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Help us protect our Land of Enchantment!
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About Us

Job Openings

Help us protect our Land of Enchantment!

Now hiring: Water Resource Associate

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in hydrology, geology, water resources, biology, ecology, or a related field required, Master's Degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years of applied field experience is desired; understanding and respect of the scientific method is paramount.
  • Computer skills including GIS (ESRI products) and Excel required. Database and statistical programming skills desired.
  • Knowledge of hydrologic principals and ecologic processes associated with wetlands and rivers.
  • Experience with water management principals and water rights of western rivers and associated irrigation districts.
  • Experience with working with government agencies desired.
  • Experience and working knowledge of New Mexico’s diversity of habitats, especially riparian and wetland habitats.
  • Excellent work ethic, a team-focused attitude, and the ability to work well independently.
  • Proficiency in conversational Spanish preferred.
  • A commitment to Audubon’s mission of conservation of birds, other wildlife, and their habitat and the ability to communicate the mission, goals, and programs effectively to partners, government officials, donors, and the public.
  • Regularly travel within the state of the New Mexico to field sites, often for several days at a time.
  • Ability to work in the field, sometime long hours and rugged conditions. Some work on weekends is necessary.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

For details and to apply, please go here, to National Audubon Society. Please do not call the Audubon New Mexico office. All applicants MUST apply at the above link.

Now hiring: GreenStart Conservation Intern (Fall 2019)

Audubon New Mexico’s GreenStart Internship Program invites students and recent graduates to help shape a healthy environment and vibrant future for birds – and all of us who share the planet with them. GreenStart interns will learn from experts in the field of conservation education, wildlife biology, facilities management and political advocacy while gaining exposure to a variety of different conservation programs and strategies including:

• Development and delivery of environmental education programs
• Habitat restoration
• Field data collection
• Digital engagement
• Facilities Management
• Organizing and engaging community in conservation efforts

This internship program is designed to provide practical experience in a variety of different areas of expertise in the conservation field. Throughout the course of the internship the interns will learn from and mentor with professionals in the fields of wildlife biology, conservation education, nature center management, hydrology, and environmental policy to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities that will equip them to pursue a variety of conservation career paths. Audubon New Mexico’s GreenStart internship is a challenging and highly rewarding experience for someone considering and/or pursuing a career in conservation. 

To learn more and apply: please visit our Online Job Portal. Applicants must apply online. Candidates should apply before Thursday, August 15th for best consideration. 

Now hiring: Director of Policy

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public policy, natural resources or related field required.  Master’s or J.D. strongly preferred.
  • 7-10 years’ progressive professional experience, to include 5+ years working on policy and government relations related to conservation in business, government or the non-profit arena. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Keen understanding of current policy trends in New Mexico related to wildlife management, climate change and land conservation and experience applying this knowledge to policy advocacy and implementation strongly preferred.
  • Successful track record working in federal, state, and local governmental processes especially with Governors’ offices, state and federal agencies, and legislative committees.
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds and incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color, in the consideration of impacts and outcome of the decision-making process.
  • Experience in working in partnership with a network of local chapters and invested grassroots leaders.
  • Experience working in a decentralized organization that coordinates strategies for both local and national legislative issues.
  • Effective management skills, including the ability to direct and mentor staff in a decentralized setting.
  • Superior interpersonal skills – a leader that is effective organizational ambassador in order to build coalitions and cultivate relationships with partners, government officials, donors, and the public.
  • Willingness to aid in fundraising efforts as needed; experience with issue campaigns a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability synthesize and interpret technical information for various audiences.
  • A commitment to Audubon’s mission of conservation of birds, other wildlife, and their habitat and the ability to communicate the mission, goals, and programs effectively to partners, government officials, donors, and the public.
  • Willingness and ability to travel regularly across the state and elsewhere as needed, some weekends and evenings required.
  • Tech-savviness, with proficiency in MS Office applications, campaign/advocacy tools and other online software. Comfort with donor management systems such as Salesforce is ideal, but not required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability synthesize and interpret technical information for various audiences, including the grassroots network, decision makers and the news media.
  • Spanish fluency preferred.

To learn more and apply: please visit our Online Job Portal. Applicants must apply online. 

Volunteers

Want to be part of a volunteer team working in one of the most beautiful spots in Santa Fe?
Audubon New Mexico is looking for guest service volunteers to help in our visitor center at the Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary on Upper Canyon Road. Meet and greet people from all over the world who are avid conservationists and birders. Volunteers also needed for conservation, education, events, and trails and grounds maintenance. If you love the natural world and want to help in environmental efforts for our beautiful state, this is for you! Call 505 983-4609 x 23 or write sreed@audubon.org.

 

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