Summer Field Technician / Junior Biologist – Wind Farm Monitoring Position: Canada

Agency
Tannas Conservation Services Ltd.
Location
Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Website
http://www.tannasenvironmental.com/news/66-new-job-posting-6.html
Salary
$18/hour (increases with experience)
Start Date
05/01/2017
Last Date to Apply
04/02/2017
Description
Tannas Conservation Services Ltd. is looking for a continuing student to conduct post-construction monitoring surveys for the summer at a wind farm near Pincher Creek, AB.

Duties: Conducting weekly surveys to monitor the effects of a wind farm on wildlife. This includes carcass searches at each turbine, scavenger removal surveys, searcher efficiency trials, running and maintaining acoustic bat monitoring equipment, general incidental wildlife surveys, and data entry and management.

Requirements:
· Must be a Canadian citizen
· Continuing student preferred
· Must have valid class 5 driver’s license, and own vehicle
· Must be willing to live in Pincher Creek for duration of position
· Must be able to walk 15-20 km/day in hot conditions and through dense vegetation
· Must have experience with Alberta bird and bat identification
· Must have experience using maps and handheld GPS units
· Must be comfortable and competent working independently
· Must be organized and self-driven

Position start date: Late April – early May

Location: Pincher Creek, AB

Duration: 4 months (possibility of extension)

Accommodation: Housing is available in Pincher Creek and rent will be partially covered

Salary: $18/hour or more (depending on experience)

Please send a cover letter outlining your qualifications and available start dates, along with a resume and three professional references to Krissy Bird (k.bird@tannasenvironmental.com) with ‘Summer Field Technician’ as the subject line

Position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found (only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted)
Qualifications
· Must be a Canadian citizen
· Must have valid class 5 driver’s license, and own vehicle
· Must have experience with Alberta bird and bat identification
· Must have experience using maps and handheld GPS units
· Must be comfortable and competent working independently
Contact Person
Krissy Bird
Contact eMail
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