Wildlife Research Technician (new positions) – Texas

Agency
The Quail Tech Alliance/ Texas Tech University
Location
Rolling Plains of Texas
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$11.50/hr plus overtime and paid lodging.
Last Date to Apply
03/15/2021
Website
https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25898&siteid=5635#jobDetails=577556_5635
Description
Full-time seasonal (March and April through August) fieldwork position with benefits including: 100% paid medical, TRS retirement, sick and vacation leave. Overtime paid for any hours over 40. Term extensions possible for the right applicant and funding. Start and end dates are somewhat flexible. This position will assist with trapping and collaring of northern bobwhites, radio telemetry, scent stations, camera traps, meso-mammal live trapping, small mammal live trapping, distributing supplemental feed into roadside vegetation, vegetation surveys, point counts, and more. Questions are welcome at rowdy.white@ttu.edu, but must apply at website.
Qualifications
B.S. in wildlife or other closely related field. Essential Functions include: Problem-solve and work independently (potentially outside of cell service). Work in a wide range of inclement conditions including hot and cold temperatures, hiking over rough terrain, and working very early mornings. Trap, band, and place necklace style radio-transmitters and GPS backpack transmitters on northern bobwhites and scaled quail. Proficiency in common vegetation sampling techniques. Radio telemetry- Paid experience required. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and OneDrive, Proficiency with a compass as well as GPSr navigation. Proficiency with ATVs and UTVs. Proficiency with 4x4 trucks.
Contact Person
Rowdy White
Contact eMail
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