Seasonal Wildlife/Avian Biologist-Wyoming

Agency
Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants
Location
Buffalo, WY
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$18/hour
Start Date
05/20/2018
Last Date to Apply
05/20/2018
Website
http://grousemtnconsultants.com/
Description
GMEC is seeking an experienced avian biologist to be stationed out of their Buffalo, WY field office. Previous experience conducting avian surveys within the western region is required. Avian related field work will include conducting sage-grouse lek counts, avian point counts, migratory surveys, raptor nest searches, and raptor nesting occupancy/productivity surveys. Avian surveys will make up the bulk of field work; however, surveys will also be conducted for other sensitive small mammals, herp species, and wetland habitats. Wetland delineation experience is a plus. Travel is a large part of the position. The individual will be stationed out of Buffalo, WY but will be conducting avian surveys across Wyoming and Montana.
Qualifications
Qualifications • BS in wildlife biology related field • Previous experience conducting avian surveys • Extensive experience identifying avian species in the western region • Individual must be in good physical condition-capable of hiking long distances through variable terrain • Experience operating off-road vehicles, hauling trailers, and navigating through remote areas • Comfortable working independently and conducting avian surveys in extreme temperatures Preferred Qualifications • Experience conducting Greater sage-grouse related work • Experience conducting avian point counts • Experience conducting raptor nesting/breeding surveys • Experience conducting surveys for other species of concern, sensitive species, and T&E species within the western region • Experience operating ArcGIS as well as Microsoft Access and Excel software • Wetland Delineation experience (a plus!) If interested, please send resume to Katie Taylor at ktaylor@gmecwy.com Please feel free to contact Katie Taylor with additional questions regarding this position 307-684-2112
Contact Person
Katie Taylor
Contact Phone
307-684-2112
Contact eMail
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