Ecological Solutions, Inc., an environmental consulting firm in Roswell, Georgia, is seeking qualified applicants to fill a four to five week technician position(s) for a survey project in South Carolina starting immediately. The applicant should have field experience and is comfortable working in hot and humid conditions with biting insects. This is a seasonal position conducting bat surveys in the southeast.
In addition to required night work, applicants can expect to work long days, often 7 days per week, with constant travel. This position requires lifting heavy equipment, working and hiking in challenging environments, rugged and uneven terrain or waist deep water. Daily duties include moving and setting up mist net equipment, conducting daily surveys, radio-telemetry, acoustic surveys, decontamination procedures, data management, and working as a team member.
*At least two years of field experience
*Good communication skills, follows directions, concise data documentation, detail oriented, well organized, self-motivated, positive attitude, professionalism, and a team member.
*Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record
*Some knowledge of setting up mist nets, identifying, extracting, and handling of bats
*A recent rabies pre-exposure vaccination or titer check within the last two years
*Ability to perform work at night and willing to travel for extended amounts of time