Protecting & Restoring Long Island's Peconic Bays
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The Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission, through the Suffolk County Water Authority is excited to share that we are currently accepting applications for two part-time Ecological Field Specialists. The Ecological Field Specialists will assist with the planning and implementation of ecological management and stewardship activities and projects in the Central Pine Barrens that foster biological diversity, natural resource conservation, water resource protection, and ecosystem protection and restoration, and the implementation of a scientific ecological research program. Current examples of programmatic activities include southern pine beetle monitoring and suppression; community and species inventories; invasive species management; habitat restoration; prescribed burn monitoring and implementation; pollinator surveying and outreach activities.
Both positions are part-time, 28 hours a week, and fringe benefits are not provided.
The mission of the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission is to manage land use within the Central Pine Barrens to protect vital ground and surface waters and the region’s vast and significant natural, agricultural, historical, cultural, and recreational resources for current and future Long Island residents. Further information on the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission can be found by visiting our website: https://pb.state.ny.us/.
Latino Heritage Internship
6-month Education and Community Outreach position beginning in February 2020. This intern will help communicate what’s special about the Seashore, and engage local communities and underserved audiences in the stewardship of the park. The intern must be proficient in both English AND Spanish.
The deadline for applications for this internship is February 7th. This is a paid internship.
Follow this link for more information: https://www.environmentamericas.org/job/education-and-community-outreach-intern-latino-heritage-internship-program/
Mosaics in Science Internship
12-week, summer Biology Assistant position. This intern will assist FINS natural resource staff with marsh bird monitoring and salt marsh habitat research.
The deadline for applications for this internship is February 3rd. This is a paid internship.
Follow this link for more information: https://www.mosaicsinscience.org/job/5-3/
Audubon New York Coastal Resilience Associate
Reporting to the Long Island Bird Conservation Manager and based out of the Theodore Roosevelt Audubon Center and Sanctuary in Oyster Bay, NY, the Coastal Resilience Specialist will be part of Audubon’s Conservation Department and lead efforts to identify, restore or enhance, and manage priority coastal habitats and their associated native plant communities for the benefit of salt marsh dependent bird species and to increase coastal resilience.
Follow this link to learn more: https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/4244/coastal-resilience-associate/job.
GEI Consultants Coastal Resources Specialist/Designer
GEI’s Huntington Station, NY office on Long Island is seeking a Coastal Resources Specialist / Designer. This individual will lead the assessment and evaluation of shorelines and the design and implementation of solutions to address degraded shorelines. The selected candidate will work closely with our Senior Landscape Architect/Senior Ecologist, Waterfront/Coastal Engineers, Ecologists, and the broader GEI team. This position requires a working knowledge of Northeast US marine coastal ecosystems, the ability to assess degraded shoreline conditions, and experience developing restoration plans, technical specifications, design details and long-term coastal resiliency strategies. This position also requires strong technical writing and graphic skills. The role includes assisting with business development and with the expansion of our waterfront/coastal practice and ecological restoration initiatives.
Follow this link to learn more: https://geiconsultantsinc.ourcareerpages.com/JobView.aspx?id=467256&jobFeedCode=geiconsultantsinc&source=geiconsultantsinc
Peconic Estuary Program Internship: Alewife Monitoring
Location: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
423 Griffing Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901
Click here for more information: https://www.peconicestuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Alewife-Internship-2020.pdf
Position Summary: The Peconic Estuary Program (PEP) is an innovative partnership of local, state, and
federal governments, citizen and environmental groups, businesses and industries, and academic
institutions charged with carrying out the goals of improved water quality and ecosystem health as
outlined in PEP’s Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan.
The intern will assist with Alewife monitoring during the spring to determine how many Alewife are
using the Grangebel Park fish passage and coming up the Peconic River to spawn. The internship will be
based out of Riverhead, NY. The majority of the work will be outdoors during the day in potentially
adverse weather conditions. A reliable source of transportation is necessary. This opportunity will be
approximately 10-20 hours per week from March 1st through May 15th, 2020. This is a non-paid
Please send resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Lauren Scheer email@example.com 631-727-7850 ext. 337 and
Elizabeth Hornstein firstname.lastname@example.org 631-444-0871 by February 1st, 2020.