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Galveston Bay Foundation seeks two Conservation Stewardship Technicians

The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) seeks two (2) temporary, full-time field technicians to join the
conservation team to conduct and promote habitat management and restoration activities on conserved lands throughout the Galveston Bay watershed. GBF protects more than 15,000 acres and is looking for dedicated students, recent graduates, or other interested applicants to assist with conservation management and restoration activities. The Field technicians will receive job-specific training based on the identified needs of the GBF conservation team. GBF staff will provide training, supervision, and direct feedback throughout the entirety of the ~15-week term. Training will focus on specific data collection methods, habitat restoration and management techniques, and project-related monitoring requirements. Additionally, GBF staff will help the field technician develop career development skills such as public speaking and grant writing with the goal to improve prospects for future employment in the conservation field.

Position title: Field Technician
No. positions available: Two (2)
Classification: Full-time, temporary
Term of employment: ~September 11 – December 18, 2023
Pay rate: $15.00 per hour
Reports to: Conservation Stewardship Technician

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Background of study and/or experience in land/wildlife management, wildlife biology, environmental science,
    aquatic resources management, ornithology, botany and/or special knowledge of local flora, fauna, and coastal
  • Ability to work alone and be self-motivated
  • Demonstrated prior experience in field work
  • Ability to navigate to remote locations using a map
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well with partners, staff, and community volunteers
  • Ability to take instruction and complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision
  • Experience with Microsoft-based products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience in GIS mapping and GPS technology

To apply, email a 1) letter of inquiry stating your interest in the position 2) resume and 3) references to
rsimmons@galvbay.org by 5 pm on Friday, August 18, 2023. Applications submitted past the deadline will not be reviewed. Reference the position title in the subject line.

www.galvbay.org for more information


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