The National Audubon Society is hiring a
The National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization that protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. We work throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon’s state, regional, national, and international programs, nature centers, and chapters have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action. As a sentinel species, we recognize that the fate of birds is inextricably tied to the fate of us all.
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The seasonal Research Associate will work on the Everglades Science Centers fish crew and report to the State Director of Research. Their primary responsibilities will be laboratory work and recording data. The positions will last for approximately 12 weeks with an hourly rate of $15.00 per hour and an estimated 40-hour work week.
The seasonal Field Technician is a full-time position assisting essential research studies. Their main focus is identifying prey fish populations within the mangrove zones of the Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park, and the Florida Keys. Data for this project was previously collected using a 9M2 drop system, throw traps, and seines throughout the mangrove coastal zone during the winter of 2022.
Responsibilities will primarily consist of identifying fish, recording data onto lab sheets, and accurately entering data into databases. Applicants may occasionally be asked to assist with other tasks associated with the various projects at Everglades Science Center.
The start Employment period will run from June to August 2023; some flexibility may be granted within those dates. Candidate must have reliable transportation.
This position is on-site at Audubon Florida Tavernier Science Center.
$15.00 / hour
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