Wildlife Technician – New York

Agency
Loomacres Wildlife Management
Location
Cobleskill, New York
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
Loomacres offeres a competitive salary and full health benefits.
Start Date
08/01/2017
Last Date to Apply
07/30/2017
Website
http://www.airportwildlife.com
Description
Working under a lead biologist the candidate will perform nuisance wildlife mitigation, including surveys, avian harassment, nest removal, specimen sampling, and occasional depredation for airfield safety. Will require travel. Must be able to reside within a reasonable distance from the assigned work locations. Ideal candidates will fill work shifts covering nights, weekends, and evenings.

Ideal candidates will have up-beat personalities, dedication, passion for the work, and eagerness to learn. Candidates must be able to work independently, and as part of a team, to accomplish required tasks. A strong desire to work with raptors, learning techniques keyed to avian harassment on airfields, including equipment fabrication, and daily management.

Candidates must be willing to work all tasks, including cleaning, data entry, and client interaction as needed.
Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants with a degree, or equivalent, in wildlife biology, wildlife management, range management, biology, ecology, zoology or a closely related field.

Experience conducting wildlife harassment and control, firearm handling experience, bird handling, or strong plant identification experience is required. Please note that individuals with knowledge and skills in the preferred areas may gain a higher ranking.

Candidate Knowledge and Skills:

Required:
•Must be able to pass a stringent background check and drug test
•Basic computer skills including; Microsoft office, use of email, and internet
•Strong communication and writing skills
•Punctuality
•Be willing to follow through on assignments to their completion
•Must be able to work outdoors and remain on your feet for extended periods
•Full drivers license with clean driving record

To Apply:


Please send a cover letter, resume and list of three references to Shawn Ferdinand at LoomacresJobs@gmail.com
Contact Person
Shawn Ferdinand
Contact eMail
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