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Monarch Habitat Coordinator

The Pollinator Partnership (P2) seeks to hire a motivated and detail-oriented Monarch Habitat Coordinator for the Eastern Broadleaf Forest Region.

The Monarch Habitat Coordinator will provide programmatic support for Monarch Wings Across Eastern Broadleaf Forest, a collaborative monarch habitat initiative with numerous partners across a 5 state region.

MWAEBF is a multi-component project to address the alarming decline in monarchs and the fragmentation of the annual migration through seed collection, technical training, and long-term habitat establishment.

The Monarch Habitat Coordinator should be comfortable working outside, willing and able to work across various habitat setting, and communicate directly with landowners. 

Duties:

  • Organize, plan and lead the development of five technical training courses for landowners on monarch habitat.
  • Develop technical training content with input from partners.
  • Create post-training webinars.
  • Develop a screen process for site selection and an efficient scheduling.
  • Coordinate and conduct 100 long-term monarch habitat site reviews across all 5 project states.
  • Track monarch habitat resources across the 5 project states.
  • Work with partners in developing an equitable means of habitat resource distribution.
  • Manage time efficiently and work independently.
  • Organize and manage travel with a set budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to be away from home for a week or more at a time
  • Experience in conservation partnerships, pollinator habitat restoration, and technical training development highly preferred
  • Degree in natural resource management, biology, botany, ecology or related field
  • Dependable, well-organized, and detail-oriented
  • Computer literate (MS Office programs)

About the Pollinator Partnership

The Pollinator Partnership (P2) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to protect and restore populations of pollinator species. As world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to the preservation of the birds, bees, butterflies, beetles, and bats, P2 plays a key role in preserving terrestrial ecosystems, promoting agricultural productivity, and enhancing local communities through pollinator-centered work.

P2 has been actively supporting the conservation and protection of pollinators throughout North America since 1996. A multifaceted approach using original science; habitat preservation and creation; policy outreach; and public education has helped us achieve our goals in pollinator conservation. 21 years of success include the institutionalization of pollinator policy into government and industry practice, the creation of habitat across North America in urban areas and key wild land landscapes, providing local citizens and school with educational materials, and working to increase our scientific knowledge of pollinator populations.

Location: TBD

Deadline to apply: November 1, 2017 by 3PM PST.

Schedule: This position requires a considerable amount of travel, some weekend work will be necessary. Do not apply for this position if you are unable to be away from home for a week or longer at a time. New hires will be required to travel to Chicago for in-person training with supervisor. Travel costs will be covered by P2.

Compensation: This is a 12 month term position. $32,000 plus benefits (health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays).

How to Apply: Interested candidates should email the following information to Mary Galea at mg@pollinator.org:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter describing why you are a good fit for the position
  • Attach the resume and cover letter as 1 PDF
  • Please name the email subject and attached PDF “Monarch Habitat Coordinator – Last Name”
  • An inability to following the instructions above will result in an automatically rejected application. Please follow the instructions.

No phone calls please.