Job Openings

Current positions available with Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

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Retail Manager - Audubon Nature Store

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania seeks a full-time retail manager for its nature store in Pittsburgh, PA (Fox Chapel).  The retail manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the nature store, including Point of Sale, merchandising, inventory management, vendor relations, staff oversight, and customer service.  

Audubon's nature store specializes in bird feeding supplies, books, nature-themed gifts/decor and other outdoor related items.  

The ideal candidate will have a combination of experience in retail management, staff/volunteer oversight, customer service, and knowledge of bird-feeding or nature topics and products.  The position requires weekend and evening hours, and an ability to regularly lift and move items that weigh 50 pounds. 3-5 years retail management required.  

Competitive salary and benefits package.  Please send resume and salary requirements to Brian Shema, Operations Director at


Environmental Educators / Camp Staff - September 19, 2017 through October 28, 2017

DATES: September 19, 2017 through October 28, 2017 (includes 1 week break mid-term, room and board provided throughout)

SALARY: $1700 - 2600 plus room and board

LOCATION: Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania; program takes place at Camp Allegheny in Stoystown, Pennsylvania

OVERVIEW: This residential camp program is the core of the Fox Chapel Area School District fifth grade Environmental Ed, and Social Studies curricula. Educator duties include:

· Instructing fifth grade students in the core environment/ecology and social studies curricula

· Helping to train and oversee high school students serving as camp counselors

· Leading activity hikes, campfires, and group activities/games


·  Bachelor's degree in environmental education, environmental studies, natural sciences, education or related field

· Ability to work well with all ages (upper elementary, high school, adult)

· Prior experience working with children a plus but not required


· Resume

· Cover letter

· Two references

If considered for the position, you will have to obtain and submit background reports as required by the State of Pennsylvania (fees reimbursed):

a) Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check (Act 34)

b) Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)

APPLY by August 25, 2017 to:

Gabi Hughes, Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

614 Dorseyville Road

Pittsburgh PA 15238

(412) 963-6100 ext. 21

Nature Store Associate

Store Associate Position Summary:

The Store Associate is responsible for providing immediate assistance to the Retail Manager in a variety of assigned tasks in preparation for and during the sales day.  The Store Associate is expected to assist in providing superior customer service to our visitors, assist with product placement, operate the Point of Sale system and ensure a safe and clean retail space.  The employee reports directly to the Retail Manager.  Beginning wage is $10.00/hour.

Primary Duties:

Retail Duties

*     Complete opening procedures

*     Ensure product is stocked and displayed properly

*     Assist customers with product selection

*     Assist customers with their sale using Point of Sale

*     Assist telephone callers and direct calls appropriately

*     Clean product and displays

*     Assist staff during special events

*     Work independently in the store

Other Duties

*     Other duties related to sales preparation and/or assistance as directed by supervisor


The Store Associate is required to provide his/her own personal transportation to and from the Succop Conservancy.

The appearance of our employees is an important aspect of these events, so the Store Associate may be required to conform to a specified dress code.

This position requires weekend work, and a commitment to this schedule is expected.   

Background Check:

*     Criminal and child clearance background checks are required for all ASWP staff, interns and volunteers

Physical Abilities:

*     Routinely required to carry birdseed that weighs 40 lbs.

*     Routinely required to be on feet throughout the shift


*     All staff, interns and volunteers are required to review equipment safety standards as they relate to their duties

*     Required to follow safety standards as outlined by supervisor


*     Expected to report towork as assigned and meet with supervisor as needed

*     Expected to work independently as assigned

*     Expected to deliverwork standards appropriate to his/her abilities and according to the expectations of the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

To apply, please contact Brian Shema, Operations Director at