The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Wildlife Disease Program is hiring two white-nose syndrome surveillance technicians. The positions will be responsible for monitoring and sample collection. The positions is $10.00/hr, 40 hrs/week, beginning November 11, 2018 and ending April 19, 2019. Duties include, but are not limited to, monitoring bat species in transportation structures, conducting Pd sampling, and acoustic monitoring. This position is statewide, housing is provided.
This project conducted in cooperation with Ashley M. Long, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Wildlife Ecology School of Renewable Natural Resources Louisiana State University.
- Have completed 3 shot rabies pre-exposure series prior to start date.
- Possess a valid U.S. driver’s license and clean driving record.
- Must be a U.S. citizen and able to pass a background check.
- Previous fieldwork experience
- Reliable data collection, entry, and management skills
- Ability to work long and irregular hours (early morning, late nights, weekends) in
difficult weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, biting insects, and thick
- Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
- Willingness to learn new skills and maintain a flexible schedule
To apply, please send a single document containing a resume with relevant experience and 3 references as attachments in an email to Nikki Anderson (NAnderson@wlf.la.gov) with the title “WNS Technician.”