Northern Bobwhite Intern-Florida

Agency
Tall Timbers
Location
Monticello, FL
Job Category
Internships
Salary
230/week
Start Date
06/04/2018
Last Date to Apply
06/04/2018
Website
http://talltimbers.org/
Description
The Game Bird Program at Dixie Plantation, owned and operated by Tall Timbers, is looking for an individual to assist with northern bobwhite radio-telemetry (i.e., bobwhite tracking) during the breeding season. Beyond normal radio-tracking, this individual will participate in the monitoring of nests and broods and will assist with brood captures. The individual will also assist in bi-monthly hawk surveys and small mammal trapping as well as monthly invertebrate sampling. Work hours can be long and schedule may vary. Applicants should be prepared to work in adverse weather conditions (heat, humidity, rain) and around biting insects. In addition, applicants should be comfortable with regular heavy lifting (~50 lbs. We are seeking someone who is independent but can also work with others, motivated and who possesses a positive attitude.
Qualifications
Qualifications: 1) B.S. in wildlife or related field or working toward a B.S. degree 2) An interest in game bird ecology and management. 3) Previous field research and computer experience is preferred. 4) Individuals need a valid, CLEAN (no points on license) driver's license and have a good driving record. 5) Experience with data entry using Microsoft products (e.g., Access and Excel) is preferred. Benefits: 1) Free housing is available on site. 2) Compensation: $230/week ($920/month) 3) Starting Date: 04 June 2018 (Flexible) 4) Position Length: 16 weeks with possibility of extension. 5) Last Date to apply: Open until filled Documentation needed: 1) Cover letter (1 page) clearly stating career goals 2) Detailed resume with a minimum of 3 references (please indicate your relationship to each) **Electronic submissions/inquires only - Please submit applications in a SINGLE PDF document
Contact Person
Michael Hazelbaker
Contact eMail
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