Field Biologist – Texas

Agency
Tetra Tech, Inc.
Location
near Snyder, TX
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
up to $25/hour DOE
Start Date
08/28/2017
Last Date to Apply
08/24/2017
Description
Tetra Tech is seeking a local biologist to assist with baseline wildlife surveys in support of a proposed wind energy project near Snyder, Texas. Initially, the work will involve avian point counts and eagle use surveys, but assistance with additional wildlife studies will be needed in the near future. There may also be opportunities to assist with surveys at other ongoing projects in the region. The initial survey schedule is anticipated to involve 3- 4 consecutive days every other week from August 2017 to August 2018. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found. The salary will be up to $25/hour, depending on experience.
Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include: (1) own a vehicle, preferably 4WD, for use during project work (mileage will be reimbursed), (2) live within a 1.5-hour commute of the project, (3) prior experience identifying bird species by sight and sound, (4) ability to identify and age raptors in flight, particularly eagles, (5) ability to follow verbal and written instructions, adhere to stringent protocol, and act in a professional manner, (6) a BS in wildlife biology or related field, (7) ability to maintain focus throughout the surveys, (8) willingness to work long hours in windy conditions and extreme temperatures. If interested, please send a cover letter, your resume, and contact information for 3 references to: rich.young@tetratech.com.
Contact Person
Rich Young
Contact eMail
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