Anilla aves, monitorea mamíferos y realiza seguimiento de diferentes especies amenazadas ~

16 de enero de 2023

Anilla aves, monitorea mamíferos y realiza seguimiento de diferentes especies amenazadas

Oferta compartida por Cristina

Undergraduate Student Intern - Wildlife Biologist
What You Will Do

Gain experience in wildlife biology and regulatory compliance with the Los Alamos National Laboratory's Biological Resources Program. You will collaborate with environmental professional staff to fulfill requirements related to federally-listed threatened or endangered species, migratory birds, and other sensitive species. This includes conducting fieldwork across the Laboratory's approximately 40 square miles. You will support multiple ongoing projects like threatened and endangered species surveys, avian point counts, bird banding, small mammal trapping, nestbox monitoring, or camera trap monitoring. As a part of the Environmental Protection and Compliance Division, Environmental Stewardship Group, you will work with environmental professionals to support the Laboratory's broader mission of solving national security challenges through simultaneous excellence.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to work safely and securely in the field and provide a safe working environment with open communication.
Demonstrated ability to record field data correctly and clearly; ability to organize data from multiple projects concurrently and perform data quality assurance.
Self-initiating, communicative work style with very strong interpersonal and collaborative-work capabilities; ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written, oral, and electronic media.
Familiarity with topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and spatial tools.
Ability to work in outdoor environments, ability to conduct very early morning or late night field work, ability to tolerate varying environmental conditions, and the ability hike long distances, while carrying loads of 25 pounds over rough, uneven, and steep terrain.
This position requires enrollment in and successfully completed a minimum of 12 undergraduate credit hours per semester (or the equivalent of full time enrollment).
The candidate must have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale.
The candidate will be required to upload an official transcript as part of the application.

Education/Experience: Students considered for this position shall be currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in one of the following fields: biology, ecology, environmental science or related field.

Desired Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience in identifying birds by sight and sound in the field and/or willingness to develop or improve identification skills.
Demonstrated experience avian nest searching and/or willingness to develop or improve these skills.
Demonstrated experience conducting threatened and endangered species surveys and/or willingness to develop or improve these skills.
Ability to safely remove, handle, and band birds and/or willingness to develop or improve these skills.
Note to Applicants:
Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.
Please provide at least two references in your resume.
This position does not require extensive travel.Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM. This position may occasionally work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory at the manager's discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.

COVID Vaccine: The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory students working on-site and students coming on-site, as well as any students coming on-site for any reason; unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.
Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

§ Dental and vision insurance

§ Free basic life and disability insurance

§ Paid childbirth and parental leave

§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs

§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2. Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing. Although New Mexico and other states have legalized the use of marijuana, use and possession of marijuana remain illegal under federal law. A positive drug test for marijuana will result in termination of employment, even if the use was pre-offer.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Policy Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

For general program information refer to the Student Programs web page:
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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