White-tailed Deer Telemetry Technician – Delaware

University of Delaware
Sussex County, Delaware
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Position is currently available for a technician to serve on a long term study of white-tailed deer survival and spatial ecology. Primary responsibilities will consist of radio telemetry of previously collared deer and investigation of mortality sites. Long and irregular hours, including weekends, in all weather conditions will be required. Field vehicle will be provided but use of a personal vehicle with mileage compensation may be required. Housing with all utilities and internet access will be provided. Start date is ASAP but no later than 10 August. Position will run until at least 31 October, with the potential to extend until 15 December. Extension is likely and candidates who can commit to the full period will be given preference.
Applicants should have substantial VHF telemetry experience, and ungulate experience is strongly preferred. Bachelor's degree in wildlife management, biology, zoology, natural resource management, or a related field is required. An ability to maintain a professional attitude and decorum in all interactions with University and agency personnel as well as the general public is necessary. Previous telemetry experience and a demonstrated competence gathering scientific data is required. Applicants must possess a valid U.S. driver's license, have a clean driving record, and be able to operate a 4WD vehicle.

To apply, email a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 references to Jacob Haus at jakehaus@udel.edu. Please combine all of the materials into one document (Word or PDF), and name the file with your last name_first name (e.g., Smith_Sam.docx). Application review will begin immediately.
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Jacob Haus
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