Burns & McDonnell is seeking full-time wildlife technician to conduct biological monitoring in Marshall County, Kansas. The start date for this position is scheduled to begin February 1, 2021 and will extend through September 1, 2021 with potential opportunity for additional part-time to full-time work (dependent on workload availability and flexibility to travel).
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Responsibilities associated with this position include but are not limited to:
• Biological monitoring
• Avian and bat species identification
• Raptor nest monitoring
• Bat roost tree identification and monitoring
• Adhere to field survey protocols
• Use of a GPS, compass, range finder, binoculars, and other data collection technology
• Preparation of technical memos and reports
• Experience conducting wildlife surveys
• Avian and bat species identification preferred
• Must be able to effectively interact and coordinate with project managers, field staff, landowners, and clients
• Familiarity with GPS and GIS field equipment preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in natural science or wildlife biology preferred
• Coursework in wildlife, field survey protocols, and ecology preferred
• Willingness to work in cold or adverse weather conditions required
• Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills required
• Willingness to work independently at a remote field site required
• Experience operating a four-wheel drive vehicle preferred
Send resume, cover letter, list of three references, and the applicant’s contact information to Josiah Maine (email@example.com) by January 20, 2021.