The Associate will travel frequently to conduct pollinator and habitat surveys on Department of Defense installations and other priority areas. They also provide technical support, educational materials, and services for DoD installations seeking to engage in monarch and pollinator conservation.
Position Title: Department of Defense Science and Monitoring Associate
Location: St. Paul, MN / Hybrid*
*While not required, MJV staff located in the Twin Cities area try to work from our St. Paul office most Tuesdays. Local staff are welcome to work from the office more often as desired. Applicants must be based in the greater Twin Cities area.
Compensation: $35,000 - $45,000; full-time
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, and short-term disability insurance; 401K; paid time off, sick leave, and holidays
Desired Start: February 2024
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2023, or until the position is filled
Travel Required: Frequent travel expected primarily throughout the monarch central flyway.
The Department of Defense (DoD) Science and Monitoring Associate supports the MJV by conducting pollinator and habitat surveys on Department of Defense installations and other priority areas. They also provide technical support, educational materials, and services for DoD installations seeking to engage in monarch and pollinator conservation. The Associate is a versatile MJV team member, willing to travel frequently and collaborate closely with Environment for the Americas (EFTA). MJV science initiatives are conducted in alignment with the Monarch Conservation Implementation Plan. Learn more about our mission, vision, and values on our website.
Pollinator and Habitat Surveys (60%)
Pollinator and Habitat Education Services (38%)
Budget Tracking (2%)
Other Desired Skills:
*You do not need to have all these qualifications to apply, but please highlight your experience with any of these in your resume.
Equal Opportunity Employment:
The Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) is an equal-opportunity employer. As such, MJV offers equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. These opportunities include all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, job placement, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, advancement, and termination. All employees are expected to adhere to this policy.
What to Expect:
Your application will include a resume (1-2 pages max) and a few short-answer questions (no cover letters please!). Interviews will be conducted in two phases. Successful applications will first be invited to a brief introductory interview by Zoom with a single MJV staff member. A second longer interview with multiple staff will be invited for successful first interview candidates. References may be contacted after the second interview. While unlikely, a potential short third interview may be requested as needed in final decision making. All candidates will be notified via email if their application is no longer being considered.
$35,000 - $45,000 per year