Avian Field Biologist-Nebraska

Agency
EDM International, Inc.
Location
Kearney area, NE
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$20.00
Start Date
02/28/2018
Last Date to Apply
02/28/2018
Website
https://edmlink.com/
Description
We are seeking one avian field biologist to document nocturnal mortality of Sandhill Cranes from 28 February 2018 through 20 April 2018 at Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary in Gibbon, NE. Rowe Sanctuary (http://rowe.audubon.org/) is a premier destinations for observing the spring migration of Sandhill Cranes, and is working to minimize Sandhill Crane collisions with power lines. This project will help document the effectiveness of newly developed measures designed to minimize nocturnal avian collision risk. Night vision optics, on-site shared housing, and an hourly wage of $20.00 will be provided. The employee will need to be comfortable working alone observing Sandhill Cranes 5 nights/week for 7 hours per night from a blind, and during daylight hours, will need to be comfortable walking in flowing cold water up to hip-deep to document Sandhill Crane carcasses. EDM International Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualifications
Requirements: valid state driver’s license, and an undergraduate degree in biology, electrical engineering, environmental sciences, fisheries, ornithology, wildlife biology, or related field. Candidates with previous experience searching for bat or avian carcasses on energy-related projects will receive special consideration. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check. Interested candidates should email a resume with three references and college transcripts or a list of courses taken and grades to James Dwyer at jdwyer@edmlink.com.
Contact Person
James Dwyer
Contact Phone
No calls.
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