Seasonal Technician (5 positions), Intern (1 position)-Colorado

Agency
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Location
Moffat County, Colorado
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Technician ($14.86/hour), Intern ($11.00/hour)
Start Date
02/25/2019
Last Date to Apply
11/23/2018
Description
A greater sage-grouse research project is in its second year evaluating the population and demographic response of greater sage-grouse to the expansion of a surface coal mine Moffat County, Colorado. Major job responsibilities will include; capture and radio-marking of male and female greater sage-grouse with GPS PTT and VHF rump-mount and necklace transmitters, track grouse movements using VHF radio telemetry and stationary datalogger receivers; work in highly variable and harsh climatic conditions; daily use of 4-WD ATV’s and pickups. Three (3) Longer-term General Technician (25 February 2019–31 October 2019) Two (2) Short-term General Technician (25 February 2019 – 7 June 2019) One (1) Intern (mid-May 2019 – mid-August 2019) HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must provide a letter of interest, state job preference (Short-term, longer-term Technician, or Intern), copy of transcripts, and resume (with at least 3 references with contact information). Apply via email or ground mail by close of business, 26 November 2018
Qualifications
Technician -B.S. Preferred (Natural Resources Emphasis) although qualified applicants nearing completion of their degree. Intern - Junior or Senior level status is preferred . All applicants must have some or all of the following skills: Excellent communicative skills (oral and written), Computer skills, Radio telemetry and GPS skills, Ability to work in extreme weather conditions and hike several miles, Operate a 4-WD pickup with a trailer and 4-WD ATV, Grouse trapping skills, Sage-grouse transmitter attachment skills, Awareness and respect for private land, Ability to work and live with a diverse groups and a variety of individuals. Special consideration will be given to applicants applying with the following skills: 4-WD pickup and 4-WD ATV operation and maintenance skills, Ability to make independent decisions without daily supervision, Excellent communication skills with local landowners, Basic First Aide and CPR training and certification, Excellent physical condition because of the rugged nature of the study area, Excellent outdoor survival skills due to the remote nature of the study area. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must provide a letter of interest, state job preference (Short-term, longer-term Technician, or Intern), copy of transcripts, and resume (with at least 3 references with contact information). Apply via email or ground mail by close of business, 26 November 2018
Contact Person
Dr. Anthony D. Apa
Contact Phone
970.255.6196
Contact eMail
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