Employment

Staff Opportunities

  • Aerial Deployment of Mosquitoes Project Manager- This position is being hired through American Bird Conservancy and will report to the ABC Hawaiʻi Program Director. This is a full-time 2-year position with a possibility of extension. This position offers an opportunity to help save the Hawaiian honeycreepers by breaking the mosquito-avian disease cycle and be a critical part of succeeding at the most significant conservation challenge in the United States. The position will work on the aerial deployment of Wolbachia-incompatible Culex quinquefasciatus with Birds, Not Mosquitoes – a partnership of over 20 organizations across the Hawaiian Islands and the continent. For a full position description and instructions on how to apply click here
  • Mosquito Research/Control Field Supervisor- Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project (MFBRP) located in Makawao, Maui. This position will help plan field research and management strategies for the deployment of landscape-level mosquito control. They will also coordinate and supervise field teams for field research and management projects. Field activities include, but are not limited to: regular mosquito population monitoring and carrying out a mark-release-recapture (MRR) study to evaluate the survival and dispersal distance of mosquitoes; assessing relative abundance or density of wild Culex population; regularly deploying Wolbachia Incompatible Insect Technique (IIT) mosquitoes throughout East Maui including Haleakalā National Park (NP), Hanawī Natural Area Reserve, and Waikamoi Preserve; and monitoring and collecting Wolbachia IIT mosquitoes and wild Culex mosquitoes in release areas. Application Deadline 12-19-2022. For a full position description and instructions on how to apply click here.
  • Mosquito Research/Control Coordinator- Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project (MFBRP) located in Makawao, Maui. This position will plan, prioritize, and implement the deployment of landscape-level mosquito control on Maui for the benefit of native wildlife. This position will also develop, implement, and manage all project activities including research, conservation management, fieldwork and logistics, budget tracking and regulatory compliance, and other duties. Application Deadline 12-19-2022. For a full position description and instructions on how to apply click here.
  • Mosquito Research/Control Field Technician- Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project (MFBRP) located in Makawao, Maui. Duties for this position to include conducting research and management projects for the recovery of Mauiʻs endangered bird species and deployment of landscape-level mosquito control. Capturing and surveying for mosquitos for avian disease studies in native, restored, and non-native forest habitats. Application Deadline 12-27-22. For a full position description and instructions on how to apply click here. 
  • Mosquito Research/Control Field Associate- Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project (MFBRP) located in Makawao, Maui. Duties for this position to include conducting fieldwork on the deployment of landscape-level mosquito control (setting, checking, and monitoring traps, and collecting data) and conducting other management activities on Maui to benefit the recovery of native Hawaiian forest birds. Application Deadline 12-29-22. For a full position description and instructions on how to apply click here. 
  • ʻAlalā (Hawaiian crow) Research & Recovery Coordinator- Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project (MFBRP) located in Makawao, Maui. Duties to include conducting and developing reintroduction planning, small mammalian predator control program, post-release monitoring research and adaptive management needed to recover ‘Alala (Hawaiian Crow) in Hawai‘i, with a primary focus on releases in Maui Nui. Position will also Develop and implement the Maui Nui ‘Alala Reintroduction Plan. Coordinates and supervises the field teams and all necessary tasks to implement the plan. Coordinates research, quantifies threats, identifies limiting factors, develops strategies to mitigate threats, and establishes additional populations of ‘Alala. Develops research and management goals and strategies with the ‘Hui Alala and ‘Alala Planning Groups. Application Deadline 12-27-22. For a full position description and how to apply click here. 
  • ‘Alala (Hawaiian crow) Research & Logistics Senior Technician- Work with an intelligent corvid, travel by helicopter over stunning landscapes to access field sites in some of the most remote rainforest in the Hawaiian Islands, all while developing leadership skills and supporting endangered species recovery. Job Description: Serves as senior member in the field for the ‘Alala Research and Recovery Project. Responsible for overseeing temporary employees, volunteers, interns, and field assistants in the field. Plans and prepares for field research by overseeing and conducting all field logistics, scheduling, field camp set up and maintenance, volunteer and team coordination, and equipment management. Assists in translocation support of ‘alala, assists in the capture, attaching radio-transmitters, and obtaining blood samples of ‘alala for long-term survival and productivity monitoring. Assists in endangered species recovery and habitat management techniques; including small mammal monitoring and control, weed and native plant censuses, seed collection and outplanting, erosion control, and trail maintenance. Application deadline 1-11-23. For a full position description and how to apply click here.

Internship Opportunities

  • No positions are available at this time.

Volunteer Opportunities

Due to COVID19, we currently do not have any volunteer opportunities. We will post future volunteer possibilities on our volunteer page.
Thank you for your understanding. 
 

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