Start Date (tentative): March 1, 2021
End Date (flexible): September 1, 2021
Last Day to Apply: The position will be open until filled
Description: We are seeking one Research Technician to assist with Northern Bobwhite trapping, radio-telemetry tracking, nest monitoring, as well as other associated fieldwork as part of a larger experimental study. Data entry, equipment maintenance, and other various duties will be required upon the request of the supervisors. Selected individuals will also gain opportunities to interact directly with the Indiana DNR. Technicians will be working with minimal supervision on-site and so you must be comfortable working independently. Previous experience with radio-telemetry is desired. Applicants must be comfortable working alone after dark. Applicants should be able to lift up to 25 lbs for brief periods and should be willing to work in inclement weather. Housing will be provided.
1. A degree in wildlife management or closely related field
2. An interest in game bird management and ecology
3. Previous telemetry, field research, and computer experience is preferred
4. Individuals need a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record
5. An agreement/understanding of consumptive wildlife management practices
6. A positive attitude and willingness to be a team player
Application packet must include:
1. Cover letter (1 page) including your earliest available start date
2. Detailed resume with 3 references (please indicate your relationship to each)
***To apply: submit an application at this link, and be sure not to forget to attach your application packet. Applications sent only via email and not online will not be considered.