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Employment at Tucson Audubon

Executive Director
(Posted September 2021)

Tucson Audubon Society seeks an experienced leader, collaborator and creative thinker, who is committed to enjoying and protecting birds, to be Executive Director. This individual will guide and supervise a strong team, integrate the work and talents of staff, volunteers and the Board of Directors and propel Tucson Audubon to new levels of engagement and excellence.

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Mitigation Program Manager

(Posted September 2021)

Status: Full-time / Exempt
Reports to: Director of Conservation and Research
Salary Range: $44,000-48,000 / Year; Depending on Experience and Qualifications
Benefits: Begins at 153 hrs of annual PTO; Health insurance; 10 annual holidays.
Geographic Location: Based in Tucson, AZ

SUMMARY:  The Mitigation Program Manager provides a lead role in the development and implementation of ecosystem restoration and species-specific restoration projects within Tucson Audubon’s existing CWA 404 In-Lieu Fee Mitigation program and any additional mitigation programs and projects that the organization may engage. These duties include: researching and writing mitigation project proposals and development plans, working with the US Army Corps of Engineers on plan development and annual reporting, facilitating Credit sales to permittees and managing all permittee correspondence, working with contractors and staff for implementation, and partnering with relevant landowners at project sites. In addition, the Mitigation Program Manager will be responsible for annual program budgeting and jointly scheduling work with other members of the Restoration Department.

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Conservation Advocate

(Posted September 2021)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
DATE REVIEWED: September 2021

SUMMARY: The Conservation Advocate acts as a point of contact for Tucson Audubon’s staff, board, conservation committee, members, external organizations and agencies, legislative offices and the public on conservation threats to birds and wildlife in southeast Arizona. Researches, interprets and disseminates information on actions that pose a threat to birds and wildlife; develops Tucson Audubon’s response to these threats and communicates Tucson Audubon’s position to its audiences and to those to ameliorate threats.  Leverages Tucson Audubon membership to influence decision makers. The Conservation Advocate contributes to proactive conservation and conservation planning initiatives, and leverages other Tucson Audubon programs and partnerships to accomplish shared conservation goals and objectives.  

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Invasive Plant Strike Team-Seasonal

(Posted July 2021)

STATUS:          Non-Exempt, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
POSITION TERM:     Temporary 3 month position with possibility of extension
DATE REVIEWED:    July 2021

SUMMARY:  The In-house Invasive Plant Strike Team will be utilized for invasive plant species management (identification, assessment, treatment, monitoring) at a variety of ecologically sensitive and high-priority areas throughout the region. The Strike Team Crew implement treatment activities as agreed up by contract / grant / or award and will interface with clients and public in a courteous and educational manner. Each team member, as Certified Applicators, will keep accurate records of activities as required by state and federal law, and will ensure safe practices are followed and materials treated appropriately.

The Strike Team Crew may also, at times, work on sites in conjunction with our Federal Strike Team (CoATIS). Crew will also work on Tucson Audubon habitat + ecosystem restoration or conservation and research projects, as available.

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Invasive Plant Strike Team Crew – Permanent

(Posted August 2021)

Status: Full-time / Non-exempt
Location: Tucson, Arizona, with travel throughout southeastern Arizona
SUMMARY: Tucson Audubon seeks to hire one permanent position Strike Team Crew member who will be, if not already, well-trained in recognizing and treating the region’s worst invasive plants, aware of new potential threats, and trained in safe herbicide handling for the protection of our local ecosystems.

Key Responsibilities
• Recognize all primary regional invasive species, and stay aware of all known new potential threats
• Work in a safe and responsible manner to control invasive plant species through a variety of means including chemical, manual, cultural, and mechanical
• Most work for the In-house Strike Team constitutes day-trips; occasional overnighters or short hitches may occur
• Keep accurate records of areas treated using GPS or phone-based GIS systems

See the full job description and apply
For more information call Tony Figueroa at 520.245.3508.

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

color_square_face_right

Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447