Seasonal Avian Field Technician-South Carolina

Agency
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Carolina Sandhills NWR
Location
McBee, SC
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$85/week
Start Date
03/12/2018
Last Date to Apply
01/31/2018
Website
https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Carolina_Sandhills/
Description
This is an internship through the Student Conservation Association. Main duties include conducting targeted point counts for Bachman's Sparrows, Brown-headed Nuthatches, and Bobwhite Quail using standardized playback vocalizations, data entry, collecting GPS data, and vegetation data. Other duties include assisting with Red-cockaded Woodpecker nest monitoring including using video cavity inspection equipment.
Qualifications
All applicants must apply through the Student Conservation Association website. Applicants must be willing to work independently as well as with a team, must have their driver's license, must have a degree or major in Biology, Natural Resources, or Wildlife Management, and must be willing to work outside in sometimes hot, buggy conditions. Some experience in bird identification, field research or GPS is preferable although not required.
Contact Person
Nancy Jordan
Contact Phone
843-335-6026
Contact eMail
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