Help continue a 30 year study of breeding snowy plover ecology on Monterey Bay with Point Blue and many partners, such as the United States Fish & Wildlife Service, California Department of Parks & Recreation, and California Department of Fish & Wildlife.

Project Summary:  Working closely with partners, Point Blue biologists gather data which are used to formulate conservation actions designed to improve productivity, sustain the plover population, promote ecosystem health and prepare for the impacts of climate change. Visit the Snowy Plover Conservation web page to learn more.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

Project Duration: April 1, 2017 to August, 31, 2017 (start & end date may be flexible)

Schedule:  Full time, 8 hours per day / 40 hours per week; generally Monday to Friday and may work some weekends. 

Compensation and Status: Rate is $17.00 per hour.  Position is nonexempt.  Overtime may not be worked, unless approved in advance.  If overtime occurs, California overtime laws apply. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

To apply: Send a single document (PDF preferred, or Word Doc) including a cover letter describing previous experience and interest in this position, specific dates of availability,  a resume, and contact information for three references to KRISS NEUMAN ( In the subject line type: Snowy Plover Monitoring Technician 2017. Only those qualified applicants who we desire to interview will be contacted. Qualified candidates will be hired as they are identified.


Point Blue is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability status, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law and will make reasonable accommodation for applicants  with disabilities,  who are otherwise qualified, to complete the application and/or participate in the interview process.