Job Opportunities

1) Minnesota DNR Grassland Bird Surveyor (closes April 2, 2018)

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources requests proposals for competitive-bid contracts to survey for birds in the prairies and grasslands of southwest Minnesota. This project will be used to develop a long-term monitoring program that will require experienced bird surveyors for years to come. Four surveyors will each conduct 130 hours of whole- community bird surveys (25 – 30 mornings with suitable weather) between 25 May and 30 June 2018. Surveyors will be responsible for arranging and supplying their own transportation and lodging, but can include those expenses in their cost proposal. Survey locations include sites near Marshall, Ortonville, and Glenwood, Minnesota. Responders will have the option of submitting proposals to work in a single area or to work as a rover covering all sites. Applicants must first register as a vendor with the state of Minnesota: Approval for vendor registrations may take 3 - 4 days. After receiving vendor status, responders will be able to access the Request for Proposals with more details and instructions. All proposals must be submitted through the state of Minnesota's supplier portal by 2 April 2018, 2:00 PM CST. The State requires that surveyors carry $1 million general liability insurance before they can be offered the contract.

2) Audubon Great Lakes Wetland Restoration Manager

The Wetland Restoration Manager will work as part of a team to develop and implement actions to achieve conservation goals associated with Audubon’s Great Lakes Initiative. S/he will directly oversee implementation of wetland and riparian restoration and protection projects within the Great Lakes’ region. S/he will coordinate with national and regional science, engagement, policy, and administrative staff, as well as Audubon chapters and members, and partners to ensure conservation projects and programs are holistic, inclusive, and sustainable. To learn more and apply today, visit

In addition to the posting(s) below, visit these job boards periodically:

Ornithological Societies of North America Job Board

Ornithology Exchange Jobs

Texas A & M Wildlife Job Board

The Wildlife Society Career Center

Griffin Groups Job Board

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