Research Intern: Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Moffat and Routt Counties, Colorado
Job Category
$11.00/hour (housing provided)
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
A Columbian sharp-tailed grouse research project is continuing to evaluate the population and demographic response of Columbian sharp-tailed grouse to habitat improvements in Routt and Moffat Counties, Colorado. Intern responsibilities will include; capture and marking of day-old chicks and 20 day-old juveniles; track grouse movements using VHF radio telemetry; work in highly variable and harsh climatic conditions; sample vegetation at study area sites; daily use of 4-WD ATV’s and pickups.
B.S in Natural Resources not required (Junior or Senior academic status preferred). Applicants must provide a letter of interest, copy of transcript(s), and resume (with at least 3 references with contact information) via email by close of business, 29 March 2017 to: Dr. Anthony D. Apa (see email and phone number).

Applicants will be given preference that have some or all of the following skills: Excellent communicative skills (oral and written); Computer skills; Radio telemetry and GPS skills; Ability to work in extreme weather conditions and hike several miles; Operate a 4-WD pickup with a trailer and 4-WD ATV; Awareness and respect for private land; Experience or knowledge of sagebrush-grass community vegetation taxonomy; Ability to work and live with a diverse groups and a variety of individuals.
Contact Person
Dr. Anthony D. Apa
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