Airport Wildlife Biologist

Hutchinson Kansas
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DOE $16-$19/hr negotiable
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This position is full time and will run from December 2020 to May 2021 and may repeat yearly. Working under a lead biologist the candidate will conduct surveys and perform wildlife mitigation. Firearms and trapping experience highly desirable.
Minimum qualifications: Must be a Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologist. A bachelor's degree in wildlife biology, wildlife management, range management, biology, ecology, zoology or a closely related field, PLUS two years of professional work experience in wildlife management, research or habitat management, OR a master's degree in wildlife biology, wildlife management, biology, ecology, zoology, range management or a closely related field. Candidate MUST have the following Knowledge and Skills: * Bird identification skills (By sight and sound) * 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 * Be able to publicly present findings, recommendations, and train others on wildlife control as it relates to airfields. * Work with local wildlife/natural resource agencies * Work with public/private entities surrounding airfields * Must be able to work outdoors and remain on your feet for extended periods * Firearms experience * Clean driving record * Wildlife trapping skills – Both Mammals and Birds * Experience working at an airport * Familiar with the use of firearms and abatement practices a plus * Bird strike reporting Experience * Conducting wildlife harassment and control.
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