For the interest and opportunity of birding-aussers, the following
advertisement will appear this weekend in the Weekend Australian:
AUSTRALIAN BIRD ATLAS PROJECT
Birds Australia is seeking a suitably qualified person to co-ordinate a
community volunteer-based project aimed at monitoring long-term changes in
the distribution and abundance of Australian bird populations. Experience in
large-scale project management with proven effective volunteer liaison
skills, experimental design and analysis of wildlife population data,
proficient report writing and oral communication skills, and a driver's
license are essential. Tertiary qualifications in biology or equivalent
The Co-ordinator will be based at Birds Australia's Melbourne Office,
supervise project personnel in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane, and
work closely with a scientific steering committee. The position is for 4
years initially. Salary $39,000 plus 7% super.
For further information and duty statement please contact Dr Stephen Ambrose
on (03) 9882 2622. Applications addressed to the Chief Executive Officer and
marked Atlas Project Co-ordinator must reach, Birds Australia, 415
Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East, Vic 3123 by 5 PM, 16 February 1998.
Birds Australia Conservation & Liaison,
Australian Bird Research Centre,
415 Riversdale Road,
Hawthorn East, VIC 3123, Australia.
Tel: (03) 9882 2622. Fax: (03) 9882 2677.
O/s: +61 3 9882 2622. Fax: +61 3 9882 2677.
Web Homepage: http://www.vicnet.net.au/~birdsaus