MONTANA RAPTOR MIGRATION OBSERVERS

Agency
Raptor View Research Institute
Location
MPG Ranch Bitterroots, MT
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Website
http://www.raptorview.org
Salary
DOE
Start Date
03/15/2017
Last Date to Apply
03/08/2017
Description
MONTANA RAPTOR MIGRATION OBSERVERS (2 positions) needed to staff the MPG Ranch Raptor Migration Project, located in the north end of Bitterroot valley, near Missoula, MT. Project will run between 15 March and 15 May. Those hired will be paid an amount dependant on experience. Dispensation occurs every two weeks. All applicants must have good eyesight, be in good physical condition for daily hiking commute, be able to endure long hours in the field with inclement weather, have demonstrated excellent birding and in-flight raptor I.D. skills, and must be able to work well in a team environment. Observers will work in teams of two or more to conduct daily, standardized counts of the migration. Weather permitting, crew members will work 5-6 days per week, with additional project support provided by qualified, local volunteers. Basic housing will be provided free of charge. Send cover letter, detailed resume, 3 current references with phone numbers and email addresses, and dates of availability IN ONE ATTACHMENT by email to: rob@raptorview.org and ashreading@raptorview.org. Positions are open until filled.
Qualifications
All applicants must have good eyesight, be in good physical condition for daily hiking commute, be able to endure long hours in the field with inclement weather, have demonstrated excellent birding and in-flight raptor I.D. skills, and must be able to work well in a team environment. Observers will work in teams of two or more to conduct daily, standardized counts of the migration. Weather permitting, crew members will work 5-6 days per week, with additional project support provided by qualified, local volunteers.
Contact Person
Rob Domenech
Contact Phone
4062586813
Contact eMail
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