Gopher Tortoise/Striped Newt/Feral Hog Internship: Florida

Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy
Tallahassee, FL
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$295/week, housing provided
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Last Date to Apply
Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy is seeking an individual for gopher tortoise trapping, striped newt dipnetting, and occasional assistance with a feral hog GPS study in the Red Hills region surrounding Thomasville, Georgia and Tallahassee, Florida. The internship is a 16-week appointment, July 15– October 15. Start and end dates are flexible. Duties •Gopher tortoise trapping for a disease study •Two days/month dipnet for striped newts as weather conditions allow as part of a mark-recapture study •Help with collaring wild pigs for a GPS study as needed •Other duties as assigned Compensation •Internship stipend $295/week ($1,180/month) •Housing provided •Internet provided •Four-wheeler certification
QUALIFICATIONS: •Biology degree or related field or working towards Bachelor’s degree with minimum 1-year field experience •Previous experience with ArcGIS software and GPS a plus •Must be U.S. citizen and have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, no infractions in last 3 years •Ability to walk long distances through rough terrain in hot, humid, buggy conditions •Ability to carry 30 pounds over distance across rough terrain TO APPLY: Submit to Kim Sash, Biological Monitoring Coordinator, a combined PDF by email containing the following: •Resume/CV, •One-page cover letter clearly stating your qualifications, research interests, career goals, and the earliest dates in July and latest dates in October you are available to work •A minimum of three references
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Kim Sash
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