4 plazas de asistente de campo ornitólogo (Texas, USA) ~ Bioblogia.net

9 de octubre de 2016

4 plazas de asistente de campo ornitólogo (Texas, USA)

Job Description: Seasonal Avian Field Technician (1 December‒28 February 2016) for a research project determining the distribution and abundance of wintering Sprague’s pipit and other grassland birds on National Guard lands in central Texas. Duties include presence-absence surveys, vegetation surveys, maintenance of field equipment, and data entry.

Requirements: Experience or coursework in wildlife biology or closely related field; ability to follow directions and collect data with strong attention to detail; must own well-functioning binoculars (all other equipment will be provided); must be willing to work early mornings (0500), travel, and stay in hotels or camp on weekdays (travel and lodging costs will be covered); have positive attitude in adverse environmental conditions; have patience and focus to quietly observe birds; have ability to work independently and with others; have flexibility to changes in location, protocols, or job assignments.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess a B.S. or B.A. in wildlife biology or a closely related field and have experience identifying grassland birds, working on military facilities, navigating using a handheld GPS unit, and using FileMaker and ArcMap.

Pay: Two full-time technicians at $12.00/hour for study sites in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Two part-time technicians at $12.00/hour for surveys in the Bastrop area.

To Apply: Please write “Grassland Bird Job Application” in the subject line of your email. Include your last name in the file attachment. Submit cover letter detailing your qualifications, resume (including GPA), and contacts for three references (preferably email address) in one attachment to Melanie Colón at irnr.birdjobs@gmail.com. Please indicate whether you are applying for a full-time or part-time position or if you would like to be considered for both.

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