We are currently accepting applications for a Coastal Biologist in our Mobile office. Birmingham Audubon’s Coastal Biologist will carry out the coastal scientific protocols and priorities established by the Science & Conservation Director, ensuring that scientific and stewardship tasks are performed with care and competence. Reporting to the Coastal Programs Coordinator, the Coastal Biologist will work directly with volunteers, interns, and seasonal stewards to protect nesting sites against threats from human disturbance in both Mobile and Baldwin Counties. He/she will also work with other staff to execute our outreach and educational mandates, and to advance our research goals.
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Deadline: 30 August 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
at least a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in biology, ornithology, ecology, or a related discipline;
∙ a working knowledge of North American coastal-bird biology, phenology, and diversity, as well as the ability to readily identify both common and rare Gulf Coast water birds;
∙ at least three years of applied field experience with demonstrated success in bird monitoring;
∙ experience with and a working knowledge of eBird;
∙ demonstrated success in managing volunteers;
∙ excellent oral and written communication skills;
∙ a strong team ethic;
∙ a willingness to work long hours outside, in harsh field conditions, sometimes alone;
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∙ a willingness to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends, as the job demands, and to travel overnight, as necessary.
∙ experience with basic office equipment (e.g., printers, scanners, telephones) and advanced birding equipment;
∙ a willingness to submit to a background check;
∙ a valid driver’s license and independent means of transportation.