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Plover Lovers has one of two contract positions available for the 2022 spring/summer season. 

 

Please submit your Resume for the Outreach, Education and Stewardship program for the 2022 breeding season prior to April 15, 2022.

 

Ontario Piping Plover Recovery Program

Piping Plover Outreach, Education and Stewardship Coordinator position (2)

 

The Stewardship Grey Bruce Piping Plover Committee (Plover Lovers) is seeking applicants for the position of Piping Plover Outreach Education and Stewardship Coordinator based in Sauble Beach, Bruce County, starting in late April/early May. The position offers outstanding experiences in field biology, wildlife/habitat management, species at risk recovery and stewardship, educational outreach.

 

Position Description:

 

Reporting to the Stewardship Grey Bruce Piping Plover Committee the Outreach, Education and Stewardship Coordinator will monitor Piping Plovers on the beach and provide the beachgoing and general public with information on the Piping Plover Recovery Program.

 

Requirements:

 

  • The position requires a daily “on-the-beach” presence, including willingness to work long days and weekends to monitor breeding Piping Plovers and engage with the beach-going public.

  • Experience, background and/or strong interest in wildlife conservation and species at risk recovery.

  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to approach the public on beaches.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a small team.

  • The candidate must have their own transportation to the beach.

 

Position Description:

 

  • Monitor Piping Plovers on a daily basis through their breeding cycle, (May – August)

  • Provide beachgoers and the public with informative, engaging and educational information about the Piping Plover and the Piping Plover Recovery Program.  

  • Coordinate Volunteer shifts on the beach

  • Ensure that all monitoring, outreach and educational actions follow the Recovery Strategy protocols based on the direction provided in the ‘Piping Plover Volunteer Handbook’.

  • Record Piping Plover monitoring of plovers and outreach interactions daily on Plover Monitoring forms.

  • Monitor Plover Lovers social media accounts (website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, You Tube) on a regular basis and post updates and information frequently throughout the season.

  • Possess computer, writing and public presentation skills.

  • Prepare an end-of-season report.

Prospective candidates should submit their Resume via email to ploverlovers@gmail.com with the Subject line: 2022 Outreach, Education and Stewardship Coordinator Position.