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Bat Survey Techncian-Utah
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Cedar City, Utah
Last Date to Apply
Successful applicant will work as part of a 2-member team to survey for and monitor bats in the Division of Wildlife Resources’ Southern Region. Field duties involve capture of bats using mist nets; handling, measurement and identification of bats; use of recording equipment to collect bat vocalizations; data collection, recording, reporting and management. Standard protocols are in effect and must be followed. This is primarily a field position that will involve map reading and navigation, camping, hiking, hauling equipment, and other strenuous outdoor activity in all weather conditions and at elevations from 3,000 ft to 11,000 ft above sea level. Housing is NOT provided.
Applicants MUST HAVE CURRENT RABIES PRE-EXPOSURE VACCINATIONS. Preference will be given to those with bat handling experience, and knowledge of mist nets and their use. Applicants must be proficient in data collection, data management and data entry techniques. Must be able to read and interpret maps and aerial photographs with accuracy and use hand-held GPS equipment. Proficiency with four-wheel drive vehicles is advantageous.