Channel Islands Biosecurity Fellow; California

Agency
The Nature Conservancy
Location
Ventura, CA
Job Category
Fellowships & Scholarships
Salary
Living Allowance: $655/week, Housing Allowance: $1,100/month
Last Date to Apply
10/15/2022
Website
https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/channel-island-biosecurity-fellow/po-00734002
Description
The intern will work closely with The Nature Conservancy’s Island Biosecurity Manager to complete a variety of tasks, including: assisting with the development of various educational outreach products; creating and testing tools for detecting invasive species; assisting with mainland invasive trapping efforts at key departure points; conducting inspections of cargo, and correcting deficiencies as necessary; reviewing images for non-native species from remote monitoring cameras; installing wildlife cameras and other invasive species detection tools; interfacing with the public to promote biosecurity awareness; writing sections of plans and reports; analyzing data.
Qualifications
Desired qualifications include: a completed bachelor’s degree in science-related field; proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; excellent verbal and written communications skills; strong hiking skills and comfort working outdoors; experience working in a team setting; ability to complete tasks independently within assigned time frames; strong organizational skills and attention to detail. We are ideally looking for a recent (2-3 years) grad who is not currently in school. To apply for the position, visit https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/channel-island-biosecurity-fellow/po-00734002
Contact Person
juliana.matos@tnc.org
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