Bird Banders (2): Chestertown, MD

Agency
Foreman's Branch Bird Observatory
Location
Chestertown, MD
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$15/hr
Start Date
03/01/2022
Last Date to Apply
05/31/2022
Website
https://www.washcoll.edu/learn-by-doing/ces/fbbo.php
Description
SPRING MIGRATION BIRD BANDERS (2) needed from 1 March to 31 May, 2022 (start and end dates somewhat flexible) to assist with the 25th year of migration banding at the Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory (FBBO). Successful applicants will have extensive mist netting experience (processed at least 2,000 birds) and must have at least one season’s experience of migration banding. NABC bander certification is highly desirable. FBBO is a high-volume station located outside Chestertown MD and in spring we band an average of 100 species including hummingbirds, shorebirds and raptors. Our station hosts many visitors including student groups and members of the public, as well as several undergraduate interns so good people skills are a must. The position is for 40 hours a week (with 2 days off). Pay is $15.00/hour. Housing is provided, a personal vehicle is best due to our rural location. Applications must be submitted through Washington College’s website here: https://www.washcoll.edu/people_departments/offices/human-resources/employment/index.php
Qualifications
NABC certification strongly preferred. Successful applicants should have at least one season of high volume migration banding experience and have processed at least 2000 birds. Applications must be submitted through Washington College’s website here: https://www.washcoll.edu/people_departments/offices/human-resources/employment/index.php
Contact Person
Maren Gimpel
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