Botany Field Assistant on Nantucket Island, DUE Friday Feb 7

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation is hiring for seasonal Field

Assistants with a strong botanical ID and field sampling background. This

job is being reopened for one week to solicit additional applications –

please pass this job far and wide.

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation, Inc. Science and Stewardship

Department seeks a seasonal field assistant to conduct ecological research

and stewardship activities for the 2020 field season. The successful

candidate must have strong field work experience, excellent plant ID skills and

an interest in wildlife ecology.

This position includes a wide range of field-based work with a primary

focus on vegetation community composition sampling and plant

identification. Additional

field work will require rare plant searches, small mammal trapping, wetland

surveys and crab trapping, wildlife radio relocation and bat acoustic

monitoring. Successful candidates will be motivated, enthusiastic,

self-reliant and willing to learn quickly. For more information on NCF’s

mission and current research projects, please see the Foundation’s website


our Science Blog on the website.

Wages/Benefits: Wage is $13 per hour based on a 40-hour work week. Housing

is provided in a shared, employee house. Work-related transportation is

provided but is not available after working hours.


Application deadline is Friday February 7th, 2020 by 5pm.

Applications accepted ONLY through our hiring website:

A complete application REQUIRES: Cover Letter, Resume, Contact Information

for 3 references, and Unofficial Undergraduate College Transcripts*