The successful applicants will assist with a winter ecology study of Greater White-fronted Geese, and possibly other research activities. Primary duties include ground-truthing and identifying habitats used by radiomarked birds, which will require extensive travel throughout Louisiana’s working wetlands and coastal habitats. Other duties include assisting with capturing birds, collecting observational data, data entry, equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Applicants will work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends (particularly during trapping). Anticipated employment dates are 9 Oct 2017-16 April 2018 with a maximum of 1,245 hours. Housing provided; no pets allowed.
Applicant must be detail oriented with a keen interest in waterfowl, should be highly motivated, and in excellent physical condition. Duties require routinely lifting items in excess of 50 lbs, wading in unconsolidated wetlands, irregular hours, and buggy environments. A valid driver’s license, passing a drug test, and ability to work with little supervision in remote areas is required. GIS experience is preferred.
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