JOB: Botanist, seasonal on Nantucket Island, short application window

Subject: JOB: Botanist, seasonal on Nantucket Island, short application windowThe Nantucket Conservation Foundation, Inc. Science and Stewardship Department seeks one seasonal field assistant with exemplary botanical identification and field work experience to conduct ecological field work and stewardship activities for the 2022 field season. Candidates must have strong field work experience, excellent plant ID skills and an interest in wildlife ecology.Field methods used in this position include native plant identification, vegetation community composition sampling, rare plant inventories, wetland plant surveys, crab trapping, wildlife radio telemetry, bat acoustic monitor deployment and potential songbird banding and shorebird monitoring. Candidates should be motivated, enthusiastic, self-reliant and able to learn quickly. For more information on mission and current researchprojects, please see the Foundation’s website Nantucket Conservation Foundation andread our Science Blog.Seasonal position on Nantucket Island from mid-may to mid-October. $15 perhour with housing included.Full job description:Seasonal Ecology Field Assistant (Botany Focus)*TO APPLY:*Application deadline is Friday February 25th, 2022 by 5pm. Applicationsreviewed on a rolling basis.Completed Application includes: Cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 professional references and an unofficial copy of your college transcripts combined in ONE pdf document.Applications accepted ONLY through our hiring website:Careers at Nantucket Conservation FoundationQuestions: contact Dr. Jen Karberg,