Endangered Bat Survey Technician – North and South Carolina

Agency
Ecological Solutions Inc.
Location
Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Start Date
11/14/2017
Last Date to Apply
10/31/2017
Website
http://www.ecologicalsoluitons.net
Description
Ecological Solutions, Inc., an environmental consulting firm in Roswell, Georgia, is seeking qualified applicants to fill position(s) for team technicians for research projects for the 2017 fall and 2018 winter, spring, and summer seasons beginning November 2017. The applicant should have field experience and the necessary skills to handle and identify eastern United States bats including the endangered Indiana bat and gray bat, and the listed as threatened northern long-eared bat. This is a seasonal position conducting bat surveys in the southeast. In addition to required night work, applicants can expect to work long days, often 7 days per week, with constant travel. This position requires lifting heavy equipment, working and hiking in challenging environments, rugged and uneven terrain or waist deep water. Daily duties include moving and setting up mist net equipment, extracting bats from mist nets, identifying, handling, and measuring bats, conducting daily surveys, radio-telemetry, acoustic surveys, decontamination procedures, data management, and working as a team member.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:  Some knowledge of setting up mist nets, identifying, extracting, and handling of bats  Documentation of recent rabies pre-exposure vaccination or titer check within the last two years  At least one year of field experience  Experience using radio telemetry  Experience with acoustic equipment and software analysis  Ability to perform work at night and willing to travel for extended amounts of time  Familiarity with orienteering, southeastern bats, and vegetation in the southeast.  Good communication skills, concise data documentation, detail oriented, well organized, self-motivated, positive attitude, professionalism, and a team member.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.  Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Location: Office based in Roswell, Georgia, travel throughout southeast. Accommodations: Lodging, and meal stipend provided. To Apply: Please send resume/CV, cover letter, three references, and recent documentation of pre-exposure rabies or titer check to: Attn: Erik Alford Ecological Solutions, Inc. 630 Colonial Park Dr. Roswell, GA. 30075 Office 770-998-7848 Fax 770-998-5606 erikalford@ecologicalsolutions.net
Contact Person
Erik Alford
Contact Phone
770-998-7848
Contact eMail
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