2023 Wildlife Technician – KY

Copperhead Environmental Consulting
Paint Lick, KY
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Seasonal Wildlife Technician Employment Status: Seasonal (May – August with possible extension) FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly Location: Paint Lick, Kentucky/Nashville, Tennessee # of Hires Needed: Multiple Amount of Travel: Estimated between 80% - 95% during peak seasons How to Apply: Website About the Opportunity Each year Copperhead Environmental Consulting expands our team with multiple Seasonal Wildlife Technicians from May – August, with the possibility to extend into the winter months. We are currently seeking candidates for the 2022 field season. Wildlife technicians will assist Copperhead professionals in the field on multiple types of projects but will be predominately involved in bat related projects. Key Benefits: • Field experience • Competitive salary • Housing may be provided at our corporate campus (Paint Lick, KY) for the duration of the season • Copperhead covers room/board, and transportation while in the field Responsibilities • Assist Copperhead professionals in the field with: o Data collection o Equipment transport and deployment • Conduct basic data analysis, literature and/or data searches, basic administrative duties (database updates) • Routine equipment maintenance and testing Equal Opportunity Employment Copperhead Environmental Consulting is an equal employment opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, or other statuses protected by law. Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role. *Candidates with pre-exposure vaccinations will be given preference. No one will be permitted to handle bats without the pre-exposure vaccination.
Required Qualifications: • 1 year experience or must be working towards or hold an Associate’s degree or higher • Must be able to work outdoors, sometimes in extreme and undesirable conditions • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and carry heavy equipment long distances in rugged terrain • Previous field experience with bats, mist-netting, and/or acoustic monitoring preferred • Pre-exposure rabies vaccination preferred* • Must hold a valid driver’s license
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