BBI is currently looking for qualified biologists interested in on call opportunities specializing in nesting birds surveys and raptor monitoring in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, Applicants should have significant and demonstrable birding skills and familiarity with sensitive species. A B.S. or Master’s degree in biology preferred.
Work requires the ability to identify bird species present in the western US in general and southern California/Nevada desert species specifically, by sight, sometimes at great distances. Must have excellent birding and observation skills and be able to take detailed field notes and collect behavioral and spatial use data according to established protocols. Skilled use of topographic maps, GPS units, 4x4 vehicle, and other field equipment is required. Applicant should reside within the area. There is little compensation for travel to site locations.
Those applying MUST possess the following: Demonstrable birding skills including raptor ID and survey experience. A Valid Driver’s License and experience driving 4-wheel drive vehicle.