Bragg, and submitting monthly progress reports to IBP’s main ofﬁce. Free housing will be provided in addition to a per diem of $32 for 84 days in the ﬁeld, totaling $2,688for the season. The bander will need a reliable vehicle and will be reimbursed at $0.33/mile for job-related use. The position entails working a minimum of 6 of every 10 days, depending on weather and logistical considerations. These positions are an opportunity to gain experience working independently in the ﬁeld, and individuals in these positions frequently have the opportunity to step into supervisory ﬁeld biologist positions with IBP during subsequent seasons. Please send a resume, cover letter, and the email addresses and phone numbers for 3 references to Kelly Gordon, The Institute for Bird Populations, PO Box 1346, Point Reyes Station, CA94956. (FX 415-663-9482, PH 415-663-1436, EM: kgordon AT birdpop.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Internship – Are you looking for an internship that will give you the experience to build your resume and the college credit you need? We have the opportunity for you! Operation WildLife,Inc. (OWL) is a nonproﬁt organization located 15 minutes east of Lawrence in Linwood, KS. OWL treats approximately 5000 wild animals each year and successfully releases 69% of these animals back into the wild. As an intern, you would play an important role in the rehabilitation of a huge variety of animals. While interning you would learn to treat a wide range of illnesses and injuries, learn proper wildlife restraint and animal husbandry, complete basic lab work, assist in surgeries, and many other hands on duties. You would be involved with our animals from the initial exam and diagnosis to the evaluation for release. To get a more in depth view of our organization please email us (EM: owl volunteer AT yahoo.com). This internship is unpaid, but will meet requirements for an Independent Study through the university. There are only 12positions available, so talk to your adviser, email us, or call with any questions today! For more information by phone please contact Jamie Stoughton (PH: 913-908-4252). Close Date: Until Filled. Deep Sea Science Intern – Individual needed who will work closely with Science Division staff in Washington, DC on researching ﬁsheries and deep-sea habitats. The intern will focus on requesting and analyzing data from government agencies (NOAA), conducting literature reviews, preparing written scientiﬁc materials. Other duties may include working with GIS maps, interviewing scientists and ﬁshermen by phone, and assisting staff on other projects. This position is directly involved in the application of marine science to develop conservation strategies and inﬂuence policy. The ideal candidate should possess: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biology or marine science, interest in ﬁsheries; Skill and interest in data analysis and statistics in MS Excel and Access; Proven ﬂexibility, communications, and ability to work as part of a team; Organized working style and attention to detail; Familiarity with GIS mapping in ArcView 8.0 or 9.0; Fluent Spanish a plus. Interns should be available to work a minimum of 30 hours a week for 3-6 months. Interns receive a stipend and/or academic credit for their internship. Recent graduates and graduate students are especially encouraged to apply. Applications are rolling and reviewed periodically. Send your cover letter and resume by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, SUBJECT LINE: Deep Sea Science Internship; fax 202-833-2070 or mail: Oceana, ATTN: Deep Sea Science Intern Resumes, 2501 M Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, D.C. 20037. No phone calls please. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Researchers - Summer ﬁeld research experience for undergrads or recent graduates. Are you interested in gaining ﬁeld research experience and learning about the ecology and evolution of plants and plant-animal interactions in fragmented prairie? We are looking for 3-5 ﬁeld research assistants for an NSF-funded research project on habitat fragmentation of the tallgrass prairie. We are investigating how small plant population sizes inﬂuence inbreeding, demography, pollination, and herbivory in the purple coneﬂower (Echinacea angustifolia). This is a great summer internship or co-op for those interested in ﬁeld biology or conservation. No experience is necessary, but you must be enthusiastic and hard-working. You will survey natural plant populations, measure plant traits in experimental plots, hand-pollinate plants, observe & collect insects, and assist in all aspects of research. Housing is included and there is a stipend. There are options for doing an independent project and being an REU participant. If you want more information or wish to apply, please visit http://echinacea.umn.edu/ or contact Stuart Wagenius. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantships - The Biology Department is excited to announce the newly formed PhD program in Integrated Bioscience. This program will offer 8 assistantships to start in the Fall of 2007. Assistantships provide a stipend of $19,500 per year with full tuition remission, and require teaching of lab classes in the Fall and Spring semesters. Assistantships are guaranteed for 5 years, assuming sufﬁcient progress is being made toward the completion of your PhD. Summer research fellowships and summer teaching assistantships are also available to continuing students. Students applying for a teaching assistantship should submit an application no later than May 1 for an assistantship starting Fall semester of the same year. The Biology Department has research strengths that span molecular to ecosystem levels. The
Department strives to foster integrative approaches to biological questions, and makes graduate education to this end a high priority. Faculty and students are strongly collaborative, both with each other and with those in other programs on campus (including Biomedical Engineering, Polymer Science, Geology, Chemistry, Geography and Planning, Anthropology, and Education). PhD students in Integrative Bioscience (IB) will draw on and expand these collaborations during their tenure in the IB program. Additional information is available on our web site and also by surface mail (Dept. of Biology, Akron, OH 44325-3908), or by phone (at 330-972-7155). Close Date: Until Filled.
Wildlife Biologist Washington State. In the Environmental Services Ofﬁce, performs professional level biological work planning and conducting ﬁeld and ofﬁce studies of ﬁsh and wildlife at sites planned for transportation facilities. Identifies and evaluates effects of construction and operation of transportation facilities on species and habitats. Prepares technical reports containing site inventory information, analysis of effects on natural resources, recommendations for minimizing adverse effect, and mitigation proposals. The successful candidate will have the following: Bachelor or graduate degree in biology, ecology, environmental science, environmental resource management, ﬁsh and wildlife science, or environmental studies with a preference for a degree in ﬁsheries, or wildlife. At least 2 years of professional experience involving ﬁeld biology with a preference for experience in ﬁsh & wildlife, or Endangered Species Act compliance. For more information on the position and how to apply, please contact Terry Townsend at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Disease Ecologist - I am interested in hiring a post-doctoral researcher to conduct modeling studies of disease in the ungulate populations of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Potential projects include chronic wasting disease, elk-bison brucellosis, and using genetic data to estimate cross-species parasite transmission among ungulates and cattle. The project will start in the summer of 2007. Pending continued funding, the project would last between 2 and 3 years with a salary of between $35k and $45k per year. Previous experience with population genetics or the epidemiological modeling of disease is a plus. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Dr. Paul Cross at the Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center in Bozeman, MT (firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Plant Ecologist - Postdoctoral Fellow, Iowa State University and Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory (USDAARS), Temple, Texas. The Fellow will be based in Temple, Texas. Background - the Fellow will join a team on a NSFfunded project testing how species diversity and plant-plant interactions might differ between native and exotic grassland plant communities. Primary responsibilities are to conduct studies that compare species diversity and associated plant traits between native and exotic plant species. Day-to-day activities will include propagating plants in greenhouses, establishing ﬁeld plots, conducting experimental irrigation treatments, sampling plant traits, estimating canopy light capture, species diversity, supervising undergraduate student helpers, analyzing data with appropriate statistical techniques, and preparing manuscripts. The Fellow will also be expected to develop independent projects in his/her area of expertise. Research facilities and local ﬁeld sites include greenhouses with CO2 control for global change studies, and intact native and exotic-dominated grasslands and savannahs. Qualiﬁcations - a completed Ph.D. in Ecology or a related ﬁeld by May 2007, experience and interest in plant community sampling, interest in conducting ﬁeld studies, experience with statistical analyses, and experience in publishing manuscripts. Salary - $ 33k per year plus ISU beneﬁts. Application procedure - send a cover letter, a CV, 12 preprints or reprints, and a list of at least two references to Brian Wilsey (email@example.com), Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, 253 Bessey Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher - A one year postdoctoral position is available at the Botany department, Stockholm University. The successful candidate will work with bird diversity and the role of birds as seed vectors for tree and shrub regeneration in forest fragments and shade coffee systems in SW Ethiopia. The montane rainforests of south-western Ethiopia have experienced a high level of fragmentations due to clearings for agriculture during the past century. The remaining forests are also more or less disturbed and utilized by the local rural population in the area. Products from the forests such as wild coffee and different spices are collected and their growth and density is promoted within the forests. The knowledge of the biodiversity in these last remnants of Ethiopian montane rainforests is very poor as well as the knowledge of the ecological effects of different levels of human management
(including e.g. fragmentation, disturbance and coffee harvesting). There is an urgent need to develop strategies that combine conservation and restoration of indigenous biodiversity with sustainable use of the forest resources, which is the context in which this research project should be viewed. The project is a collaboration project with Department of Biology, Addis Abeba University. Please contact Dr. Kristoffer Hylander (tel. +46 (0)8 164899, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information. Close Date: Until Filled. Food Web Dynamics Researcher - Postdoctoral Position to Study Latitudinal Variation in Multi-trophic Interactions and Food Web Dynamics. Collaborative research opportunity to study latitudinal variation in multi-trophic interactions in the arthropod food web associated with tidal wetlands along the Atlantic seaboard. Three-years of postdoctoral funding derives from a recently funded collaborative NSF grant between the University of Maryland (Bob Denno) and the U. of Houston (Steve Pennings). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to conduct independent research as well as direct ﬁeld and mesocosm experiments that seek to elucidate geographic variation in the top-down and bottomup control of insect herbivores as well as spatial variation in food-web dynamics. We are seeking a postdoctoral associate who has the following skills and interests: (1) a strong background in population or community ecology, (2) an ability to conduct extensive ﬁeld work, including the design, establishment, and maintenance of factorial experiments on a geographic scale, (3) a strong quantitative capability, and (4) an interest in participating and contributing to interactive research laboratories at Maryland and Houston. The position is available 1 May 2007. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in ecology or related ﬁeld. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualiﬁcations. Applicants should send electronically a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, a CV, pdfs of publications, and three reference letters to: Bob Denno (email@example.com). Close Date: April 1, 2007. Assistantships - Two Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistantships are available to study the ecological, behavioral and genetic dynamics of contact zones between two species of woodrats in California. Successful applicants will play a large role in the design of several projects that will integrate data from intensive ﬁeldwork focused on small mammal trapping and resource use, laboratory behavioral trials and molecular genetic analyses. Candidates will also have an opportunity to help develop and deliver a series of molecular genetic lab activities for local high school students. Candidates should be creative and highly motivated with strong writing and communication skills. Candidates must have a B.S. and preferably an M.S. in biology, or a closely related discipline, ﬁeld experience, ability to work under rigorous ﬁeld conditions and interest in evolutionary ecology, genetics, and science education. Positions are available August 2007 and funded for 5 years. Submit (preferably by email) a letter of interest that includes a description of work experience and career goals including both research and education, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, GRE scores, and the names and contact information (phone and e-mail address) of 3 academic references to: Marjorie Matocq, Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University, P.O. Box 8007, Pocatello, ID 83209. Telephone: (208) 282-3914, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Assistantship - Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences: Statistical models for population dynamics of small mammals. Student will be responsible for studying relationships between life history traits and patterns of population dynamics using existing, long-term mark-recapture data and writing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Qualiﬁcations: B.S. in wildlife ecology, wildlife management, zoology, or related ﬁeld. Student is expected to have a strong quantitative background or have a strong interest or willingness to become a quantitative wildlife biologist. It is desired that student has taken at least three undergraduate mathematical or statistical classes (biometrics, calculus, etc.) Starting Date: August 1, 2007 (negotiable). Stipend: Starting $14k per annum plus complete waiver of tuition fees. Inquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Dr. Guiming Wang at email@example.com (preferred). Application: Submit: 1) ofﬁcial college transcript(s), 2) vita, 3) three letters of recommendation, 4) letter of application which includes a discussion of qualiﬁcations, experience, and professional goals, and 5) GRE scores. To: Dr. Guiming Wang, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Box 9690, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA. E-mail: gwang@cfr. msstate.edu. Close Date: April 30, 2007. Internship Position - The Wildlife Information Center is offering an internship position for its annual Bake Oven Knob Autumn Hawk Watch. The position runs from 15 Augthrough 30 Nov 2007 with the intern serving as hawk counter ﬁve or six days per week. Other duties include recording all observations on data sheets, inputting data on HMANA’s HawkCount! web site, and completing a research paper in conjunction with one or more of the interns at nearby Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. The paper will be published in our journal, American Hawkwatcher. The intern will receive a stipend of $500 to $600 per month plus housing. We will
Forestry & Natural Resources work with the schools of graduate or undergraduate students to provide credits or fulﬁll other graduation requirements. Send resume or contact the Wildlife Information Center at P.O. Box 198, Slatington, PA 18080 (PH: 610-760-8889; EM: lgnc AT ptd.net). Close Date: April 30, 2007. Field Technicians - Three (3) needed from 21 Apr to 1 Aug (start and end dates ﬂexible) to assist with a study of Swainson’s Warblers, a species of critical conservation concern in the southeastern U.S. Research is focused on demography and habitat use of Swainson’s Warblers in bottomland hardwood forests of Arkansas, primarily at White River National Wildlife Refuge. Primary duties will include nest searching, mist netting and color banding, resighting marked birds, and operating and maintaining video equipment. Additional duties may include surveys, habitat measurements, and arthropod sampling. Preference will be given to applicants with prior nest-searching experience; tolerance for working long hours under adverse field conditions is required. Salary will be $1200 - $1500 / month, depending on experience, and housing will be provided. Please send a brief letter of interest and resume along with names and contact information for three references to Thomas J. Benson, Department of Biological Sciences, Arkansas State University, P.O. Box 599, State University, AR 72467. Questions and applications can be sent by e-mail (preferred) to (EM: thomas.benson AT astate.edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Seasonal Staff - PRBO Conservation Science seeks 1 additional seasonal staff biologist to participate in long-term, all-species breeding bird research at the Amargosa Canyon, near Death Valley, California. Primary ﬁeld duties will include spot-mapping, nest-searching and monitoring, vegetation assessments, and managing Brown-headed Cowbird traps. Applicants should have prior nest-searching experience, and be willing to work long hours in demanding habitats. Prior survey experience with Willow Flycatchers and/or Bell’s Vireos is a plus. The Amargosa Canyon is a California Audubon Important Bird Area, and hosts a wide variety of breeders and migrants to ogle and master. The position’s duration is 1 Apr - 1 Jul 2007, and earns $1800/month. Housing is provided. To apply, e-mail a one-page maximum cover letter brieﬂy detailing your past experiences and future goals, as well as a resume to Chris McCreedy (EM: cmccreedy AT prbo.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Research Assistants –2-3 assistants needed for each of two crews: (Crew One: 1 Apr-15 Jun 2007) ) (Crew Two: 1 Jun-mid/late Aug2007)-- for research on plumage signaling and territorial behavior of Streak-backed Oriole in tropical Mexico (Sierra de Huautla). General Description: Successful applicants will primarily assist with capturing, marking, and conducting behavioral observations. Additional duties will include: establishing territorial boundaries, GPS mapping, monitoring reproductive progress, behavioral observations of caged orioles, and data entry. Assistants must be: conﬁdent indistinguishing colored leg bands at a distance in the ﬁeld, self-motivated, able to think and work independently, able to work well with others, and must be comfortable living in a small town in a third-world country. Must also be willing to partake in manipulative research with animals. Spanish language experience preferred but not required. Room and board provided (transportation costs to and from ﬁeld site are paid by assistants). Study site is located in the charming pueblo of Huautla, Morelos, MEXICO tucked in the heart of the Sierra de Huautla. This project offers great biological training and experience, and also rich cultural emersion. Contact Troy Murphy, Email (preferred: EM: tgm3 AT cornell. edu), or write: Troy Murphy, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6,Canada. Please include a summary of your background and interests, your reasons for applying, and the names and email addresses of 3 people who can fairly evaluate your qualiﬁcations. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Biologist – Two (2) needed from approximately 30 Apr through 20 Jul for a landbird monitoring program in National Park Service units of the southern Colorado Plateau, in Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. This will be the ﬁrst year of a long-term monitoring program and will include conducting point count surveys, vegetation sampling, and may include some nest searching and monitoring. Applicants must have experience conducting landbird surveys. Flexibility, good physical condition, a tolerance of long days that begin before dawn and the ability to endure sometimes difﬁcult ﬁeld conditions are required. Preference will be given to energetic, detail-oriented candidates, with experience in identiﬁcation of birds by both sight and sound, and distance sampling methods. Knowledge of Colorado Plateau birds is preferred but not required, though ability to quickly learn song and calls is essential. Camping may be necessary. Pay ranges from approximately $11.50 to $13.00, depending on responsibilities, with approximately $15 per diem when camping. Schedule will likely be a rotating schedule of 10days on and 4 days off. To apply, send a brief letter of inquiry outlining your qualiﬁcations, resume, and three references to Jennifer Holmes (EM: Jennifer.Holmes@nau.edu),Colorado Plateau Research Station, Northern Arizona University, Box 5614, Flagstaff, AZ,86011. Reference “Wildlife Technician position” in the subject heading of the email. (PH:928-523-7076). Please
feel free to email questions. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Research Associates - Three (3) needed from 25 May to 25 Jul 2007 to participate in a study with the Wildlife Conservation Society, examining the nesting biology of shorebirds and waterfowl in a remote region of the North Slope of Alaska (near Teshekpuk Lake in the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska). Duties will include establishing study plots, conducting nest searches, monitoring discovered nests, conducting surveys for potential nest predators, and collecting habitat data. Employees will be working out of a remote ﬁeld camp (tent living) for approximately 7 weeks and will be expected to participate in camp set-up and maintenance. Field conditions will often be wet and cold, then buggy later in the season. Preferred applicants will have nest-searching experience and well-developed bird identiﬁcation skills as well as outdoor camping/wilderness and ﬁrearms experience. Applicants must be enthusiastic, in excellent physical condition, and able to work independently as well as with others for long hours in, sometimes, difﬁcult ﬁeld conditions. Employees will be paid a monthly stipend of $1820.Essential camp gear, food, and travel will be provided. Please send a cover letter, resume and at least three references (with contact information) by email to Joe Liebezeit (EM: jliebezeit ATwcs.org). Include in your letter any relevant experience and your interest in applying for this position. Close Date: April 15, 2007. Field Technician – (30) by the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory (RMBO) to conduct bird surveys for a regional monitoring program that includes surveys in Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, New Mexico, and Utah. Technicians must complete a 5-day training session in Colorado after which time they will be required to work independently most days to conduct bird surveys and complete data entry. Technicians should be able to identify most western and some eastern birds by sight and sound, and should expect to hike off-trail regularly in steep, rugged terrain, sometimes under difﬁcult conditions. Experience with point-counts, plant ID, backcountry hiking, and navigation (w/ maps, compass, and GPS) is preferred. Technicians will be needed from early May through early Aug, 2007. Primitive camping, often without phone service or facilities, will be required. A valid driver’s license, personal vehicle, proof of auto insurance, binoculars, camping gear, a strong work ethic, and enthusiasm are required. Monthly salary will range from $1500-$2000 per month, depending onexperience. Mileage and some lodging will be reimbursed. Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of references via email to Kelly Hutton (EM: kelly.hutton AT rmbo.org). For more information on RMBO please visit our website athttp://www.rmbo.org. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Wildlife Apprenticeship - Wildlife Apprenticeships, Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL), USDA Forest Service. LBL is 170,000 acres located in beautiful western Kentucky and Tennessee between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley. Apprentice duties may include, but are not limited to: monitoring wildlife populations; habitat management; open land inventories, prescribed ﬁre use and ﬁre suppression; endangered species surveys; NEPA compliance; developing Naturewatch opportunities; elk and bison husbandry; hunter check stations; contract inspections; and presentations for visitors. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology or related science. Weekly subsistence allowance of $200.00 plus on-site housing provided. One-year appointment, two positions available, anticipated starting dates January - May 2007. Email resume and transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Steve Bloemer, Land Between The Lakes, 100 Van Morgan Drive, Golden Pond, Kentucky 42211. Phone (270) 924-2069. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician - Needed for Swainson’s Warbler project: one position available, from ~1 May to1 Aug. Successful applicant will assist with the following: constant-effort and target banding of individuals; collect leaf litter and soil samples; collect warbler crop samples; radio telemetry and recording locations with a GPS unit; measure vegetation characteristics; and enter data. We have been studying this population since 1996. The site is remote, about 20 miles west of Conway, SC, along the Great Pee Dee River, and has limited cell phone coverage. The bottomland forest is full of mosquitoes and venomous snakes, but only a few chiggers; and at times standing water. The heat and humidity from mid Jun to Aug can be daunting. Housing (rustic) and ﬁeld vehicle are provided on site; but you will need a personal vehicle to get into town for groceries. Pay will be ~$1100/month (gross). The monthly schedule is 25 total work days, but applicants must be ﬂexible to changes in daily/weekly schedules due to weather, ﬂooding, and telemetry status. On some days we will work long hours. Crew size will vary through the season, and at times you may be alone, but this is rare. At other times we may have 6-8, including high school students. To apply, send letter of interest that details qualiﬁcations, resume, and 3 references (email addresses and phone numbers) to: John Gerwin (EM: John.Gerwin AT ncmail.net), with acopy to Amelia Savage (EM: alsavage AT ncsu.edu), with the subject line containing yourlast name and your desired position. Or mail application material to: John Gerwin, Curator ofBirds, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601. Close Date: April 4, 2007.
PA Fisher Technician – Pennsylvania. Field technician (1) is needed from Mid-October through mid-June. Technician’s primary responsibility will be the monitoring of radio-collared ﬁsher in southwestern Pennsylvania. Applicants should have a genuine interest in mesocarnivore ecology and must have experience tracking wildlife via radio-telemetry. Applicants should also be in good physical condition, willing to work independently, and willing to work in adverse weather/ conditions. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be comfortable operating a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Contact: Dr. Jeff Larkin at email@example.com. Close Date: June 15, 2007.
Field Crew Positions - (June 18 -September 14, 2007) are available to assist in studies of upland and riparian forests in the mountains of western Oregon and Washington. Duties include measuring tree growth and mortality on research sites that range from recently disturbed areas to old-growth forests. Additionally, successful applicants will have experience in plant species identiﬁcation. Crew will be based at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest near Blue River, Oregon. Lodging is provided at H.J. Andrews, and the salary range is $10-13/hour or more, depending on experience. Application deadline: April 1, 2007. Send or email cover letter, resume, unofﬁcial transcripts, phone and email addresses for 2 references to: Howard Bruner, Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University, 321 Richardson Hall, Corvallis, OR. 97331. For more information contact Howard Bruner (541 737-8520, howard. firstname.lastname@example.org) or on our web site(opportunities). Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher - Graduate student opportunities in ecosystem and landscape ecology in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences and McGill School of Environment (Montreal, Canada). I am seeking a graduate research assistant at the PhD level to work on ecosystem services beginning Fall 2007. Applicants should be independent and highly motivated with academic research or field experience in ecology, assessment of ecosystem services, nutrient cycling, or a related ﬁeld. Technical skills in the use of GIS software to address issues in ecology would also be valuable. My research program covers a broad range of topics including human impacts on global and regional phosphorus cycles, trade-offs among ecosystem services, and resilience of social-ecological systems. The initial work of the PhD student will include analysis of ecosystem services in the agricultural region around Montreal and comparison to other case studies being developed in the Eastern US and elsewhere. The student will be encouraged to build upon this general topic to develop his or her thesis. Speciﬁc topics might include: impact of agricultural land use and management on long-term resilience of aquatic ecosystems; recovery of soils from high soil P after agricultural abandonment; comparative analysis of ecosystem services provided at different locations; spatial patterns of ecosystem services; or historical analysis of trade-offs among ecosystem services. Funding for stipends will range from $18k to $25k. Students will have access to all facilities necessary to complete their work, including ﬁeld equipment, computers, and lab equipment. I encourage prospective students to contact me (Elena M. Bennett, elena. email@example.com) to discuss potential graduate projects and to set up an interview. Please send a CV, an unofﬁcial transcript, and explain why you are interested in this position. Successful applicants will join an exciting interdisciplinary team working on a broad range of issues in ecology and the environment. Close Date: Until Filled.
Conservation Science, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Nestsearchers (8) will locate and monitor songbird nests, maintain micro-video camera systems, sample vegetation, read color band combinations, assist with trapping and colorbanding adult birds, and for 3 weeks in June conduct small mammal trapping. Data entry on laptop computers will occur throughout the season. Applicants should have previous experience with one or more of the following in descending order of importance:nest searching and monitoring, remote ﬁeld camp living, sagebrush ecosystems, and operating mist-nets. Applicants should be in good physical condition and able to hike 2-4 miles per day over rough terrain. Must also be able to lift and carry a 60lb pack for short distances (100-400 meters) on a near-daily basis. Salary $2,000 to $2,200 per month (DOE). Surveyors (3) will conduct point count surveys and sample vegetation and fuels. For several weeks in May, prior to surveys, duties will also include trapping and color banding Brewer’s Sparrows, Greentailed Towhee, and Vesper Sparrows. Applicants should have previous experience with point counts, be in excellent physical condition, be able to walk up to 7 miles a day, and be willing to camp 2-4 nights a week. The start date for these positions is ﬂexible up until May 15. Applicants must have a B.S. degree or multiple years of ornithological ﬁeld experience and hold a valid drivers license. Salary $20002300 per month (DOE). All positions are 89 day temporary faculty research appointments through Oregon State University. Questions should be directed to Aaron Holmes (541-740-9244, firstname.lastname@example.org). To apply please email Aaron Holmes a letter of interest describing previous experience with ﬁeld research and the speciﬁc dates that you are available, your C.V., and contact information for three references. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship - A half-time Ph.D. assistantship in Forest Ecology is available (beginning summer or fall 2007) at the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville. The successful applicant will undertake a research project examining understory and overstory responses to different reproduction methods in hardwood forests. Minimum qualiﬁcations include a master’s degree in forestry or in any biological sciences with strong interests in forest ecology and silviculture, good written and oral communication skills, 3.0 GPA, and a GRE score of 1000 (V + Q). Interested students should send a letter of interest, resume, transcripts (photocopy is acceptable at this point), GRE score (photocopy is acceptable), and names and addresses of three references to Dr. Shibu Jose, Associate Professor of Forest Ecology, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, 351 Newins-Ziegler Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611. Phone (352) 846 0872, Fax (352) 846 1277, email: sjose@uﬂ.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Research & Teaching Assistant - The Department of Environmental Planning, Section of Landscape Planning
Summer Interns – Chester, mA. The Westfield River Highlands Program of The Nature Conservancy, based in Chester, MA, is seeking 1-2 summer interns to assist with the Westﬁeld Highlands Forest Partnership. Intern(s) will implement a forest landowner registry program and assist with planning meetings, presenting information to interested communities, and researching other successful partnerships. BS, or in the process of receiving a BS, in biology, sociology, regional planning, environmental science, marketing, or education. Exp. speaking with public groups. Req. 15 hrs/week and start/end dates are ﬂexible. For more details, and to apply, visit: www.nature.org/careers. Close Date: April 2, 2007. Field Assistant Positions - Field Assistants (11) needed from 3 May through 1 Aug to assist with research on songbird reproductive success and densities in relation to ﬁre history in mountain big sagebrush habitat. Assistants will be housed at one of two locations on the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge (Nevada) in rustic and remote accommodations (no internet, limited electricity, 60+ miles from town). This is a joint effort among Oregon State, PRBO
Forestry & Natural Resources and Nature Conservation at the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Science (Institut für Umweltplanung, Abteilung Naturschutz und Landschaftspﬂege, Fakultät für Architektur und Landschaft) invites applications for the position of a Research and Teaching Assistant (Salary approx. 25k Euro before tax). The position is available from the 1 May 2007 and limited for a term of three years (with a possibility for an extension to an additional two years term). Responsibilities: The duties connected with the position are the development and realisation of a PhD study in the area of applied plant ecology, a participation in teaching (applied plant ecology, teaching plant identification, guiding undergraduate students in conducting one year project in the framework of the curriculum) and the participation in the acquisition of research grants. Requirements: The successful applicant will hold a MSc. degree of biology or a related ﬁeld of science with a major in ecology or nature conservation. A very good knowledge of the Central European flora, experiences in conducting studies in plant population biology and the subsequent statistical analyses are expected. Experiences in conducting ﬂoristic ﬁeld surveys and teaching are beneﬁcial. A very good knowledge of German (teaching) and English as well as the willingness to conduct extensive ﬁeldwork is required. The position is a part-time (50 of 100 of a full position). For additional information please contact Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Prasse (email@example.com). Please, send the usual application documents to: Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, Herrenhäuser Str. 2, 30419 Hannover, Germany. Close Date: March 30, 2007. Forestry Technicians - Forestry Technicians (4) are needed from approximately March 19th through May 11th to assist with ﬁeld work for LIDAR-based forest inventory applications. Technicians will work in teams of two in northern Wisconsin (Oconto County) to collect information on tree species, diameters, and heights across a range of forest types. Our goal is to provide valuable training and experience in ﬁeld research. These positions are designed for applicants with a desire for challenging work and a rewarding learning experience. All applicants should have a strong interest in assisting with scientiﬁc research in a team atmosphere. Enthusiasm and a focus on details is a must. Applicants must be capable of spending long hours in the ﬁeld under challenging conditions (snow, rain, cold temperatures, rough terrain, and ticks) while carrying a loaded pack (~ 40 lbs). The essential skills we expect of applications include: Identify forest tree species common to northern Wisconsin (without leaves); Familiar with forest inventory techniques; Operate and troubleshoot hand-held computers and Trimble GPS units; Proﬁcient with Microsoft Excel and ArcMAP GIS software. Navigate in the woods with a map and compass; Navigate logging road networks in a vehicle (valid drivers license required). To apply, send a brief letter of interest, a resume or details of previous experience and responsibilities, and contact information of 2 references to Todd Hawbaker preferably via email at tjhawbaker@wisc. edu or to Department of Forest Ecology and Management, 120 Russell Labs, 1630 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53705. Please submit a letter outlining your qualiﬁcations for the job with a resume and 2 references. Close Date: Until Filled.
Natural Resource Interpreter NH. Develop and give environmental education/ natural history interpretative presentations; assist visitors; monitor public use; develop interpretative materials; assist with public outreach events. Lake Umbagog is a large, remote, pristine lake and wetland system located in the boreal forest region of northern New Hampshire. Qualiﬁcations: Knowledge of wildlife biology and environmental education; ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Contact: Laurie Wunder at laurie_ firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 16, 2007. Researcher - The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center invites applications for a Temporary Research Hourly Worker position. The successful candidate will assist with all aspects of ongoing research, including a variety of ﬁeld and lab-based work. Field-related activities involve maintenance of irrigation equipment, collecting soil and vegetation samples as well as operating root minirhizotron equipment. Laboratory duties include processing soil and vegetation samples as well as data entry. The employee will also assist with the general maintenance of the laboratory space and equipment. Ability to conduct moderate physical activity in the ﬁeld under a variety of weather conditions, follow instructions, and work independently or as part of a team. Minimum qualiﬁcations: High school or GED equivalent with an interest in biology, ecology, forestry, agronomy, or related ﬁeld. Compensation is $9.00 per hour ($7.00 per hour with onsite housing offered). No beneﬁts package is available. A letter of application, resume, and a list of three references should be mailed to: Cindy Craft, Forest Ecology II Hourly Position, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Rt. 2, Box 2324, Newton, GA 39870, Faxed to (229)7344707 or Emailed to: email@example.com. Specific questions regarding this position may be e-mailed to: Jason. Mcgee@jonesctr.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
GIS Forester - The GIS Forester and Client Representative is responsible for performing inventory and data management duties including spatial and attribute data management, custom mapping, and supporting land management information services offered by American Forest Management (AFM). Good communication and team work skills in working with both internal and external customers are an essential requirement for this position. Minimum Qualiﬁcations B.S. in forestry or natural resource management or commensurate level of technical experience in the conduct of ﬁeld forestry operations Knowledge of database management systems and inventory processing (or having acquired such knowledge within 3-months from date of employment) Excellent written and verbal communication skills Working knowledge of MS Excel Working knowledge of ArcGIS as necessary to meet client needs for map production (or having acquired such knowledge within 3-months from date of employment) Understanding of GIS and forest inventory data processes. Contact: Linda Owens John Welker, Human Resources or Technical Services Manager. (704) 527-6780 ext. 328 (704) 527-6780 ext. 308. linda.owens@amforem. biz; firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Associate I - MSU has an opening for a Research Associate I in GIS/Forest Resources Database. Below is a brief description of the position. The full announcement is at http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/forestry/index.htm. Coordinate and perform a variety of technical duties necessary for the implementation and operation of a forest resource database with a Statewide Geographic Information System; collect, compile, analyze, and implement geographic information system data and programs for the Mississippi Forestry Commission, Mississippi Institute for Forest Inventory, and the Mississippi State University College of Forest Resources. Provide technical assistance to department and agency managers, may be responsible for providing direction and assistance to other GIS support staff, and perform related work as necessary. Qualiﬁcations: A Bachelor of Science degree in forestry or a related natural resource ﬁeld; major course work in geography, cartography, land surveying, environmental engineering, spatial technologies, or a closely related ﬁeld. One year of experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the above described duties is preferred. A Master’s degree with advanced course work in the aforementioned areas can be substituted for work experience. James P. Shepard, Ph.D., Professor and Head, Department of Forestry, Mississippi State University, Box 9681, Mississippi State, MS 39762. (662) 325-2781, phone. (662) 325-8726 Fax. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Associate Director (Forest Resource Protection) - Texas Forest Service is accepting applications for Associate Director, Forest Resource Protection (ﬁre administration and operations). The Associate Director will provide leadership in Texas Forest Service’s Forest Resource Protection division (FRP) and provide oversight and direction to the managers of Fire Operations, Fire Administration/Fire Prevention, Facilities and Maintenance, Fuels Management and Law Enforcement. The Associate Director of FRP is a member of the Texas Forest Service Executive Team and serves as the Texas State Fire Chief. Requirements: Applicant must have a Baccalaureate degree or higher and at least 10 years experience in a natural resources ﬁeld, 10 years managerial experience in mid to upper-level leadership positions (including budgetary and stafﬁng responsibility), 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in wildland ﬁre/all risk response. Applicants must also have: the ability to collaborate across program lines; a track record of being able to inﬂuence managers in different organizations; excellent written and verbal communication skills with internal and external customers; and proven leadership skills and leadership behavior. Preferred requirements: Baccalaureate degree or higher in forestry; Graduate degree in forestry, ﬁre science, range management, public administration or closely related ﬁeld; SAF Certiﬁed Forester credentials; NIMS compliant; Certiﬁed ﬁre protection credentials from a national or state ﬁre agency/association/group; 10 years of increasingly responsible command and supervisory experience in a federal or state agency directing fire protection responsibilities or with a local government ﬁre department; 5 years of senior leadership responsibility directing a fire protection program; Experience and knowledge in working with volunteer fire departments; Knowledge of southern and southwestern ﬁre ecosystems; Hands-on experience in interagency incident management assignments. Interested persons may apply at http:// greatjobs.tamu.edu. Close Date: March 30, 2007. Timber Marketing Crew Supervisor - The Coconino National Forest is hoping to ﬁll a GS-0462-6/7 Timber Marking Crew Supervisor position on the Mogollon Rim Ranger District. This is a permanent seasonal position with a guaranteed 13 pay periods (roughly six months annually) generally running from spring to fall. The position works within the timber preparation program on the Mogollon Rim Ranger District. The duty station is Happy Jack, Arizona at either the Blue Ridge or Happy Jack Ranger Station ofﬁces. Government housing may be available. The incumbent serves as supervisor of a marking crew and head of the district marking activities, and performs technical duties in connection with timber management activities. Technical
duties include such things as implementing silvicultural prescriptions, preparing crew work plans, instructing crew members in proper marking techniques, inspecting the work of the marking crew for quality, assisting others in the preparation and execution of timber cruises and timber sales, and auditing and entering marking summary data and other reports. This work is in high value commercial stands of ponderosa pine and mixed conifer in various stand conditions and situations. Attention to safety and interpersonal relationships is vital in the accomplishment of duties. For more information on the position, contact Mindee Roth, District Ranger, at (928) 477-2255 or firstname.lastname@example.org. us. Close Date: Until Filled. Forest Conservation Crew Member – PA. During the 2007 field season, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Pennsylvania will hire 4 interns, including two crew members and two crew leaders, to support TNC’s Forest Conservation Program. Forest Conservation Interns will provide technical and scientiﬁc support in the collection of ﬁeld data associated with overall forest conservation goals, especially as related to TNC’s late-successional and old-growth forest conservation and restoration research program. Primary duties include field work with GPS, forest vegetation, coarse woody debris, and plant and animal population data collection. Interns will work as a member of a ﬁeld data collection team collecting forest measurements in various terrain and ecoregions throughout Pennsylvania. Crew leaders will provide supervision and oversight for a 2-3 person crew. Qualiﬁcations: Currently working toward a Bachelor s degree in Forestry, Ecology, or Biology or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced knowledge and experience with tree identiﬁcation (including seedling ID). Ability to navigate with a map and compass. Knowledge and experience with regional ﬂora, fauna and ecosystems. Ability to evaluate habitat conditions and collect and process data and specimens. Experience with statistical analysis of natural communities and a variety of environmental data on ecological communities considered a plus. Familiarity with the methodology of the network of Natural Heritage Programs and Conservation Data Centers, remote sensing applications and geographic information systems considered a plus. Excellent organizational skills, thoroughness and attention to detail very important. Position may involve travel throughout PA and overnight camping at ﬁeld sites. Applicants must be willing to camp when needed. Contact: Scott Bearer at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Fire Management Specialist - Seeking a team player to assist with planning and implementing prescribed burns on both TNC and partner organization land. S/he plays a leadership role on burns and is responsible for the readiness of ﬁre equipment and burn units. Prepares burn, site ﬁre management,and wildﬁre response plans. Supervises interns, seasonal crew, contractors, and volunteers during prescribed burns, stewardship projects, and other related activities. S/he may assist TNC programs in other northeastern states. BS in natural sciences, resource management, or a related ﬁeld and at least two years experience in ﬁre or land management, one of which speciﬁcally in the area of prescribed ﬁre. Req. meeting the National Wildland Coordinating Group qualiﬁcations and standards for Single Resource Engine, Crew, and/or Firing Boss, and Incident Commander Type 4. Currently possess agency certiﬁcation of Faller Class A or be able to achieve the requirements to be certiﬁed within one year of employment. Cover letter, resume: Meg Connerton, TNC, 205 Prtland St. Ste. 400, Boston MA 02114 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Tree Care Supervisor - Get paid to play with kids and trees. The position is someone 18 or older with a clean driving record whose ﬁngerprints can be cleared by the Department of Justice to work with kids. The supervisor may arrive with a basic knowledge of urban forestry or experience working with youth, or may acquire those skills working as an intern before being promoted. Excellent verbal communication skills are a must along with serving as a positive role model for youth. The core responsibility is handling ﬁeld operations dealing with trees. This is a “roll up your sleeves” job that includes working along side and supervising interns, kids performing community service obligations, and volunteers at tree care events. The tree crew supervisor will work and learn under the direction of a certiﬁed arborist. 12 or more hours per week are available which will include Saturdays. Starting wage is $10.34 per hour. Contact: Tree Muskateers, Lynnette Kampe, 136 Main St., El Segundo, CA 90245. Email: Hometown@treemusketeers.org. Close Date: April 30, 2007. Urban Forestry Intern - Get paid to learn the art of Urban Forestry. Part-time position ideal for a student working afternoons and some Saturdays. Primary responsibilities are tree care, but customer service, supervising volunteers, mentoring younger kids, tree planting and event preparation are also part of the job. Interns work under the supervision of a trained adult and can expect to learn personal skills, tree pruning, tree health assessment, species identiﬁcation and proper tree planting. No experience is required. 12 hours per week on weekday afternoons and some Saturdays are available. Contact: Tree Muskateers, Lynnette Kampe, 136 Main St., El Segundo, CA 90245.
Email: Hometown@treemusketeers.org. Close Date: April 30, 2007. Field Representative - National land conservation organization with ofﬁce in Portland, Maine seeks a Field Representative to support project managers by assisting in negotiations with landowners, nonproﬁt organizations, community groups and public agencies to acquire and convey property as open space. Duties include providing technical assistance and marketing TPL’s services and due diligence preparation. Will work on programmatic initiatives, particularly greenprinting and conservation ﬁnance. Qualiﬁcations: Bachelors degree, 2-3 years related experience; ability to travel; availability on some weekends or evenings. Send resume and cover letter to: NEROJobs@tpl. org and mention Job #471B in the Subject Line. Close Date: Until Filled. M.S./Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant – Auburn University. The selected student will be addressing forest health indicators for loblolly pine decline and mortality based on crown conditions and site parameters. These will be addressed by FHM/FIA database mining and comparing these results to a hazard and impact rating system. Candidates will work closely with US Forest Service Forest Health Protection, Southern Forestry Nursery Management Cooperative and the Forest Health Dynamics Laboratory at Auburn University. Prospective candidates should be highly motivated and have a solid background in GIS, Entomology, Forestry, Plant Pathology, Plant Biology, or Horticulture. As guidelines, the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences expects all graduate students to have GRE scores of at least 450 on the verbal and 550 on the quantitative elements of the exam and a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Contact Dr. Lori Eckhardt at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled.
Forest Policy PhD or MS Research Assistantship Exceptional candidate will analyze Forest Service litigation. Applicants must email Dr. Robert Malmsheimer (firstname.lastname@example.org) a one page letter of interest, detailing: GPAs; GREs; experience and skills; and research interests. Assistantships include tuition waiver, medical beneﬁts, stipend. www.esf.edu/for/faculty/malmsheimer.htm. Close Date: Until Filled. Natural Resource Internships - Work with refuge staff on resource management duties: monitoring the federally threatened piping plover and state endangered least tern, assisting visitors in our contact station, conducting wildlife surveys, and restoring New England cottontail habitat. Work closely with wildlife professionals to accomplish tasks. Must be able to work individually, as a member of a team and under varied climatic conditions. Must possess valid drivers’ license. Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 5,300 acres of predominately coastal marsh in southern Maine. Refuge lands are rich in diverse habitats and wildlife. Public uses include hunting, ﬁshing, wildlife observation, photography, environmental education, and interpretation. 12-week (40 hr) internships begin on or about May 29 through August 17, 2007. College credit may be vailable. Arrange details with your university/college, and state your intention in your cover letter. Qualiﬁcations and Requirements: Knowledge of wildlife biology, ecology and environmental education through course work and/or experience. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to identify Maine birds, particularly waterfowl and shorebirds. Ability to work both independently and with other individuals. To Apply Submit: (1) An updated résumé. All employers and references must include current telephone numbers. (2) Two references who can represent your academic and/or work experience. (3) Written statements addressing the four Qualiﬁcations Requirements. (4) Current college course transcript. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Address packet to: Internship Coordinator; Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge; 321 Port Road; Wells, Maine 04090. Close Date: Until Filled. Forestry Technicians - Oconto County, WI. Forestry Technicians (4) are needed from approximately March 19th through May 11th to assist with ﬁeld work for LIDAR-based forest inventory applications. Technicians will work in teams of two in northern Wisconsin (Oconto County) to collect information on tree species, diameters, and heights across a range of forest types. Our goal is to provide valuable training and experience in ﬁeld research. These positions are designed for applicants with a desire for challenging work and a rewarding learning experience. All applicants should have a strong interest in assisting with scientiﬁc research in
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Environmental Science & Engineering a team atmosphere. Enthusiasm and a focus on details is a must. Salary: $1200/month stipend. Modest shared housing and utilities will be provided (sorry, no pets). Paid vacations, health insurance, and beneﬁts cannot be provided. To apply, send a brief letter of interest, a resume or details of previous experience and responsibilities, and contact information of 2 references to Todd Hawbaker preferably via email at email@example.com or to Department of Forest Ecology and Management, 120 Russell Labs, 1630 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53705. Please submit a letter outlining your qualiﬁcations for the job with a resume and 2 references. Close Date: Until Filled. GIS Coordinator – Houston. SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned consulting ﬁrm specializing in environmental regulatory compliance, natural resource management, cultural resource management and related research. We are a company of biologists, geologists, archaeologists, paleontologists and planners with over twenty years of experience and 350+ employees located in 19 ofﬁces in 11 Western states. We offer an easy-going and professional work environment, competitive pay and a competitive beneﬁts package, including a stock ownership plan. We are actively seeking a Geographic Information Systems / Geographic Information Technologies Coordinator for our Albuquerque, New Mexico ofﬁce. This position will provide technical support in GIS technologies to staff and clients. The ideal candidate will have a background in GIS related to natural resources and/or cultural resources. This position will report to the Natural Resources Program Director or a Senior Project Manager and is a salaried position. Salaried will be based on individual qualiﬁcations and experience. Qualiﬁcations: Bachelor’s degree or higher in geography, biology, environmental science or related ﬁeld. Four or more years of hands-on GIS experience with ESRI’s ArcInfo 8.x or 9.x. and working knowledge of Trimble s Pathﬁnder Ofﬁce, total station, RTK GPS, Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Programming experience with the ArcGIS suite of products is desirable. Ability to work closely with offsite locations is highly desirable. Proven organizational and problem solving skills as well as attention to detail required. Must be able to formulate and clearly communicate ideas to others and communicate effectively with staff and clients through personal contact, emails and written letters/memos. May supervise two to three GIS Technicians and/or GIS Specialists. Contact: Jason Gerster at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Forestry Program Assistant - There is one remaining AmeriCorps member position open with the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership. The focus is on educating Sierra residents about community based forestry and biomass projects with the well established and cutting edge Sierra Business Council (www.sbcouncil.org). This member position is full-time for one year (February - December 2007). The Sierra Business Council (SBC) is a nonproﬁt association of local businesses, agencies, and individuals working to secure the social, natural, and ﬁnancial health of the Sierra Nevada region for this and future generations. The SBC Forestry program is an effort to ﬁnd environmentally and economically feasible strategies to restore the forests of the Sierra Nevada for wildlife value, scenic and recreational qualities, watershed heath, and water and air quality. The Forestry Program Assistant will assist with research for public education outreach on new forest practices and organize data and assist with the production of educational materials and outreach events. The Program Assistant will do public educational presentations on model forest practices. Send your resume and a cover letter summarizing your interest in the position and your best qualiﬁcations immediately to email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Researchers - The School of Forest Resources has a M.S. Assistantship in Quantitative Ecology available beginning in the summer or fall of 2007. The assistantship is half time and carries a stipend of $15k per year plus tuition and fees. The assistantship is half time and carries a stipend of $15K per year plus tuition and fees. The assistantship will evaluate the responses of loblolly pine productivity to mid-rotation fertilization and woody vegetation competition control. In addition the student will develop a logistic equation related to mortality and vigor of non-crop trees to these treatments. Currently, this is the 5th year of the study and the student will summarize and synthesize 5-8 years ﬁeld data. Research is occurring at a number of ﬁeld sites in the Gulf Coastal Plain of Arkansas and Louisiana. Qualiﬁcations: A 2.7 overall undergraduate GPA or 3.0 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate courses and satisfactory GRE scores (>=1000 verbal+quantitative). International applicants need a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper) or 213 (computer) with minimum section scores of 55 (paper) or 21 (computer). A B.S. degree in environmental science, biology, soils, forestry or a related ﬁeld is also required. Contact Dr. Hal Liechty, SFR-UAM, PO Box 3468, Monticello, AR 71656; (870-4601452); Liechty@uamont.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship - The UAM School of Forest Resources and the Louisiana State University AgCenter seeks candidates for a half time M.S. assistantship. The assistantship can begin in either the summer or fall of 2007 and carries a stipend of $15k. The student will be housed at UAM School of Forest Resources (SFR) while working on a joint LSU
AgCenter/UAM SFR project. The student will work on a longterm project evaluating soil nitrogen and carbon dynamics in response to soil organic matter removal and nutrient amendments (both organic and inorganic) in an agroforest ecosystem managed for timber and pine straw production. In addition, impacts of these management practices on tree nutrition and growth will be quantiﬁed. Field work will occur at the LSU AgCenter Calhoun Research Station in Calhoun, LA, and lab work will occur at the UAM School of Forest Resources in Monticello, AR. Full-time LSU AgCenter staff and part-time undergraduate research assistants will assist the graduate research assistant in ﬁeld and laboratory work. The individual selected for the assistantship will also work with ongoing LSU AgCenter extension and outreach activities associated with this project. Contact Dr. Hal O. Liechty SFRUAM (firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Restoration Ecologist - The South Florida Natural Resources Center at Everglades National Park is recruiting for a supervisory ecologist/biologist position. For more information on the position, please go to USAJobs and search vacancy announcement # HRF 07-049. GS-0401-13 or 0408-13. Description: Many of the ecological communities in Everglades National Park and in other south Florida parks have declined due to changes in water management. This position will supervise a team of approximately 7 biologists that assess the effects of restoration projects on NPS lands. It is established as a member of an interdisciplinary team of National Park Service (NPS) scientists and managers charged with providing the agency’s scientiﬁc assessment and analysis needs for ecosystem restoration activities, including the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) being implemented by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The CERP plan implements regional-scale changes in water management and land use that are designed to provide ecological restoration beneﬁts. The team evaluates the planning and implementation phases of the CERP projects relative to NPS lands and waters, and contributes to the interagency program focused on coordinating the environmental components of CERP. Close Date: Until Filled. Landscape Ecologist - The South Florida Natural Resources Center at Everglades National Park. For more information on the position, please go to USAJobs and search vacancy announcement # HRF 07-045. GS-040812/13. Description: As lead Landscape Ecologist, develops and implements a scientiﬁc program that applies the tools and principles of landscape ecology and ecosystems science to evaluate hydrological restoration alternatives. Coordinates the integration of landscape ecology models with hydrological and other ecological models in order to develop a regional ecosystem perspective on Everglades restoration. Performs landscape modeling analysis of the ecological requirements of key plant and animal populations to understand the effects of hydrologic patterns, regional land use dynamics, and water management practices on freshwater plant and animal communities. Uses landscape modeling methods to evaluate the dynamics and impacts of exotic species on park ecosystems, spatial aspects of the biology and ecology of key indicator species, the spread and ecological effects of ﬁres across the landscape, and the spatial factors regulating animal and plant populations. Performs landscape modeling and analysis on vegetation, soils, and related physical landscape features, with a focus on the relationship between spatial and temporal hydrological patterns and structural landscape elements. The environment is typiﬁed by climatic extremes (droughts, ﬂoods, and hurricanes), ﬁre, and past and present human alteration. Close Date: Until Filled. Science Technician - Temporary Full-Time, Science Technician, Effects of Prescribed Burn Project. Based in Winona, Missouri (Peck Ranch)65588. Positions to be ﬁlled: 1 crew leader, 2 crew members. Dates: May 15 – August 31, 2007. Pay Rate: $8.49/hr - $10.73/hr, housing provided. Hours: 40 hrs/week. The technicians will work under the direction of a Science Assistant in terrestrial resource sampling for a study of the effects of prescribed burning. A majority of work will occur outdoors, in possibly adverse environmental conditions. Responsibilities include terrestrial vegetation sampling in woodland and glade habitats (inventory of overstory, understory, and herbaceous species), data management using data loggers and pc’s, and other duties as required. Temporary housing will be available. Study sites are located throughout southern Missouri. Travel will be required, including overnight stays. Meals and lodging are provided while in travel status. Qualiﬁcations: College coursework toward a degree in natural resources; coursework in forestry, botany, or ecology preferred. Candidates must have effective communication skills and a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to candidates who exhibit strong botany and/or dendrology skills, have experience conducting forest inventory, familiarity with basic ﬁeld instruments, GPS, GIS, and the ability to orient/navigate with map and compass. Supervisory experience is preferred for the crew leader position. Attention to detail and ability to work with a group required. Employees must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Please send resume and references to: Susan Farrington 551 Joe Jones Blvd. West Plains MO 65775 email: Susan.Farrington@mdc.mo.gov, phone (417) 255-9561 Ext. 307, fax (417) 256-0429. Close
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Field Crew Members - The ENLC is seeking Field Crew Members for a Watershed Assessment Project. Field crew members will be responsible for collecting vegetation and soil characterization data within the watersheds. The data will be collected with PDA’s from randomly located 50 x 50m sampling plots using line point intercept. Crew members will also be responsible for the appropriate collection of unknown plant specimens for future identiﬁcation. Current enrollment in or graduation from a natural resource, biology, ecology, or related ﬁeld is required. Experience in taxonomic keys and ﬁeld botany is essential. A working knowledge of the ﬂora of the Great Basin desert is preferred but not required if the candidate has demonstrated in the past an ability to learn quickly. Strong applicants will have experience with 4WD, GPS, and backcountry navigation with maps and compass. Applicants must have a clean driving record for the past three years. Backcountry camping will be required for certain study areas. Crew members must be able to work well with others as well as independently. Candidates must be able and willing to hike long distances carrying a 30-lb pack over rugged terrain and work long hours in extreme conditions, including rain and 100+ F heat, in remote areas. 4WD vehicles, GPS units, digital cameras, and PDA’s will be provided by the Coalition. Crew members will be required to provide their own housing and personal ﬁeld gear. Salary: $14-16/hour, depending on experience (plus per diem when camping). Positions will begin May 21, 2007, and last three months or longer, depending upon the length of the ﬁeld season and availability of work. The crews will be based out of the Coalition’s ofﬁce in Ely, NV, and will be working in southern White Pine County, NV, and Lincoln County, NV. Please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three (3) references (names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and relation to applicant) via e-mail to: Jennifer Brickey (email@example.com). Include ‘WA Field Crew Member’ in the subject line of the email. All applicants must be US citizens. Close Date: Until Filled. Methane Cycler - A postdoc is sought for a NSF funded project in the Kelly Lab at UC Berkeley examining methane cycling in the Sacramento Bay Delta area in California. The position is appointed for one year, with a likely extension to two years. Candidates with degrees in Geography, Ecology, Environmental Engineering or related ﬁelds with experience in remote sensing, spatial modeling, web programming, and biogeochemistry will be considered. Successful candidate will help with remote sensing imagery analysis and scaling of ﬁeld biophysical measurements to regional-scale. Some web and database experience a plus. Salary range: $36,732 – $43,632 depending on qualiﬁcations. Please send vitae with name of three references to Maggi Kelly (mkelly@nature. berkeley.edu), with POSTDOC in the subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Graduate Position - A PhD level graduate position is available in the Department of Environmental Sciences as part of a study of environmental factors affecting foraging success of age-0 yellow perch. The student would work with faculty, other students, and agency researchers to model relationships of foraging and growth to environmental factors in a spatial framework. A successful applicant will have good quantitative skills, some modeling experience, and familiarity with GIS. Preference will be given to students already having a MS degree in ecology, ﬁsheries, or a related ﬁeld. However, other students will be considered based on overall qualiﬁcations. Work on this project will be carried out primarily at the University of Toledo’s Lake Erie Center. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Fall 2007 semester. U.T.’s Department of Environmental Science is research intensive, with many new faculty in the areas of ecology and aquatic science, and over 30 graduate students. RA and TA stipends are completive with other area universities. Contact Dr. Jon Bossenbroek jonathan. firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Christine Mayer christine. email@example.com if you are interested in this project. Close Date: Until Filled. Modeler Position - PhD opportunity in Ecological modeling/ Stream fragmentation. We seek a highly-motivated student to participate in efforts to understand fragmentation effects on population viability of stream ﬁsh. The student will extend existing data analyses to develop a system for prioritizing management actions at stream barriers. The aim of the project is to develop a detailed spatial demographic model that will be used to determine how stream fragmentation affects growth, movement and survival of brook trout and brown trout. The model will then be applied to a speciﬁc management area, where we will use the model to guide management actions. Extensive existing data exist to help deﬁne the model but the student will be expected to collect
additional data to assess the generality of the model. The position will be co-located at the University of Massachusetts and the Conte Anadromous Fish Research Center in Turners Falls, MA, to be co-directed by Dr. Ben Letcher, Ecology Section Leader at the Research Center, Dr. Keith Nislow, Fish and Wildlife Habitat Unit Leader, USDA Forest Service- Northern Research Station located at the University of Massachusetts, and Kim Lutz, Connecticut River Program Director for the Nature Conservancy. Qualiﬁcations: MS in Ecology, Ecological Modeling, or Fisheries Science. We are particularly interested in individuals who combine strong quantitative skills (including familiarity and experience in demographic modeling in spatially structured systems) with ability to conduct research in the ﬁeld. Start date: 1 September 2007, with some ﬂexibility. Funding is available for 4 years. Stipend: Full time, $20K/year plus beneﬁts. Tuition waiver from UMass. Additional funds are available for travel and research expenses. Contact: Interested candidates should contact Ben Letcher (bletcher@forwild. umass.edu). To apply, please provide cover letter with statement of personal career interests and professional goals, plus extended resume including list of references. Close Date: Until Filled. Ecosystem Modeler - We are seeking applicants for 2 year postdoctoral positions at the NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle. This postdoc will play a key role in developing ecosystem simulation models for the California Current and the Central California Coast. The models will be used for simulation testing of alternative ecosystem-based management strategies for this region. In collaboration with researchers at CSIRO in Australia, we have adopted a modeling framework ( Atlantis) in which ecosystem dynamics are represented by spatially-explicit sub-models that simulate hydrographic processes, biogeochemical factors driving primary production, and food web relations among functional groups. The model represents key exploited species at the level of detail necessary to evaluate direct effects of ﬁshing, and it also represents other anthropogenic and climate impacts on the ecosystem as a whole. The postdoctoral associate’s primary responsibility will be the development of an Atlantis ecosystem model of the Central California Coast. This will beneﬁt from an existing large-scale model of the California Current. Model building involves a literature review, multiple meetings with biologists and data managers, model parameterization, calibration, running scenarios, and documenting and publishing the results. The postdoc will also be involved in meetings with stakeholders and managers, identiﬁcation of management strategies (e.g,. changes in quotas, MPAs, or gear type), and use of the models as decision support tools to evaluate these strategies. We are looking for individuals with a proven track record of publications and collaborative research, and a strong quantitative background in statistics and computing (languages such as R, Matlab, or Visual Basic). Experience with food web modeling and C/C++ is preferred. Our team’s goal is to investigate the ecological interactions and processes necessary to sustain ecosystem composition, structure and function in the environments in which ﬁsh and ﬁsheries exist. Current members include 5 research scientists and 3 postdocs, with projects ranging from experimental ecology to ecosystem modeling. Salary and Beneﬁts $45k/year plus beneﬁts. Contact Please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae and 3 letters of recommendation to Dr. Phil Levin Phil.Levin@noaa.gov. Close Date: Until Filled. Full-Time Technician - We are seeking a full-time technician to participate in an NSF-funded ﬁeld experiment. The study will address interactions between plants and microbes that regulate methane production in anaerobic wetland sediments. Our particular focus is understanding the competition between methanongens, iron-reducing bacteria and sulfate-reducing bacteria. Duties will include the collection of water and soil samples in the ﬁeld as well as the analysis of these samples in the laboratory. The ideal candidate will have experience with environmental chemistry, analytical equipment (e.g., gas chromatographs) and knowledge of wetland biogeochemistry. Candidates with a Master’s degree in a related area are particularly encouraged to apply. Initial appointment is 12 months. The starting salary ranges from $30-38k depending on experience. SERC is a 1200 hectare complex of upland forest, farmland and wetlands. The Center’s 100+ full-time employees commute from nearby Annapolis, MD and Washington, DC. To apply, e-mail a letter of interest and resume to: Dr. Jason Keller (firstname.lastname@example.org, ph: (443) 482-2351), Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, P.O. Box 28, Edgewater, MD 21037-0028. Close Date: Until Filled. Student Position - We are seeking a masters student interested in biodiversity conservation and environmental policy to serve as a half-time paid intern with the NYS Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI). The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the BRI, University at Albany, and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in assessing the conservation effectiveness of the BRI’s biodiversity grants program. The assessment will quantify outcomes of previous sponsored projects and the results will be used to evaluate the grants program and to document its accomplishments to date. This is an excellent opportunity to pursue thesis research in the
Environmental Science & Engineering service of NY State’s premiere institute for promoting scientiﬁc research and educational programs aimed at biological conservation. The student will have the option of pursuing the M.S. in Biodiversity, Conservation & Policy at the University at Albany or the M.P.S. or M.S. in Forest and Natural Resources Management or Environmental Sciences at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Travel to downtown Albany will be required, to meet with BRI staff, currently housed in the NYS Museum. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into either of the graduate programs. Students with a strong background or interest in the policy dimensions of biodiversity conservation are preferred. To ﬁnd out more about this opportunity, please contact any one or all of the following individuals: * Mary Beth Kolozsvary, NYS Biodiversity Research Institute, 518474-6531, email@example.com; * Valerie Luzadis, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 315-470-6693, firstname.lastname@example.org; or * George Robinson, University at Albany, 518-442-4302, grobins@albany. edu Stipend: $15k/year for 2 years; plus in-state tuition compensation. Start Date: June 2007, although starting in September may be possible. To apply: provide a resume, letter of interest, and list of 3 references with telephone and email contact information to: BRI@mail.nysed.gov. Close Date: Until Filled. Opportunities in Environmental Systems Modeling - The Environmental Laboratory of the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS, offers career opportunities in environmental systems modeling. Professionals in this ﬁeld, usually a PhD in environmental science, engineering, or related field, have strong backgrounds in mathematical modeling, simulation, and analysis of environmental systems. Knowledge of landscape and aquatic ecology and programming skills are utilized to research problems in landscape evolution modeling. Research projects typically include planning and executing research to develop new approaches for predicting habitat changes and ecological responses resulting from natural and human inﬂuences, including ecosystem restoration projects. Collaboration with specialists in other fields is usually required to develop integrated multidisciplinary solutions to complex environmental systems issues. Careerist are US Citizens. For more information, please contact Pamela. K.Corulla@erdc.usace.army.mil or contact Ms. Corulla by phone at 601-634-3861. Close Date: Until Filled. Water Monitoring Summer Field Technicians – Four (4). Needed: mid-May – August 2007. The IDNR’s Watershed Monitoring and Assessment Section is seeking four summer sample technicians. Technicians will have the opportunity to work directly with the IDNR Beach Monitoring, Groundwater Monitoring, and Safe Lakes Programs. The objective of these programs is to assess water quality conditions statewide to ensure public health of Iowans. Duties may include the following activities: - Travel to study sites across Iowa and collect of ﬁeld samples; - Coordinate with municipal well operators to collect groundwater samples from municipal wells across Iowa; - Assist with watershed studies to determine sources of contamination in streams and lakes; - Laboratory analysis of various water quality parameters for those interested. Applicants are encouraged to have a good understanding of basic water quality issues and be willing to work long hours in the ﬁeld under all types of weather conditions. Applicants must be able to perform light physical work such as carrying and loading sampling equipment. Applicants will be expected to collect water samples from state-owned beaches for the ﬁrst half of each week, with responsibilities shared among other programs for the remainder of the week. Some sampling will require overnight stays throughout Iowa and extensive travel throughout the sampling region may occur on occasion. Pay will be a stipend of $1500/ month, with expenses for required overnight travel covered. Successful applicants will be based in Iowa City primarily, but alternate locations throughout the state may be arranged based on the applicant’s individual circumstances. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, with appointments contingent upon a successful screening of their driving record. Employees will gain valuable work experience in the following ways: 1) learn methods and techniques related to surface and groundwater sampling; 2) gain ﬁrst-hand knowledge of issues facing Iowa’s water resources; 3) gain knowledge of laboratory techniques to characterize water quality; 4) learn ﬁeld techniques to detect and pinpoint sources of contamination; 5) gain valuable experience communicating with the general public, other agencies, and working in teams; 6) university credit may be available on a case-by-case basis through university internship programs. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume including names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references electronically or by mail to: Jason McCurdy – Iowa Department of Natural Resources, 109 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1319. Jason. McCurdy@dnr.iowa.gov. For questions call: (515-205-7660). Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Field Assistant - The Ecosystems Center is seeking applicants for summer ﬁeld assistant positions on an on going ecological research project. These positions will be located at the Toolik Field Station in northern Alaska, part of the Arctic Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project. The following positions will be ﬁlled pending
funding. Duties: Chemistry Summer FA: The successful candidate will participate in research on the quantitative and qualitative analyses of nutrients in natural water samples. Duties include facilitating chemical measurements through the preparation of standards and reagents and the maintenance of instruments for a multi-user laboratory at the Toolik Field Station. Some ﬁeld work involved. Prior chemistry experience is required. Streams Summer FA: The successful candidate will participate in research on arctic tundra stream ecosystems at Toolik Field Station. Duties will include monitoring physical parameters in streams, collection and analysis of water samples, benthic samples and juvenile and adult ﬁsh. Basic chemistry skills and knowledge preferred. Terrestrial Summer FA: The successful candidate will participate in research on tundra ecosystems. Duties include sampling and processing plant and soil samples, collection of precipitation and weather data and maintenance of long-term fertilizer experiments and ﬁeld greenhouses. Basic laboratory skills, familiarity with spreadsheet software and some knowledge of plants and soils preferred. Applicants must be in good health, capable of rigorous physical outdoor activity (e.g., working long hours outside in potentially severe weather, carrying >40 pound pack across uneven terrain, hiking many miles per day across tundra) and be prepared to live in an isolated setting with harsh environmental conditions. Applicants should be prepared to live in a setting where cooperation with others is essential, personal privacy is limited and living accommodations are spare and simple. Candidates should be available to travel and live at Toolik Field Station during June, July and August. Travel and living expenses will be paid in addition to a salary. Applicants should be recent college graduates (BS or MS) with signiﬁcant course work and/or ﬁeld experience in ecology. Some background in terrestrial ecology, soil science, aquatic ecology, hydrology, chemistry, ﬁsh ecology and/or ecosystems ecology preferred. To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, copy of transcripts, the names addresses and phone numbers of 3 references and email addresses to: The Marine Biological Laboratory, ATTN: Human Resources reference code [SFA LTER], 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543-1015, or email materials including reference code SFA LTER to: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Outreach Position - The School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science is seeking a highly motivated individual for a full-time outreach position in conjunction with the Northern Institute of Applied Carbon Science (NIACS). This Institute is a partnership with USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station, Michigan Tech, the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI), and is dedicated to developing and delivering information needed to sustainably manage carbon in northern forest ecosystems, including carbon sequestration, renewable energy production and other benefits. The successful candidate will help to synthesize and communicate forest carbon-management-related research and information to non-technical audiences, and to accelerate the rate at which forest ecological and carbon-management research is converted into tools for small and large landowners. The candidate is required to have either a Masters degree in forestry, forestry ecology/management, environmental science/policy, technology transfer or related ﬁelds, with an emphasis on forest carbon management; or a Bachelors degree and two years’ experience in forestry research technology transfer, forest carbon management, bio-energy economic analyses, forest economics or related ﬁelds, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities were acquired. The preferred candidate will have experience in some or all of the following: translating research products into non-technical language; publication design and layout experience; experience with web page design, publication software and GIS analysis software. The duration of the position is a minimum of two years, with continuation dependent upon external funding. Applicants should review the complete job description (pdf). Send a completed MTU employment application (pdf), a cover letter addressing the qualiﬁcations above, your resume, together with the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references to Becky Christianson, Human Resources Department, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295. Close Date: Until Filled. Seasonal Management Assistant- Seeking individual(s) for this short-term, temporary position that will implement management in rare natural communities under supervision of Assistant Land Steward. Majority of sites located in West Michigan. For full job description, visit www.nature. org/careers. Send resume and cover letter to: 3728 W River Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Technician - The Ecosystem Ecology Research Technician primarily will assist the Postdoc and Project Manager with coordination and technical assistance for a federally-funded grant to examine the role of climate change-induced, salt- water intrusion into freshwater tidal marshes in the Delaware River. The successful applicant will perform routine procedures in soil and water analyses for nutrients, gaseous C and N ﬂuxes, and microbial dynamics in these ecosystems.
The position includes but is not exclusive to extensive laboratory and ﬁeld work, general laboratory maintenance, ordering supplies, glassware reparation/washing, training undergraduate students, and operating and towing a boat. Experience with nutrient analyses, liquid and gas chromatography, elemental analyzers, and various chemical digestions, is highly desirable. Position requires a BS/BA in biology/chemistry or related ﬁeld within biogeochemistry, marine, freshwater or environmental sciences. The applicant should possess excellent organization skills, must work well with others, and function as an integral part of a research team. Salary starts at 31K but can be adjusted based on experience. Send resume, one-page letter of interest, college transcripts and at least three professional references to: Dr. Melanie Vile, Director of Grant Development and Assistant Research Professor of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova PA 19085; email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Limnologist/Aquatic Ecosystem Ecologist – Bozeman, MT. The Department of Ecology at Montana State University seeks a Limnologist/Aquatic Ecosystem Ecologist (tenure track) to teach and study ecosystem-level interactions within freshwater systems with a focus on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and Montana. Collaborative research with existing strengths in stream ecology, ﬁsh and wildlife management, watershed hydrology, and landscape ecology desirable. Focus on land use change effects on aquatic ecosystems, food webs, nutrient cycling, and water quality preferred. See www.montana.edu/cgibin/msuinfo/fpview/f/7329-2 for more information. Start date August 2007 preferred. Submit CV, description of research accomplishments and future directions, statement of teaching experience and interests, copies of three publications, and names and contact information of three references to Limnology Search Committee, c/o Judy Van Andel, Ecology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 406-994-4548. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Environmental Analyst – Florida. An advanced level, analyst position responsible for the application of environmental and hydrologic information for Acceler8 projects to implement water resource regulations and policies and obtain environmental permits. The position will initiate and manage contracts to fulﬁll NEPA requirements for multiple Acceler8 projects. This will require scientiﬁc analysis and evaluation of hydrologic data and model output; relating hydrology to ecological effects; providing scientiﬁc and regulatory support to fulﬁll NEPA requirements, including Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments; experience in managing and coordinating complex water resource planning projects in cooperation with scientists, engineers and planners; close coordination with the federal agencies (USACE, USFWS, ENP, etc) and knowledge of South Florida hydrology, soils, water quality and ecology. Key requirements of the position include: experience in project management and water resource planning; experience in hydrologic data and model output interpretations; familiarity with CEQ Regulations (40 CFR 1500-1508) and the USACE NEPA Implementation Procedures (Appendix B of 33 CFR Part 325); knowledge of South Florida ecology, hydrology, soils and water quality; knowledge of the Central and Southern Flood Control Project; and the use of computer hardware and software for statistical analysis, graphical presentation, and other tasks related to documenting technical information. B.S. degree in Environmental or Ecological Science, Natural and/or Water Resources Planning, Engineering or Geology and four (4) to twelve (12) years qualifying experience, with emphasis on water/natural resources planning with emphasis on water resources, hydrology and ecology. Valid Florida drivers license. Job reference #207054. Please visit our website for more information and apply online at www.sfwmd.gov. Close Date: Until Filled.
Fellowships The Dept. of Earth & Environmental Science invites applicants for competitive PhD fellowships. Possible areas of research include, but are not limited to: temperature sensitivity of soil organic matter dynamics, organic matter accrual during soil formation, characterization of soil organic matter protection mechanisms. The position is ideal for candidates who have completed an MSc. Position starts Fall 2007 and includes tuition and stipend. Send CV, GRE and TOEFL scores, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Alain Plante, (email@example.com), Dept. of Earth & Environ. Sci., University of Pennsylvania, 254B Hayden Hall, 240 South 33rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-6316. Close Date: Until Filled.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship - The successful applicants will have a strong interest in conservation, disturbance ecology, remote sensing, and statistical modeling. The study area of this project is the conterminous U.S. The several research objective is to determine to what degree
patterns of avian diversity are shaped by disturbance, and the relative importance of natural vs. anthropogenic sources of disturbance. Working under Dr. Volker Radeloff and Dr. Anna Pidgeon, and in cooperation with several collaborators in a NASA-funded project, the student and post-doc will join the research team in the SILVIS Lab, Department of Forest Ecology and Management (http://forest.wisc.edu), at UW-Madison. A listing of current members of the lab and research projects can be found at the SILVIS Lab website (http://www.silvis.forest.wisc.edu/silvis.asp). Candidates should have the following skills: An educational background in conservation biology, wildlife, landscape, or avian ecology, ecosystem management, geography, or a related disciplinary areas; Proﬁciency and experience in remote sensing, GIS, and statistical modeling; Motivation to work independently; Excellent writing skills and motivation to publish in peer-reviewed journals; Strong English writing and verbal communication skills are required. Potential applicants should submit the following (electronically preferred) to Anna Pidgeon at firstname.lastname@example.org: Cover letter summarizing research interests and academic and professional background; Resume/ CV; Copies of transcripts (unofﬁcial transcripts acceptable at this point); GRE scores, if available; Names and contact information for three references (no letters needed at this time) These positions are available as soon as March 2007, with ﬂexibility to start as late as September 2007. Close Date: Until Filled. Division Director – Florida. How would YOU like to direct the restoration of ecological integrity to the Kissimmee River and its ﬂoodplain ecosystem? The major initiatives of this division are the Kissimmee River Restoration Project (KRRP), which includes the Kissimmee River Restoration Evaluation Program (KRREP) and Kissimmee Basin Modeling and Operations Study (KBMOS); Kissimmee River Headwaters Revitalization Project (KRHRP) and Kissimmee Chain of Lakes (KCOL) Long-Term Management Plan (LTMP). A number of activities associated with these projects, many of which are shared with other internal organizations include ecosystem restoration, restoration evaluation, aquatic plant management, land management, water quality improvement, and water supply planning. To learn more about the division, please visit www.sfwmd.gov/site/index. php?id=15. Kissimmee watershed projects for ﬁscal year 2007 total $29M.YOU will manage world class engineers and scientists, technical and support staff and projects relating to the planning, implementation, research and evaluation of the Kissimmee watershed the Kissimmee River and ﬂoodplain. YOU will work closely with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the remaining construction and monitoring and evaluation phases of the KRR and with agencies and stakeholders on completion and implementation of the LTMP. YOU will also collaborate with peers responsible for Lake Okeechobee , as the Kissimmee watershed is the largest tributary basin to the Lake . The division is required to comply with ﬁnancial aspects of the KRR project cooperation agreement between the District and the USACE and YOU will submit annual expenditures that are eligible for credit under the cost-share provisions. YOU will also develop and execute the division’s annual budget. YOU will report to a Deputy Director of the Watershed Management Department. The position requires a Master’s Degree in Engineering or in an Environmental Science and seven years of progressively responsible experience directing, managing or implementing scientiﬁc research and water resources projects and at least two years of supervisory experience. Apply at www.sfwmd. gov and include job reference number 207076. Close Date: Until Filled. Researchers – Kansas. Ecological studies in the REU Site program will examine the roles of ﬁre, grazing and climatic variability as interacting environmental factors that shape the structure and function of terrestrial and aquatic habitats in mesic grasslands. Studies in evolutionary ecology will include studies of coevolution between plants and fungal symbionts, evolution of life history strategies in grassland organisms, and their potential evolutionary responses to global environmental change. Conservation issues are emphasized because tallgrass prairie is an endangered ecosystem that has been heavily impacted by habitat destruction and changing land use practices. REU student projects can be conducted at Konza Prairie Biological Station or at nearby sites, such as the Kansas River. Students will have the opportunity to conduct independent ecological research projects under the guidance of experienced researchers working in grassland ecology and conservation biology. Students will receive a $4,000 summer stipend for the 10-week program, accommodation in furnished housing, access to campus resources, and credit for a 3credit college course in Grassland Ecology. Tuition and book costs will be covered by the REU program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program and returning to their studies in Fall 2007. Students should be in good physical condition and possess a valid driver’s license. A major goal of the REU Program at K-State is to provide research opportunities for students who have had limited exposure to independent research at their home institution. We welcome applications from students attending 4-year colleges, students that are the ﬁrst member of their family to attend college, non-traditional students returning to school, and students from ethnic groups under-represented in the
Environmental Science & Engineering sciences. For application forms and more information on the REU program at K-State, please visit www.ksu.edu/ bsanderc/reu. We anticipate offering 8 to 10 internships in Summer 2007. Application materials may be submitted by regular mail, e-mail or by fax to Dr. Gail W.T. Wilson, REU Program Coordinator, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506-4901, e-mail: email@example.com, phone 785-532-2892. Close Date: Until Filled. Researchers - The University of California, San Diego Amgen Scholars Program is an eight-week, full-time research experience for undergraduates, supported by the Amgen Foundation. The objectives of the program are: to provide students with the skills to become research scholars; to stimulate students’ serious consideration of graduate study; and to increase learning and networking opportunities for students committed to pursuing a career in science or engineering. Please note that there are 10 Amgen sites and students may apply to more than one program. The other campuses to host Amgen Scholars Programs are California Institute of Technology, Columbia University/Barnard College, Howard University, MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Francisco, and University of Washington. A $3,500 stipend for the eight-week program; Room and board: on-campus housing and meals; A $500 travel allowance is offered to non-UCSD students for travel to/from San Diego; Course fees for four units of independent study credit. U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents; Undergraduates enrolled in accredited four-year colleges and universities in the U.S., Puerto Rico and other U.S. Territories; Sophomores (with four quarters or three semesters of college experience), Juniors and non-graduating Seniors (who are returning in the fall to continue their undergraduate experience); And must also have: A cumulative G.P.A. of 3.2 or above; and An interest in pursuing a PhD or MD-PhD. Visit http://aep.ucsd. edu/amgen/. Contact: Elizabeth Blocker at eblocker@ucsd. edu or 858-534-1774. Close Date: Until Filled. College Internship - Internships are available year-round. Duration of an internship runs from 8 to 16 weeks, with longer periods of time considered. Mote offers a wide variety of internships in seven different research centers as well as several support areas. The internship areas encompass aquaculture; animal care; environmental chemistry; coastal ecology; ﬁsheries; marine mammal, sea turtle, and shark research. Research interns get hands-on experience in the ﬁeld and laboratory with speciﬁc duties depending on research area but include animal care and surveys, acoustic monitoring, data processing and analysis, ﬁeld collection, lab testing and maintenance. Support area interns gain valuable experience working in our animal care, public aquarium, communications, library, and education programs. Undergraduate, graduate, post graduate students are encouraged to apply as well as those taking a sabbatical in order to gain ﬁeld experience. We seek primarily biology, chemistry, zoology, environmental science, ecology, aquaculture, fisheries, animal science, pre-veterinary, education, communications, aquarium management or related majors/minors for our internships. Under-represented groups in the sciences are encouraged to apply [Black, Hispanic, Native American and Paciﬁc Islander]. Internships are unpaid. However a limited scholarship program is available. Mote provides assistance in locating housing but interns should plan on spending $75-$100 per week for housing, plus food and entertainment. Interns should arrange for their own transportation due to limited public transportation. Mote has a rolling application process, but deadlines apply for scholarship submittals. Summer and scholarship applications should be submitted as soon as possible due to high demand. Additional information regarding Mote, intern opportunities, and applications is available online at www.mote.org, or by contacting: Dana O’Mara – College Intern Liaison: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 941-388-4441, Ext. 462. Close Date: Until Filled. Chief Environmental Scientist – Florida. The Lake Okeechobee Division is seeking a qualiﬁed individual to ﬁll the position of Chief Environmental Scientist. This person shall be a recognized expert in a selected area of ecology or environmental science (e.g., restoration ecology, limnology, wetland ecology, estuarine ecology, landscape ecology, ecological modeling), with a solid understanding and practical experience dealing with restoration and management of aquatic ecosystems. Candidates must possess sufﬁcient education and professional experience to organize and carry out large-scale multi-disciplinary research and evaluation projects that address management issues in south Florida, and to develop and direct regional environmental restoration and water resource management programs. In addition to leading an active research and evaluation program in his/her areas of expertise, the Chief Environmental Scientist will: (a) play a major role in developing programmatic research and evaluation plans, timelines, and budgets; (b) act as a representative for the District at multi-agency working groups, panel discussions, or other such meetings related to ecological research and restoration; (c) serve as an expert spokesperson regarding ecosystem research and evaluation for professional audiences, lay audiences, and the Governing Board; (d) serve as a mentor and/or professional consultant for other scientiﬁc staff, in regard to both programmatic and regional ecosystem research
and evaluation; and (e) provide technical and scientiﬁc leadership in regional restoration and water resource management projects. Employment Guidelines include a M.S. or Ph.D. (Ph.D. preferred) in an appropriate area of environmental science, or a related water resources ﬁeld (e.g. agricultural, chemical, ecological), at least ﬁfteen (15) years of qualifying experience in Ecological or environmental sciences, including, but not limited to, landscape ecology, forest ecology, wetland ecology, ecosystem ecology, or related ﬁeld, with post-doctoral experience preferred, and a valid State of Florida Driver’s License. Apply at www. sfwmd.gov and include job reference number 207061. Close Date: Until Filled. Lead Environmental Scientist – Florida. The Lead Environmental Scientist is expected to have a solid understanding of wetland ecology as a foundation for leading teams of scientists and resource managers in measuring, interpreting and providing integrated assessments of the greater Everglades ecosystem, in the context of the goals of the 8.5 billion dollar Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). The incumbent is expected to demonstrate strong leadership skills and have a substantial amount of experience in restoration science. The incumbent will guide large, multi-agency and interdisciplinary teams in the design and implementation of long-term monitoring and research programs, and in the synthesis, interpretation and reporting of large databases of biologic, hydrologic and water quality data collected for the purposes of measuring progress achieved by the CERP towards recovering the deﬁning ecological characteristics of the pre-drainage Everglades basin (both freshwater and estuarine). The incumbent will serve as a member of a team of professional scientists and planners at the South Florida Water Management District that, in coordination with other agency teams, is responsible for providing scientiﬁc and system-wide support to the policy-makers and managers who are responsible for the design, implementation and reﬁnements of the restoration plan. Lead Environmental Scientist must also: (a) have strong speaking skills to present information to the public, Governing Board, and other agencies; (b) have strong statistical skills and be familiar with SAS, Sigma Stat, and/or other commonly used statistical software packages; and (c) be able to evaluate design and determine the statistical validity of proposed ﬁeld research and monitoring plans. Experience with model design, development and evaluation is a plus. Advanced degree in the ﬁeld of aquatic ecology or biology, environmental science, environmental engineering or a related water resource ﬁeld and seven to fourteen years of qualifying experience in one or more of the above listed technical ﬁelds. This position may be ﬁlled at the Senior Environmental Scientist level. Job reference number 207065. For more details and to apply on-line, visit our website at www.sfwmd.gov. Close Date: Until Filled. Postdoctoral Associate - The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral associate on a research team developing a watershed classiﬁcation system for the Chesapeake Bay drainage and for southern New England. The work will integrate hydrologic ﬂow metrics, water quality data, and biological indicators with landscape data on land use, land cover, nutrient budgets, and other metrics of disturbance and human activities. The classiﬁcation system will be applied to predict impairment and prioritize management responses. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in science or geography, peer-reviewed publications, and professional presentations. Applicants should have experience with multivariate statistical analysis and background in landscape ecology, ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry, nutrient transport, stream ecology, or hydrology. Other desirable skills include: watershed modeling, geographic information systems (GIS), computer programming, data base management, remote sensing, or ecological assessment of water quality or stream biota. The incumbent will be an active participant in project planning, data analysis, and scientiﬁc publications and must be able to work as part of an extended research team. The position is funded by a grant from the EPA STAR Program. Salary $37,000-$46,000 (depending on qualiﬁcations) plus beneﬁts. For best consideration, send letter of application, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (photocopies are ﬁne), and names of three references (with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) to Dr. Donald Weller (email@example.com), SERC, P.O. Box 28, Edgewater, MD 21037-0028. Close Date: Until Filled. Conservation Ecology/Modeller - The Centre de Recherche Public - Gabriel Lippmann, a fast growing public establishment for applied scientiﬁc research and technology transfer in Luxembourg, has an opening on a temporary contract basis for its Department ‘Environment and agro-biotechnologies’ for a post-doctoral position in nature conservation. Mission: the EU Habitat Directive (92/43/CEE) requires regular monitoring and reporting of the conservation status of habitats and species of community interest. This study aims at establishing the conservation status of habitats and species occurring in Luxembourg. The work will consist in the statistical analysis of existing data and in the predictive modelling of the potential trends in the development of habitats and of the changes in the spatial distribution and abundance of plant and animal populations. Proﬁle: PhD in the ﬁeld of conservation biology
or ecology. Strong background in multivariate statistical analysis and ecological modelling are a must. Proﬁcient use of common GIS tools is required. Fluency in French or German in addition to English is a must. Candidates who are interested in the position should send their application (with the reference EVA-31106-ECO) by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: CRP - Gabriel Lippmann Service du personnel 41, rue du Brill L-4422 BELVAUX, Luxembourg. Close Date: Until Filled.
Lab Coordinator This position specifically supports the mission of Baylor University by coordinating setup of teaching supplies and demonstration models for weekly laboratories for freshman, leading weekly briefings with Graduate Teaching Assistants on laboratory instructions for freshman and maintaining all specimens, maps, instruments and laboratory apparatus. Qualiﬁcations: A Master’s degree is required. Doctoral degree and 1 - 2 years of experience preferred. Candidates must have a background in Geology or Earth Science. Candidates will need to submit a Baylor job application, resume and cover letter online at www. baylor.edu/hr_services/index.php?id=1752. Salary: Commensurate with education and experience. Close Date: Until Filled.
Research Associate - Research Associate to join an interdisciplinary study of climate-ecosystem feedbacks in the Western United States. The project involves both ﬁeld measurements and modeling of climate-ecosystem interactions at the regional scale. Field research involves establishing a network of study sites in the Rocky Mountains; collecting carbon, water and energy budget data; and interpreting results in the context of regional climate change. Modeling work involves customization of the dynamic vegetation and land surface components of a regional climate model, model validation, and model experiments for past and future time periods. The exact project focus will be determined by the qualiﬁcations and interests of the candidate. The position is available immediately. Initial appointment will be one year, with possible renewal on a year-to-year basis. Renewal of appointment is contingent on performance and availability of funds. Requirements: A solid foundation in ecosystem scale ﬁeld methods, statistics, computer programming, ecosystem modeling, and/or climate modeling. Strong communication and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a team environment. Skill to organize and prioritize a diversiﬁed workload with attention to detail and multiple deadlines. Effective interpersonal skills to establish cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff and students. Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate database ﬁles. Demonstrated ability to operate multiple computing platforms (Mac, PC, Linux) and perform data analysis using statistical, GIS and/or other scientiﬁc software. Demonstrated ability to use or learn scientiﬁc computing languages (Fortran, NCL). Ph.D. in Ecosystem Science, Ecology, Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Geography, or related ﬁeld. Contact Lara M. Kueppers (lkueppers_at_ucmerced_dot_edu) for more information. Close Date: Until Filled. Climate Change Ecologist - In spring 2007, we plan to hire a postdoctoral researcher to study and model how climate change will affect plant growth and succession in old-ﬁeld ecosystems. The postdoc will join a team of researchers conducting the Boston-Area Climate Experiment (BACE). The BACE seeks to understand responses of old-ﬁeld ecosystems to a variety of possible climatic changes. Located in Waltham, Massachusetts (25 minutes from the UMass Boston campus), the experiment exposes old-ﬁeld plots to a gradient of warming (four treatments) and altered precipitation regimes (three treatments), both independently and in combination. We seek a motivated individual to conduct both ﬁeld research and ecosystem modeling in the context of the BACE in collaboration with the Moorcroft lab at Harvard University. Applicants with previous experience in field-based ecosystem research, development and application of individual-based forest ecosystem models (gap- models), a background in community and/or ecosystem ecology, and a strong interest in the effects of climate change on the environment are strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have strong writing and interpersonal skills, and a solid statistical and mathematical background. Starting salary will be approximately $38k/year plus beneﬁts. To apply, send a letter detailing your background, interests, preferred start date, and professional goals (i.e., what you hope to do after the postdoc), along with a CV, representative reprints, and contact information for three professional references to: Jeff Dukes, Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02125. jeffrey.dukes@umb. edu. The start date is somewhat ﬂexible, but ideally in June 2007. The position is funded by the National Institute for Climatic Change Research, and is renewable annually for up to three years. Close Date: Until Filled.
Climate Change Scientist - Washington, DC. Defenders of Wildlife is committed to understanding how climate change threatens native species and their habitats, then acting to reduce these vulnerabilities through adaptive, practical responses. The Climate Change Scientist will lead the organization in understanding the impacts of climate change on wildlife and its habitat, developing adaptation strategies to mitigate the impacts over the next century, and communicating these impacts and strategies to policymakers, media, and the public. This scientist will maintain his/her credibility within the climate change science community, and be encouraged to engage in entrepreneurial research and creative outreach in support of adaptive policy and management solutions to climate change. The candidate will shape an innovative vision for addressing climate change impacts and responses in the context of other major threats to biodiversity (e.g., habitat destruction, invasive species, human development patterns). The candidate should have great enthusiasm for linking technical scientiﬁc ﬁndings to conservation action. The position reports to the Chief Scientist in the Conservation Science Program. The position will provide scientiﬁc analysis to support Defenders’ varied conservation actions to mold society’s responses to recent, current, and impending transboundary consequences from altered climate. Qualiﬁcations: Advanced degree in wildlife conservation, conservation planning, or a related ﬁeld in the natural resource sciences; Diverse experience with climate change science, preferably involving connections to important themes in conservation biology and conservation policy; Demonstrated ability to work independently to initiate, implement, apply and/or publish scientiﬁc research and to communicate such research to both professional and lay audiences; Familiarity with some of the major climate research organizations, such as the US Climate Change Science Program and/or the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain scientifically productive interdisciplinary collaborations; Strong research, writing, organizational, and communication skills; and Willingness to travel. Contact: email@example.com(Preferred). Close Date: April 20, 2007. Soil Ecologist - The Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking a soil ecologist, soil biogeochemist for a postdoctoral position on a NSF IPY (International Polar Year) project with ﬁeld studies at Toolik Lake, AK. The incumbent will conduct and supervise experimental work elucidating the consequences of deeper snow, shrub increases and effects on soil-plant dynamics. This will include studies using 15N tracer and 15N techniques to address N acquisition by microbes and plants throughout the year. The postdoctoral fellow will join a team that has conduced long-term experiments at Toolik Lake since 1994 as part of the ITEX (International Tundra Experiment) and have established a new set of experimental snow depth treatments that will be used in this research. A signiﬁcant portion of the research focus will be on winter ecology. The successful applicant will be expected to assist in supervising graduate and undergraduate students and to assist the project PI’s with the project management. A Ph.D. or previous postdoctoral research experience in soil ecology, soil microbiology, soil biogeochemistry or closely related ﬁeld with a background in tundra ecosystem studies is desired. The salary will be between $3500-$3700 per month plus full beneﬁts depending on experience. Submit letter of interest highlighting research experience applicable to these research activities, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to Dr. Jeff Welker, Professor and Director, at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Date: Until Filled. Research Associate - Research Associate with parttime teaching responsibilities. Duration: 18 months with possibilities of extension depending on performance. Starting date: ﬂexible, preferably asap. Project is funded by the European Commission. The position carries monthly gross salary of 45000 Estonian crowns (2876 EUR). Estonian University of Life Sciences (EULS, former Estonian Agricultural University) is located in the centre of Estonia, in Tartu, 180 km from the capital Tallinn. Tartu is very well connected with the major airport in Tallinn. Compared with other European Union countries, life cost in Tartu, Estonia is signiﬁcantly lower. EULS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the excellence in teaching and research. The University recently celebrated the 50th anniversary and is currently undergoing structural reforms to meet the new challenges of globalization in teaching and research and to internationalize the university proﬁle. Responsibilities: The candidate carries out experimental research on plant VOC emission mechanisms in collaboration with other members of the team of plant biology and publishes results in international journals and disseminates in international meetings. The candidate is expected to be involved parttime in teaching and prepare and carry out a 2 h graduate lab of atmospheric chemistry with emphasis on plant volatile organic compound emissions by the end of 12th months of employement. The lab introduces major techniques of VOC emissions using state-of-the-art instruments (isoprene chemoluminecsence analyzer, proton-transfer reaction mass spectrometer, gas-chromatography with FID and MS) and accompanies 2 h lecture course of volatile compound emissions. The successful candidate is expected
Environmental Policy & Law to work together with the project coordinator and the other members of the team to further prepare a MSc program on plant emissions and supervise graduate student research. Qualiﬁcations: Candidate must have PhD in atmospheric chemistry, plant biology, plant biochemistry or related ﬁeld and demonstrated excellence in research. Experience with basic analytical techniques - gas chromatography and mass spectrometry is requested, and experience with plant gasexchange measurements is recommended. Highly desirable is previous experience with protein transfer reaction mass spectrometry (PTR-MS). Working language for research and teaching is English. Scientiﬁc writing skills (English) are required. Applications: Electronic applications with CV, list of publications, contact address and e-mails of two references should be sent to Professor Ulo Niinemets at email@example.com. Prospective applicants are encouraged to set up a free Skype account for a video/audio interview. Close Date: Until Filled. Staff Scientists - The Biosciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has two Staff Scientist positions currently open. Either position can be viewed and applied for at http://jobs.ornl.gov/ -- search for positions 060841 (Molecular Microbial Ecology Researcher) and 060842 (Microbial Bioinformaticist). Close Date: March 31, 2007.
Assistant Director - The Wildlife Conservation Society, headquartered at the Bronx Zoo, seeks to hire an Assistant Director for its Latin America and Caribbean Program. The Assistant Director will contribute in identifying conservation needs within the region and, in consultation with the Director and ﬁeld staff, help to strengthen programs and country initiatives. This will be done by working with host country governments, donors, governmental agencies and other non-governmental organizations; establishing program priorities, strategies, and approaches; providing support for project development, implementation and monitoring; coordinating ﬁnancial, technical, and administrative support for various ﬁeld projects; and facilitating communication and coordination among projects, and between WCS and other institutions. This position requires a Ph.D. degree in natural sciences or signiﬁcant experience in a ﬁeld relevant to conservation of biodiversity; and at least 3 years in program management experience. Fluency in Spanish required, and Portuguese desired. Strong communication (oral and written), excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to work on multiple projects are required Full beneﬁts package includes medical/dental coverage, 3 wks vacation, 401k, pension. Send resume w/cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org, PLEASE include PW-ADLACP in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Development Ofﬁcer - WCS, headquartered at the Bronx Zoo, seeks an experienced fundraising professional to oversee all aspects of Planned Giving program. Develop and implement strategies to grow program, with pro-active approach to building portfolio; manage Development Ofﬁcer. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS; 5+ years progressively responsible development experience, with emphasis on planned giving; proven ability to create programs/materials to meet revenue goals; experience managing fundraising staff and outside consultants; outstanding written communications, organizational and interpersonal skills; strong interest in WCS mission; proﬁciency with MS Ofﬁce and Raiser’s Edge (or similar database). Salary commensurate with experience. Beneﬁts package includes full medical/dental coverage, generous vacation, 401k, pension, tuition reimbursement and on site parking. Send resume w/cover letter to include salary history and requirements to: hr@wcs. org. Type LKPG in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Program Coordinator (GAINS) - The Wildlife Conservation Society, a U.S. based international organization, seeks candidates for a two-year, New York-based position to coordinate and advise the Wild Bird Global Avian Inﬂuenza Network for Surveillance (GAINS), a two-year, USAID-funded program led by the Wildlife Conservation Society. GAINS will provide technical support and leadership in surveillance of migratory birds for avian inﬂuenza by expanding operational understanding of viral strains and transmission of inﬂuenza viruses and improving dissemination of information to all levels of the U.S. Government, international governments and organizations, international partners, and the private sector. The GAINS Program Coordinator will assist GAINS Program Manager in the organization and management of the GAINS Coordination Team and the GAINS Data Management Unit.Ideal Candidate should possess ofﬁce administration experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work in a team environment, organizational and multi-taking abilities, familiarity with USAID and must posses a BAchelor of Science in biology or related field and 3 years of experience working in
conservation and/or non-governmental conservation. To apply, please send cover letter and CV to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. State Executive Director – Texas. Audubon Texas is a rapidly growing, dynamic organization and we are seeking a highly energetic, creative conservation professional to lead the implementation of Audubon’s strategic vision for this statewide program. The position oversees all Audubon programs and staff within the state, including three Audubon nature centers and the launch of a statewide conservation education curricula. In addition, Audubon Texas is working to restore more than 1 million acres of grassland habitat. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker who is an effective teambuilder, have extensive experience working with volunteer boards, grassroots, other NGO’s, and possess proven fundraising skills. Familiarity with, and commitment to, nature education programs is a high priority. Knowledge of Texas’s conservation issues is desirable, as is the ability to be a clear and persuasive advocate for Audubon priorities in the state. Audubon Texas pursues its goals through its closely integrated programs in the areas of education, policy and habitat conservation for birds and other wildlife. This is a high-paced, exciting, leadership position, requiring superior interpersonal skills and progressively responsible senior level management experience. For complete job description, see our website at www.Audubon.org. Send resume, cover letter, and salary history to: Seniorpositions@audubon.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Development Ofﬁcer - Leading international conservation organization seeks experienced fundraising professional to manage and grow portfolio of corporate donors and prospects for gifts to support global conservation programs. Orchestrate involvement of senior management/ program staff. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS; 3-5 years fundraising experience; proven ability to cultivate, solicit and steward corporate donors; outstanding organizational/multi-tasking ability and attention to detail; excellent written and verbal communication, inter-personal and computer skills, including proficiency with internet-based research and Raiser’s Edge or similar database; comfort working in fast-paced environment. Knowledge of/experience with conservation issues a plus. Benefits include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources Dept. Code, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460. Email to email@example.com Type code LKCR in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Individual Giving - WCS seeks an experienced development professional to oversee fundraising from individual/family foundation donors giving $25K+ per year across all program areas. Includes annual fund, major gifts and planned giving. Manage growing staff of fundraisers and proposal writers, as well as own portfolio of donors/ prospects. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS; 8-10 years progressively responsible development experience, preferably in cultural and/or educational institution(s); proven ability to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major donors; significant experience managing fundraising team in a large, complex organization; outstanding written communications, organizational and interpersonal skills; strong interest in WCS mission; proﬁciency with MS Ofﬁce and Raiser’s Edge (or similar database). Beneﬁts include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, tuition reimb, and on-site parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume/cover letter/salary requirement to: firstname.lastname@example.org Type LKIG in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Director - Seeking a proven leader with teambuilding, organizational development, and land conservation skills. The Executive Director will manage daily operations, build on local support, oversee fundraising, support active volunteer board of trustees and volunteer team, prepare for and participate in monthly Board meetings, set agendas in consultation with the president and other trustees; research issues, making recommendations to the Board. Qualiﬁcations: strong organizational skills; ability to establish priorities, work independently, and operate without close supervision; ability to oversee volunteers; ability to demonstrate connections within the community of Ventura, California or possess proven experience in establishing connections in a community; experience interacting and influencing public officials including at the state level; ability to resolve problems seeking feedback from the board as necessary; experience in managing collaborative land projects; fund raising; basic accounting knowledge including accounts payable, creating and keeping within a budget and working with VHC’s treasurer to ensure proper accountability and record keeping; excellent written/oral skills. Experience directing land trust preferred. Experience in. Salary commensurate with experience. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to P.O. Box 1284, Ventura, CA 93002 or to email@example.com. Resumes will be accepted until the position is ﬁlled. www.venturahillsides. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Conservation Coordinator - Seeking individual to manage the protection of farmland and other priority property in ongoing campaign with the Westport Land Conservation
Trust and carry out the Hix-to-Head Conservation Project, a pro-active land protection program to conserve land and build support in a roughly 2,000-acre area of the upper East Branch of the Westport River. Qualiﬁcations: Bachelors or Master degree in natural resource management, regional planning or related ﬁeld with two years related work experience in land conservation: demonstrated communication (writing and public speaking), negotiation, leadership, project management, interpersonal, and teamwork skills; ability to manage several projects concurrently; computer and cartographic skills, preferably GIS and GPS. Background in both natural and cultural resources is desirable and familiarity with Westport and the South Coast of Massachusetts. Ability to travel within Massachusetts, attend frequent evening and weekend meetings and events is essential as is a commitment to the conservation mission of The Trustees. Salary based on experience and qualiﬁcations with excellent beneﬁt package. EOE Send cover letter with salary requirements, resume, writing sample, and three references to: Conservation Coordinator Search, The Trustees of Reservations, Westport Field Ofﬁce, 1100-D Main Road, Westport, MA 02790. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or faxes, please. Close Date: Until Filled. Manager of BNAN Programs - In September TTOR & BNAN formed a permanent afﬁliation to work together for a greener Boston. (see http://www.lta.org/regionallta/ northeast.htm). We are seeking to ﬁll a key position to work on the Neponset River and East Boston Greenways, providing multi-cultural, multi-generational, adventurous programming. The successful candidate will have a strong background in environmental education on which to build a varied and exciting calendar of programs and activities, and be familiar with Boston s ecological habitats. Experience: Bachelors or Masters degree in environmental or related ﬁeld; experience in educational or cultural public programming; ability to engage students and public in developing their environmental science skill sets; experience in supervising staff, developing budgets; evening and weekend work; good computer, writing and organization skills; ability to work in a non- traditional, multi-racial and multi-cultural environment; sense of humor; knowledge of Spanish, French, Creole or Cape Verdean a plus. $35,000 - $45,000 depending on experience plus generous beneﬁts. For complete job description: http://bostonnatural. org/ProgramManagerNov2006.pdf Send resume and cover letter to: Vidya Tikku, Boston Natural Areas Network, 62 Summer Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02110. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Outreach & Development - Seeking motivated self-starter for ﬁve-employee ofﬁce. The position encompasses: writing, producing and mailing all NVCT public relations materials through print and electronic media (demonstrated proficiency with office computer programs); developing grant applications and expanding major donor and other donations; planning and conducting NVCT outreach/fundraising events; speaking to schools, business groups, and other community organizations; conducting outdoor activities sponsored by NVCT such as kayak trips, invasive removals, and tree plantings; updating and improving volunteer and contact databases and using such databases to generate individual solicitation letters and announcements through print and electronic media; and updating and improving NVCT s website. Qualiﬁcations: ﬁve years of fund raising experience, with a proven track record in foundation grant writing, corporate sponsorships, major donor and membership development, and special events; a strong commitment to the environment and preservation; excellent writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills; attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to work both independently and in a team in a busy environment; and computer, web management and data base proﬁciency. Competitive salary and beneﬁts. Occasional weekend and evening work. Send resume to: Michael Nardolilli at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Communications - Non-profit association in Washington D.C. seeks Director of Communications to develop and implement strategic internal and external communications plan. Position based in Washington D.C. headquarters. Duties and responsibilities include editing weekly report and periodic newsletter, managing website, and preparing communications materials to support organization’s mission, goals, and objectives. Director will be media savvy and monitor coverage, prepare materials (press releases, talking points, articles), respond to media inquiries, create opportunities for media coverage and work collaboratively with members and staff. Requirements: BA in journalism, communications, or public affairs required with 4 years experience in communications, marketing, or public relations ﬁeld. Superior writing skills. Ability to translate natural resource and science issues to general audiences. Computer proﬁciency including web based technologies. Flexible and adaptive to change. High levels of creativity and initiative. Salary negotiable depending on qualiﬁcations and experience. Beneﬁts package and negotiable relocation allowance available. Mail cover letter, résumé, writing samples, and salary history to Director of Communications, SSO-Mail Stop 1920, 444 North Capitol St .N.W., Washington D.C. 20001 or email jwehner@stateforesters.
org. Close Date: Until Filled. Community Relations Coordinator - Seeking a team player to coordinate key outreach, philanthropy and communications activities in Western Massachusetts communities, with emphasis on positioning The Nature Conservancy’s Berkshire Taconic and Westﬁeld River Highlands programs and leadership. S/He increases program and staff visibility in the community through community events and media outlets and achieves speciﬁc goals for establishing and developing new donor relationships. Supports Philanthropy staff with planning, managing and hosting events and meetings. This position is located in the Shefﬁeld, MA. BS and 3 to 5 years experience in community relations and/or philanthropy or equivalent combination. Excellent spoken and written communications skills required. Cover letter, resume: Meg Connerton, TNC, 205 Portland St. Ste 400, Boston MA 02114 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Associate Director - Seeking a proven leader with teambuilding, organizational development, and land conservation skills. The Associate Director will manage fund raising, land protection and organizational management; supervise program directors in charge of land protection/stewardship, ﬁnance/operations and funding/communications; support an active volunteer board of directors and hire/supervise staff. Qualiﬁcations: Strong organizational skills; experience managing collaborative projects; fund raising; excellent written/oral skills. Experience with nonproﬁt management preferred. Competitive salary and beneﬁts. Send resume and cover letter to: 427 South Garden Street, Visalia, CA 93277 or email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Director - Seeking a part-time Executive Director (ED) to guide the Land Trust as it pursues its mission to conserve open space and expand trail networks that are signiﬁcant historically, educationally, recreationally, or ecologically to the people of South Portland, Maine. It shall be the Director’s responsibility to ensure that the energies of the Land Trust are directed toward these goals while maintaining the Land Trust itself as a vital, viable organization. We seek a dynamic individual with a demonstrated conservation ethic; proven leadership and team-building skills; ability to build collaborative partnerships with landowners, funders, stakeholders, government agencies, and the public; and excellent communication and organizational skills. Knowledge of land trust operations is required; a record of successful grant-writing is highly desirable. The ED shall be responsible, in partnership with the Board, for maintaining an income stream sufﬁcient to fund Land Trust activities, including the ED’s salary. For more information, see our website: www.splandtrust.org. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Executive Director Search Committee, SPLT, P.O. Box 2312, South Portland, ME 04106, or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Development Director - DLLT, a young and successful nonproﬁt regional land conservation organization in Grand Lake Stream, Maine, is seeking a fundraising professional with commitment to our conservation mission. The development director will identify, cultivate, and solicit foundation and corporation grants, maintain existing relationships with partners, manage capital campaigns, increase our endowment and individual support, and plan and coordinate public outreach and special events. The development director will report to the executive director and work closely with the board of directors and appropriate committees. The development director must have demonstrated leadership, project and ﬁnancial management capabilities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are critical, and grant writing experience is required. Word processing, PowerPoint, spreadsheet, and database skills are required. This is a full-time position with competitive salary dependent on experience. For a complete position description and more information about Downeast Lakes Land Trust, see www.downeastlakes.org. Send resume and cover letter to Downeast Lakes Land Trust, ATTN: Development Director Recruitment, P.O. Box 75, Grand Lake Stream, ME 04637; or by email to email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Lands Program Director - Seeking an experienced professional with team building, diplomacy and land conservation skills. The Land Conservation Director will work with all SAHC staff to manage land protection projects; develop and maintain relationships with landowners, partners and the community; negotiate and complete land and conservation easement acquisitions and increase community awareness of land conservation. Qualiﬁcations: Expertise in voluntary land protection techniques; experience managing collaborative land projects; strong verbal and written communication skills; desire and talent for working as part of a team. Competitive salary and beneﬁts. Please visit www.appalachian.org for full job description. Send resume, cover letter and 3 references to Carl Silverstein, SAHC Executive Director. 34 Wall Street, Suite 502, Asheville, NC 28801-2710 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Land Protection Specialist - Assist with land protection projects in support of the mission of The Trustees; provides information and technical assistance to landowners and
Environmental Education & Eco Tourism cooperating organizations in selected project areas in The Trustees Pioneer Valley and Berkshire Regions of Massachusetts; prepares baseline documentation for conservation easements; assists in conservation easement monitoring and administration; recruits, organizes, and trains conservation volunteers; represents The Trustees at assigned meetings and events. Qualiﬁcations: Commitment to the conservation mission of The Trustees of Reservations. Bachelors or Masters degree in natural resource management, regional planning or related ﬁeld, with two years related work experience, expertise in conservation and preservation methods, and demonstrated communication (writing and public speaking), negotiation, leadership, interpersonal, and teamwork skills. Computer and cartographic skills essential; basic GIS skill is helpful. Background in both natural and cultural resources is desirable as is familiarity with western Massachusetts landscape and communities. Ability to travel within Massachusetts and to attend frequent evening and weekend meetings and events is essential. Send cover letter with salary requirements, resume, writing sample, and three references to: Specialist Search, The Trustees of Reservations, Doyle Conservation Center, 464 Abbott Avenue, Leominster, MA 01453-5456. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Land Conservation Program Director - ALC is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to conserve landscapes that represent the very best of our ecological, scenic, recreational, cultural, and agricultural resources. We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic leader to manage ALC’s western coastal conservation program and to continue its conservation efforts in the region. Primary Functions: Assumes primary responsibility for creating a strategy and program for land protection along coastal areas in CA, OR and WA; maintains ALC’s presence in the region, determines programmatic focus and develops a portfolio of conservation projects; manages all aspects of land conservation projects from landowner initiation and negotiations to transaction due diligence, agency negotiations and closing; generates public awareness of ALC and the program through community outreach, collateral development, public speaking, and fundraising events; maintains and develops new partnerships with landowners, public agencies, conservation partners, local, state and federal governments, and corporations. Location within California is negotiable, preferably in San Francisco or along California’s Central Coast. Desired Qualiﬁcations: 5-7 years experience working in land conservation; working knowledge of real estate transactions including conservation easements; familiarity with the program area; ability to collaborate with ALC staff, public agencies, private landowners, conservation partners and other stakeholders; self-starter with the ability to work independently on complex projects; experience creating program budgets; moderate travel is expected, a driver s license is required. American Land Conservancy offers a competitive salary with an excellent beneﬁts package. Send resumes and cover letters to: firstname.lastname@example.org or American Land Conservancy, 250 Montgomery Street, Suite 210, San Francisco, CA 94104. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Land Protection - Seeking qualiﬁed professional to provide entrepreneurial leadership and coordination in developing a well-funded, community-based, land conservation program. Responsibilities include furthering land protection activities, assisting donor cultivation and fundraising efforts, developing compatible human uses of land, and enhancing a conservation ethic among citizens within the region. Knowledge of real estate and land use principles required. Excellent communication skills, bachelor s degree, and 3-5 years land conservation / fundraising / project management experience necessary. Familiarity with GIS systems, particularly ArcView, preferred. For a more detailed job description, visit http://nature.org/careers. To apply, send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: email@example.com or to Job #DOLP, The Nature Conservancy, 100 W. 10th Street, Suite 1107, Wilmington, DE 19801-1680. Close Date: Until Filled. Conservation Specialist - Seeking an individual to assist with a comprehensive program to protect ecologically important areas in GA. The position provides administrative, research, project management, and other general assistance as well as managing of conservation data, developing project packages, and responding to landowner inquiries. The conservation specialist works collaboratively with other protection staff, legal staff, landowners, real estate professionals and government agencies. This position requires a bachelors degree and 2 years experience. Come Help TNC Save Some Great Places! For complete details, see www.nature.org/careers. Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: March 31, 2007. Executive Director - The Executive Director is the executive ofﬁcer for the Wildlife Conservation Board, a separate and independent Board with authority and funding to carry out an acquisition and development program for wildlife conservation. The Executive Director oversees all daily operations of the Board; coordinates and expedites the ﬁsh, wildlife, and recreational projects approved and ﬁnanced by the Board; supervises and directs the work of the Board’s employees. Receives or initiates all proposed ﬁsh and
wildlife and recreational projects; initiates, supervises, or directs surveys and investigations of proposed projects; and prepares, or supervises the preparation of written reports and recommendations for the consideration of the Board. This includes making a ﬁnal decision as to which proposals should ultimately be recommended for Board action. Coordinate and represent the Board in all legislative matters, testify at legislative hearings, including budget hearings. Persons interested in applying may view the full job description at http://www.resources.ca.gov/jobs.html or contact Ms. Wroten at (916) 653-8834. Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Director - Seeking a proven leader with teambuilding, organizational development, and land conservation skills. The Executive Director will manage daily operations; oversee land protection projects; fund raise; support volunteer board of directors and hire/supervise staff. Qualifications: Strong organizational skills; experience managing collaborative land projects; fund raising; excellent written/oral skills. Experience directing nonproﬁt preferred. Competitive salary. Send resume and cover letter to: Search Committee, KRLT, Box 87, River Falls, WI 54022 or email@example.com. Close Date: March 31, 2007. Director - The Bard Center for Environmental Policy (BCEP) at Bard College seeks a Director to provide visionary, dynamic leadership and a public voice to the six-year-old Center, which confers an interdisciplinary M.S. degree and engages the community on regional and international environmental policy issues. The Director will initiate, coordinate, and implement strategic planning, curriculum development, and public programming with the goal of furthering BCEP’s distinction as a center of environmental policy education and outreach. He or she will provide innovative intellectual and administrative leadership of the BCEP graduate program, which recognizes the central role of scientiﬁc knowledge, quantitative analysis, economics, and law in the policy process; will teach in the graduate program and serve as a mentor to BCEP students; will oversee student recruitment and the hiring and evaluation of faculty and staff; and will develop collaborations with a broad range of stakeholders, including Bard College faculty and administrators; local, national, and international NGOs; government agencies; and private sector ﬁrms. The Director is responsible for fundraising for BCEP’s graduate study and public programs and will work closely with the college’s development ofﬁces to identify and pursue foundation and government grants and individual donors. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in a ﬁeld pertinent to the graduate program, a distinguished record of scholarship or service in the environmental ﬁeld, teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level, and signiﬁcant administrative and fundraising experience. The Director holds a non-tenure-track administrative appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and beneﬁts are excellent. Applicants must submit a letter of interest including salary expectations, c.v., and list of at least three references to BCEP Search, Human Resources9006, Bard College, P.O. Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000. The starting date for the position is June 1, 2007. Questions about the search for Director can be directed to the BCEP Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Director - A nonprofit, member-based organization with 24 Chapters statewide, it works to build, maintain, protect, and promote the many segments of the 1000- mile Ice Age Trail throughout Wisconsin. Reporting to a 15 member Board of Directors, the Executive Director will oversee the effective operation of IAPTF on a daily basis (5 staff and 612K budget); direct and develop programs; implement fund raising plans; work with federal and state partners as well as landowners; and lobby for continued support and funding. Must have demonstrated management and administrative leadership. Travel throughout Wisconsin is required. Send resume to: marcy@barnesdevelopment. com. Close Date: Until Filled. Development Director - The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust is seeking an ambitious fundraiser to lead our development program. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in raising money from individual donors, foundations, and corporations. The Development Director will be involved in every aspect of the Coastal Land Trust’s fast-paced fundraising program, from researching donors to soliciting six-ﬁgure gifts to entering donations into the database to writing grant proposals. For more information, please go to www.coastallandtrust.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Public Affairs Director - Publicize the role forests play in helping to mitigate global warming. Promote working forests and all their values -- wood, water, wildlife and well-being. Join the conservation organization supported by both timber companies and tree huggers. Be a part of the team that believes environmental sustainability and economic stability are complimentary, not conﬂicting, goals. PFT is seeking a senior-level media and communications professional to work closely with the Communications Director, Managing Director, President and Development Director to lead our public relations, media outreach and news dissemination efforts. Minimum 10 years experience.
Public policy, natural resource and/or conservation experience preferred. Competitive salary and beneﬁts. For full job description and speciﬁc application instructions, please visit www.PaciﬁcForest.org/news/jobs.html. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Stewardship - Seeking a senior level candidate for the position of Director of Stewardship to advance its land and easement stewardship goals. This is a leadership position at the Trust requiring a dynamic individual with team skills and a dedication to protecting the area’s resources and enhancing their ecological qualities. The position requires a professional individual with experience in ecology, real estate, planning, landscape and building plan review, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently. The ability to enthusiastically and clearly express the mission and philosophy of the Trust to landowners, community members and other constituents and stakeholders is a must. The Director of Stewardship will work closely with the Executive Director and the Associate Stewardship Manager as well as the Land Protection department to achieve the Trust s goals. Send resume and cover letter to Jeanne B. Van Alen, Executive Director, Willistown Conservation Trust, 925 Providence Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073 or fax 610-325-0869 or email email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Country Program Director (Cambodia) - The Wildlife Conservation Society is seeking a talented individual to head up one of its most dynamic programs in the Asian region. Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia the successful candidate would be responsible for managing all aspects of WCS’s conservation work in the country, from site-based conservation on the ground with some of the world’s most endangered species and ecosystems to working closely with Government ministries and donor agencies at a national policy level. Applicants should have PhD or Masters degree and equivalent experience in a ﬁeld related to biodiversity conservation, preferably in Southeast Asia; 5 years minimum of management experience in conservation programs; ability to foster teamwork and build capacity within the program; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a range of cultural contexts; signiﬁcant and diverse fundraising experience. Full beneﬁts package includes medical/dental coverage, 3 wks vacation, 401k, pension. Send resume w/cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org, PLEASE include PW-CPDC in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled.
Program Leader - Design, prepare and teach environmental and outdoor education activities for summer day camp program on and around Mount Desert Island. Co-lead groups of 8-12 children, utilizing an interdisciplinary, creative, hands-on and minds-on approach to learning. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS with experience in environmental education and knowledge of coastal Maine’s natural history; have current 1st aid, CPR, and water safety certiﬁcations by start date; demonstrate enthusiasm, creativity, care, and ﬂexibility, (for 5th-9th grades, preferably possess skills in canoeing and sea kayaking. The 2007 season runs from June 25 through August 18. George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, Dianne Clendaniel, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Naturalist /Naturalist Aide - Under general supervision, to represent the EBRPD, educate the public and to protect the resources, to research, develop and conduct interpretive programs for school groups and the general public in the fields of environmental education, natural and cultural history and resource protection. Prepares and gives out-ofDistrict talks and presentations on natural science/cultural subjects. Coordinates, or assists the Supervising Naturalist in coordinating District special commemorative days and events. $4,005 - $4,603/ month + excellent beneﬁts. Contact: East Bay Regional Park District, Human Resources, 2950 Peralta Oaks Ct., Oakland, CA 94605-0381. Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Naturalist/Educator - At Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center it is our goal is to foster children’s love of nature in a safe, supportive environment. Campers spend most of each day outdoors, in small groups, exploring our 100 acres of forest, meadow and pond on the land of a former farm. Non-competitive games, music, stories, art projects and a cooling ride down our gentle water slide at the end of the day add to the BEEC camp experience. Children return year after year, excited to visit such special spots as Grandmother Tree, Winifred’s House, and Frog Pond. They also return knowing that there is much FUN to be had! Campers investigate the lives of their wild neighbors, learn naturalist skills, explore wildlife habitats, develop their sensory awareness skills, adventure off-trail, and discover a sense of magic and wonder in the Great
Outdoors! Begin or continue your training as a Naturalist Educator while exploring the outdoors and caring for youth ages 4 - 12. Gain valuable experience and knowledge in: group dynamics, curriculum design, facilitating activities, natural history, hands-on science & wilderness awareness skills. Qualiﬁcations: Prior experience in youth programming; Enjoy working with children outdoors; Familiarity with natural history topics; Ability to lead group activities; Friendly, Enthusiastic, Energetic; Team Player; Reliable; Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies or Primary Education preferred; First Aid & CPR certiﬁed; Able to walk 1 mile over uneven terrain; Able to lift & carry daypack. Contact: Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center, Arianna Alexsandra Collins, P.O. Box 2318, West Brattleboro, VT 05303. Email: BEEC@sover.net or BEEC1221@yahoo. com. Close Date: April 13, 2007. Environmental Educator - Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center is a residential facility operated by the University of Wisconsin-Extension & located on the Wisconsin River, two miles north of Wisconsin Dells. The center provides environmental education year round to 4-H youth & leaders. Our 310 acres of forested land features rock cliffs, canyons, caves, beaches & a variety of ﬂora & fauna. Responsibilities: Teach a variety of environmental education programs with an emphasis on wildlife, natural & cultural history, and forest & river ecology, care for science center animals, facilitate low ropes course, & assist in the general operation of the center. Qualiﬁcations: Ability to work in a team setting with enthusiasm & creativity, & the desire to teach summer 4-H county camp groups. Applicants must have at least a sophomore standing in college. A Bachelor or Associate degree in Education, Natural Science, Biology, Environmental Education or a related field preferred. Applicants should be lifeguard, CPR & First Aid certiﬁed or be willing to obtain these certiﬁcations before employment. Preference will be given to applicants with training and/or experience in environmental education, natural resources or youth development. Applicant must also be able to pass a standard criminal background check. Position Dates: June 4, 2007 through late August, 2007. Contract may be extended for future seasons. From $250-$290/week, plus room and partial board. Contact: UW-Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center, Toby Grabs, N194 County Rd N, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: May 7, 2007. Coordinator of Wildflower Garden Programs - The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is seeking an individual to coordinate environmental educational programs for Eloise Butler Wildﬂower Garden and Bird Sanctuary located in Theodore Wirth Regional Park. This seasonal position is responsible for program outreach (including press releases), participant recruitment, scheduling groups and part-time staff, organizing program activities, leading programs, training and assisting Visitor Shelter volunteers, serving as MPRB liaison for Visitor Shelter volunteer program and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: College coursework in environmental education, environmental sciences, biology, botany, education or related subjects; Previous experience working at a nature center, arboretum or similar venue; Competency working with Windows XP, Outlook, Word, Excel. Contact: Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board, Susan Wilkins, 3800 Bryant Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55409. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Diversity Coordinator - The Diversity Coordinator will work to enhance Nevada Outdoor School’s ability to reach the Spanish speaking community through needs assessments designed speciﬁcally for the Hispanic community, translating environmental education lesson plans into Spanish, design and implementation of family science program for Hispanic community, attending cultural signiﬁcant events for the Spanish speaking community to promote NOS and generate connections to promote awareness of opportunities available through the outdoor school. Bi-lingual in both English and Spanish required. Contact: Nevada Outdoor School, Milton Neuenschwander at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Seasonal Park Interpreter - Provides public information services, including orientation to the public regarding regional parks and trails; greets visitors and receives incoming calls; provides natural and cultural history information and roving interpretive services. Leads and assists with staff or volunteer-led interpretive programs and presentations. Assists in the maintenance of displays and exhibits and other nature center facilities, equipment and materials; researches, designs, develops and assembles interpretive displays, media and materials. Assists with various special projects/events on the behalf of the Interpretive Division at the assigned park. Two positions available: One position will be located at the Fountain Creek Nature Center. One position will be located at the Bear Creek Nature Center. Contact: El Paso County Parks, 105 East Vermijo Ave, Suite 103, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.
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Environmental Education & Eco Tourism Email: email@example.com. Close Date: March 30, 2007. Environmental Education Facility Coordinator - The Environmental Education Facility Coordinator is responsible for the design, implementation, coordination, administration, and supervision of the District’s two (2) environmental education facilities: the Environmental Learning Center (ELC) in Mokena, and the Four Rivers Environmental Education Center (FREEC) in Channahon. For both facilities, responsibilities include the coordination and administration of day-to-day operations and maintenance of the facilities, including all programs, events, and information services at the facilities. This responsibility involves supervising full-time employees, part-time employees, term employees enrolled in a teaching fellowship, and volunteers. Administrative duties encompass the creation and administration of facility operating budgets with revenue going to support the facility’s annual operating budget. Salary Range: Grade 19, $46,199 to $66,482. Contact: Forest Preserve District of Will County, Donna Suca, 17540 W. Laraway Road, Joliet, Illinois 60433. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Extension Educator - Forest Resources position, located in Rockingham County in New Hampshire. To work individually and in cooperation with co-workers, specialists, cooperating organizations and agencies. The individual is expected to develop, implement and evaluate programs that encourage an ecological approach to long term forest stewardship on private and community owned properties. Qualiﬁcations: Master’s degree required. Bachelor degree applicants will be considered, with person hired obtaining a master’s degree within seven years of hire. One degree must be in forestry and/or wildlife degree or closely related ﬁeld from an accredited institution. How to Apply: A full position announcement and instructions on how to submit an application for this position can be found on-line at www.unhjobs.com, job order #01693. Cover letter and résumé may be electronically attached with application. Computer access/assistance is available at the Human Resources Ofﬁce, 2 Leavitt Lane, Durham NH 03824 or call (603) 862-0501 (TTY Users (603) 862-3227). Close Date: Until Filled. Nature Education Intern - Mid-May – mid-August, this is a fulltime summer job for someone who wants to experience what it would be like to work at a Nature Center! Primary responsibilities are leading programs for school and other youth groups and serving as a day camp counselor for our summer programs. A wide variety of other experiences are possible, depending on interest, and will be negotiated at the time of employment. These activities include gardening, turtle research, dragonfly research, caring for our live animals (mostly herps, but also including a non-releasable bald eagle), developing displays for our upcoming exhibit, a variety of administrative tasks including record-keeping, reporting, promotion, and more. Must be 18 years of age and have an interest in, knowledge of, and comfort in the natural world, and experience working with children. Familiarity with Audubon is a plus. Contact: Jamestown Audubon Society, Inc., Jennifer Schlick, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown NY 14701. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Assistant - I FISH NY is a ﬁshing outreach program that targets urban audiences in the New York City and Long Island area. The program consists of in-class and out-of-class components. In-Class Component: I FISH NY travels to schools for a classroom visit, followed by a ﬁshing trip at a later date. Classroom visit topics include: ﬁsheries biology and ecology; ﬁsheries management and angling responsibilities; seafood safety and handling of catch; and ﬁshing techniques and tackle. Duties: Assistant would be involved in classroom teaching, lesson plan development, database management, and ﬁeld trips. Out-of-Class Component: Throughout the year, I FISH NY offers ﬁshing clinics and festivals for the general public. Events range from 30 to 2500 people. Some education programming occurs at these events. Duties: Assistant would be involved in planning and organizing events, volunteer management, teaching, and lesson plan development. Requirements: One year of experience in environmental education programs; or one year of college study with specialization in natural science, natural resources, or environmental education. Fishing experience on Long Island a plus, must be interested in teaching. Desired computer skills include: Microsoft Word and Access; Adobe Illustrator and In-Design. Contact: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Malynda Nichol, 50 Circle Road, Bureau of Fisheries, SUNY-Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11790. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: May 1, 2007. Naturalist Intern - Anticipated term of eight weeks beginning on June 25, 2007 and ending on August 17, 2007. This is a public serving position. The Summer Naturalist conducts educational, interpretive natural history and environmental education programs for residents and visitors. Assists with education department outreach, community events, and Nature Center programs. Assists in upkeep of interpretive site, program record keeping, and other tasks as assigned. Conduct educational programs, including but not limited
to: nature hikes (up to seven miles), nature walks, campﬁre programs, slide shows, multi-media programs, etc. Promote interpretive programs for residents and visitors. Assist with general care of Nature Center and garden. Qualiﬁcations: B.A. or B.S. preferred. Current undergraduate student in biology, environmental studies, environmental education, natural history interpretation, or related ﬁeld will be considered. Candidate must demonstrate strong communication skills. Must be able to speak effectively before groups, and interact constructively and well with others. Knowledge of broad themes in environmental education and the natural history of California are important. Outdoor education experience helpful. Self motivation, initiative and reliability are essential. Requires basic ofﬁce skills, record keeping, and organization skills. $140 Weekly Stipend, $500 Completion Bonus. Contact: Catalina Island Conservancy, PO Box 2739, Attn: Summer Internship , Avalon, CA 90404. Close Date: March 31, 2007.
Nature Station Interpreter Incumbent develops and delivers interpretive programs for a diverse audience, organizes and conducts curriculum-based educ pgms, leads outdoor excursions incling canoe trips, wildlife viewing van/boat tours, nature walks, etc. Cares for live wildlife exhibits including raptors, reptiles, wolves, and 40 other native wildlife species, maintains native plan gardens, and more. Hourly wage up to $11.05, plus health insurance premium or spending allowance, vacation. Contact: Land Between the Lakes Association (Friends of LBL), Jim Taylor, Director of Operations, 345 Maintenance Road, Golden Pond, KY 42211. Email: jtaylor@friendsoﬂbl.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Internship - The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association, a science and history based education, conservation, and astronomy and natural science research institution is offering six Discovery Class teaching internships for the summer of 2007. The Interns will gain valuable experience in natural science based curriculum development and implementation, teaching a variety of topics, and working with children ages 4 - 15. Interns will also work in other aspects of the organization through assigned projects. Speciﬁc duties will include: Workday that runs 8:30 AM - 5 PM Monday - Friday with occasional evening and weekend commitments as assigned; Designing and teaching morning and afternoon Discovery Classes for children; Assisting with daily operation of the Hinchman House Natural Science Museum; Involvement in special projects when not teaching including, but not limited to: development of a museum based family program, working with museum collections, leading story time for children, assisting with ongoing research projects, and assisting with education program development. Contact: Maria Mitchell Association, Darcie Vallant, 4 Vestal Street, Nantucket, MA 02554. Close Date: Until Filled. Seasonal Teacher/Naturalist - Habitat, a sanctuary of Mass Audubon, offers natural history day camp programs for children, ages 5-13. Set on 87 acres in Belmont, Habitat features perennial and vegetable gardens, ponds, vernal pools, meadows, and woodland trails. Instructors design and teach environmental education activities such as nature explorations, science projects, hikes, games, and nature crafts. Position requires bachelor’s degree in environmental education or related ﬁeld, work experience with children in outdoor settings and First Aid and CPR certiﬁcation. Housing is possible. Position runs from pre-camp training through the last day of camp (June 11th - August 24th). The following positions are available: Natural History Day Camp Instructors—Teach program for 8-10 campers, ages 6-9, that explores different natural history themes each day; Ecologists Instructors --Co-teach program for 16 campers, ages 10-13, that focuses on ecology, team building and outdoor survival. Program includes one overnight and a canoe trip per two-week session; Kindercamp Director and Instructor--Co-teach natural history programs for 12 campers, ages 5-6. Work with Camp Director in training and supervision of teen Leaders in Training (LIT). Starting at $9.00/hour. Contact: Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary, Jane Higgins, 10 Juniper Rd., Belmont, MA 02478. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: May 1, 2007. Field Faculty - Field faculty serve on three person teams that plan and lead a 13-week ﬁeld semester, providing in-ﬁeld supervision of students, student advising, pre- and post-semester logistics, and participation in faculty meetings and faculty committee work before and after the semester. Responsible for delivering two to three curriculums to undergraduates and graduates in an integrated, experiential format; driving a school bus; and leading backcountry trips. Requirements: Master’s or Ph.D. in environmental education, natural science or related ﬁeld, minimum 3 years relevant teaching experience with strong grounding in the following areas: group dynamics and group facilitation skills; ecological theory and practice; experiential education theory and practice; college-level advising skills; social change
educational theory and practice; cross-cultural education theory and methodology; and wilderness leadership skills. Preferred: Current Wilderness First Responder certiﬁcation and CDL/bus driving license. Contact: Audubon Expedition Institute, Lily Fessenden, Director, PO Box 365, Belfast, ME 04915. Close Date: Until Filled. Kids’ Club Group Leader - Under the direction of the program manager, develop, coordinate and implement recreational and educational lesson plans for before school youth groups. Work with and recruit program staff and volunteers. Assist with grants and fundraising to maintain position and expand programming. Develop lesson plans and assist with development of program curriculum. Provide recreational and educational programs for urban youth ages 7 to 12 from 6:30am-9:30am M-F. Recruit and enroll program participants. Recruit and supervise volunteers. Establish and assertively enforce rules that reﬂect the agency philosophy, policies and procedures. Work with adult members of the community such as parents to enhance development of the child. Collaborate with other agencies in the community and represent NH on community boards and meetings. Maintain positive working relationships with NH co-workers, participants, CBO’s, and Milwaukee area schools. Collect data and keep accurate records. Prepare reports as required. Help maintain NH gardens, art-shop, science lab, gym, roller skating rink, and computer lab. Assist in the interview process for prospective employees, volunteers and interns of the program. Assist with various maintenance and construction projects related to department. Other duties as necessary. Contact: Neighborhood House of Milwaukee, Audra Hale, 2819 W. Richardson Pl., Milwaukee, WI 53208. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Program Coordinator - The Leslie Science Center, and environmental education center in Ann Arbor MI offers natural history, hands-on, discovery based learning opportunities to school groups, scout groups and the general public. During the summer season we offer day camps to youth, preschool age children up to students that have completed 10th grade. Program Coordinators assist in the development and implementation of all programming including the opportunity to completely design their camp sessions. Additional responsibilities include: canoeing with 4th graders and above, creating and maintaining program props and equipment and possible raptor handling. Qualiﬁcations: Must have education and/or experience in the development and teaching/leading educational, cultural or recreational programs. Knowledge of natural and environmental sciences, speciﬁcally local ﬂora and fauna. Must have strong oral and written communication skills and enthusiasm for teaching, and work independently. Bachelors preferred. First aid, canoeing experience and lifeguard training a plus. Contact: Leslie Science Center, City of Ann Arbor, Francie Krawcke, 1831 Traver Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Center Manager/Seasonal Naturalist - Plan and teach environmental education programs to children, families, and groups at Kaler’s Pond Audubon Center, it’s trail and surrounding local parks. Assist with special events. Act as on site presence during nature center hours: answering questions from the public, selling items in gift shop, maintaining nature center exhibits and creating new ones as needed. Work with volunteers and local groups to conduct programs and accomplish the above tasks. Qualiﬁcations: Upper level undergraduate student or recent graduate in biology, environmental studies, environmental education, or related ﬁeld. A self motivated individual with the ability to work both independently and with people is essential. Experience working children, enthusiasm, and a willingness to learn are also desirable. Strong verbal and written communication and computer skills. Commitment to the Audubon mission a must. Contact: Audubon New York-Kaler’s Pond Audubon Center, Pam Musk, 200 Trillium Lane, Albany, NY 12203. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Mentor/Naturalist - A “professional naturalist” who is a college graduate or has equivalent experience. Staff in this role must have expertise, experience, and love teaching children in an outdoor environment. Responsibilities include leading daily ﬁeld studies throughout the preserve, leading or assisting in afternoon activities, and coordinating evening programs. Each mentor also adopts a camper cabin for the summer and serves as a valuable advisor and support system for the cabin counselor and campers. Please ﬁll out online application found on our website. Contact: The Green River Preserve, Pam Ritchie, 301 Green River Road, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Naturalist - San Mateo Outdoor Education is a ﬁve day resident outdoor education program for ﬁfth and sixth-grade students from San Mateo County. Our site is situated in the Santa Cruz mountains with over 1000 acres of natural wonders, old growth Redwood forest and organic garden to explore with our students. The California coast provides excellent opportunities to discover sea life in the tidepools, watch the migration of Gray Whales, go birding at a major stop-over along the Paciﬁc Flyway, and visit colonies of Harbor Seals. Naturalist Interns instruct a group of 15-5th or
6th grade students in basic ecological concepts and nature appreciation through an integrated curriculum and lead students on nature walks in various natural communities including: redwood forest, oak woodland, tidepools, marsh, and garden. Interns lead evening activities including: a night hike, ocean prep. class, folk dance, and skits. The internship includes 4 days of winter staff development and weekly in-services. Our mission is to provide an environmental education experience which brings about a greater social awareness for students from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and increases students’ knowledge and appreciation of nature. Contact: San Mateo County Ofﬁce of Education, Mark Nolan, 101 Twin Dolphin Dr., Redwood City, CA 94065. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 15, 2007. Interpretive Program Educator (Part-Time) - Present interpretive and educational programs to school groups, scout groups, the public, and summer camps; Assist in the preparation and development of interpretive programs, including preschools, scout and school groups, summer camps and outreach; Organize, implement and evaluate nature summer camps; Assure safety of program participants at all times; Must follow, administer and implement Wheaton Park District policies and guidelines; Ability to travel to program sites at various institutions; Able to transport and safely care for captive educational animals; Other duties as assigned. Qualiﬁcations: Substantial progress towards a bachelor’s degree in environmental education or life sciences preferred or an equivalent combination of training, certiﬁcation and experience in environmental interpretation; Knowledge of nature-related activities and crafts recommended; Experience working with children in both classroom and outdoor settings; Ability to present to groups of various ages and handle captive educational animals; Enthusiasm, reliability, ability to take initiative and flexible schedule required; Must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license and first-aid/CPR certification. Hours: Monday-Saturday (including some weekends and evenings). Up to 35 hours per week depending on program schedule. Contact: Wheaton Park District, Diane Hirshberg, 600 South Main St., Wheaton IL 60187. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Field Station Manager - The Robin Lange Field Station is a programming site of Teton Science Schools. Located in Bridger Teton National Forest, approximately one mile from the Kelly Campus of TSS, the ﬁeld station supports up to 24 students. Both Field Station Managers and students reside in platform tents, with no electricity and limited facilities. Students share the duties of food preparation and maintenance of the ﬁeld station. Duties: Under the guidance of senior Teton Science Schools faculty, ﬁeld station managers will be responsible for site maintenance, training and implementing Leave No Trace guidelines, and preparing meals for groups visiting the ﬁeld station. Teton Science Schools, Dale Gentry, PO Box 68, Kelly, WY 83011. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 15, 2007. Rural Alaska Camp Counselor - Must be a self motivated and mature person at least 21 years old. Enjoy adventure and travel. Believe in the purpose and value of Girl Scouting. Flexible and able to live in a variety of environments. Willingness to travel often in small planes seating 4 people or less. Understand the needs, abilities, and interests of young people. Accept all people and be able to work with people regardless of race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or lifestyle. Possess integrity, sound judgment, and the ability to make decisions and act wisely in an emergency. Have or be willing to obtain current Community First Aid/CPR certiﬁcation valid through the season. Opportunity to spend a life changing summer working in regions of Alaska that few people ever get a chance to visit. Airfare to remote villages valued at $14,000. Free room and board. Satisfaction in knowing that you have made a difference in the life of a girl! Stipend available. Season Dates: Mid May to Mid July starting with a 2 week staff training. Apply soon for the best summer of your life! Girl Scouts of Susitna Council, Amy von Diest, 3911 Turnagain Blvd, Anchorage AK 99517. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Program Leader - Design, prepare and teach environmental and outdoor education activities for summer day camp program on and around Mount Desert Island. Co-lead groups of 8-12 children, utilizing an interdisciplinary, creative, hands-on and minds-on approach to learning. Qualifications: Experience working with young people; current 1st aid, CPR, and water safety certiﬁcations (by start date); demonstrate enthusiasm, creativity, care, and ﬂexibility; for 5th-9th grades, preferably possess skills in canoeing and sea kayaking. George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, Dianne Clendaniel, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Visitor Program Aide Supervisor - The National Aquarium in Baltimore’s Conservation Education department is looking for a Visitor Program Supervisor to supervise visitor programs during weekends, holiday breaks, and summer. 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Environmental Education & Eco Tourism $11.50 per hour. Contact: National Aquarium in Baltimore, Human Resources, 501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: March 30, 2007.
Atlanta, Argentina Murphy, 800 Cherokee Ave, Atlanta, GA 30315. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 30, 2007.
Day Camp Counselor - Provides guidance, instruction and supervision for campers at natural history day camp program in accordance with Massachusetts Audubon Society’s educational goals, Massachusetts’s health and safety regulations and American Camping Association guidelines. Responsibilities: Participate in scheduled pre-camp training activities and other training as required; Lead small groups of children and adults in “hands-on/minds on” activities, cooperative games, and other outdoor activities, which facilitate natural history learning; Assist the Camp Director with day-to-day planning of camper activities and schedules.; Participate in daily meeting/planning sessions with other staff; Gather supplies, prepare materials, and set up program areas, if needed, before each program; Keep equipment and supplies clean and in working order; return supplies promptly to storage area(s); Protect the physical and emotional welfare of the campers and make independent safety decisions when needed. Assume additional related duties as requested. $8.25to $9.00 dependent on experience. Contact: Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary – Mass Audubon, Marla Cohen, 108 North Street, Norfolk MA 02056. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: May 15, 2007.
Education Specialist - Assist camp educators and program supervisors with all aspects of spring & summer camp including teaching, program development, and evaluation. Educate and inspire children ages 4 – 13. Develop and implement environmental education lessons, games, and activities. Work in a team environment, creating a safe and fun experience for children. Attend and participate in all Safari Team meetings; lead pack chats as needed. Participate as Game Master leading extended care games and activities. Communicate professionally with parents/guardians as needed. Perform animal encounters as a certiﬁed animal handler. Salary commensurate with experience ($9-12/hour). Contact: Zoo Atlanta, Argentina Murphy, 800 Cherokee Ave, Atlanta, GA 30315. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 30, 2007.
Horticulture Tech 1 - Installation and maintenance of plant materials, seasonal color, and turf for all zoo landscapes and animal exhibits; including pruning, pest management, greenhouse management, irrigation, and public interaction. Assist with supervision of seasonal staff and volunteers. Perform other related duties as assigned in order to achieve the goals and mission of the Zoo. Contact: Zoo Atlanta, Argentina Murphy, 800 Cherokee Ave, Atlanta, GA 30315. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: April 30, 2007. Day Camp Instructors (16 Positions) - Educate and inspire children ages 4 – 13. Develop and implement environmental education lessons, games, and activities. Work in a team environment, creating a safe and fun experience for children. Attend and participate in all Safari Team meetings; lead pack chats as needed. Participate as Game Master leading extended care games and activities. Communicate professionally with parents/guardians as needed. Perform animal encounters as a certiﬁed animal handler. Salary commensurate with experience ($8-10/hour). Contact: Zoo
Lead and Assistant Mentors - EarthWalk Vermont is a non-proﬁt education organization dedicated to cultivating a caring community of Mentors and Earth-Caretakers. We are currently looking for a few Lead and Assistant Mentors to teach, inspire, and care for small groups of students ages 6-14 in our nature-based mentoring programs; EarthWalk Village School and Summer Camps. Qualiﬁcations: Must be at least 21 years of age; A minimum of three years experience as a naturalist instructor working with children and/or teens; A commitment to healing the Earth and to Community; Compassionate communication skills; Naturalist and primitive skills; Creativity and ﬂexibility, and; Current First Aid and CPR Training. Contact: Earthwalk Vermont, Kim McKellar, Ofﬁce Coordinator, PO Box 21, Plainﬁeld, Vermont 05667. Email; firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: May 1, 2007. Program Coordinator - The Program Coordinator will work with surrounding school district and tribal reservations to schedule and implement environmental educational programs (classroom programs, summer day camps, backpacking trips, teacher’s workshops), align lesson plans and curriculum to state standards and guidelines to environmental excellence, develop and maintain a naturalist program, advertise environmental education programs through various media, help secure funding for all NOS programs. Contact: Nevada Outdoor School at nvoutdoors email@example.com. Close Date: April 1, 2007.
Graduate Student - Teton Science Schools in Jackson Hole, Wyoming is seeking college graduates and working professionals who are interested in pursuing a one-year, graduate program in the theory and practice of experiential education, ﬁeld science and leadership skill. Spend a year in Grand Teton National Park with the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem as your classroom. Earn graduate credits. Gain environmental education teaching experience in the classroom and ﬁeld. Participate in graduate level courses in education and the natural sciences. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit www.tetonscience.org or contact Tracy Logan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: May 1, 2007. Arts & Crafts Specialist (Summer) - Develop and implement arts and crafts that relate to themes and age levels. Schedule and plan art/craft classes for different age groups; up to 20 art/craft projects per week. Educate and inspire children ages 4 – 13 using art. Participate as Game Master leading extended care games and activities. Work in a team environment, creating a safe and fun experience for children. Attend and participate in all Safari Team meetings. Salary commensurate with experience ($8-11/hour). Contact: Zoo Atlanta, Argentina Murphy, 800 Cherokee Ave, Atlanta, GA 30315. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: April 30, 2007. Horticulture Program Specialist - The Morris County Park Commission, located in Morris County, New Jersey seeks a Horticultural Program Specialist. This enthusiastic, organized and experienced individual will conceptualize and coordinate year-round adult programming, teach horticultural classes to a diverse public, lead tours and train volunteer tour guides and manage an on-going community garden program. This position is part of the Horticultural Education Department, composed of 4 full time and 4 part time dedicated, passionate public garden professionals. The primary worksplace is The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, one of New Jersey’s premier public gardens. Secondary worksites are the Willowwood Arboretum and Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center. Qualifications: BS in horticulture or related field; valid drivers license; ability to work a ﬂexible work schedule including weekends, holidays and evenings; experience working in a volunteer environment; demonstrable skills in teaching, writing and desktop publishing. Compensation: Annual salary of $34,500.This full time (40 hours per week) position includes a full beneﬁts package with medical and
dental beneﬁts, vacation, sick leave and a pension program. Contact: Resume and cover letter to lparness@morrisparks. net. Close Date: March 30, 2007. Program Naturalist - Assist with the leadership and development of school and youth group programming. Develop and direct an Earth Adventures summer camp. Assist with the development and leadership of special events and family programming. Instruct children’s and tot classes. Contact: Emily Oaks Nature Center, Cheryl Toohey, 4650 Brummel St., Skokie, IL 60076. Email: catoohey@skokiep arkdistrict.org. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Trainer & Curriculum Director - The Education Department of the Wildlife Conservation Society, based at the worldfamous Bronx Zoo, seeks an experienced and dynamic educator to assume a major role in its on-line, local and international educator training programs. The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience in science or environmental education, a passion for wildlife conservation, and the creativity and excellent writing ability to create ﬁrst-class educational programs and materials. A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is required. Must be willing to travel within the United States and abroad. Fluency in a foreign language and international experience strongly desired. Frequent weekend work required. Attractive beneﬁts package including 3 weeks vacation. Send resume with cover letter to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box TTR, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Summer Camp Instructor - Summer Camp Volunteers act as assistant instructors for our summer camps and receive free training in youth mentoring (and have a lot of fun!). These volunteers get to choose at least 2 weeks in the summer to come to camp, and help support our instructors by leading and playing games and activities. Other perks may also be included. Contact: Wilderness Awareness School, Cyndi O’Brien, PO Box 5000, PMB 137, Duvall, WA 98019. Email: cyndio@wildernessawareness. org. Close Date: April 2, 2007. Conservation Educator - The Welder Wildlife Foundation is seeking a student interested in pursuing a Master’s degree related to conservation education to begin Fall 2007. This student would be supported through a fellowship/ assistantship program funded by the Welder Wildlife Foundation. Students enrolled in a program in wildlife
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EPFL plans a substantial strengthening of its School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC).
Significant start-up resources and research infrastructure will be available. We offer internationally competitive salaries and benefits.
As part of this effort at EPFL, we are in the process of recruiting a number of new faculty members in Environmental Engineering.
To apply, please follow the application procedure at http://enac.epfl.ch/facultypositions. The following documents are requested in PDF format: motivation letter, curriculum vitae, publications list, concise statement of research and teaching interests as well as the names and addresses (including e-mail) of at least five referees. Screening will start on March 1st, 2007. Further questions can be addressed to:
We invite junior faculty candidates with outstanding research records and potential in (1) Water Resources Engineering and (2) Environmental Process Engineering to apply for two Assistant Professor positions (tenure track). In special cases, a senior faculty appointment might be possible. Research areas of interest include: regional scale water resources management, natural risks, flooding, extremes, continental and global water resources, water and waste water treatment, membrane separation for water quality control, urban and industrial water systems, water, sanitation and global health. The successful candidates will establish and lead vigorous research programs. They will also be expected to interact broadly with colleagues throughout the School and EPFL and be committed to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
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Moving? Send us your address change ASAP so that you do not miss the next issue of the Green Careers Journal. Send an e-mail message with Subject: Address Change-GCJ to email@example.com or call (757) 727-7895 or fax to (757) 727-7904 Outdoor Education Instructor Summerton, South Carolina Instruct 4-8th grade students in the four areas of the natural resource components, as well as, incorporate the use of computers into the curriculum to strengthen reading, writing, science, and math skills. Additional programming would include: instruct night programs for participants, facilitate teamâ€™s initiatives, and games, and perform other duties that are required by the Outdoor Education/Educ. Technology Coordinator that relates to the program.
Forensics/Environmental Instructor Pickens, South Carolina Instruct 4-8th grade students in the areas of the forensic science components, instruct night programs for participants, facilitate teams initiatives and games, and perform other duties that are required by the Education Coordinator that relates to the program.
Qualifications BA or BS in Environmental Education, Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geology, Education or related field is preferred. Have basic computer experience (Microsoft Office) Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and a lot of energy. Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative â€œhands onâ€? teaching methods. Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt and work hard as part of a team pursuing an objective. Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors. Must be willing to work long hours.
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Environmental Education & Eco Tourism ecology, conservation, or management; or in a closely related environmental science or natural resource conservation ﬁeld are eligible. It is preferred that his/her research be in the area of human dimensions of wildlife conservation. Of particular interest to the Welder Wildlife Foundation are research projects associated with conservation education. The student chosen for this program will be required to complete a thesis as well as an assistantship in the conservation education program at the Welder Wildlife Refuge. This student will be provided a stipend while on fellowship at their universities and equivalent hourly wages while on assistantship at the Welder Wildlife Refuge. Housing will be provided while working on the Refuge. As an assistant in the conservation education program, the student will help plan and conduct both in-house and outreach education/training programs for teachers and public school/university students. The student will also assist with workshops, ﬁeld days, and symposia, public tours, preparation of educational materials, and maintenance of museum displays and biological collections. Qualiﬁcations: B.S. in wildlife related ﬁeld.A strong background in wildlife ecology, conservation, and/or management is important. Contact: Dr. Selma Glasscock at email@example.com. Close Date: April 30, 2007. Hunter Education Training Coordinator - This position serves as the primary training coordinator for the Hunter Education Program of the Fish and Wildlife Department. Duties include training volunteers, developing, evaluating and delivering curricula, and speaking on hunter safety topics to sportsmen’s organizations, civic organizations, and other groups as requested. Assists in overall operation of the Department’s summer Green Mountain Conservation Camps program. Works with other department staff and contractors to maintain educational program equipment and storage facilities. Sets up equipment, such as tents, electronic shooting traps, ﬁrearms, and displays for key department educational functions. Candidate must be comfortable dealing with hunting, trapping or ﬁrearms issues. Qualiﬁcations: Master’s degree in Natural Resources or Education, or Bachelor’s degree in natural resources ﬁeld, law enforcement, or education. At least 2 years experience in education or natural resources field. Contact: Chris Saunders at http://erecruit.per.state.vt.us/index.html. Close Date: Until Filled. Farm Educator - This is an education position that involves teaching hands-on formal and informal farm activities offered to public program participants ﬁve days a week, including at least one weekend day. Additional job responsibilities include farm chores, shuttle wagon tractor driving, gardening support, special event support, helping in youth volunteer supervision, and general guest services. Note: The work week is 5 days (1 day being a weekend day) Qualiﬁcations: Applicants should be enthusiastic about education and agriculture, should have good communication skills, have a valid driver’s license, be able to lift ﬁfty pounds, and be able to work weekends. Although applicants should have an educational bent, specific training will be provided. For information, contact Keely Deutsch by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by letter at Shelburne Farms, 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne VT, 05482. Close Date: Until Filled. Campus Field Coordinator - National Wildlife Federation is seeking a national Campus Field Coordinator who desires to works at the leading edge of a movement for campus climate action. College graduate with demonstrated interest in environment and climate organizing and practical solutions to global warming, especially in a campus setting. Minimum 3 years project management experience. Experience as an intern or professional staffer with college or environmental or social justice organizing and experience working with diverse groups of people. Experience training, writing, teaching, and facilitating dialogue as well as event planning and meeting coordination helpful. Phone, computer, writing, oratory, administrative, time management, organizing, scheduling, researching, assembling print or web packages and more. Ability to cultivate relationships with diverse communities. Aptitude to develop on-line community building skills. Please apply online at www.nwf.org/careergateway. Close Date: April 8, 2007. College Instructor - Tenure track position in Environmental Science and/or Physical Oceanography at Seattle Central Community College. Seattle Central Community College, Div. of Sci/Mat, SCCC, 1701 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122. Close Date: Until Filled. Counselor - Camp Counselors for Long Lake Conservation Center ’s (LLCC) summer camp program. LLCC is Minnesota’s original conservation education summer camp (40+ years), and a leader in conservation/environmental education. Tadpole day camp provides camp experience to youngsters in grades 1-4. Outdoor Explorers sessions serves 9-12 year-old youths. The Wilderness Skills week session serves campers who are 13-15 years old. Forkhorn I & II camps which are designed for beginning deer hunters ages 11-16. LLCC is located near Palisade, in north-central Minnesota. In the heart of Aitkin County, LLCC is part of the “north woods”. Counselor responsibilities: supervise, organize, and assist campers during sessions. oversee
campers in activities such as swimming, canoeing, outdoor recreation, and environmental education. Qualiﬁcations: at least a high school graduate/college-age young adult. ability to enjoy and work with adolescents is essential. love of the outdoors. prior summer camp experience very desirable, but not necessary. lifeguard experience very desirable, but not necessary. Application available on LLCC’s website (www. llcc.org). Close Date: April 15, 2007. Nature Center Specialist - Under direct supervision, coordinates, conducts and participates in environmental education and interpretive programs including nature walks, canoe outings, dip netting and special events for children, adults and seniors. Assists with development of departmental programs and performs other related duties as assigned. Qualiﬁcations: High School graduate or GED. Knowledge of wetlands, ecology and Florida’s plants and animals. Canoeing experience. Contact: City of West Palm Beach, Grassy Water Preserve, Penni Redford, 8264 Northlake Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33412. Email: PRedford@WPB. org. Close Date: April 30, 2007. Nature Kids! Summer Camp Leader - To lead daily summer camp activities, partake in summer special events, and assist with one overnight campout. Participate in orientation and staff training. Attend staff meetings. Develop and maintain a good working relationship with staff, campers and parents. Continually look out for the campers safety and well being. Assist in the daily clean up of the camp area and activities. Contact: Iron Oaks, Emily Kenny, 20000 Western Ave., Olympia Fields, IL 60461. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Naturalist Internship - Internships combine graduate study with professional experience. Earn graduate credits from Hamline University while gaining teaching experience, expanding natural history knowledge, and helping others develop an understanding and appreciation of the natural world. Duties include: teaching natural science and adventure programming classes, program and curriculum development, and care and training of educational animals including raptors. Room and board, graduate credits, $80/week. Contact: Audubon Center of the North Woods, Clarissa Ellis or Leah Holloway, P.O. Box 530, Sandstone, MN 55072. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Associate Director of Environmental Education - Oglebay Institute, a multidisciplinary charitable organization founded in 1930, seeks an experienced professional to lead the department’s growth in the areas of watershed science education. The Associate Director will develop, organize, and present service learning and environmental education programs for various audiences that inspire action. Speciﬁc duties include: facilitating the Mission Ground Truth:21 program, developing watershed service learning projects, coordinating professional development opportunities for preK-12 teachers, and presenting ﬁeld trip, outreach, and public programs to various audiences. Additional duties include: maintaining program equipment, managing program budgets, and coordinating volunteers. Working outside in the natural environment and a ﬂexible work schedule is necessary. The successful candidate will have: Experience teaching in various settings to multiple audiences. A Bachelors degree in the natural sciences, environmental education, or similar; candidates with signiﬁcant cultural, community, and/or education experience may also qualify. Proven record of engaging and inspiring both children and adults. Skills to work with a highly motivated team Preference will be given to those individuals with: Passion for environmental education and experience teaching watershed science. Knowledge of information technology relevant to education and scientiﬁc data collection. Contact: Oglebay Institute, Connie Moore, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Seasonal Naturalist - Seasonal naturalists both learn and teach. They learn through observation of & interaction with our creative & dynamic year-round staff. They teach by sharing knowledge with students, & also by bringing fresh insights and individual expertise to our community. Seasonal Naturalists come to LLCC for an entire academic year, September through May. Many Seasonal Naturalists are recent graduates with bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences, environmental education, recreation, or related ﬁelds. We also consider applicants from a wider variety of ﬁelds. Responsibilities/privileges may vary according to prior experience. Seasonal Naturalists are considered on a ﬁrst-come, ﬁrst-served basis. Openings available for the 2007-2008 academic year. Application available on LLCC’s website (www.llcc.org). Close Date: April 15, 2007. Dock Person Apprentice (Kayak Guide) – San Juan Island, WA. The Dock person (AG) is responsible for daily preparation of the touring kayaks and rental equipment. Their primary responsibility is to prepare and maintain the equipment in order for the tours to run smoothly. This person must also work closely with the desk staff to track the equipment being used, and to plan equipment usage. Knowledge and Skills: Beginner to intermediate level paddling experience or desire to have these skills. Background in natural sciences preferred. Working knowledge of small craft: kayaks, canoes,
motorboats or desire to learn these skills. Safety conscious, ﬁrst aid and CPR certiﬁed. People oriented, with strong communication skills. Strong work ethic, and team oriented person. Dynamic and fun to be around. We’re looking for individuals to contribute to our fun and diverse staff. Mechanical skills. Must be comfortable changing rudder cables, seats and other small details with kayaks, storage boxes, and appointment desk. Responsible, mature, happy, safety conscious, outdoor type. Rewards and Beneﬁts: up to $10 per hour, plus tips from the guides. Work in a worldclass, outdoor marine environment with fun, caring people, bald eagles, great blue heron, & other birds, river otter, wild mink, harbor seal, sea lion, orca, humpback, gray and minke whales. Discounts on outdoor gear and local restaurant. Free kayak and whale watching tours on a “space available” basis, discounts for family and friends. Make life-long friendships. Contact: Brian Goodremont at Fun@SanJuanSafaris.com. Close Date: March 30, 2007. Environmental Education Internship - Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia. Interns work directly with the refuge’s education staff throughout diverse habitats on this beautiful undeveloped barrier island. Interns prepare and present curriculum-based environmental education (EE) programs for school and youth groups, develop teaching aids, and assist with teacher workshops. Good oral and written communication skills. Applicants must be comfortable speaking in front of groups. A background in biology, wildlife management, education, recreation, or related ﬁelds and experience working with young people in an outdoor setting is desirable. $150/week plus housing. Contact: Laurel Wilkerson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Teacher/Naturalist - Plan and co-teach diverse programs in sensory awareness, natural science and general environmental education in a nature day camp. Lead groups of up to 16 children in pre-K through 4th grade. Some specialist positions are available for speciﬁc age groups. Qualiﬁcations: 18 or more years of age; environmental education, outdoor education or early childhood education experience required; strong interest in natural sciences preferred; enthusiasm for working with children and sense of humor a must. $290 per week/$310 for specialist positions. Contact: Catherine Arning at carning@newcanaannature. org. Close Date: April 30, 2007. Summer Camp Staff Positions - Galileo Educational Services is seeking college students and graduates for summer positions at Camp Galileo, recently awarded “Best Camp for Kids” in Bay Area Parent and “Best of the Bay” in San Francisco Magazine. Camp Galileo positions are for individuals interested in deepening their experience in education in a fun environment. Camp Galileo’s unique job beneﬁts include: continuing education credits, curriculum & training provided by institutions such as The Tech Museum of Innovation and the de Young Museum, a fun, nontraditional teaching environment, and access to Galileo’s network of prominent leaders in education. Five to eight week jobs at Camp Galileo available at 15 different Bay Area locations. College Students are eligible for Team Leader positions, mentoring groups of 16 kids and assisting in leading art, science, and outdoor programming. College Graduates are eligible for Lead Instructor positions, teaching art, science, or outdoor programming. Staff work with either Kindergarteners, 1-2nd Graders, or 3-5th Graders. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. For detailed job descriptions and our online application, visit http://www. galileoed.com/jobs. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Assistant - The Environmental Education Assistant assists in the operation of the irecycle@school Education Center ﬁeld trips for 4th and 5th grade and high school classes at the located at the Davis Street Transfer Station. The position receives dayto-day direction from the Education Center coordinator or program manager and reports to work at the Davis Street Transfer Station in San Leandro CA, operated by Waste Management Inc. The program is overseen by a senior program managerlocated at the StopWaste.Org ofﬁces. The position must be able to provide own means of transportation. For more details of job descriptions, please visit the agency website at www.stopwaste.org or call 510614-1699. Close Date: Until Filled. Youth Programs Director - Gore Range Natural Science School seeks an experienced educator to lead our Youth Programs department. The Youth Programs Director will join a team of two other Program Directors who are collectively responsible for forwarding the vision and mission of the organization by providing engaging educational programs. Serving over 14,000 youth and adults annually, the mission of the Science School is to raise environmental awareness and inspire stewardship through natural science learning experiences. Established in 1998, the Science School is quickly becoming one of the Rocky Mountain’s premier environmental learning organizations. This is a fantastic career opportunity for someone who wants to take a leadership role as the Science School embarks on the next phase of its program development, including establishing a new Environmental Learning Center serving the central Colorado region. The Youth Programs Director oversees
the Science School’s K-12 programming with public and private schools and our summer youth science programs. This includes supervising a team of Natural Science Educators who join the Science School for a 15-month Graduate Fellowship position. A signiﬁcant portion of the Youth Programs Director’s time is dedicated to mentoring Educators and overall youth programs development and coordination. Please view a more detailed job description at http://www.gorerange.org/about/index.html#6. Close Date: Until Filled. Stewardship Assistant - The Jackson Hole Land Trust is a non-proﬁt dedicated to preserving open space, wildlife habitat and agriculture in Jackson, Wyoming. Stewardship Assistant will assist the Land Stewards in overseeing all JHLT conservation easements. This includes: Documenting, archiving, and communicating ﬁeld data. Assisting with landowner and intra-ofﬁce correspondence. Participating in annual property monitoring visits & ﬁeld data collection. Assisting with property enhancements, weed control etc. Assisting with baseline inventory reports. Requirements: Currently enrolled or completion of a college degree in natural resources or conservation related ﬁeld. A passion for land conservation, strong clerical and organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, a working knowledge of the Jackson Hole area, its history and community. Mapping, GIS, GPS, and computer skills are desirable. Start date around 5/15 /07. $14/hr. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to: email@example.com or Stewardship Assistant Search c/o Adonia Ripple P.O. Box 2897 Jackson, WY 83001. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Interns - The Teton Science Schools of Jackson Hole, Wyoming is seeking four motivated interns who want to develop and enhance their teaching skills while working with children in outdoor settings. The Teton Science Schools has offered quality environmental education experiences since 1967. Our two campuses sit on the doorstep of Grand Teton National park, our wilderness classroom. The mission of the program is to connect people to nature through education. We offer direct learning experiences with the natural world through exploration of the landscape and wildlife of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Work Study stipend of $800.00 plus room and board. John Haskins, PhD Director of Education, Teton Science Schools, 1 Ditch Creek Road, PO Box 68, Kelly, WY 83011. Close Date: Until Filled. Marine Education Internships - Interns will learn how to convey marine-related content through lectures, labs, coastal ﬁeld studies and video conferencing. Training will be an ongoing process throughout the internship beginning with the most intensive training in Fall 2007. Interns will be exposed to a wide variety of teaching skills, and intensive studies of the estuarine system of coastal Georgia. Interns will teach a wide variety of marine-related topics to school groups in grades prek-12 students on site at the Marine Education Center. They will also be required to teach on barrier islands, in the salt marsh, and on our research vessels. Teaching duties are approximately 50% of the internship. The Center’s aquarium is open on Saturday and each intern will rotate working on Saturdays. Teaching duties with Marine Science Summer Camp will round out the internship during the summer. Additional duties include maintaining touchtank organisms, completion of a educational or research project, community outreach, clerical assistance, and misc. duties as assigned. Contact: University of Georgia Marine Extension Service, Internship Director, 30 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah GA 31411. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: April 15, 2007. Environmental Education Specialist - Live, learn, teach and serve in the mountains of Idaho. Idaho’s Mobile Environmental Education Corps. The McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) Mobile Environmental Education Corps (MEEC) is a one-year AmeriCorps service opportunity (August 13, 2007 - August 31, 2008). AmeriCorps members will earn 15 University of Idaho credits (graduate or undergraduate) as well as a Professional Certiﬁcate in Environmental Education. The major components of this program are: Field-based teaching experience in environmental education for 5th and 6th grade students. Graduate level courses in ecology, teaching, and outdoor leadership. Hands-on experience in non-proﬁt operation. $10,900 living stipend, $4900 education award. Contact: McCall Outdoor Science School, Greg Fizzell, PO Box 1025, McCall, ID 83638. Email: ﬁzzell@pcei.org. Close Date: May 1, 2007. Environmental Education Intern - Assist staff with public programs, special events, development of program materials, curriculum and/or displays. Will learn overall Conservation District operations through daylong experiences with other departments. Student or beginning professional in environmental education, interpretation, outdoor recreation, or natural resource related sciences. Have strong communication skills, energetic and enthusiastic about natural world; enjoy working with children and people of all ages, able to work as a team member. Experience leading outdoor enviro ed programs a plus. Valid driver’s license, must have own transportation. Involves working outside in all
Academic weather conditions, frequent walking of up to 3 miles per day sometimes on hilly terrain. May require the intern to assist staff in loading and unloading 80 pound canoes, and paddle up to 7 miles. Requires a sighted individual (vision corrected to 20/20) with normal hearing (corrected to within a normal audible range), to plan and conduct education programs and for interacting with employees and public. International interns (whether currently in U.S. or abroad) accepted through Council Exchanges only. Mid/late May through mid/ late August, 40-50 hour workweek, usually Monday through Friday, eight hours/day, with varying daily hours. Occasional 6 day work week and/or evening work may be required. $35 per day to max. $175 per week, complimentary housing available on a ﬁrst-come basis, worker’s compensation, training and safety equipment provided. Contact: McHenry County Conservation District, Deb Chapman, 2112 Behan Rd., Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Email: dchapman@mccdistrict. org. Close Date: May 5, 2007.
Brandywine Zoo is seeking a part time (30hrs/wk)Asst. Curator of Education to design and implement zoo programs such as Zoo Camp, Family Programs, school programs, outreach programs, special events, etc... This person must love people, animals, and teaching; be energetic, organized, team-oriented, creative, fun, and a self-starter. Degree in Education, science, or related ﬁeld required. Hours: September-June: PT, 30 hrs/wk. Flexible schedule includes some weekends and evenings. July-August: full time week days, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., during Zoo Camp. Beneﬁts: pro-rated sick and vacation. For more information visit the Brandywine Zoo website www.brandywinezoo.org. Fax resume to 302-577-7480 or mail to Curator of Education, The Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802. Close Date: Until Filled.
Manager and Lead Educator - The VINS Manchester Manager and Lead Educator is responsible for the daily operations and the delivery of quality programs from this satellite ofﬁce. Key elements of the position include: overseeing training and management of VINS Manchester permanent and seasonal staff, working with other education program managers in the evaluation and development of curriculum materials, and researching and building partnerships across the region to grow the program. Annual salary of $31,000.00 plus complete benefits package. Contact: Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Linda Conrad, P.O. Box 1281, 6565 Woodstock Road, Quechee, VT 05001. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled.
Conduct wolf education and natural history programs for the public and groups. Assist in program development for people of all ages. Lead interpretive walks and ﬁeld trips. Projects for the education department as assigned. Contact: International Wolf Center, Diane Johnson, 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN 55731-8129. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: May 1, 2007.
Spring Naturalist - Fenton Ranch is a residential environmental education facility owned and operated by Manzano Day School, a private elementary school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is located in a beautiful canyon in the Jemez Mountains 80 miles north of Albuquerque. The spring internship runs from March 27 to May 12, 2007. This position involves teaching environmental education programs to children ages 5-8, supervising meals with the children, free time and journaling activities, participating in campﬁres and other evening programs, attending to the logistical and maintenance aspects of running a residential program, as well as playing, laughing and sharing with very enthusiastic children. Applicants should have experience with elementary aged children, an appreciation for the natural world, and an interest in environmental education. They should be reliable, mature, enthusiastic, creative, independent, and team players. Please send a resume and letter to: Carolyn Nesbitt, Fenton Director email@example.com. If you have any questions please call 505-243-6659. Close Date: Until Filled. Waterfront Program Coordinator - YMCA Camp Chingachgook is located on beautiful Lake George located in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Outdoor Educators facilitate 1, 2 and 3-day outdoor, and environmental education, teambuilding programs, women’s weekends, Y Guide weekends, hosts a number of retreat and conference groups throughout the fall, winter and spring months. During the Summer we are a co-ed residential Summer Camp for children ages 7-15 offering a unique Hikes Program and run a vast Adventure Trip Program for over 250 teens. Responsibilities: The Waterfront Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Waterfront during camp programming as well as development and staff supervision and training. Qualiﬁcations: Desire to work in the out-ofdoors with all age groups; interest, degree or experience in education, science or outdoor recreation; flexibility; willingness to learn and the ability to have fun. Certiﬁcations in Red Cross First Aid and CPR or Wilderness First Aid preferred; Life guarding a plus. Three years or more of waterfront experience. Salary is dependent upon experience, skills, and certiﬁcations. Beneﬁts room & board. Contact: YMCA Camp Cingachgook, Sara Grube, 1872 Pilot Knob Road, Kattskill Bay, NY 12844. Email: SGrube@cdymca. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Curator of Education – Wilmington, DE. The
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Summer Naturalist - Join us for an unforgettable summer of working with people of all ages in the outdoors. Grow as an environmental educator and interpreter, and create an incredible network of contacts for careers within the ﬁelds of education, natural resource management and tourism. As a naturalist, you will receive formal interpretive guide training, and your main duties will be to research, plan and present nature walks, talks and evening programs at each of our partner locations (US Forest Service – White River National Forest, Holy Cross District; Vail Nature Center; Vail Resorts and Sylvan Lake State Park). Naturalists also rotate through a schedule of stafﬁng 3 nature/visitor centers, preparing and teaching natural history lessons to children in local recreation district day camps, conducting outreach at information booths, providing informal education while hiking trails, and assisting in on-going Science School projects. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS in science, education, or an environmental sciencerelated field; current Wilderness First Aid and CPR certiﬁcations; experience guiding or working with a variety of age groups; ability to work ﬂexible hours, including nights; a working knowledge of conservation issues, ecology and natural history of the Rocky Mountains (desired). To apply, send a completed application, cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references: Gore Range Natural Science School, Ann Stevenson, PO Box 9469, Avon, CO 81620. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Education & Diversity Programs - Non-proﬁt scientiﬁc society seeks Director to lead education and diversity initiatives. Knowledge of electronic learning and science and environmental education at both K-12 and higher education levels desired. Skill in communicating, grant writing and experience working with diverse cultures required. Masters in ecology, science education, or related field, and 5 years plus relevant experience required. Competitive salary and beneﬁts. Send cover letter, resume, salary history, and names of three references to: Associate Director Search, ESA, 1707 H Street, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20006; fax: 202. 833.8775. No phone calls. Close Date: Until Filled. Paid Summer Camp Intern - To apply for any of the positions listed below, please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. In cover letter, please specify the internship you which are applying. Backgrounds checks are required. No phone calls please. Interns facilitate summer nature camp programs at Discovery Creek’s site in Glen Echo, Maryland, Vienna, Virginia or Washington, DC. Interns teach camp activities, create/modify camp programs, and handle and care for the animals in the Museum’s collection. Experience working with young children, basic knowledge of science, and a high level of creativity and energy are recommended. Outdoor/environmental/science education backgrounds are a plus but not a necessity. For all Internships: Some evening work may be required; May be required to lift moderately heavy objects; Prepare to work outside in a variety of weather conditions In cover letter, please specify for which internship you are applying. Close Date: April 1, 2007. Director of Conservation Education - ICF is a conservation org. committed to safeguarding the world’s 15 crane species and their ecosystems. ICF seeks exp prof in conserv learning, communications, &/or public outreach. The Conserv. Ed. Depart. is undergoing enhancements to our central campus, an expanded national outreach program, & a new involvement in internat ed programming. CE Dir will lead staff/volunteers, & work closely with program directors and sr mgmnt to ensure quality in ed & info programming. Some internat travel. Must have: degree in soc. sciences, ed., communications, and/or mktg. (biology/zoology/ ecology backgrounds &/or significant
related experience may also qualify); proven record of organizing, inspiring, and mentoring prof. staff, and ability to work across multiple disciplines; skills with collaborative, team building approaches. Preference given to: knowledge of info tech, communications and mktg approaches to sharing scientiﬁc info & engaging public audiences; proven exp working in diverse international &/or cultural environs. Provide letter, resume, salary requirements, and three references. Process is conﬁdential. Send information to: Linda Foster (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Claire Mirande (email@example.com), 608-356-9462. Close Date: April 30, 2007. Education Intern – Denver, CO. The Education Intern will assist with the curriculum development, teaching, and administrative support of School, Family, and Volunteer Education programs. This internship requires the completion of an Independent Project developed under the guidance of the Intern supervisor. Intern should be willing to teach and conduct public presentations on a microphone, and have experience working with children. Position is unpaid with a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week for the semester. Please check the website for application deadlines per semester. For program details and application, please contact Alyce Todd/Intern Program Coordinator at (303) 5614563 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Environmental Education - The Director of Environmental Education will oversee education programs for the American River Conservancy, managing school programs, summer camps, trainings, and public programs for adults. American River Conservancy, Alan Ehrgott, P.O. Box 562, Coloma, CA 95613. Email: arc@arconservancy. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Camp Counselor – Norristown, PA. Elmwood Park Zoo is looking for a highly motivated individual to join its staff on a seasonal basis as a Summer Camp Counselor. Duties may include: creating and administering lesson plans on a week’s given topic to children ages 5 to 12 who attend our 6-week summer camp, work closely with the Summer Camp Coordinator and Education Department staff, and supervise campers on a daily basis. The person in this position must possess excellent organizational skills, ﬂexibility, and enjoy working with a wide age range of children. Minimum one-year completion towards an environmental education, biology, or related degree is required. Previous teaching or counselor experience is preferred. Interested candiates should send a resume and letter of interest to: Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA 19401 ATTN: Leigh Lightner, Educational Programs Manager OR fax resume and letter of interest to: 610-292-0332 ATTN: Educational Programs Manager. Close Date: Until Filled. Earth Adventures Camp Program Leader - Responsible for the safety and supervision of up to nine campers (6-11 year olds) while leading nature education and outdoor recreation activities. Earth Adventures is a day camp part of the Skokie Park District. Contact: Emily Oaks Nature Center, Cheryl Toohey, 4650 Brummel St., Skokie, IL 60076. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: April 1, 2007.
Assistant Professor of Mammalogy - The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks outstanding individuals to join our faculty as Assistant Professor of Ornithology and Assistant Professor of Mammalogy. These positions are charged with building successful teaching and research programs in their respective area of emphasis and will also serve as Curator of Birds and the Curator of Mammals for the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection. In this role, they will supervise and develop their respective collections, including frozen tissue collections. Additional information on these positions, the department, and Texas A&M University can be found at http://www.wfsc.tamu.edu. Successful candidates must have a PhD in an appropriate ﬁeld and demonstrated research excellence in ecology, evolutionary biology, systematics, genetics, or conservation biology as evidenced by a record of peer reviewed publications. Records of extramural research funding and experience in teaching are desirable. To apply: Indicate clearly the position you are applying for (separate applications are necessary for each position) and submit an electronic CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and philosophy regarding collections management and curation, plus contact information for three references to: Dr. Michael L. Morrison, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: March 31, 2007. Chair in Environmental Science - The University of Washington, Tacoma is seeking to ﬁll the newly endowed Port of Tacoma Chair in Environmental Science (funded by
the Port of Tacoma, SSA Marine, and the City of Tacoma ). Ph.D. required. The successful candidate will be appointed with tenure at the full-professor level and will have an active research program, a record of successful grant writing, an ability to conduct applied research relevant to the South Puget Sound, and a record of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to candidates who can conduct research and teach in ﬁelds with clear implications for the health of the urban estuarine environment. This includes, but is not limited to, ﬁelds such as the fate and transport of contaminants in aquatic systems, environmental remediation and restoration, stormwater runoff, or ballast water and invasive species. The successful candidate will also work collaboratively with other researchers at the University of Washington and with Urban Waters, a community based initiative, to expand externally funded urban marine research in the South Puget Sound. Appointment effective September 16, 2007. The rapidly expanding Port of Tacoma is one of the ten largest container ports in North America and was ranked as the top U.S. seaport in a recent readers’ poll conducted by Marine Digest and Cargo Business News for productivity, reliability and cost efﬁciency. Tacoma is the second largest city in western Washington and is undergoing a rapid revitalization, driven to a large extent by the University of Washington, Tacoma (UWT). One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UWT is a non-residential metropolitan university that currently offers undergraduate and graduate education to students of a wide variety of ages and backgrounds. UWT was established in 1990 and the Environmental Science program, started in 1996, has a strong curricular base in aquatic sciences. The Faculty at the University of Washington engage in interdisciplinary teaching, research, and service. For information about UWT and the Environmental Science program see our website at http://www.tacoma.washington.edu/ Applications and nominations should be submitted electronically to email@example.com should include a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research, teaching and community partnership experience and qualiﬁcations, as well as contact information for three references. For additional information contact Dr. Cheryl Greengrove at cgreen@u. washington.eduor by phone at (253) 692-5658. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Professor of Biology – New York. The Department of Biology at Hofstra University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position in any sub-discipline in Organismal Biology. The successful candidate will be qualiﬁed to teach an introductory Animal Form and Function course, as well as courses that compliment current and future department interests (including, but not exclusive to urban ecology, environmental biology, vertebrate biology, physiology, fresh water/marine biology). An interest in and/or experience with innovative teaching techniques is especially desirable. We seek an individual who is able to teach courses at a variety of levels, i.e. to non-majors, undergraduate majors, and Master’s students. Faculty in Biology must maintain an active research program accessible to both undergraduate and Master’s level students. The speciﬁc areas of research are open, however candidates who use an integrative, interdisciplinary approach are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and demonstrated teaching experience. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Candidates should submit a letter of application, their CV, statements of research and teaching interests (indicating speciﬁc and detailed teaching experience), and have three letters of recommendation sent to the following address: Faculty Search, Department of Biology, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1140. The Department of Biology is a medium-sized, diverse, and growing department. Additional information about the department, faculty, facilities, etc. is posted on the web at: http://hofstra.edu/biology. Close Date: Until Filled. Faculty Positions - Texas A&M University Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Faculty Positions in Mammalogy and Ornithology The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks outstanding individuals to join our faculty as Assistant Professor of Ornithology and Assistant Professor of Mammalogy. These positions are charged with building successful teaching and research programs in their respective area of emphasis and will also serve as Curator of Birds and the Curator of Mammals for the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection. In this role, they will supervise and develop their respective collections, including frozen tissue collections. Successful candidates must have a PhD in an appropriate ﬁeld and demonstrated research excellence in ecology, evolutionary biology, systematics, genetics, or conservation biology as evidenced by a record of peer reviewed publications. Records of extramural research funding and experience in teaching are desirable. Additional information on these positions, the department, and Texas A&M University can be found at http://www.wfsc.tamu.edu To apply: Indicate clearly the position you are applying for (separate applications are necessary for each position) and submit an electronic CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and philosophy regarding collections management and curation, plus contact information for three references to: Dr. Michael L. Morrison, Search Committee
Career Changers & Support Chair, [log in to unmask] Close Date: March 31, 2007. Assistant Professor - The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue University seeks to ﬁll a temporary, academic-year position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Fisheries Biology. The position is available for a minimum of 1 academic year, with the possibility of an extension. The successful candidate will join a vibrant department consisting of 30 faculty, 85 graduate students, and 255 undergraduates. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 2 courses each semester: Fisheries Management and Introduction to Environmental Conservation (fall) and Limnology and Fish Ecology (spring). Qualiﬁcations: A Ph.D. and evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Salary is commensurate with experience and training. To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, and contact information for 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Professor – Texas. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks outstanding individuals to join our faculty as Assistant Professor of Ornithology and Assistant Professor of Mammalogy. These positions are charged with building successful teaching and research programs in their respective area of emphasis and will also serve as Curator of Birds and the Curator of Mammals for the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection. In this role, they will supervise and develop their respective collections, including frozen tissue collections. Successful candidates must have a PhD in an appropriate ﬁeld and demonstrated research excellence in ecology, evolutionary biology, systematics, genetics, or conservation biology as evidenced by a record of peer reviewed publications. Records of extramural research funding and experience in teaching are desirable. To apply: Indicate clearly the position you are applying for (separate applications are necessary for each position) and submit an electronic CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and philosophy regarding collections management and curation, plus contact information for three references to: Dr. Michael L. Morrison, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. Close Date: March 31, 2007. Assistant Professor - This is a 12-month, non-tenure track position with the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station at San Angelo, TX. This position is part of an interdisciplinary research team that consists of Animal, Range, and Wildlife Scientists. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with other faculty at the research center and at Texas A&M University in College Station. The research program will investigate the effects and interactions of plant stressors such as herbivory, ﬁre, and drought on the competitive relationships of plants and the botanical composition of plant communities. The successful candidate for this position will also be expected to develop technologies that use herbivory, ﬁre, and other means to improve the ecological condition of rangelands in order to enhance their production and ecological services. The person in this position must be able to communicate and interact with land managers and landowners to develop a research program that is relevant to their needs. Development of a successful research program is dependent upon obtaining extramural funding. Interested individuals should apply online at http://greatjobs.tamu.edu. Complete the online application including a letter of application, curriculum vita, academic transcripts, contact information for three references and copies of one or two of your refereed publications. Please send materials unable to be submitted online to: Dr. John W. Walker, 7887 U.S. Hwy 87 N., San Angelo, Texas 76901. Interested persons can visit the center website at http:// sanangelo.tamu.edu for information on the programs at the San Angelo AREC or contact Dr. John Walker at 325-6534576 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Teacher - We seek applications for a Teaching and Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Biology starting Fall 2007. The fellowship is intended for a recent Ph.D. recipient in biology interested in pursuing an academic career in both teaching and research. This is a one-year position with the strong possibility of a second year; duties will be divided between teaching and research. The Postdoctoral Fellow will join a biology faculty deeply committed to a strong, research-oriented program involving undergraduate students. Teaching by the Postdoctoral Fellow will include a mentored experience in a foundation course (Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity) and two additional courses appropriate for the specialty of the applicant. Research will be conducted in association with a faculty member of the department and will include supervision of undergraduate research students. Mentoring in grant proposal writing will also be offered. Annual compensation is $38,400 plus beneﬁts. Please send a letter of application with curriculum vitae, transcripts, and separate statements of teaching and research objectives – including preferences for faculty mentor – to Dr. Damhnait McHugh, Postdoctoral Fellowship Search Committee Chair, Department of Biology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346-1398 and also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to this address. Close Date: Until Filled. Instructor/Assistant Professor – GA. This is a 10month tenure track position at the rank of instructor or
assistant professor. Duties include instructing courses in pest management, weed management, plant diseases, agricultural chemical application, fundamentals of plant protection, as well as assist with crop, turf and horticultural courses. Teaching responsibilities may include up to ﬁve classes with laboratories each semester. The faculty member will be expected to serve as an academic advisor and serve the campus through committee assignments. Minimum of a Masters Degree in Agronomy, Plant Pathology or related ﬁeld with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours or 30 graduate quarter credit hours related directly to plant protection and/or agronomic systems. College teaching experience is preferred, but evidence of teaching ability is required. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate ability in written and oral communication, and laboratory skills. A Complete A current resume’, a letter of application addressing the position’s responsibilities and Application: qualiﬁcations, unofﬁcial transcripts of all college work, and contact information for at least three references. Contact: Tim Marshall at: email@example.com(Preferred). Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Professor - Teach human anatomy and physiology and introductory biology. Ph.D. required in physiology, anatomy or related ﬁeld. Interest in advising pre-health students desirable. Applicants must provide letter of application, current vita, copies of transcripts, names, addresses and phone numbers of three references, and evidence of teaching and scholarly success (including a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of potential for conducting research and directing undergraduate research). Applications should be addressed to Dr. J. Orion Rogers, Chair, Department of Biology, Box 6931, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until positions are ﬁlled. All positions begin August 10, 2007. Positions include responsibilities for teaching, advising, university service, and professional contributions. Some teaching in the evenings and off-campus should be expected. A terminal degree in the speciﬁed ﬁeld by the time of employment is required. Ph.D. required in physiology, anatomy or related ﬁeld by the time of employment. Close Date: March 30, 2007. Visiting Assistant Professor - McDaniel College invites applications for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Biology, with botanical emphasis, to begin fall 2007. Responsibilities include courses in ecology, botany, and environmental health, as well as participation in the freshman course and senior research projects. Applicants must be willing to participate in the College’s general education programs. Ph.D. strongly preferred; all but dissertation required. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement about research to be done with students to: Dr. Wilbur Long, Biology Department, McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157-4390 Electronic applications should be addressed to e-mail: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled.
of research accomplishments and future research objectives, PDF ﬁles of recent publications (designating one paper as the representative paper which must be published after June 2004), and two letters of reference to Professor Shing-Rong Kuo, Faculty Search Committee Chair, School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, NTU., Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 10617, Taiwan. (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: +886-2-33664609; Fax: +886-2-23654520). Close Date: April 13, 2007. Part-time Instructor, Ecology - The School of Life Sciences and the Division of Educational Outreach at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invite applications for a parttime instructor to teach in the UNLV GS-0401 Educational Program. Students are federal wildland ﬁre management personnel from various states in the western US, who enroll in eight intensive two-week courses over a 14-month period. Courses include Fundamentals of Life Science, Principles of Modern Biology II, Principles of Ecology, Plant Ecology, Field Ecology, Conservation Biology, Biogeography, and Ecosystem Management. We seek a candidate to teach Principles of Ecology, which examines basic ecological principles at the individual, population, community and ecosystem levels. The class will be held 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday, April 30-May 11, 2007. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in biology or a closely related discipline; candidates with prior teaching experience and experience working with federal land agencies are preferred. The salary is $5,500 for the course. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy relevant to the GS-0401 Educational Program, a statement summarizing the candidate’s research interests, and contact information for three professional references (at least two of which are previous supervisors). Send applications to Dr. Beth Newingham, School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4004 or e-mail to email@example.com. For further information, please contact Dr. Newingham. Close Date: Until Filled.
Research Professor The National Environmental Research Institute, University of Aarhus, Denmark, will establish a position as research professor of marine ecology with focus on biological oceanography, arctic ecology, ecological modelling and/or biogeochemistry in marine environments. The position is expected to be ﬁlled by August 2007, or as soon as possible thereafter. Deadline for applications is 30 March 2007. For more information, see the full job ad at Vacant positions at NERI. Close Date: March 30, 2007.
Associate Professor - The Department of Biology at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenuretrack position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Terrestrial Ecology . The Department of Biology is strongly committed to excellence in research, and both undergraduate and graduate teaching. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience, and be prepared to establish an active externally-funded research program. We are particularly interested in candidates who emphasize the use of innovative research approaches to understand factors that regulate ecological structure and function at community, ecosystem or landscape scales. Candidates should be committed to enthusiastic and innovative teaching. Salary will be commensurate with qualiﬁcations and experience. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, the names and address of three individuals willing to provide letters of reference, and a 1-2 page outline of their proposed research program to: Ms. Gini Ivan-Roth, Secretary to the Chair, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1 . This information may also be sent via email to: givan@uwaterloo. ca. Close Date: March 31, 2007.
Assistant Professor - The Department of Biological Sciences at Mount Holyoke College invites applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 20072008 academic year. The successful candidate will teach introductory ecology with laboratory, an advanced ecology course with laboratory in the person’s specialty, and will mentor student research in ecology. The Department is committed to engaging students in active research as well as providing an excellent curriculum. Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2000 students and 200 faculty. The college is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River Valley and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts. Mount Holyoke is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Afﬁrmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of color are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, transcripts, brief statements of teaching and research interests and reprints of not more than two relevant publications. Applications and three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Ecology Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075. For more information go to http://www.mtholyoke. edu/acad/biol/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
Forestry Professor - The School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University currently has three positions available. All positions are full-time tenure (Full Professor) or tenure-track (Associate or Assistant Professor), available and starting from August 1, 2007. Qualiﬁcations: Applicant must hold a Ph.D. (preferably with postdoctoral experience) in one of the specialized areas as described in www.fo.ntu.edu.tw/job.htm/Position.pdf. The successful candidate must exhibit excellent quantitative, verbal, and written communication skills and the willingness and ability to work with faculty, students, staffs, administrators, and industry clientele. Candidates applying the rank of professor must have demonstrated ability in attracting external funding. Qualified applicants are encouraged to send relative documents including: a letter of application (please specify your specialty, rank of position), a curriculum vita, a photocopy of Ph.D. diploma, academic transcripts, Ph.D. thesis, a brief description of teaching proposal, a summary
Assistant Professor - The Vancouver Campus of Washington State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in environmental geophysics. Area of research emphasis is open, but candidates working on surface or shallow sub-surface processes are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate a high potential for establishment of an externally-funded research program. Teaching duties are expected to consist of two courses per year, to be spread across the curriculum (i.e., graduate, upper-division and lower-division/general education undergraduate levels), plus mentoring graduate students and directing graduate student research. Required: Ph.D. in a geophysics-related discipline with primary expertise in environmental geophysics by date of hire. Preferred: demonstrated ability to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses; successful externally-funded research program; strong publication record; and ability to
contribute to WSU’s diversity goals in research, teaching and/or service. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to conduct research or instruction in an interdisciplinary setting, to mentor diverse students, to complement the strengths of existing Science Programs faculty in Vancouver and elsewhere within WSU, and to help build a new research and teaching program in Earth Systems Science. WSU Vancouver offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and is expected to double its student body (currently 2,300) and faculty in the coming years, with science and engineering as an area of emphasis. Research expectations and teaching loads are consistent across the four WSU campuses. WSU, a Tier I research institution, offers competitive salaries and start-up packages. WSU Vancouver is located across the Columbia River from Portland, OR and offers signiﬁcant opportunities for research, a variety of neighboring institutions and agencies for collaboration (e.g., the USGS Cascades Volcanoes Observatory), and an excellent quality of life. Send: 1) a cover letter discussing training and experience as related to the required and preferred qualiﬁcations, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research interests and accomplishments, 4) statement of teaching philosophy and interests, 5) copies of two publications, and 6) three letters of reference to: Stephen M. Bollens, Environmental Geophysics Search, Washington State University Vancouver, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98686-9600 (phone: 360-546-9116; fax: 360-546-9037). Close Date: Until Filled. Chair - The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University seeks a Chair to lead a new Department of Geography and the Environment that will administer undergraduate degrees in Geography (BA), Environmental Studies (BA), and Environmental Science (BS). We seek an individual committed to undergraduate education in a liberal arts setting and whose experience and expertise reﬂects a dedication to interdisciplinary study that bridges the natural/physical sciences and the social sciences. The Chair will provide vision and leadership that will guide the evolution and growth of this new department and its degree programs. The department will consist of existing Geography Program faculty and other faculty on campus with joint appointments. The department will be housed in newly renovated ofﬁces, with a new geographic information systems/remote sensing laboratory to support teaching and faculty/student research. The Chair will oversee the hiring of a full-time permanent GIS technician and a 2-year term teaching post-doctoral fellow. Funding has been secured for at least one new tenure-track faculty line. The Chair will seek external funding and maintain an active research program that involves students. The Chair may mentor graduate (Masters level) students through a joint appointment in an appropriate department within the College. Appointment will be at the Associate Professor or Professor level, with a starting date of August 2007 (when the new Department will be formally initiated) or January 2008. Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae, a statement of administrative philosophy, a description of research plans, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and ofﬁcial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to: Geography and the Environment Chair Search Committee, Dean’s Ofﬁce, 105 St. Augustine Center, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085. Close Date: Until Filled.
Circulation Analyst - National Wildlife Federation, America’s conservation organization passionate about protecting wildlife for our children’s future, is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to serve as Circulation Analyst for NWF’s Children’s Publications (Ranger Rick, Your Big Backyard and Wild Animal Baby). Bachelor’s degree. At least three years experience in a sales/marketing organization, membership, association, magazine circulation, direct response fund raising, database or direct mail marketing. Proﬁciency in MS Excel/MS Access. Further OLAP tool experience a plus. Possesses excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills. Please apply online at www.nwf.org/ careergateway. Close Date: April 8, 2007. Manager - National Wildlife Federation is seeking a dynamic and dedicated worker to serve as an Internet Technology Manager. Qualiﬁcations: Bachelor’s degree in the ﬁeld of business management or information technology. Five years experience developing information architecture and accompanying relational databases and web-enabled applications; building and maintaining server and network systems; and relying on experience and judgment to optimize use of resources. Ability to effectively provide guidance to develop applications, give timely and helpful coaching to improve systems. Experience working in large organization working with all levels of staff and management. Minimum 5
Gardener - Duties include planting trees, shrubs, ﬂowering plants, pruning, fertilizing, watering and maintaining irrigation, nursery management, etc. to maintain the landscape beauty of the 265-acre facility. Speciﬁc experience in the cultivation and maintenance of tropical plant material, as well as temperate plants, capacity to manage greenhouses, and the capacity to organize and manage staff work, are highly desirable qualities. Qualifications: Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years experience with indoor plant maintenance, gardening and greenhouse management Associate’s Degree in Horticulture, Botany, Plant Science or related science preferred.Valid New York State driver’s license. Starting salary in the high $30’s.Beneﬁts include 3 weeks vacation, medical/dental, 401K and on site parking. Send resume with cover letter to include salary history to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources Department, Box Garden, Bronx, NY 10460 or email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled.
Scientific Writer Salt Lake City, UT. We are actively seeking to ﬁll a Scientiﬁc Writer position in any one of our Salt Lake City ofﬁce. This position is a regular, full-time salaried position. Salary will be based on individual qualifications and experience. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in environmental science/ management, biology, botany or related fields. Master s degree a strong plus. At least three (3) years of responsible experience in writing small and large scientific documents. Excellent organizational, oral, written, and analytical skills, and superior command of grammar and composition required. Highly familiar with MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat. Experience writing NEPA documents and with NEPA regulatory programs. Must be able to multi-task and remain ﬂexible. GIS or graphics skills a plus. Must have current eligibility to work in the United States (SWCA does not provide sponsorship for work visas at this time). Willingness to learn, have fun, and grow into increased management responsibilities. Contact: Jason Gerster at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 1, 2007. Pesticide Applicator - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo is seeking a bright, self-motivated, individual for the Certiﬁed Pesticide Applicator position in the Wildlife Health Sciences Department. Candidate will work with all departments of WCS to control pest species; perform a variety of control actions utilizing chemical, mechanical, and environmental and biological controls to achieve an overall reduction in the level of target pests to an acceptable level; protect the collection of animals, visitors and employees from contact with chemicals used; maintain accurate records of all pesticide applications, pest management activities, quantity and method of application of chemical pesticides used to achieve control of pest present. Must have excellent writing and record keeping skills. Qualiﬁcations include DEC licensed applicator with categories 7A and 7F preferred, New York State drivers license. Salary low to high $30’s. Beneﬁts include 3 weeks vacation, medical/dental, 401k & on site parking. Send resume/cover letter to include salary history/requirements to: 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx NY 10460 Code: STCPA or email@example.com Type in Box STCPA. Close Date: Until Filled. Member Center Guide – Baltimore, MD. The Member Center Guide will support the Membership department of the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in delivering an engaging experience by continually improving member relations skills and general job performance. The candidate will have the opportunity to gain experience in the customer service and non-proﬁt ﬁelds! The qualiﬁed candidate for this position will perform a variety of assigned duties in all aspects of the Membership department including, but not limited to, data entry, membership sales, taking membership photos and sweeping and picking up litter; lifting, moving and organizing stock; and greeting, interacting with and giving general direction to zoo members and guests. This person will create a positive experience for each guest as a result of their interaction and look for ways to improve service. Other responsibilities include following all membership and Maryland Zoological Society policies and procedures, resolving guest issues efﬁciently, effectively and with guest satisfaction and remaining trained and up to date on safety procedures. Must be able to work ﬂexible days and hours to include holidays, weekends and evenings; must also be able to work a full shift. Minimum Qualiﬁcations: Must be able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including computer, telephone and radio and must be able lift up to 50 pounds; and stand during the entire scheduled shift. Contact: Lisa Grosman Email: humanresources@marylandzoo. org Email Subject Line: Zoo Employment- Member Center Guide. Close Date: Until Filled. Maintenance Manager - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo is looking for a Maintenance Manager. The
qualiﬁed applicant must be an effective team leader with integrity & a passion to achieve excellence who will work w/the Assistant Director of Maintenance in performing all necessary managerial functions including but not limited to: direct supervision of 50+ union and non-union employees in the maintaining and preservation of 265 acres of parkland including lawns, grounds, parking lots, outside perimeter, including snow removal park wide on a year-round basis. Responsibilities include assuring the cleanliness of rest rooms & ofﬁce buildings maintained by department staff, record keeping, scheduling personnel & maintaining timesheets. Must be proﬁcient with Microsoft Word & Excel to create spreadsheets & other aspects to collect, process & analyze data. Must have a valid NYS Commercial Drivers’ License w/knowledge of & ability to operate heavy equipment. Must be able to work weekends, holidays & nights on a rotating basis. Beneﬁts include 3 wks vac, med/den, 401K & on-site parking. Salary mid $50’s to mid $60’s. Send resume & cover letter w/salary requirements to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box STMM, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460 or hr@wcs. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Landscape Designer - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo is looking for a Sr. Landscape Designer. The ideal candidate must be able to conceptualize, design, and supervise a multidisciplinary team in developing and designing landscape architecture projects and animal exhibits for all ﬁve Wildlife Conservation Society living institutions. This person will work closely with programming, interpretation, architectural, graphic, and other Exhibition and Graphic Arts Department staff (as well as animal experts, curators, horticulturalists, and so on in other departments). Additionally, the candidate will create landscape design strategy and concepts for zoo and aquarium exhibits, supervise design, design development, and document production of various exhibit projects with an emphasis on landscape design. Candidate should posses a Bachelors or Masters degree in Landscape Architecture. Ability to create concept sketches, layouts, and renderings, 5-10 years experience in Landscape Architecture, some experience in zoo design and AutoCAD proﬁcient. Beneﬁts include 3 wks vac, med/den, 401(k), & on-site parking. Salary mid $40s low $50s. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please type STSLAD in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Prep Chef - The Green River Preserve is a privately held 3,400-acre mountain wildlife preserve and summer camp for bright young naturalists. We offer one, two and three week programs for 9 to 15 year-olds and several two-week Expeditions on the Outer Banks and in the Blue Ridge Mountains and Rivers for 14 to 17 year-old high school students. All our programs combine adventure, learning, and outdoor fun to create an unforgettable and life enhancing experience tailored to the needs of gifted children. This small, co-ed, and non-proﬁt program features daily ﬁeld trips with professional naturalists to play under waterfalls, taste edible plants, track wild animals, and explore a rare and diverse protected ecosystem. Afternoon elective activities include rock climbing, pottery, BB skeet, drama, archery, ﬂy ﬁshing, crafts, fencing, outdoor living skills and many others. Evenings offer music, campﬁres, story telling, and non-competitive, low stress games. The session highlight includes overnight camping on the preserve with cookouts and seasonal berry picking for a breakfast of pancakes. Only 112 campers are accepted per session at Base camp so that we provide an impressive 3 to 1, child to staff ratio, one of the best staff-to-child ratios in the camping world. The opportunity for a community of young nature enthusiasts to learn and explore together is a profound, uplifting and fun antidote to a child’s “nature deﬁcit disorder”. Contact: The Green River Preserve, Trey, 301 Green River Road, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718. Email: email@example.com. Close Date: May 9, 2007. Facilities Staff - The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for managing the day-to-day and long-term operations of the camps operated by the Mendocino Woodlands Camp Association under the direction of the Facilities Director. The Facilities Staff Member resides on-site and will insure that the camps are stocked with adequate supplies, will prioritize and complete cleaning, repairs and other tasks for the camps, will assist other Facilities Staff Members and/or Woodlands staff as needed and will interact with campers, other staff, State Parks employees, volunteers and the public. Previous experience in camp caretaking, small water system operation, community living and working, and/or maintenance trades is desired. Work is project based during the winter and customer service oriented during the camper season from March-Nov. The camp and surrounding area are ﬁlled with natural beauty and outdoor recreation possibilities. Emphasis is placed on a willingness to do a variety of tasks from hauling garbage to repairing water systems to dealing with customers. Though the facilities staff often works alone, and must be self-motivated and organized, the successful candidate will also have strong communication skills and the ability to be a part of a small community in a remote area. The position will be open until it is ﬁlled. The ideal start date would be in the ﬁrst week of March. See the website for a more complete job posting. Contact: Mendocino Woodlands
Camp Association, Brian Storms, PO Box 267, Mendocino, CA 95460. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Purchasing Specialist - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo seeks a Purchasing Specialist for their Purchasing department. Candidate will be mainly responsible for preparation of formal and informal bids, bid evaluations, processing requisitions, purchase orders, record maintenance and inventory, receive and interview salespeople, and building relationships with suppliers. Ideal candidate should possess a college degree or equivalent experience, a working knowledge of both purchasing and accounting fundamentals; a thorough knowledge of fundamental business procedures; 3-5 years experience in actual purchasing; a working knowledge of appropriate business and communications software (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Internet Explorer) and Must have strong verbal, written and computer skills. Benefits include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K and on site parking Please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Wildlife Conservation Society, email@example.com please type in subject code STPS. Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Interns - PEC is seeking to hire several interns for the summer of 2007. Project ideas are ﬂexible. An Environmental Economics and Conservation Real Estate Intern is wanted to look at data on sales prices of land under easement, as well as lands adjoining eased properties and analyze the recent trends in conservation real estate. An analysis of how these trends have changes over time would be useful as well. The internship would also be a great opportunity to learn about real estate law, appraisals, and the conservation easement process. A Conservation Easement Case Law Intern is wanted to assist the Land Conservation attorney in researching and analyzing conservation easement case law. The intern would also assist generally with the conservation easement process, property rights issues, and Land Trust Alliance accreditation. See our website: www.pecva.org for more information. to apply send resume and cover letter to Megan Manner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
Senior Coordinator National Wildlife Federation is seeking a dynamic and dedicated worker to serve as Senior Coordinator. Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. in environmental education, communications, human relations/ psychology, or related subject. 4 years experience in volunteer administration and management, project management or fund-raising. Knowledge and experience with volunteer management and administration, including coordinating small-scale and large-scale events. Ability to work independently with dual virtual supervisors. Self-motivated and proficient with Microsoft applications. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Please apply online at www.nwf.org/careergateway. Close Date: Until Filled. Associate Coordinator - National Wildlife Federation is seeking a dynamic and dedicated worker to serve as Associate Coordinator. This person will be responsible for: Assisting with small-scale and large-scale volunteer restoration events. Helping recruit and train volunteers, maintaining volunteer and event records, and supporting volunteers through communications, recognition and advocacy. Working with managers of designated sites in the planning and evaluation of events. Helping with identifying and cultivating partners to achieve project goals, as well as supporting partners and volunteer partners. Qualiﬁcations: B.A. or B.S. in environmental education, communications, human relations/psychology, or related subject. 2 years experience in volunteer administration and management, project management or ofﬁce management. Knowledge and experience with volunteer management and administration, including coordinating small-scale and large-scale events. Self-motivated and proﬁcient with Microsoft applications. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Please apply online at www.nwf.org/careergateway. Close Date: April 6, 2007.
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