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The Paul J. Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary is a 26,000-acre refuge owned by the National Audubon Society in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. Established in 1924, it’s Audubon’s oldest and largest sanctuary. The property includes not only marshland and ponds but beach and bay-shore. The Rainey sanctuary provides habitat for over 200 species of birds including endangered piping plovers and more recently, whooping cranes. Cougars, coyotes, bobcats, otters, muskrat, and nutria also call Rainey home.
The Land and Facilities Coordinator will support the Sanctuary Manager with the daily operations at Rainey Sanctuary. This includes land and habitat overseeing and improvements, maintenance of structures and equipment, monitoring of boat traffic and waterways, and more.
This is a part-time position and will require transportation, of seven miles, by boat to the Sanctuary where work will be performed, and overnight stays of two nights per week at the Sanctuary.