[MARMAM] Position announcement

Jan Young jeyoung at coastalstudies.org
Mon Oct 24 10:15:17 PDT 2005

May I ask that you post the position shown below.  Thanks very much.


The Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies is seeking candidates for the
full-time position of director of large whale disentanglement, the only
program of its kind in the nation operating under the authority of the
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.  The geographic scope
of the program extends from the Bay of Fundy to Florida.  Requirements
include demonstrated ability to lead a small staff of professional
responders and a network of more than 500 volunteer fishermen, biologists,
and other mariners.  Successful administration of the program depends on
good working relationship with U.S. and Canadian resource managers, marine
patrols, scientists, and especially the U.S. Coast Guard.  Program director
reports directly to executive director and is responsible for program
planning and development, budgeting, contract administration, and special
project fundraising.  Good communications skills essential.  Previous
disentanglement experience not necessary, but experience with search and
rescue operations would be very helpful.  Candidates must have demonstrated
commitment to marine mammal conservation.  Background and training in marine
mammal biology or veterinary science preferred.  Position based in
Provincetown with some travel.  Residency on Cape Cod required. Generous
benefits.  Compensation commensurate with experience.  Position to be filled
by December 31.  Please submit hard copy letter and resume (no email)
including references and salary history by November 1 to:  Disentanglement
Search, Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, PO Box 1036, Provincetown,
MA 02657

Janet E. Young
Deputy Director
Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies
115 Bradford Street
P.O. Box 1036
Provincetown, MA  02657
508-487-3622, ext. 110 (o)
508-487-4495 (f)
jeyoung at coastalstudies.org 

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