Written by Nancy Douglass/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Title: Florida Shorebird Partnership Coordinator
Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Pay: $20.00/hour (starting)
Location: Lakeland Florida
Start Date: mid-February
Closing Date: when filled
Description: This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to conservation of shorebirds in Florida. This position is directly responsible for the continued development and management of a statewide network of partners focused on conservation of shorebirds and seabirds (shorebirds) in Florida, The Florida Shorebird Alliance (FSA). The position maintains the content of the FSA website (www.FLShorebirdAlliance.org), promotes and supports local and regional partnerships, designs and coordinates surveys and monitoring efforts, works with agency staff to develop shorebird conservation measures, and assists with data management and management of the agency’s online database (www.myfwc.com/shorebirds).
Requirements: Seeking a candidate with the skills and enthusiasm to expand this successful program. Intimately familiar with the identification, biology, and conservation of seabirds and shorebirds. Excellent communication and coordination skills. Adept at use of websites and social networking as communication tools. Masters degree or minimum 3 years professional experience in wildlife conservation. Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
Application: Send resume and cover letter to Nancy Douglass (Nancy.Douglass@MyFWC.com).