Job Description: Capture and banding of northern pintails and other waterfowl using rocket-nets. Ground based and aerial telemetry of radio-marked Tule white-fronted geese. Morphological measurements of white-fronted geese at hunter check stations during the waterfowl hunting season. Capture and auxiliary marking of Aleutian Canada geese using rocket-nets. Neck collar observations on Aleutian Canada geese in January as part of the USFWS population assessment of this species. Maintenance of rocket netting equipment and other gear.
Housing: Bunkhouse housing is provided at no cost by Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge.
Salary: $11.58 per hour. 40 hours per week.
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Contact: Dan Skalos
Environmental Scientist, Waterfowl Program
California Department Fish and Game
1812 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Office Phone: (916) 445-3763
Qualifications: Course-work towards or completion of B. S. in wildlife biology and environmental studies preferred. Experience handling wild animals, preferably waterfowl. Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs of equipment. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Enthusiasm for field work and waterfowl management highly desired.