The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications for the position of Coral Habitat Biologist.The primary responsibility of this position is the continued development and maintenance of a web-based coral portal as well as adding new information pertinent to coral and fisheries. This tool is used to aid management decisions and education and outreach activities of the Council. In addition to the required technical work including web-based mapping, this position also requires data acquisition, synthesis, and development of user-friendly tools to improve our understanding of coral biology, benthic habitats, and the interactions of current and proposed fishing regulations on resources managed by the Council in the Gulf of Mexico. For more information, visit gulfcouncil.org.
American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a national, nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to providing professional development opportunities to young adults interested in pursuing careers in habitat restoration and environmental stewardship. The ACE Texas Conservation Crew Program, based out of Corpus Christi, Texas, is seeking emerging conservation professionals (ages 18-35) from all backgrounds to perform habitat restoration and invasive species removal activities in designated project areas throughout the Texas Gulf Coast. ACE restoration crews will be operating chainsaws and applying herbicide to eradicate and control harmful invasive species populations in order to restore native habitats throughout the Gulf Coast region. This 25-week professional development position will serve as an excellent opportunity for emerging land managers and conservation professionals seeking hands-on experience with habitat restoration and invasive species removal activities. Successful candidates will be provided job skills training, hands-on experience and network opportunities throughout their commitment. For more information, visit usaconservation.applicantpool.com.
The Woods Project’s mission is to create wilderness education and exploration experiences that develop critical behaviors needed for underserved students to achieve success in school and life. The Woods Project is now seeking a dynamic candidate to fill their Operations Manager position, which plays an integral part in their team and mission’s success. The Operations Manager reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for ensuring the organization is fully supported in terms of systems, logistics, and supplies. Responsibilities include management of all finances, data analysis, coordination of wilderness trip logistics (gear, transportation, partner coordination, etc.), technological support for the organization and employees, and communications, including website management, message development, and graphic design. The ideal candidate will be an innovative problem solver who functions well in a fast-paced environment with limited resources, is flexible, able to manage a wide variety of tasks simultaneously, and who will excel working with a close-knit team. A passion for the outdoors and serving underprivileged populations is preferred. For more information, visit thewoodsproject.org.