Common Raven, Mountain Lion Kill Site, and Ungulate Technician – Nevada

Agency
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Location
statewide Nevada, based out of Reno
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$15 an hour plus per diem and overtime
Start Date
10/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
08/23/2019
Description
Job will be a menagerie of duties, but will focus on conducting point counts for common ravens, capturing common ravens, visiting mountain lion kill sites, conducting telemetry searches for ungulate collars, and GPS collar data management. The start date to this position may be fluid for the right applicant, and will likely last year round. • Working and collaborating with USGS, university, NGOs, and Nevada Department of Wildlife Employees • Driving manual and four-wheel drive vehicles • Camping in remote locations • Collecting data and keeping neat, accurate records • Using GPS units and maps to navigate rough terrain by foot and vehicle • Hiking up to 10 miles in a day • Backpacking to mountain lion kill sites, camping overnight • Working non-standard work hours (e.g., before sunrise and after sunset) • Survey, capture, and follow common ravens • Data management including the use of Program R, Excel, and Access
Qualifications
The successful applicant will be based out of Reno, Nevada. The successful applicant will travel and camp for the majority of their workweek. The successful applicant is responsible for lodging during their off days. Required qualifications include: • B.S. degree in science field • Experience working in remote conditions • Ability to carry and lift 40 pounds • Comfortable working in harsh environments including extreme hot and cold temperatures • Possess a valid driver’s license • Ability to drive a manual transmission vehicle Interested applicants must send a cover letter, CV/resume, and references as one .pdf document to Pat Jackson, Pjackson@ndow.org. Applications sent other than as one .pdf will not be considered.
Contact Person
Pat Jackson
Contact eMail
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