Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [Rutgers Environmental Stewards]

Short-term Shorebird Stewards

Posted: 3-30-09

The N.J. Division of Fish and Wildlife's Endangered and Nongame Species Program needs part-time assistants to protect critical shorebird beaches along the Delaware Bay in Cape May County.

Dates: May 9 -10 and May 16 - 31, 2009, part-time (must be available to work at least two full days, 7-8 hours a day). A training will be held on May 2.

Location: Beaches along Delaware Bay in Cape May and Cumberland counties.

Job Description: Duties include educating beach visitors as to the importance of the beaches to horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds by handing out literature, answering questions and showing people the shorebirds and horseshoe crabs.

Requirements: Applicants must have own transportation and be skilled speaking to the public.

Compensation: Salary $8.50 per hour. Housing is NOT provided.

To Apply: Submit a one-page resume explaining your interest and any training and experience, both with wildlife and people. Also tell us whether you would be available to work full-time or part-time. Please submit to:

Larissa Smith
NJ DFW - Endangered and Nongame Species Program
2201 Rt. 631
Woodbine, NJ 08270