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Permit and Band Manager

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Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 31/12/2013
Company Name BioDiversity Research Institute (BRI)
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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.


Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) seeks a conscientious and detail-oriented
permit and bird banding data manager for our non-profit organization located
in Gorham, ME. Dedicated to assessing emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems
through collaborative research, BRI has 15 years of experience using scientific
findings to advance environmental awareness and inform decision makers. 
BRI receives governmental (federal, state, and local), foundation, and industry
funding to perform scientific research throughout the continental U.S. and

The permit and band manager will report to the Data Management Director
in support of these and other data management tasks for BRI. The employee
will be responsible for requesting biological sampling and import permits
from state, federal and international agencies; track permit expiration
dates and file amendments to existing permits; and prepare annual reports
for each state and federal agency on the numbers of samples collected under
each permit.  The candidate will work closely with BRI staff to address
current and future permitting needs. In addition to permits, the candidate
will manage bird band inventory at BRI, record band data, and submit annual
band reports to the USFWS. The candidate will also be expected to be very
involved in data management and work closely with the Data Management Director
to organize, compile, and QA/QC data as necessary.  Some limited fieldwork
will be required in support of BRI's many research projects.  The candidate
will be expected to travel and work in this capacity, sometimes in remote
and difficult environments.

Qualified candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in biology, environmental
studies, or closely related field. Successful candidates should be detail-oriented
and have a track record of excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Candidates must be able to use Microsoft Excel. Database skills such as
knowledge of Microsoft Access and mapping skills will be beneficial to this
position, but not required. The successful candidate must possess a genuine
interest in supporting BRI's mission and a strong desire to be part of a
non-profit work environment.

This is full-time, 40 hour per week position.

Please submit a letter of interest and CV to:

Andrew Gilbert
Biodiversity Research Institute
652 Main St.
Gorham, ME 04038

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