Bat Technician – South Carolina

Agency
Clemson University
Location
Savannah River Site, New Ellenton, SC
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12/hr + housing
Start Date
11/20/2017
Last Date to Apply
10/16/2017
Description
We are seeking one seasonal technician to assist a graduate student in conducting a study on winter roost site selection and torpor patterns of tri-colored bats at the Savannah River Site near Aiken, SC. Duties include assisting with capturing bats from bridges, tracking radio-tagged bats to roost sites on a daily basis, collecting habitat data, maintaining data logging equipment, data entry, and performing WNS decontamination procedures. This is a 40-hr/week position but the timing of those hours may be irregular.
Qualifications
The applicant should have an undergraduate degree in Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, Biology, Zoology, or other natural resources degree. The applicant must be able to work in all types of weather and be able to walk long distances, sometimes through swampy areas. Previous bat handling and radio-tracking experience is preferred. The applicant must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and must be a U.S. citizen. Application procedure: Please send cover letter, CV or resume, and names of 3 references as a combined PDF to sloeb@clemson.edu. Deadline for applications is October 16, 2017.
Contact Person
Susan Loeb
Contact eMail
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