Quail and Snake Research Technician (2)-Georgia

Agency
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia
Location
Waynesboro, Georgia
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$1440/month
Start Date
03/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
03/01/2019
Description
Seeking two research technicians to assist with Northern Bobwhite, Timber rattlesnake, and Black rat snake radio-telemetry (i.e. tracking), trapping, and other associated fieldwork as a part of larger experimental studies. Individuals will also assist with data entry, equipment maintenance, and other various duties upon request of supervisors. In addition to research experience, the selected individuals will gain numerous opportunities to work directly with the Georgia DNR. Previous experience with radio-telemetry, snake handling (venomous preferred), and ATV operation are strongly desired. If you have not handled snakes before, you must be willing to learn. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel, databases and ArcGIS is desired. Applicant should be able to lift up to 25 lbs for brief periods and should be willing to work long hours in southern heat and humidity.
Qualifications
Qualifications: 1. Interest in game bird management and snake ecology 2. Previous experience with telemetry, snake handling (venomous preferred), field research, and data entry is strongly desired 3. Individuals need a valid driver’s license and a good driving record 4. An agreement/understanding of consumptive wildlife management practices 5. A positive attitude and willingness to be a team player Free housing is available on site Start Date: March 1, 2019 End Date: August 31, 2019 with possible extension into the following field season beginning in September Last Date to apply: Open until filled Documents needed: 1. Cover letter (1 page) 2. Detailed resume with 3 references (please indicate your relationship to each) **ATTACH ALL DOCUMENTS INTO A SINGLE PDF NAMED “LastNameFirstName_TechApplicant” and email to the contact information below** **Electronic submissions/inquires only**
Contact Person
Rachel Gardner
Contact eMail
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