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The Accounts Receivable Specialist (ARS) provides accounting and administrative support for the Director and Manager of Finance and Program Support Services in our Annapolis office of the Oyster Recovery Partnership, Inc. (ORP). ORP is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to oyster restoration programs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Primary Responsibilities:

The ARS is responsible for assisting with accounting, record keeping, and other financial and administrative functions. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing and recording accounts receivables’ data 
  • Reconcile accounts receivable ledger to ensure all incoming funds are accounted for, classified, and properly posted
  • Process and track invoices to customers
  • Generate customized monthly managerial receivables reports
  • Generate monthly financial reports on donor and entity receivables
  • Provide audit support for receivables including review of bank deposits
  • Assist with general administrative support to the Director and Manager of Finance and Program Support Services
  • Other activities as assigned or requested

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management (2 to 3 years’ work experience in accounts receivable can be substituted for educational requirement).
  • High level understanding of dissemination of duties and confidentiality
  • Advanced mathematical, logical deduction and problem solving skills
  • Ability to create and edit Excel spreadsheets
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 
  • Familiarity with technology platforms, accounting software and user interfaces
  • Excellent organizational, communication and multitasking skills
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret verbal and written requests and directions
  • Ability to meet deadlines with efficiency and accuracy
  • Experience with Microsoft Office or Office 365 suite of products

Position Status and Benefits:

This part time position is at minimum 20 hours per week with the ability to work a flexible schedule. An ideal candidate is a highly motivated, ethical, detail oriented team player, who enjoys working in a dynamic office environment. Candidate must pass a background investigation prior to start date.

For further consideration, interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to Jobs@oysterrecovery.org.



The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) is seeking to hire a part-time Fisheries Dockside Monitors to support a project to verify daily commercial harvest occurring in northern Maryland coastal counties (Cecil, Harford, Kent) where commercial harvest is landed.  Dockside monitors will be responsible for intercepting commercial fishermen at the dockside to conduct spot checks of reported harvest during the offload process.


When:  Monitors will be operational through December 20, 2019.

Weekly hours:  Harvest occurs 7 days a week and most offloads occur between 7 am and 9 pm.  Monitors will operate daily within 2 to 6 hour time blocks.  Monitors will be scheduled between 3 and 4 days a week, but up to 7 days a week could occur in certain circumstances. One weekend day per week minimum.


Monitors will be compensated for daily 2 or 6 hour time blocks at a rate of $13/hr.  Monitors will also be reimbursed for mileage using Maryland’s State mileage rate


Dockside monitors will be expected to work independently from home to conduct weekly spot checks of commercial harvest.  Monitors will participate in multiple training events to learn harvest documentation procedures and other details required to affectively document harvest.  Dockside monitors will be provided tablet computers with software to schedule spot checks and document and submit monitored harvest.  Dockside monitors will be hired, managed, and paid through one of ORP’s project partner firms.

• Reliable transportation to perform monitoring duties
• Effective communication and interview skills and ability to handle difficult interpersonal situations if they occur
• Ability to work independently to intercept daily fishery offload locations
• Ability to understand specifics related to Maryland Chesapeake Bay fisheries, target species, and common terminology
• Competency using tablet computers, applications for data collection and reporting, measuring scales, or ability to learn
• Ability to maintain weekly schedule with and coordinate with project supervisor
• Ability to travel to other Chesapeake Bay regions outside of your own if needed

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Reliable source of transportation for driving to harvest offload locations. Ability to learn and follow harvest reporting guidelines and data collection procedures. Interest in fisheries management.  Dockside monitoring provides an independent third party process to verify commercial harvest and qualified dockside monitors should not be affiliated with Maryland’s commercial fishing industry.

For consideration email cover letter and resume to:  Kaycee Coleman kcoleman@oysterrecovery.org

Attn:  Job Opening_ Fisheries Dockside Monitor

No phone calls please



STATUS: Part-time (16-24 hours/week)

The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit that designs, promotes and implements consensus-based and scientifically-sustainable shellfish ecological restoration, aquaculture and commercial fishery activities to improve the environment and expand economic opportunities in the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays and beyond. Over the last 25 years, ORP and its partners planted more than 8 billion oysters in the Chesapeake Bay, and created several of the largest sanctuary reefs in the United States. Learn more: www.oysterrecovery.org.


The Oyster Recovery Partnership’s Marketing & Communications team is responsible for traditional and digital marketing across the organization. The Marketing & Communications Intern will work closely with the Marketing Manager on the implementation of communications and promotions for all of ORP’s events, programs, and initiatives.

The Marketing & Communications Intern’s responsibilities will include:
• Content creation for digital (social media, email newsletters, website, blog, etc.) and traditional (letters, posters, and print advertisements) media
• Support with website, email marketing, and social media management
• Assistance with marketing efforts for programs and events
• Representing ORP at events throughout the region (some evening and weekend work required)
• Fundraising support (e.g. gift processing, writing donation acknowledgement letters, etc.)
• And a variety of other tasks as needed

• Currently enrolled college student pursuing degree in marketing, communications or related field
• A basic understanding of and a strong interest in marketing, communications, website management, blogging, and social media
• A strong interest in environmental issues (passion for the Chesapeake Bay a plus!)
• Strong written and verbal communications
• Availability/willingness to work some nights/weekends
• Positive, energetic attitude and willingness to learn

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to: Allison Albert Guercio, Marketing Manager, aaguercio@oysterrecovery.org.