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Field Biologist – Texas
Up to $30/hour, depending on experience.
Last Date to Apply
Tetra Tech is seeking local biologists to assist with wildlife surveys in support of two wind energy projects in Texas, one in Pecos County, and the other in Nolan County. The work will involve avian point-count surveys, raptor nest surveys, acoustic bat surveys, and other potential survey work. The primary survey schedule for each project will be 2-3 consecutive days every other week. It may be possible to work at just one or both projects. The surveys will begin as early as the week of October 9, 2017 and will continue for one year. Only local biologists will be given consideration. The position(s) will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found. The salary will be up to $30/hour, depending on experience. If interested, please send a cover letter, your resume, and contact information for 3 references to: email@example.com.
Minimum qualifications include: (1) own a vehicle, preferably 4WD, for use during project work (mileage will be reimbursed), (2) live within a 2-hour commute of the projects, (3) prior experience identifying birds by sight and sound, (4) prior experience aging raptors in flight, particularly eagles, (4) ability to follow verbal and written instructions, adhere to stringent protocol, and act in a professional manner, (5) a BS in wildlife biology or related field, (6) ability to maintain focus throughout the surveys, (7) willingness to work long hours in windy conditions and extreme temperatures.