Migration counters

MIGRATION COUNTERS (3) for fall migration monitoring projects at New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory (CMBO), Cape May, NJ.  Cape May is one of the premier fall migration hot spots in the country.  Specifically, we are hiring a counter for the Cape May Hawkwatch (25 August to 3  December), a counter for the Avalon Seawatch (22 Sept to 24 Dec), a counter for the Cape May Morning Flight Project (1 August to 15 November).  Applicants for counter positions should have a strong background identifying raptors, seabirds, or songbirds in flight.  Careful data collecting and data entry skills, a willingness to work long hours, and excellent interpersonal skills are a must.  Applicants should have some experience with MS Excel.  All counters will also be required to write a summary report at the end of the season for NJ Audubon publications.  All applicants must have their own vehicle, and a valid, clean, driver’s license.  Salary for all positions $1400-1900/month depending on experience. Housing provided in a bunkhouse environment.  Send cover letter indicating position of interest, resume outlining relevant experience, and three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) as a single PDF document by email to hr.cmboseasonal@njaudubon.org   Please list in the Subject line the position for which you are applying.  Application deadline June 25, 2019.