Friday, January 04, 2008

Seabird Intern Position Available

SEABIRD INTERN: 1 temporary full-time position. Pay: $2500.00 + housing and utilities.

Dates: April 1-June 31, 2008

Location: Santee Coastal Reserve near McClellanville, SC

Qual: B.S. in a biological science or coursework toward same; seabird and shorebird ID skills helpful

Duties: Assist ongoing efforts of Audubon South Carolina and SC Dept. of Nat. Resources to monitor, post and protect three critical Important Bird Areas' (IBA) seabird nesting colonies and critical seabird species. Participate in census of nesting seabirds, shorebird monitoring and research. Conduct educational presentations and outreach in communities near seabird nesting colonies. Assist IBA Coordinator in identifying and involving volunteers in seabird protection efforts. Assist Cape Romain NWR biologist in sea turtle nest protection and monitoring. Must be able to lift 50 + pounds.

Appl. Send resume, letter of interest and 3 references to:

Ann Shahid, IBA Coordinator
Audubon South Carolina
336 Sanctuary Rd.
Harleyville, SC 29448
Ph: 843-462-2150
Fax: 843-462-2173

Please direct any questions regarding the position to:
Felicia Sanders, SCDNR, PO Box 37, McClellanville, SC 29458,

Filing date: 02/20/08
Image by Jeff Mollenhauer

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