Coastal South Carolina Bat Technician

Agency
Clemson University
Location
Bluffton, SC
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12/hour, 40 hour week
Start Date
05/12/2018
Last Date to Apply
01/26/2018
Description
We are looking for one seasonal technician to assist a Masters student studying habitat ecology of northern long-eared bats and northern yellow bats. We will be conducting mist netting, roost telemetry, and acoustic monitoring on bats in Coastal South Carolina. Mist netting will occur from dusk until around 1AM or 2AM. Roost telemetry will occur during the day, so the technician will be expected to work irregular hours. We will also be conducting vegetation surveys in order to characterize habitat selection. Housing will be provided, and the position will run for 12 weeks, from mid May to early August.
Qualifications
Must • Possess or be enrolled in a degree program in Wildlife Biology/Ecology, Zoology, or related field • Have enthusiasm for bat conservation and research • Be detail oriented, and able to follow directions • Be able to work in adverse weather conditions including rain, heat, humidity, etc. • Be able to bushwhack through dense brush, and deal with biting pests • Have strong communication skills, be well organized, and be willing to work flexible hours. • Have ability to work long periods of time (sometimes 10+ hours). This includes days and nights • Be able to live and work well with others, have a good attitude, and sense of humor! • Possess a valid U.S. driver’s license with a clean record • Have received your 3 shot series rabies pre-exposure vaccination If you are interested please send a cover letter, resume, and contacts for three references as one PDF to kshute@clemson.edu. Please make the email subject “Coastal SC Bat Technician”. Deadline for applications is January 26, 2018. Contact Person: Kyle Shute Contact eMail: kshute@clemson.edu
Contact Person
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