Threatened & Endangered Species Field Technician-Florida

Agency
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Location
The position will be located out of the Blackwater Fish Hatchery complex in Holt, FL.
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
: $14.84/hour; 40 hours per week. No housing is provided for this position. Health insurance is available. (Because this is an OPS position, a benefits package is not included)
Start Date
07/13/2018
Last Date to Apply
06/21/2018
Website
http://www.myfwc.com/
Description
I have a FIELD TECHNICIAN position available to assist with imperiled species surveying and monitoring of reptile/amphibian populations on Blackwater Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Specific emphasis will be on gopher tortoises and flatwoods/tiger salamanders. Additionally, the incumbent will assist with the survey/monitoring and recovery program for the red-cockaded woodpecker. Other projects include anuran call surveys, wood duck and kestrel nest box monitoring and various species monitoring programs. Infrequently, assisting on other WMA projects will be required. Please send cover letter, resume and contact information (name, position, phone, e-mail and mailing address) for 3 references to: Barbara Almario Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Barbara.almario@MyFWC.com Please put ‘Field Technician’ in the subject line AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES THAT WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED ALIENS WHO CAN PROVIDE PROOF OF THEIR IDENTITY AND EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY
Qualifications
: The prospective FIELD TECHNICIAN should have at least a bachelor's degree with a major in a biological, environmental, or related scientific discipline; good interpersonal skills; attention to detail and deadlines; a working knowledge of reptiles, amphibians and birds; willing to work under adverse weather conditions (cold, rain, heat & humidity, bright sun) and rough terrain (walking through thick vegetation) both during the day and at night. All applicants must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Valid driver's license and ability to drive 4WD vehicle required. The position is currently funded through the end of June 2019, with possible extension through the following fiscal year.
Contact Person
Barbara Almario
Contact Phone
850-957-6170
Contact eMail
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