Title: Sanctuary Management Interns (2)
Job Description: Assist with management of Houston Audubon Sanctuaries on the
Duties: Control exotic plant species by cutting, pulling, mowing and herbicide application. Erect sanctuary signs, post boundaries, maintain fences, pick up trash, and perform other tasks as necessary. Interact with sanctuary visitors. Bird censusing and nest monitoring may be included. Use all tools and equipment in a safety conscious manner at all times.
Qualifications: Excellent physical condition. Ability to perform hard physical work for extended and irregular periods, under adverse conditions and in all extremes of weather. Mechanical aptitude and knowledge of machinery. Experience with chainsaws and other power tools. Ability to work with a wide variety of people and to work independently of supervisor. Enthusiasm for working outdoors. Personal vehicle necessary.
Minimum Qualification: College coursework in natural or biological sciences.
Benefits: Travel expenses between sanctuaries reimbursed.
Salary: $10 / Hour (10-hour week)
Last date to apply: February 16, 2009
Starting date: March 10, 2009
Documentation needed: Resume with cover letter and 2 references.
Contact: Winnie Burkett