Research Technician (1 position): Colorado

Agency
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Location
Northwest Colorado (Craig)
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$14.86/hour
Start Date
05/22/2017
Last Date to Apply
03/29/2017
Description
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. Major job responsibilities will include; capture and mark 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.
Qualifications
B.S. Preferred (Natural Resources), although qualified applicants nearing completion of their degree will be considered. 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.

Qualifications:
All applicants must 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; Grouse trapping skills (adults, chicks and juveniles); Juvenile bird radio telemetry attachment skills; 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. Special consideration will be given to applicants applying with the following skills: Ability to make independent decisions without daily supervision; Excellent communication skills with local landowners; Basic First Aide and CPR training and certification; Excellent physical condition because of the rugged nature of the study area; Excellent outdoor survival skills due to the remote nature of the study area; Experience or knowledge of sagebrush-grass community vegetation taxonomy.
Contact Person
Dr. Anthony D. Apa
Contact Phone
9702556196
Contact eMail
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