Avian Point Count Techician-Needed ASAP: Eastern Shore of Virginia

Agency
Center for Conservation Biology
Location
Eastern Shore of Virginia
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
14.50/hr
Start Date
06/20/2022
Last Date to Apply
06/30/2022
Description
The Center for Conservation Biology seeks 1 temporary field technician to conduct avian point count and vegetation surveys in coastal marshes along the Eastern Shore of Virginia. This position starts ASAP and ends July 15th The ideal candidate should be able to identify eastern bird species by sound, navigate in the field using a handheld GPS, are physically capable of traversing rigorous coastal terrain, and willing to work early mornings. The candidate will travel to and work independently in the field. The technician will be responsible for data collection, entry, and management. Field vehicle and shared housing are provided. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and will be required to pass a standard background check prior to hiring. Interested parties should send resumes to chhines@wm.edu but will need to apply online after initial review
Qualifications
Experience identifying eastern birds by sight and sound. Primarily coastal marsh species Experience conducting auditory point counts Working independently in remote areas Data entry and management Ability to physically traverse difficult terrain. Familiarity navigating with handheld GPS
Contact Person
Chance Hines
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