White-tailed Deer Fawn Research Technicians – Hebbronville, Texas

Agency
Texas A&M University – Kingsville, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute
Location
Hebbronville, Texas
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$10/hr
Start Date
05/10/2021
Last Date to Apply
03/31/2021
Website
https://www.ckwri.tamuk.edu/
Description
Technicians will live on the East Foundation’s San Antonio Viejo Ranch 45 min south of Hebbronville, Texas. Technicians will work alongside graduate students conducting fawn survival and birth site selection research. Technicians will monitor adult does, VITs, and fawns using radio telemetry, conduct mortality investigations, sample vegetation, and manage data. Technicians will be required to work independently and in teams during business hours as well as nights, weekends, and holidays in remote locations.
Qualifications
Pursuing or a B.S. in Wildlife or Closely Related Field. Ability to work independently and as a team. Ability to navigate using compass and GPS. Ability to collect and record accurate field data. Basic knowledge of spreadsheet and database software. Ability to work long, irregular hours. Ability and willingness to operate 4WD XUVs on and off ranch roads. Applicants should be comfortable working outside in both cold and wet, and hot and humid conditions, and working in extremely thorny vegetation among venomous snakes. Ability to live with and work closely with other Technicians. Previous experience doing Radio Telemetry, handling fawns, and conducting vegetation surveys preferred. Applicants should email the following documents with the subject line “Fawn Research Technician Posting.” A Letter of Interest, your resume, and the contact information for 3 references.
Contact Person
Bryan Spencer
Contact Phone
210-243-7363
Contact eMail
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