Naturalist-Georgia

Agency
Lodge at Little St. Simons Island
Location
Little St. Simons Island, GA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$8.00/hour; Benefits: • Housing and meals provided • Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance • 401K Plan with match • Paid vacation/holidays
Start Date
08/27/2018
Last Date to Apply
07/06/2018
Website
http://www.littlessi.com
Description
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. Naturalists provide exceptional experiences for Lodge guests in Natural History education through a variety of guided activities (hiking, biking, kayaking, birding, fishing, herping). 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. • Trail and road maintenance. • Assist with maintenance and cultivation of ½ acre Organic Garden. • Give and receive positive feedback.
Qualifications
Application Deadline/Contact: Deadline is July 6, 2018. Please email resume, letter of interest including three references to: Stacia Hendricks: stacia@littlessi.com. Start date: August 27, 2018 Minimum Requirements: • Outgoing personality: strong communication and leadership skills. Abundant enthusiasm. • B.S. degree in Biology or related field. • Driver’s license. • Some working knowledge of: bird and reptile identification, saltwater fishing (spin, fly), 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 the island. 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.
Contact Person
Stacia Hendricks
Contact Phone
9122308588
Contact eMail
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