Ecologist ? Part Time
The Nature Conservancy - Virginia

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Science Technician I will provide leadership for developing a training module related to assessing the effectiveness of Landscape Conservation Cooperatives and provide research, organizational and writing experience for preparation of manuscript for peer-reviewed publication.

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Associate’s degree in natural resources, environmental studies or equivalent combination of education and 6 months of experience.
  • Experience managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple sources.
  • Experience performing administrative duties emphasizing detail-oriented and numerical tasks.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite software and Web browsers.
  • Experience working and communicating with a diverse group of people
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • MS degree preferred in Natural Resources, Ecology, or Environmental Studies with 1-2 years of experience.
  • Coordinating information from multiple sources into databases including data entry and report production.
  • Completing tasks independently within assigned timeframes.
  • Experience and/or interest in distance education curriculum development
  • Working knowledge of Endnote (preferred) or similar software and experience in conduction online literature searches
  • Experience writing for peer-reviewed journals or other academic and/or natural resource agency publications
  • Communicating clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
  • This will be a part-time position beginning February 25, 2013 and ending June 21, 2013 for 15-20 hours per week.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT

The Science Technician I may work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances. These conditions may:
  • require minor physical exertion and/or muscular strain
  • present occasional possibility of injury
  • require long hours in isolated settings

BENEFITS-SHORT TERM POSITIONS

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, a 401k plan, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

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SALARY INFORMATION
  • $15.00/hour

TO APPLY

To apply to position number 40846, submit resume and cover letter as one document. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 22, 2013.

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EOE STATEMENT

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of
The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.

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