These positions (up to 2) are with the Delaware's Species Conservation and Research Program to assist the State Coastal Avian Biologist with the Delaware Shorebird Project. Primary responsibilities include recruiting, scheduling, training, and leading volunteer scientists to collect migratory shorebird data during the May field season, coordinating field activities and volunteer logistics, data management, and participating in fieldwork to include capturing and banding shorebirds using cannon nets and re-sighting marked shorebirds. Daily work requires walking up to 5 miles in sand, operating and trailering small boats, carrying equipment, and using a spotting scope to distinguish colored leg bands and coded flags on shorebirds at a distance. Duties outside the May field season include data entry and management, assisting with other field projects, preparing reports and outreach materials for volunteers and the public using GIS, Excel, and Access. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled.
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Six months experience in conducting field work to collect environmental or ecological samples and survey data.
- Six months experience in analyzing and evaluating data.
- Six months experience in math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, or decimals.
- Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
- Six months experience in narrative report writing.
- Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
- Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
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