Help Wanted: Coastal Ranger at Milford Point
The Connecticut Audubon Society invites applicants for a seasonal position at 35 hours per week beginning March 1 through October 1, 2020 as Milford Point IBA Coastal Ranger.
The successful candidate will perform the following duties:
- Interact with visitors to the Coastal Center and explain the purpose of the IBA and the need to protect the threatened species breeding there. The Ranger will be present for weekend patrols of critical breeding habitats.
- Lead environmental education walks on the coast and marsh and share research data collected.
- Collect data on avian species and submit appropriate checklists into E-bird for the 2020 summer season.
- Collect specific data on the breeding birds utilizing Milford Point – Piping Plovers, Least Terns, American Oystercatchers and Purple Martins.
- Investigate and document the distribution of horseshoe crabs and diamond-backed terrapins sand their use of Milford Point.
- Prepare summary reports.
This position will report to the Senior Director of Science and Conservation.
Send cover letter and application to: Connecticut Audubon Society, Milford Point Ranger position, 314 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824, or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Connecticut Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse Board, staff and membership body. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Founded in 1898, the Connecticut Audubon Society operates nature facilities in Fairfield, Milford, Glastonbury, Pomfret, Hampton, and Sherman, a center in Old Lyme, and an EcoTravel office in Essex.
Connecticut Audubon manages 19 wildlife sanctuaries encompassing almost 3,300 acres of open space in Connecticut, and educates over 200,000 children and adults annually. Connecticut Audubon is an independent organization, not affiliated with any national or governmental group.