Working under a lead biologist the candidate will perform nuisance wildlife mitigation, including surveys, avian harassment, nest removal, specimen sampling, and occasional depredation for airfield safety. May require travel. Must be able to reside within a reasonable distance from the assigned work location. Ideal candidates will be able to work flexible work hours to help mitigate wildlife hazards depending on periods of increased hazards.
Ideal candidates will have up-beat personalities, dedication, passion for the work, and eagerness to learn. Candidates must be able to work independently, and as part of a team, to accomplish required tasks.
Candidates must be willing to work all tasks, including cleaning, data entry, and client interaction as needed.
Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in wildlife biology, wildlife management, range management, biology, ecology, zoology or a closely related field. Candidates must have experience conducting wildlife harassment and control, bird handling, wildlife trapping and firearm use. Previous experience conducting wildlife hazard mitigation on airfield preferred. Strong background in other wildlife mitigation experience may substitute airport familiarization. Strong plant identification experience is preferred but not required. Candidates must possess strong bird identification skills by both sight and sound.
Candidate Knowledge and Skills:
• Must be over 21
• Must be able to pass a stringent background check and drug test
• Basic computer skills including; Microsoft office, use of email, and internet
• Strong communication and writing skills
• Be willing to follow through on assignments to their completion
• Must be able to work outdoors and remain on your feet for extended periods
• Full drivers license with clean driving record
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and list of three references to Shawn Ferdinand at LoomacresJobs@gmail.com. Please list Wildlife Biologist, Spokane, WA in the subject line.