Position – Save the Manatee Club Seeks Science & Conservation Staff Member
Save the Manatee Club, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is seeking a staff member for its
Science and Conservation Department to work in the Club’s Maitland, FL office.
This employee will assist the Director of Science and Conservation in matters of policy,
management, science, and education directly linked to the organization’s mission to protect
manatees and their habitat. Job responsibilities include reviewing and commenting on
waterfront development applications; interacting with agency personnel via phone, email, and
in-person communication; developing and updating education and outreach materials; reading
and analyzing technical literature; advocating for manatees and their habitat via written
comments and testimony at public hearings; answering questions from members of the public
an supporting them in grassroots advocacy efforts; providing educational presentations to
audiences ranging from children to senior citizens; managing databases; collecting and
processing citizen manatee sighting reports; coordinating mailing of donations to partner
organizations in other countries; working on implementing projects funded by grants; and
Travel is required.
The successful applicant will have a strong environmental policy and environmental science
background; excellent technical, persuasive, and creative writing skills; comfort and facility with
public speaking; a strong work ethic; self-motivation; the ability to work as part of a team as
well as independently; a positive attitude; strong moral character; and a passion for protecting
manatees and their habitat.
The starting salary will range from $24,000-$28,000 depending on experience. Medical, dental,
and retirement benefits are available.
At a minimum, a B.S. in the biological sciences, environmental policy, or pre-law is required.
Interested applicants should send academic transcripts (unofficial), CV with references, a
statement of interest and qualification in the position, and creative and technical writing
samples to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 PM on Saturday March 28th, 2015.