Job Opportunities

Wilson’s Plover. Photo: Bill Summerour.

Birmingham Audubon is now accepting applications for the following positions at our new Mobile office: 

Coastal Senior Biologist—(Mobile, Ala.) The Alabama Coastal Bird Stewardship Program (ALCBSP) Coastal Senior Biologist is responsible for all aspects of implementing, managing, analyzing, and reporting data collected from shorebird monitoring, nesting bird stewardship, and habitat management goals at 22 potential sites located in Mobile and Baldwin counties.  Working with ALCBSP and Birmingham Audubon, and partnering National Audubon staff, the ALCBSP Senior Biologist will align the project’s goals and activities.  Applied field experience is required, as well as demonstrated success in bird and wildlife monitoring, survey design, and analyzing bird data. Knowledge of coastal and estuarine habitats and bird monitoring protocols also required.  Applicants must have demonstrated success in engaging and working with volunteers and key stakeholders. Minimum educational requirements: graduate degree in Ornithology, Avian Biology, Natural Sciences, or related field. Click here for the full description; applications are available here. Please email completed applications to Program Director Dr. Andy Coleman.

Coastal Biological Technician—(Mobile, Ala.) The Alabama Coastal Bird Stewardship Program (ALCBSP) Coastal Biological Technician will coordinate the logistics of, and provide technical support for, the ALCBSP pulses (fall, winter, and spring); help buffer nesting sites against threats of human disturbance, while engaging the community in bird stewardship efforts by providing outreach and education; ensure accurate data collection by volunteer citizen scientists; and assist with data mining of previous local surveys.  The program will have a strong avian-monitoring component, which will involve tracking nests, chicks, and their fates, to understand the impacts of human disturbance, predation, and other environmental stresses on breeding productivity. Minimum requirements: bachelor’s degree in Ornithology, Wildlife Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources, or related field. Click here for the full description; applications are available here. Please email completed applications to Program Director Dr. Andy Coleman.

Coastal Program Coordinator—(Mobile, Ala.) The Alabama Coastal Bird Stewardship Program (ALCBSP) Coastal Program Coordinator will manage outreach plans and events with partners for coastal communities, residents, and tourists prior to and during stewardship season; support ALCBSP participation with, and report to, key stakeholders including Mobile Bay Audubon Society; coordinate training for Audubon Coastal Bird Survey and stewardship sites at 22 possible sites; and implement the communications plan. The ALCBSP Coastal Program Coordinator will have a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Avian Ecology, or related field, as well as demonstrated success in project management, communications, and volunteer engagement. Click here for the full description; applications are available here. Please email completed applications to Program Director Dr. Andy Coleman.

It is the policy of BIRMINGHAM AUDUBON that all persons are entitled to equality of opportunity in all areas of employment regardless of race, sex, disability, age, national origin, religion, veteran status, genetic information, or other legally protected status.