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Fall Hawk Migration Counter

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location New Jersey - America North
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 25/07/2016
Company Name Audubon
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Responsibilities:  Duties include identifying and recording migrating birds of prey, entering data into the Hawk Migration Association of North America database, and interacting with the public.
  • Identify and count all migrating raptors
  • Maintain daily data entry into new digital platform, and follow backup data procedures as needed
  • Keep appropriate records for rare sightings
  • Provide daily summaries for post on various NJ Audubon/Cape May Bird Observatory outlets
  • Some data entry in MS Excel possible
  • Provide end of season summary report for NJ Audubon publications in timely manner
  • Familiarity with bird migration and strong background identifying raptors in flight a must 
  • Careful data collecting skills a must
  • Applicants should have experience interacting with the public and excellent interpersonal skills
  • An enthusiastic and motivated self-starter who is also a strong team player
  • Willingness to work irregular hours under sometimes difficult field conditions
  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces, climb multiple steep steps and  lift 25 lbs as necessary
  • All applicants must have their own vehicle, and a valid, driver’s license to operate a vehicle in NJ.
Start Date: August 25, 2016
End Date:  November 30, 2016
Salary: $1,400 - 1,800/month, commensurate with experience.  Housing available.

Application Deadline:   July 15, 2016
Qualified  individuals may apply by sending  cover letter of interest, resume, and three references as a single PDF document (including email and phone contact info)  to hr.cmboseasonal@njaudubon.org
Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying.
New Jersey Audubon (NJA) is a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization. Founded in 1897, and one of the oldest independent Audubon societies, NJA is not connected with the National Audubon Society.  New Jersey Audubon is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
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