Coyote Capture Technician ~

21 de julio de 2005

Coyote Capture Technician

Sept. 1, 2005 – Oct. 31, 2005 (1 position)

Project Description: This is a long-term ecological study focused on the ecological relationships between coyotes, their prey, and sympatric carnivores.

Position Description: Person experienced with live-trapping of canids is sought. Successful applicant will have a strong work ethic, with a high degree of conscientiousness, ability, and initiative. The job requires capabilities for sustained physical work under very demanding field conditions. Working hours vary, with a daily schedule of setting and re-setting during the capture period.

Background Required: Applicants must be experienced with live-trapping canids, preferably coyotes. Applicants must be highly competent in back-country settings, show a high degree of initiative and motivation, and be able to work long hours in the field under strenuous conditions. Ability to focus on human safety, and animal well-being are essential. Housing is in a remote setting, with basic dormitory-style accommodations.

Compensation: $2000/month compensation with housing provided.

To Apply: Send resume, three reference contacts, and cover letter expressing interest and relevant experience to email listed below:

Susan Kendrick, Field Crew Coordinator
Yellowstone Ecological Research Center
2048 Analysis Drive, Suite B
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 556-1414

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