ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND STEWARDSHIP POSITION
The Nantucket Land Bank seeks a qualified individual to assist with environmental management responsibilities on Land Bank properties during the summer of 2018. This position starts May 21st and ends August 24th.
A minimum of 35 hours up to a maximum of 40 hours per week is required, with an unpaid lunch hour. The primary responsibility of this position is to assist the Land Bank Environmental Coordinator and Property Management Coordinator with various tasks including (but not limited to) ecological monitoring, invasive species management, encroachment issues, conservation restrictions and GPS/GIS tasks. Pay starting at $20 per hour depending on experience. Shared housing may be available. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to lift 50 pounds. CORI check required. Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received no later than March 2, 2018.
22 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA 02554 Tel. 508-228-7240 Fax 508-228-9369
Preference will be given to candidates that possess the following
* B.S. or B.A. in biology, natural resources, environmental studies or related field OR degree in progress with relevant course work * Understanding of basic principles related to botany, soil science, wildlife biology, geology, and/or hydrology * Experience identifying plants in the field and using a dichotomous key * Ability to use handheld GPS units for navigation and to collect spatial data * Possess a clear understanding of GIS theory and applications, including experience with ArcGIS 10.x to create maps * Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) * Experience with data entry and management * Experience with technical writing * Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, with a diverse audience * Ability to work productively as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals * Excellent organizational skills
THE NANTUCKET ISLANDS LAND BANK IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE WORKPLACE