Endangered Species Monitoring Coordinator; Nebraska

Headwaters Corporation
Kearney, Nebraska
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Full time Positions
Starting $55,000 - $75,000
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​Headwaters Corporation is seeking an experienced behavioral ecologist to join a team that conducts interdisciplinary research with a focus on implementation of the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program (PRRIP).​ Apply your research skills to improve large-scale habitat management for endangered species. Enter a unique working environment where the energetic culture of a small, fast-paced, interdisciplinary research group intersects with one of the most successful collaborative endangered species recovery programs in the nation. Connect cutting-edge science to decision-makers responsible for endangered species management and restoration program governance. Invest your time in making a difference.
EDUCATION Minimum of M.S. in Fisheries & Wildlife, Animal Ecology, Behavioral Sciences, Landscape Ecology, Ornithology, or related technical field. EXPERIENCE Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience. Strongly prefer candidates with at least 5 – 8 years of directly relevant experience. Highly Desirable Characteristics: • Mature judgment, initiative, imagination, resourcefulness, energy, tact, and integrity. • Effective communicator with team mentality. • Demonstrated skill in writing for both technical and policy-level audiences. • Experience that includes team management and establishing processes for integrating multiple data sources into a single evaluative process. • Experience designing and implementing field monitoring studies. • Experience making careful observations of animal behavior under field conditions. • Experience utilizing locational data together with landscape characteristics to draw conclusions about habitat suitability. • Broad-based background in behavioral ecology (animal behavior and movement, migration ecology, population dynamics, wetland and shore bird ecology). • Working knowledge of methods for collection of animal behavior data and statistical principles of research design and analysis. • Knowledge of current literature and methods for study of migratory birds. • Facility with online database management, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), R statistical packages, and ArcMap.
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Bridget Barron
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