Dec 21, 2019
The Nature Conservancy OFFICE LOCATION Coleharbor, North Dakota, USA. Audubon National Wildlife Refuge ND401 A LITTLE ABOUT US Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 74 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter. The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond. YOUR POSITION WITH TNC The Piping Plover Management Tech. is responsible for the implementation of plover habitat management projects and piping plover nest monitoring at TNC's John E. Williams Preserve and USFWS Audubon National Wildlife Refuge. Position will begin early-April and end early- September. There is potential for this position to be re-hired (April-Sept) over the next two years. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Complete annual monitoring of piping plover populations, nest success, and fledgling success on the John E. Williams Preserve and Audubon National Wildlife Refuge. Participate in the collection of research data on plover habitat enhancement projects. Contribute to a final report summarizing plover monitoring and management activities. Will be required to complete and obtain a North Dakota Pesticide Applicators License (if not already obtained) May be required to submit a Background Check for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service May perform other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Associates Degree in natural resources; environmental studies or equivalent combination of education and 6 months' experience. Experience managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple sources. PREFERRED QUALIFICATION Multi-lingual and/or multicultural experience appreciated. Completed at least two years in natural resource management field of study. Knowledge and field experience in ornithology highly preferred. Ability to perform with a minimum of supervision and work cooperatively with a wide range of people. Ability to operate all-terrain vehicles, motor boats, 4x4 trucks, trailering, and complete outdoor work using hand tools. Experience with bird monitoring and identification preferred. Willing to work long and irregular hours under adverse environmental conditions. Willingness to live and work in an isolated rural environment and share living quarters and travel frequently. Ability to collect and analyze data and produce written reports. Current North Dakota Pesticide Applicators License preferred. Current Department of Interior Motorboat Operator Certification Course (MOCC) preferred. Demonstrated ability to be a team member and work toward a common goal AUTO SAFETY POLICY This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at www.nature.org/careers . Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record. SALARY INFORMATION Job Family: Science Job Number: 850001 Salary Grade: 3 $15-17/hr. Housing offered at no cost to employee during term of employment. HOW TO APPLY To apply to position number 48326, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 19, 2020. Click "submit" to apply for the position or "save for later" to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration. If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact firstname.lastname@example.org . The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.
Professional Diversity Network Coleharbor, ND 58531, USA Full-Time