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Eastern Wild Turkey Research Crew Leader (3) – North Carolina
Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Program, North Carolina State University
$1900 (housing/vehicle included)
Last Date to Apply
North Carolina State University is seeking 3 experienced applicants to serve as Crew Leaders to assist a graduate student with research evaluating habitat selection and demography of eastern wild turkey in the mountain, Piedmont and coastal regions of North Carolina. Selected applicants will have lead oversight of rocket net setup, turkey capture and handling, radio-telemetry, vegetation sampling, and the supervision of a technician in each region, respectively. Candidates with experience including the use of rocket nets, the capture and tagging of wild turkeys, vegetation sampling, and radio telemetry will be given preference, as will candidates with GIS coursework and experience. The position will begin in January and last through July.
Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants that have a B.S. in wildlife ecology or related field. Competitive candidates will be expected to:
(1) Have significant field experience that includes the use of rocket nets in animal capture and tagging;
(2) Have strong interpersonal skills as daily interaction with landowners, hunters, state agency personnel, and other stakeholders will occur;
(3) Willingness to work early mornings and late nights and weekends when necessary; and
(4) Have experience operating 4wd vehicles and ATV's.
To Apply: Applicants should send via email a single .pdf document (with the subject line titled: Wild Turkey Crew Leader) containing a cover letter that details interest and qualifications for the project, a resume, as well as contact information for 3 references.
Applications will be evaluated as received.