The Maine Coastal Program’s Mapping Initiative is seeking a Marine Mammal and Avian Observer. The position is three-quarters to full-time June 28 through December 30. We are in need of filling this position immediately. The Maine Coastal Mapping Initiative, created by the Maine Coastal Program in 2012, is acquiring critical data about the seafloor and our oceanic environment, including bathymetry (seafloor depth), sediment information, benthic fauna type and abundance, and water column information. As part of this work, we record observations of marine mammal species and seabirds during seafloor mapping surveys off the coast of Maine. These spatial data are used to create observation maps that can be used to identify species hotspots or movement patterns. The observer is responsib

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