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Date:         Fri, 28 Jul 2000 07:45:37 -0500
Reply-To:     EJ Williams <EJ_Williams@MAIL.DNR.STATE.GA.US>
Sender:       Georgia Birders Online <GABO-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         EJ Williams <EJ_Williams@MAIL.DNR.STATE.GA.US>
Subject:      Job Annc: Wyoming Audubon, IBA Coordinator
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See contact below. No inquiries to EJ Williams. NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY Wyoming Audubon

Position Title: Important Bird Area Coordinator

Department: Wyoming Audubon (Wyoming State Office of the National Audubon Society) Location: Casper, Wyoming

Purpose of Position:

The purpose of the position is to organize a comprehensive Bird Conservation Program in Wyoming as part of Wyoming Audubon's mission to protect birds, other wildlife and their habitats in the state. A primary focus of the position is to implement the Important Bird (IBA) Project. Our Bird Conservation Program will be based on priorities established through our IBA Technical Committee, Wyoming Audubon chapters, National Audubon's Science program (including WatchList), and Partners in Flight. Other important elements of the Bird Conservation Program will be the conservation of key habitat areas, initiation of Bird Banding Project at Audubon Center at Garden Creek, and advocacy for Wyoming's species of special concern. The position reports to the Wyoming Audubon Executive Director.

Essential Functions:

Work to protect and conserve Wyoming's Important Bird Areas in partnership with the IBA Technical Committee, Audubon chapters, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and other appropriate state and federal agencies, local government, land trusts and other partners.

Actively engage Wyoming Audubon chapters in conservation and education work at IBA sites within their local region.

Coordinate an ambitious bird volunteer monitoring and education effort around IBA sites which involves training and coordination of Audubon and non-Audubon volunteers.

Conduct outreach and education activities including public presentations, written articles for popular literature and outreach with media.

Plan, coordinate and implement Bird Banding Project at Audubon Center at Garden Creek.

Integrate the Wyoming Bird Conservation Program with other Audubon programs and campaigns including Audubon Science, Wetlands, Forests, Partners in Flight, BirdSource, Population and Habitat, Endangered Species, Refuge Keepers and other projects of the Wyoming Audubon Society. Requirements Masters Degree or higher in Biology, Natural Resources Management, Regional Planning, Environmental Studies, Ornithology or a related field. Equivalent experience will be considered.

Candidate should have at least five years of work experience in natural resources management, biology, or related environmental or conservation work. Candidates should be well versed in conservation, biology and identification of Wyoming birds. Experience in mapping, GIS, and similar skills is desirable.

Candidate must have a proven record in project management including managing grants, completing reports, contracts, articles and other projects. Candidate must be self-motivated and willing to work in a flexible, non-structured environment.

Candidate must be willing to conduct extensive in-state travel and be comfortable with working evenings and weekends as job responsibilities demand.

CONTACT: Vicky Spencer, Executive Director, Wyoming Audubon. Email:

Emily Jo Williams Partners in Flight Georgia Wildlife Resources Division 116 Rum Creek Drive, Forsyth GA 31029 ph 912-994-1438 fax 912-993-3050

Emily Jo Williams Partners in Flight Georgia Wildlife Resources Division 116 Rum Creek Drive, Forsyth GA 31029 ph 912-994-1438 fax 912-993-3050

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