• Rocket-netting and banding of northern pintail from September through October.
• Morphological measurements of white-fronted geese at hunter check stations from October to December.
• Rocket-net Aleutian Canada geese and applying neck collars for population estimate monitoring in November or December.
• Possible disease testing for avian influenza.
• Ground and possible aerial telemetry tracking of marked geese.
• Accurate record keeping of trap data for reporting.
• Trap preparation and equipment maintenance.
• Other assigned duties associated with trapping activities
Housing: Bunkhouse housing is provided at no cost by Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge.
• Two years of college with 10 semester units in biology or other natural resource related studies
• Good scientific writing and communication skills
• Basic knowledge of computer programs "Word" and "Excel"
• Possession of a valid California driver's license
Desired Knowledge and Abilities:
• Knowledge of California's nesting waterfowl species.
• Knowledge of wildlife survey and capture methods.
• Wildlife biology, ecology, and taxonomy (e.g., ornithology, mammalogy, herpetology, etc.).
• Conduct on-line research of scientific literature and write at a college level.
• Word processing and data entry skills; ability to work in a busy office environment.
• Good organizational skills and ability to keep accurate records.
Please complete the instructions provided in the link above as well as send, cover letter, resume and 3 references combined into 1 PDF document to Dan.Skalos@wildlife.ca.gov