Spring Bird Banding Assistant: Massachusetts

Agency
Manomet Bird Observatory
Location
Plymouth, Massachusetts
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Website
https://www.manomet.org/landbird-conservation
Salary
$500-$510 per week, depending on experience
Start Date
04/15/2017
Last Date to Apply
04/04/2017
Description
The Manomet Bird Observatory is looking for a seasonal bander to assist in the operation of its migratory banding station (15 Apr - 15 Jun). Bander will help supervise and train 2 other banders and volunteers in running 50 nets dawn to dusk, five days a week.

Manomet provides housing on 40 acres along Cape Cod Bay. Stipend of $500-$510 per week, depending on experience.
Qualifications
Applicants must have significant experience capturing (using mist-nets) and banding passerines and be familiar with appropriate handling, ageing and sexing techniques. Experience with Eastern birds is most useful, but other North American banders welcome. Enthusiasm for long hours essential. Extra consideration will be given to applicants that enjoy teaching visitors of all ages about birds.

Please email a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to EVAN N. DALTON edalton@manomet.org
Contact Person
Evan Dalton
Contact Phone
508-224-6521
Contact eMail
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