Job: Stewardship Field Assistant - TNC - Brunswick, ME

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  • Conducts legal compliance monitoring and drafts compliance reports; enters monitoring data; assists in training volunteers to conduct legal compliance monitoring; works with Preserves Manager to notify parties in the event of a violation.
  • Works with Stewardship Program Assistant and Preserves Manager on volunteer mailings.
  • Works with stewardship staff and volunteers to perform preserve maintenance tasks (maintains signs and registration boxes, clear and maintain trails, mark boundaries, invasive species control).
  • Interacts with preserve visitors by providing information, promoting the Conservancy, answering questions, and enforcing preserve policies.
  • Researches and acquires ecological and legal information and field collects natural resource information pertinent to the management of Maine Chapter preserves and conservation easements and assists with updating preserve management plans.
  • Deals with problems as they arise on preserves (may include timber and other forms of trespass, unauthorized vehicular use, camping, etc.).
  • Assists stewardship staff with ecological monitoring throughout the state.
  • Assists with maintenance of basic equipment such as hand and power tools, chainsaws, outboard boat motors, etc.
  • Participates, when available and as certified, as crew member on controlled burns in Maine.
  • Assists with special projects as needed.

Post Date

Dec 20, 2019

Deadline

Feb 7, 2020

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