Western Snowy Plover Monitor

California State Parks Morro Bay, California
Deadline Jan 07, 2019
Job Type Seasonal / temporary

The San Luis Obispo Coast District of California State Parks is seeking applicants for Western Snowy Plover monitors.  The primary responsibilities include monitoring the breeding activities of the Western Snowy Plover (nest searches, data collection, GPSing nest sites, photo documentation of project work, tracking nest fates, collecting predator information, recording color band combinations, data entry using Microsoft Excel); fence, sign and nest exclosure installation; public outreach; report writing; and other duties as necessary.  Training will be provided.  The monitor will work 5 days per week, including weekends and holidays, for a total of 40 hours/week with minimal supervision.  The positions will start mid February and continue through October 2019.  Starting pay is $11.64/hr.  Housing is not available.


Mail a California State application (STD 678 -- available online at, cover letter including how you heard about the position, and a list of at least three references to: Regena Orr, California State Parks, 11 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA  93442

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Western Snowy Plover. Uploaded by California State Parks
Western Snowy Plover. Uploaded by California State Parks