Wild Turkey Technician – Oklahoma

Agency
Oklahoma State University
Location
Oklahoma
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
1,800 per month
Start Date
02/05/2023
Last Date to Apply
01/01/2023
Description
Oklahoma State University and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) are conducting a research project on Eastern Wild Turkey nest success and poult survival in southeastern Oklahoma. Oklahoma State University will be filling 2 full-time, temporary technician positions to assist with field research. Location: Southeast/Southwest, Oklahoma  Timeline: February 1 – July 31, 2023 Salary: $1,800 per month ($11.25 per hour for 40 hours per week), plus work vehicle and housing provided  Application deadline: Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and continue until the position is filled.   Roles, Duties, & Responsibilities of the Position:   • Capturing, marking, and tracking wild turkey poults and hens using VHF radio telemetry   • Vegetation sampling    • Camera trap deployment   • Other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor 
Qualifications
Qualifications:   • Selected candidates must possess a valid US driver license (without restrictions) • VHF/UHF telemetry is highly preferred  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with landowners, co-workers, and supervisors  • Ability to perform strenuous work independently, in a group, and in diverse climates  • Preferred candidates will be detail-orientated, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and possess a strong work ethic and excellent organization skills • Selected candidates must be willing to work odd hours as needed, especially early a.m. and weekends • Experience working with upland game birds. To apply, please submit a cover letter (approx. 1 page), CV/resume, and contact information for three references as a single PDF document to Nicolle De Filippo (ndefili@okstate.edu). Please title the email and document “Field Tech Application_Your last name”. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Nicolle at the email address provided above. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and fostering an environment where diversity is accepted and encouraged. We encourage all interested people to apply despite preconceived notions of their own experience as it relates to this project’s objectives. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Contact Person
Nicolle De Filippo
Contact eMail
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