Audubon of Florida’s
In addition to the duties described above, technicians will be expected to assist with other on-going projects at this research center which include SAV surveys, as well as banding and nest monitoring of roseate spoonbills. Applicants may be required to work long and unpredictable hours alone, in the sometimes-harsh environment of South Florida (e.g., heat and humidity, intense sun exposure, boating in rough seas, exposure to myriad biting insects including mosquitoes and flies), capable of working in close proximity to crocodiles, alligators and snakes, and tolerate project mishaps like broken boats/vehicles, schedule cancellations due to weather, etc. with good humor.
B.S. with a background in marine, estuarine, or wetlands ecology (or similar work experience).
Applicants need to have a valid driver’s license, experience with small boats, and operating vehicles with trailers.
Heavy lifting is required.
A successful candidate will exhibit a strong work ethic, work well in teams and independently in the field.
Individuals who have field experience in
Additionally, a basic knowledge of boat maintenance and repair is preferred.
If interested in the position please send a cover letter and resume with 3 references electronically to Michelle Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing Date for this posting is November 8, 2009 and the starting date for the position will be in early January 2010.