[PCA] Pollinator Partnership Position Announcement, 2020 Field Researcher - Springdale, Arkansas
ab at pollinator.org
Tue Dec 3 09:14:48 CST 2019
Dear conservation partners,
Pollinator Partnership is looking to hire a part-time, seasonal, field
researcher for a monarch project in Northwest Arkansas. The position
description and application instructions can be found below and a PDF is
attached for easy sharing.
Please circulate this job announcement widely.
*Monarch Wings Across America: *Part-Time Field Researcher
Deadline to apply: January 17, 2020
See full job announcement online at https://www.pollinator.org/careers
*Paid Field Research Opportunity - Northwest Arkansas*
The Pollinator Partnership (P2) seeks to hire a motivated, detail-oriented
Field Researcher in Northwest Arkansas.
The Field Researcher will provide programmatic support for P2’s Monarch
Wings Across America (MWAA) program. MWAA involves a multi-component
campaign to address the recent alarming decline in monarchs and the
fragmentation of the annual migration through research, ground-truthing,
technical guidance and outreach. MWAA supports the spectacular migration
through monarch habitat planting.
The Field Researcher should be comfortable working outside and willing and
able to work across various habitat settings.
*Primary Duties and Responsibilities*
- Study site evaluations and plant establishment assessments.
- Primary plant-pollinator interaction data collector; including
richness and abundance data gathering, and site characteristic monitoring
(plant lists and photographs).
- Some site maintenance during monitoring visits.
- Bi-weekly data transmissions to the Program Manager.
- Participating in data collection and habitat monitoring training.
- Coordinating site visits with the Program Manager and MWAA Partners.
*Personal and Professional Qualifications*
- Access to a dependable vehicle and personal vehicle insurance coverage
- Proactive, quick learner, with the ability to see and track small
- College degree (or proof of current enrollment in an accredited
- Plant and/or pollinator identification skills
- Dependable, well-organized, and detail-oriented
- Computer literate (MS Office programs)
*About the Pollinator Partnership*
The Pollinator Partnership (P2) is a not-for-profit organization whose
mission is to protect and restore populations of pollinator species. As the
world's largest organization devoted exclusively to the preservation of
birds, bees, butterflies, beetles, and bats, P2 plays a key role in
preserving terrestrial ecosystems, promoting agricultural productivity, and
enhancing local communities through pollinator-centered work.
P2 has been actively supporting the conservation and protection of
pollinators throughout North America since 1996. A multifaceted approach
using original science; habitat preservation and creation; policy outreach;
and public education has helped us achieve our goals in pollinator
conservation. 20 years of success include the institutionalization of
pollinator policy into government and industry practice, the creation of
habitat across North America in urban areas and key wild land landscapes,
providing local citizens and school with educational materials, and working
to increase our scientific knowledge of pollinator populations.
For more information, visit www.pollinator.org.
*Location: *Springdale, Arkansas.
*Deadline to apply: *January 17, 2020.
*Schedule: *The Field Researcher will be required to conduct bi-weekly data
collection visits to the study site between March and November 2020.
*Compensation:* This is a contract position. $125.00 per day for field work
and $12 per hour for office work. Mileage to and from the project site will
be reimbursed dependent on the researcher’s location and will not exceed a
*How to Apply: *Interested candidates should email the following
information to Amber Barnes at ab at pollinator.org:
- Cover letter describing why you are a good fit for the position
- Attach the resume and cover letter as 1 PDF
- Please name the email subject and attached PDF “Arkansas Field
Researcher – Last Name, First Name ”
*An inability to following the instructions above will result in an
automatically rejected application.*
No phone calls please.
Wildlife Conservation Ecologist,
Great Lakes Region
475 Sansome St., 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
e: ab at pollinator.org
*Bee Friendly Farming* is good for farmers and for pollinators.
Find out more at www.pollinator.org/BFF
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