Summary Statement

Primary responsibilities of these positions will be to monitor piping plovers, oystercatchers, gulls, and terns in Sussex County Delaware. Responsibilities include monitoring nests and broods, trapping and color banding piping plovers, protecting habitat and nests with fencing, signs, predator enclosures, interacting with the public, coordinating volunteers to provide public outreach, and using and maintaining 4WD vehicles and boats. Daily work requires walking up to 5 miles in sand, carrying equipment, and using a spotting scope to distinguish colored leg bands and flags on shorebirds at a distance. Other duties include data entry and management, and preparing reports using GIS, Excel, and Access.

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