Bat Biologist (Crew Leader)

Apogee, Inc.
Midwest and Eastern U.S.
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Commensurate with experience
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Apogee, Inc. has openings for federally permitted bat biologists for various presence/absence surveys throughout the Midwest and Eastern U.S. Primary responsibilities of this position are to lead a two-person crew to conduct summer mist-net and/or acoustic surveys for threatened and endangered bat species. Daily duties will include but are not limited to: selection of net placement, deployment and operation of mist-nets, identification of eastern U.S. bat species, application of radio-transmitters and arm bands, maintaining and decontaminating equipment, radio-telemetry, emergence counts, and collection/submittal of precise and thorough data. Field work will entail hiking to and from mist-net survey sites with up to 50+ lbs. of equipment in varying terrain and possibly inclement weather at all times of the day. Work vehicle, necessary survey equipment, housing, and per diem will be provided. Crew leaders must be able to communicate with project managers and technicians, work independently, and interact professionally with clients and landowners.
• Possession of a valid Section 10(a)(1)(A) Native Endangered and Threatened Species Recovery Permit to conduct surveys for federally threatened and endangered bats or the qualifications to acquire one • Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, wildlife biology, or related field • Experience handling and identifying bats of the eastern U.S. • Willingness to travel from project to project during survey season • Up to date rabies vaccination • Experience identifying flora of the eastern U.S. • Punctuality is a must • Positive attitude! Send resume with cover letter, references, and contact information as a single document or PDF to:
Contact Person
Grant Maltba
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