Seasonal Job Opportunities

IMG_1358
IMG_1669 – Copy
IMG_2391
IMG_1828
Photo Aug 07, 12 36 04 PM – Copy2
Quahog Festival – Copy2
IMG_2388

Seasonal Job Opportunities

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) is a non-profit organization working to restore and preserve clean water throughout Barnstable. For the 2021 season we have multiple opportunities available.

Aquaculture/Water Quality Internships

Part-time, June through August
Hours: Flexible, including weekends, 20-30 hours/week
Applications due: Friday, February 26th

Interns assist with the care of oysters and maintenance of upweller tank located on Hyannis Harbor. In addition, interns will be involved with water quality and marine invasive species monitoring programs at several locations in the town of Barnstable.

Aquaculture/Water Quality Internships

Part-time, June through August
Hours: Flexible, including weekends, 20-30 hours/week

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) is a non-profit organization working to restore and preserve clean water throughout Barnstable.

Interns assist with the care of oysters and maintenance of upweller tank located on Hyannis Harbor. In addition, interns will be involved with water quality and marine invasive species monitoring programs at several locations in the town of Barnstable.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the daily care of oysters at off-site upweller tank on Hyannis Harbor.
  • Sort and track growth of oysters.
  • Clean and maintain upweller and equipment.
  • Collect and analyze water samples from upweller and harbor.
  • Data entry and processing of oyster and water quality data in Excel.
  • Assist with community outreach and education on oysters and water quality.
  • Assist with other water sampling programs and marine invasive species monitoring.
  • Assist BCWC staff with other duties as needed.

Weekly stipend offered. Interns must provide own housing and transportation.

Qualifications:

  • Internship is open to students or recent graduates, 18 years or older, currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a college or university with a major/degree in marine/environmental science, ecology, biology, or related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of shellfish aquaculture and water quality monitoring.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Comfortable communicating with people of all ages.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable working outside in all conditions.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references (name, email, phone number and affiliation to applicant) to info@bcleanwater.org. Applications are due by Friday, February 26th.

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Click here for PDF version.

Water Quality Monitoring Assistant

Part-time, May through August
Hours: Monday - Friday, approximately 25 hours/week
Salary: $14.00 - $16.00/hour
Applications due: Friday, February 26th

The Monitoring Assistant will work with BCWC staff and partners in support of multiple water quality monitoring programs (groundwater, estuary, pond, bog, and streams) focused on the assessment and tracking of nutrient pollution in waters throughout the town of Barnstable.

Water Quality Monitoring Assistant

Part-time, May through August
Hours: Monday - Friday, approximately 25 hours/week
Salary: $14.00 - $16.00/hour

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) is a non-profit organization working to restore and preserve clean water throughout Barnstable.

The Monitoring Assistant will work with BCWC staff and partners in support of multiple water quality monitoring programs (groundwater, estuary, pond, bog, and streams) focused on the assessment and tracking of nutrient pollution in waters throughout the town of Barnstable.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Collect water samples and associated water quality measurements, including dissolved oxygen, turbidity, and temperature.
  • Perform laboratory analysis of water samples.
  • Maintain sampling and monitoring equipment.
  • Data entry and processing in Excel.
  • Assist BCWC staff with other programs as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older, preference given to students, currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from a college or university with a major/degree in marine/environmental science, biology, ecology, natural resource management, or related disciplines.
  • Experience with water quality monitoring and associated equipment.
  • Basic laboratory skills.
  • Knowledge of New England aquatic ecosystems.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Comfortable working outside in all conditions.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must provide own transportation.

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and contact information for two references (name, email, phone number and affiliation to applicant) to info@bcleanwater.org. Applications are due by Friday, February 26th.

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Click here for PDF version.

Seasonal Island Manager

Full-time, seasonal position from March 15th through August 31st
Hours Variable, including weekends and holidays, 40 hours/week for 20 weeks
Salary Range: $18.00-$20.00/hour
Start Date: March 15th
Applications due: Friday, February 12th

Seasonal Island Manager

Full-time, seasonal position from March 15th through August 31st
Hours Variable, including weekends and holidays, 40 hours/week for 20 weeks
Salary Range: $18.00-$20.00/hour
Start Date: March 15th

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) is a non-profit organization working to restore and preserve clean water throughout Barnstable. BCWC owns and manages the eastern end of Dead Neck Sampson’s Island, a 1.4-mile barrier beach that is the site of protected nesting shorebirds.

Duties Include, but not limited to:

  • Coordinate management of Dead Neck Sampson’s Island shorebird monitoring program in conjunction with MA Audubon Coastal Waterbird Program staff.
  • Train and supervise island monitors and rangers.
  • Assist with construction and maintenance of symbolic and electric fencing.
  • Monitor avian and mammalian predator activity.
  • Produce weekly reports on island activities including shorebird and island visitor data.
  • Educate public on coastal waterbird conservation and management measures used on the island to protect nesting birds and chicks.
  • Enforce island regulations to protect listed shorebird species.
  • Carry out other tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a bachelor’s or higher degree in environmental science, avian/wildlife biology/conservation, ecology, natural resources management, or related disciplines.
  • Experience in avian or wildlife tracking and field research.
  • Experience supervising staff.
  • Knowledge of New England coastal habitats, birds, and ecology.
  • Experience operating small boats.
  • Competent swimmer.
  • Ability to collect and record scientific data accurately.
  • Comfortable working long hours outside in all conditions.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds over varied and sandy terrain.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must provide own binoculars due to COVID.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email, phone number, and affiliation to applicant) to info@bcleanwater.org. Applications are due by Friday, February 12th.

BCWC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Click here for PDF version.

Seasonal Island Monitors

Part-time, seasonal position from April through August
Hours: Flexible, Fridays through Mondays, 20-30 hours/week
Salary Range: $14.00 - $16.00/hour
Start date: April 1st
Applications due: Friday, February 12th

Seasonal Island Monitors
Part-time, seasonal position from April through August
Hours: Flexible, Fridays through Mondays, 20-30 hours/week
Salary Range: $14.00 - $16.00/hour
Start date: April 1st

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) is a non-profit organization working to restore and preserve clean water throughout Barnstable. BCWC owns and manages the eastern end of Dead Neck Sampson’s Island, a 1.4-mile barrier beach that is the site of protected nesting shorebirds.

Duties Include:

  • Monitor nesting piping plovers and least terns on barrier island in conjunction with MA Audubon Coastal Waterbird Program staff.
  • Locate and identify piping plover and least tern nesting sites and broods.
  • Collect and record biological and behavioral data on piping plovers, least terns, and other listed shorebirds, including nest locations and abundance, along with associated environmental data.
  • Monitor avian and mammalian predator activity.
  • Educate island visitors on coastal waterbird conservation and management measures used to protect listed shorebird species.
  • Maintain symbolic and electric fencing.
  • Carry out other tasks as needed and assigned by Island Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older, preference given to applicants currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a college or university with a major/degree in environmental science, avian/wildlife biology, ecology, or related disciplines.
  • Experience in avian monitoring, tracking, and field work.
  • Experience with data collection and bird identification.
  • Ability to collect and record scientific data accurately.
  • Experience operating small boats.
  • Competent swimmer.
  • Knowledge of New England coastal habitats, birds, and ecology.
  • Comfortable working long hours outside in all conditions.
  • Must be able to lift and move 50 pounds across varied and sandy terrain.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must provide own binoculars due to COVID.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email, phone number and affiliation to applicant) to info@bcleanwater.org. Applications are due by Friday, February 12th.

BCWC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Click here for PDF version.

Seasonal Island Rangers

Part-time, seasonal position from May 15th through August 31st
Hours: Flexible, Fridays through Mondays, 20-30 hours/week
Salary Range: $14.00 - $16.00/hour
Start date: May 15th
Applications due: Friday, February 12th

Seasonal Island Rangers
Part-time, seasonal position from May 15th through August 31st
Hours: Flexible, Fridays through Mondays, 20-30 hours/week
Salary Range: $14.00 - $16.00/hour
Start date: May 15th

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) is a non-profit organization working to restore and preserve clean water in Barnstable. BCWC owns and manages the eastern end of Dead Neck Sampson’s Island, a 1.4-mile barrier beach that is the site of protected, nesting shorebirds.

Duties Include:

  • Patrol eastern end of Dead Neck Sampson’s Island and promote compliance with island rules and regulations regarding protected shorebird species.
  • Enforce island regulations to protect listed shorebird species.
  • Educate visitors regarding island rules, regulations, and safety concerns.
  • Educate visitors on Dead Neck Sampson’s Island about coastal water birds and barrier island ecology.
  • Collect data on visitors.
  • Carry out other tasks as needed and assigned by Island Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older, preference given to applicants who have or are working towards a bachelor’s degree and/or have relevant experience in environmental/marine science, ecology, conservation, natural resources management, or related disciplines.
  • Experience operating small boats.
  • Competent swimmer.
  • Experience interacting with public.
  • Ability to work long hours outside in all conditions.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds across varied and sandy terrain.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Possess strong oral communication skills.
  • Must provide own binoculars due to COVID.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email, phone number and affiliation to applicant) to info@bcleanwater.org. Applications are due by Friday, February 12th.

BCWC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Click here for PDF version.

Support

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition