Eco-Lodge Naturalist – Georgia

Agency
The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island
Location
Little Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
Hourly wage (TBD) Full time (40 hours per week) Housing and all meals are provided. Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, 401K Plan with match, Paid vacation/holidays
Start Date
06/15/2021
Last Date to Apply
04/21/2021
Website
https://www.littlestsimonsisland.com
Description
Full Time Naturalist Position on Little St. Simons Island, Georgia Salary: Hourly wage (TBD) Full time (40 hours per week) Housing and all meals are provided. Application Deadline/Contact: Deadline is April 24, 2021. Please email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references in a single document to Nate Ramey (nate@littlessi.com) prior to April 24th Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Start Date: June 2021 Little St. Simons Island (LSSI) is a privately-owned barrier island in coastal Georgia accessible by boat only. Its Lodge is a destination for as many as 32 overnight guests with extraordinary opportunities for bird watching, wildlife viewing, fishing, hiking, and kayaking. The island is a member of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network and is recognized internationally as an Important Bird Area. As a naturalist, your primary focus would be facilitating the many activities offered by the lodge for overnight guests; birding, hiking, fishing, kayaking, etc. Basic Job Responsibilities: • Primary focus is Natural history education programs in: bird watching, reptiles, coastal plant communities, marine invertebrates, fishing, and conservation. • Cleaning and maintenance of equipment: vehicles, kayaks, motorized skiffs, fishing equipment, bicycles (bike mechanic knowledge a plus), optical equipment et cet. • Giving occasional presentations concerning Natural History topics related to Coastal Georgia. • Trail and road maintenance. • Give and receive constructive feedback. Benefits: • Housing and meals provided • Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance • 401K Plan with match • Paid vacation/holidays
Qualifications
Minimum Requirements: • Outgoing personality: strong communication and leadership skills. Abundant enthusiasm. Ability to self-manage and prioritize tasks without direct supervision. • B.S. degree in Biology or related field. • Driver’s license. • Working knowledge of: bird and reptile identification, saltwater fishing (spin, fly, surf), kayaking skills, plant communities of the coastal plain habitat. • Computer literate in Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint. • The position requires that the successful applicant live on a small private island with limited boat access. • Due to our unique situation and limited accommodations we are unable to accommodate spouses/children. • No pets are permitted on the island. • CPR, first aid certified. Physical Requirements: • Ability to lift and carry 75 pounds. • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions, humidity, biting insects, unpleasant odors Application Submission: Please email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references in a single document to Nate Ramey (nate@littlessi.com) prior to April 24th 2021. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Contact Person
Naturalist Manager: Nate Ramey
Contact eMail
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