Bat Ecology Entomology Volunteer – Hawaii

Agency
USGS-PIERC
Location
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
Job Category
Volunteer Openings
Salary
N/A
Start Date
09/15/2019
Last Date to Apply
08/18/2019
Website
https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pierc
Description
Seeking an entomology volunteer for three to four months to assist with field and lab work supporting Hawaiian hoary bat studies on Hawai‘i Island. Volunteer duties may include: collecting insects using ultraviolet lights, identifying insects, measuring vegetation and habitat variables, and maintaining field equipment. The volunteer will also assist with other aspects of the research, or on other studies, as needed. Operates a government motor vehicle. Volunteer must have valid driver’s license.
Qualifications
- Experience in entomology or strong desire to gain entomology experience - Able to work long hours in rugged field conditions - Willing to work highly variable schedule, include nighttime and/or early morning hours - Volunteer must have valid driver’s license. - Able to commit to approx. 3-4 months as volunteer (with opportunity to extend) but start and end dates are somewhat flexible. Travel per diem of $34/day (7 days/week) and housing in volunteer quarters (within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park) is provided. To qualify for the travel per diem you must live at least 50 miles from the duty station in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. A similar volunteer opportunity may exist starting in January 2020. Send resume including 3 references and period of availability to Karen Courtot, kcourtot@usgs.gov
Contact Person
Karen Courtot
Contact eMail
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