Northern Bobwhite Intern: Florida

Agency
Tall Timbers Research Station
Location
Greenville, FL
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$230/week
Start Date
05/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
05/01/2021
Website
http://talltimbers.org/
Description
The Game Bird Program at Tall Timbers Research Station is looking for an individual to assist with northern bobwhite research on Livingston Place. Livingston Place is a 9100-acre wild bobwhite plantation located in Jefferson County, Florida. It has been owned and operated by Tall Timbers since December 2013. Primary duties will consist of tracking bobwhite via radio-telemetry and capturing bobwhite broods. This person will also be responsible for participating in small mammal trapping and raptor surveys. Additional but less consistent duties may include assisting with general bobwhite management (i.e., prescribed fire application, tractor work, etc.), outreach events, and assisting various graduate students in their data collection. Individuals interested in this position must be comfortable with odd hours and night work. We are seeking someone who is independent, 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 driver's license and have a good driving record. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references via email in the form of a single pdf named by the following format “LastName_FirstName.pdf”
Contact Person
Alex Jackson
Contact eMail
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