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Facilities Associate

Posted May 17, 2022. The Facilities Associate will assist in restoration work on historic buildings and other projects.

  • Schedule: Average 20-24 hours per week (flexible) from July to October
  • Minimum Qualifications: 6 years experience working in the construction or building trades; confident and self-directed while working alone on projects; able to work alongside a volunteer group. 
  • Notes: The Facilities Associate will need to provide their own hand tools. A full shop is available for projects.
  • Compensation and Benefits: $25-30/hr depending on experience; no benefits
  • Deadline: June 24. To apply, send a letter that lists your work experience to or:

Facilities Associate Search Committee
Wells Reserve
342 Laudholm Farm Rd
Wells ME 04090

Grants and Management Accountant

Posted April 6, 2022. The Grants and Management Accountant is responsible for accounting management, grant management, payroll, benefits administration, and office management. Major tasks include: with executive director, creates an annual budget and maintains and implements systems of internal controls and procedures; revises budget through FY as needed; implements a chart of accounts and a general ledger account structure in compliance with standard accounting procedures to include multiple levels of reporting including consolidation of funds and grant accounting; tracks expenses on multi-year contracts and sub-awards and prepares invoices (or draws down funds electronically) quarterly; pays invoices and codes, or reviews coding of, invoices to appropriate fund and account in accordance with the budget.

  • Schedule: 0.8 FTE (average 32 hours/week)
  • Minimum Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in accounting/business management or at least 5 years of experience in accounting in a business, non-profit, or governmental setting. Thorough knowledge of GAAP is essential, as well as a familiarity with federal grants and reports and financial audits. 
  • Compensation and Benefits: $43,264 to $46,592 plus benefits valued between $16,000 and $20,000.
  • More Information: Download complete details.
  • Deadline: May 9, 2022, 5pm

Seasonal Shellfish Aquaculture Technician

Posted April 6, 2022. Tasks of the shellfish aquaculture technician will be centered around daily operations of a clam hatchery and associated wetlab space that are purposed for research, shellfish production, and educational outreach. The technician may also provide field- and lab-based research and monitoring support for projects including, but not limited to, lobsters, crabs, invasive species, marsh monitoring, larval fish surveys, and microscopy, as well as some data entry and management.

  • Dates: June to September 2022; 12 weeks
  • Schedule: 40 hours per week, one weekend day required
  • Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should be enrolled in a formal academic program related to aquaculture, aquatic, or environmental sciences with some prior hands-on experience in biological or environmental sciences, or a closely related field such as marine biology or fisheries. Lab and/or technical experience is highly desired. 
  • Compensation and Benefits: $12.75 per hour; no benefits
  • More Information: Download complete details.
  • Deadline: May 15. This is a cooperative position managed by the Town of Wells. To apply, visit the town website.


Internships in coastal science and environmental learning are available to students and teachers of biology, marine biology, environmental studies, science education, and related fields. We often identify candidates through the Five College Consortium or NOAA's Hollings Scholar program. Please call us for information.


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