Bird Banding Coordinator – Colorado

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Brighton, CO with periodic travel throughout CO
Job Category
Full time Positions
$40,000 -$42,000 annualized commensurate with experience
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Serves as Bird Conservancy’s Master Bander, setting and carrying out the vision of the organization’s banding operations. Position will be three-quarter time, exempt and with annualized salary. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Overseeing and managing the necessary permits to capture and band wild birds • Coordinating, staffing, supplying and managing all banding stations • Ensure banding data recorded, collected and submitted accurately for further data analysis Other Duties: • Ensure banding stations meet educational objectives • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Experience required (unless otherwise noted): • Must possess or be qualified to obtain a Master Permit from the Bird Banding Lab. • Extensive knowledge of bird banding and operations, from set-up to data analysis • 4+ years’ experience banding birds • 2+ years’ experience supervising volunteers and staff • Bachelors of Science degree in biology or related field; Masters degree a plus • Advanced knowledge of avian biology and bird migration, in-hand identification, ageing, and sexing of North American Passerines and Near-passerines • Proficient in Bandit Bird Banding 4.0 software/database, • Proficient in Microsoft Office • Demonstrated experience with delivering scientific messages to diverse audiences, both oral and written • Proven ability to cultivate relationships with general public, partners, and colleagues • Strength in managing multiple projects and tasks with little direct guidance • Enthusiastic, resourceful team player; self-motivated and results-oriented To Apply: Send cover letter and resume with at least three references (names, phone numbers, and email addresses), in a single document to
Contact Person
Jenny Berven
Contact eMail
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