NatureServe, an international nonprofit conservation organization, is seeking a full-time Biodiversity Monitoring Specialist to join its team of scientists. The Biodiversity Monitoring Specialist will develop and manage core indicators of the pressures on biodiversity, status of biodiversity, conservation responses, and ecosystem service benefits provided by these conservation responses. The position will engage both global and regional conservation communities to develop the indicators. Initial work will focus on three tropical regions.
The ideal candidate will have a M.S. in conservation-related science, five years experience in activities related to biodiversity conservation monitoring, broad geographic experience including in tropical biodiversity conservation, experience with databases and GIS analysis, excellent English writing and speaking skills, and additional languages.
NatureServe’s mission-focused, collaborative atmosphere motivates staff to contribute their best efforts to make a positive impact on some of the world’s most pressing environmental issues.
We offer a competitive nonprofit benefits package that includes a 401(k) savings and retirement plan with matching contributions; health and dental insurance; short and long-term disability; annual and sick leave; and life insurance.
NatureServe is located in Arlington, Virginia just outside Washington, D.C., in a location easily accessible by foot, bike, or public transportation (metrorail and metrobus). If you would like to pursue a career in biodiversity conservation that makes a tangible difference, please click on this link [http://natureserve.iapplicants.com/searchjobs.php] for detailed information about this job, the organization, and how to apply.