Job Opening: Environmental Specialist
Starting date: June 2011
Qualifications: BS degree minimum - marine/environmental science preferred.
Familiar with Florida coastal ecosystems, boat handling experience necessary and the ability to work with student and adult volunteers to restore Tampa Bay.
Salary: Based upon experience. Health insurance and retirement savings programs available.
Primarily responsible for implementing and assisting with habitat restoration and protection projects in and around Tampa Bay. Activities include salt marsh restoration, seagrass transplanting, oyster reef construction, colonial bird island protection and others tasks as assigned. Position requires an enthusiastic, highly motivated, hard working individual who can coordinate a diverse group of kids and adults to undertake habitat restoration projects. Requires construction and maintenance activities at times in the great Florida outdoors. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit our website to find out more about our program activities at www.tampabaywatch.org
Contact: Please no phone calls. Send resume and supporting materials ASAP to firstname.lastname@example.org or:
Serra Herndon, Habitat Restoration Director
Tampa Bay Watch, Inc.
3000 Pinellas Bayway South
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
About Tampa Bay Watch, Inc.
Tampa BayWatch is a non-profit environmental stewardship program devoted exclusively to the charitable and scientific purpose of restoring and protecting the marine and wetland environment of the Tampa Bay estuary. Our program utilizes trained professional staff to monitor and protect the bay, and to serve as a coordinating conduit for public restoration and protection activities. Tampa BayWatch provides an avenue for community groups, civic organizations, high school students and other interested individuals to participate in monitoring and restoration activities, including: salt marsh plantings, shorebird nest site protection, storm drain marking programs, wildlife rescue team, and bay resource monitoring activities.