Wildlife Ecologist, Maine Audubon

This person will lead Maine Audubon’s 35-year-old Loons and Lakes program and develop and oversee other short and long-term citizen science programs that help track and conserve Maine’s wildlife populations as funding allows. The person will use these programs to engage members and the public in data collection, community outreach, and local and state advocacy. The person will collaborate on other conservation programs to  conserve wildlife and habitats of conservation concern, with a current focus on forest birds, impacts from climate change, and renewable energy project siting and operations impacts. The person will work closely with other staff, state and federal agencies, and organizations to develop and advocate for public policies and programs that protect wildlife and wildlife habitat.

Responsibilities​​ include:

  • Recruit, manage, and support volunteer citizen scientists, and develop survey  protocol, training materials, and workshops for volunteers.
  • Develop new programs for citizen science volunteers that are in line with Maine  Audubon’s strategic plan and that help move people to action.  
  • Work with outside partners as needed to develop and coordinate programs.
  • Communicate with volunteers through newsletters, web pages, email list serves,  correspondence, etc. and cultivate long-term volunteer involvement.  
  • And more!

Full job description and application instructions
Application deadline: October 31, 2018

Employer: Maine Audubon
Location: Falmouth, Maine