Avian Ecology Program Specialist: Florida

Agency
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve / FIU
Location
Naples, FL
Job Category
Full time Positions
Website
https://pslinks.fiu.edu/psp/jobs/CUSTOMER/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1000
Salary
$36,467.00
Last Date to Apply
03/30/2017
Description
Job Summary

****POSITION LOCATED IN NAPLES, FL*****

Assists with the logistics ofnew programs designed to enhance the connection of the Reserve┬┐s research programs to the education and outreach community.
Assists with the seasonal closing of least tern and snowy plover nesting areas within the Reserve and posts and maintains educational signs at critical nesting areas closed to public access.
Assists with scheduling and planning of the annual partners meeting.
Updates and maintains the Reserve library database.
Provides assistance in planning logistics and assists as one of the field trip guides for the annual Southwest Florida Nature Festival.
Assists with field collections of grab and diet nutrient samples for analysis by contracted laboratory.; Assists staff biologist visiting researchers and Audubon staff with bird monitoring and collecting samples. conducts monitoring of shorebird, beach nesting and wading birds with ability to identify common and uncommon species.
Maintains the database associated with biological monitoring projects in the Reserve as assigned.
Assists with other aspects of research at or management of the Reserve and facilities as needed. , such as special events and lab tours for guests.
Provides assistance in the event of an emergency on/at the Rookery Bay Reserve site including pre-storm preparation, post-storm clean-up and replacement of stored goods to ready the site for operation after a storm; or other services assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
***THIS IS A RE-POST of opening ID 512925***

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or GED and six (6) years of office or related experience coordinating functions of an office or department.

Desired Qualifications
Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.

Demonstrates the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.

Works in a fast-paced environment.

Enter data and perform basic statistical analyses using spreadsheet software.

Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in Biology, Environmental Science or related field;

OR
a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Biology, Environmental Science or related field and two years of marine ecology laboratory and field experience.

Knowledge of basic marine ecology and coastal waterbird ecology and related management issues; laboratory and field QA/QC protocols for environmental sampling and analysis, laboratory safety procedures, small vessel operation, navigation and safety.
Demonstrates professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other's view of the world, personalities and working styles.

Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals. Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.

Environmental: Responsibilities may require working outdoors in South Florida's extreme climate and dense mosquito populations.

Advertised Salary
$36,467.00

Work Schedule
Begin time: 8:30 AM
End time: 5:00 PM

Pre-Employment Requirements
Criminal Background Check

How To Apply
Current Employee
As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest.

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

*This posting will close at 12 am of the close date.

How To Apply
Prospective Employee
If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process.

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12 am of the close date.
Qualifications
See job description and qualifications at link below.

Interested applicants MUST APPLY ON FIU'S WEBSITE BELOW.

https://pslinks.fiu.edu/psp/jobs/CUSTOMER/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1000
Contact Person
Brita Jessen brita.jessen@dep.state.fl.us
Contact eMail
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