We have an opening for a Full-time Office/Field Assistant 

Job Description:

The Office/Field Assistant performs general program support to maintain a forest bird research and recovery program in three areas: 1) data entry, management, and summary; 2) logistical support and coordination; and 3) outreach and sampling life cycle of disease-carrying Culex mosquitoes in core bird habitat. Under 1), duties include data entry and digitizing in Excel, Access and cloud-based databases, and summary and interpretation of data using graphs, tables, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Data include forest bird population surveys and monitoring, and predator control and mapping species locations. Under 2), duties include maintenance of project vehicles and inventory, care and maintenance of project equipment and tools. Helps maintain computers and network. Assists in scheduling logistics, such as helicopter operations. Tracks helicopter usage and invoices. Assists with procurement. Under 3), duties include navigate off-trail using GPS and Avenza, basic data entry and manipulation. participating in and supporting project’s public relations outreach programs and producing outreach materials, including for social media. Must adhere to safety, equipment use and invasive species prevention protocols. Worker will be trained in necessary software (e.g., GIS, Microsoft Office). The position will mostly be based out of our office and baseyard with occasional telework.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required; at least some college education preferred. Requires a high degree of attention to detail for data management, data digitizing, data entry and proofing, as well as equipment management and data collection, which includes repetitive tasks.  Strong technical capabilities (MS Office (Word, Excel), Google Suite, social media, remote work, basic photo editing) desired. Excellent writing skills. Problem-solving. Ability to work independently and with a small team. Ability to effectively manage projects and balance time/schedule on multiple tasks. Working knowledge of maintenance of computer workstations. Inventory management and scheduling experience is a plus. Applicants should be physically fit and able to navigate rugged and complex terrain. A desire to help prevent the extinction of our native forest birds.

Effective January 4, our employer’s Covid-19 policy will require mandatory vaccination of all new and current employees working in the United States, except those who request and are granted a religious or medical accommodation to be exempted.

Salary/Benefits/Requirements:  exact information can be found at https://www.kupuhawaii.org/aina/

Position goes from February 7, 2022 to January 28, 2023.

Starts at $14.00 per hour (Paid biweekly), Medical Insurance (Full-time employees only)

The minimum age required is 17 and there are no upper age limits.

Applicants must be a US Citizen, US National, US Permanent Resident, or otherwise legally allowed to work in the United States.

Participants must confirm that they have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic by signing the affidavit within the application.

To Apply: Send an up-to-date resume, names and contact information of three references, and cover letter describing why this opportunity interests you to puaiohijobs AT gmail.com by January 7, 2022. ALSO submit application at https://www.kupuhawaii.org/aina/by January 7, 2022.

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