Volusia County, FL: Sea turtle program volunteer positions

Volusia County Environmental Management is seeking motivated, team oriented individuals to participate in the 2014 sea turtle and shorebird ...

Volusia County Environmental Management is seeking motivated, team oriented individuals to participate in the 2014 sea turtle and shorebird nesting season. Sea turtle nesting season is from May 1 to October 31. Volunteers are needed three to four days a week beginning the first week of May until the end of September (or October). The experience you gain from this position is limited only by your initiative to learn. The position is multifaceted, including sea turtle and shorebird nest monitoring work, as well as the opportunity to gain insight into the management of a Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), government administration, and enforcement of rules and regulations pertaining to the protection of endangered and threatened species and the beach environment. Self starters and eager learners are highly encouraged to apply. Volunteer duties: Conduct early morning sea turtle nesting surveys. This work includes marking, relocating, and excavating sea turtle nests and recording all necessary data under the supervision of a field biologist and along with other volunteers. Conduct shorebird nest surveys and perform educational stewardship activities. Obtain experience operating four wheel drive vehicles. A vehicle for work transportation will be provided. Use high accuracy GPS units to collect way points and relevant information at all nest sites. Data entry work including the use of Microsoft Access and Excel programs to accurately record biological data and track other HCP-related information. Additional opportunities include monitoring other coastal wildlife, coordinating beach clean up events, responding to marine mammal and sea turtle strandings, assisting with sea turtle lighting surveys, and making connections for future opportunities within this field of interest. All applicants must be 21 years or older, pass a physical, background check and drug screening, and have or be able to obtain a Florida drivers license. Selected persons must be able to handle physically demanding conditions including extreme heat and insects. Room/board/salary and benefits are NOT provided. *Interested applicants must mail or e-mail a cover letter and resume (including available start/finish dates and number of days per week you are able to commit) to: Volusia County Environmental Management 440 South Beach Street Daytona Beach, FL 32114 Attn: Stacey Bell or sbell@volusia.org Deadline for all applications is Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Please direct questions to Stacey Bell at sbell@volusia.org or (386) 238-4716. Please visit www.volusiaseaturtles.org for more information about the program.

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