jueves, 13 de marzo de 2014


at off the coast of Rye, NH among the beautiful Isles of Shoals
Duration: begin early-May and run through mid-August

White and Seavey are located 6 miles off the coast of Rye, NH among the beautiful Isles of Shoals. The project manages for Common, Roseate and Arctic Terns. Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, resighting of bands, tern diet studies, productivity monitoring, banding, predator management, and outreach. Staff will live in the lighthouse keeper’s cottage, on White Island, with limited amenities (solar electricity, composting toilets, no running water). Position will begin early-May and run through mid-August. Start date is negotiable. Stipend of $1500 - $4000, based on experience, with room and board provided.

Please send a resume, cover letter and three references to MELISSA HAYWARD (EM: shoals.terns@gmail.com).

Qualified applicants should have a degree in conservation biology or ecology, wildlife biology/management, environmental science or related disciplines. An applicant should have experience in overseeing and participating in data collection and management, establish a daily work schedule based on approved protocols, bird identification, and banding. Applicant must be in excellent physical condition (capable of climbing over rugged terrain and able to lift 50 lbs.), the ability to live and work in close quarters for extended periods of time, enjoy working independently and with others. Applicant must have own insurance.