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14 de marzo de 2016

2 Avian Technicians (NW, USA)

Avian Technicians (2 positions)
Agency: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish & Wildlife
Location: NW Minnesota
Salary: Approximately $16/hr
Start date: 08/15/16
End date: 11/30/16

We are seeking 2 full-time, temporary field technicians for a study examining sharp-tailed grouse responses to brushland management in Minnesota. Job duties will include pellet surveys and vegetation surveys along transects, collecting and entering data in Excel, communicating with managers, organizing and maintaining field equipment, GPS use, and working independently as well as part of a team. Field work will require walking up to 8 miles a day through uneven terrain. Hours and days will be variable, but generally will not exceed 40 hours per week. Lodging will be provided.

  • Strong work ethic with a positive attitude.
  • Applicants should be willing to work long hours and in difficult field conditions.
  • Ability to use GPS to locate and establish transects.
  • Experience with Excel.
  • A valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Physical ability to walk up to 8 miles a day, while carrying <10 lbs.="" li="">
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with ArcMap.
  • B.S. in Wildlife Ecology or related field.
  • Familiarity with brushland plant species identification in the upper Midwestern U.S. 

To apply:

Submit cover letter, CV, email and phone contact information for 3 references, and unofficial transcripts as a single attachment to Charlotte.Roy@mn.state.us and Lindsey.Shartell@mn.state.us by April 15, 2016.

Lindsey M. Shartell, Ph.D.

Forest Habitat Biologist

Wildlife Habitat Program

MN DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife

1201 East Highway 2

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone: (218) 328-8870


Charlotte Roy, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Forest Wildlife Populations and Research Group

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

1201 E Highway 2

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone: 218-328-8876


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