POSITION: Wildlife Research Technician, 2 positions
START & END DATE: 1 March – 31 August, 2018 (Start/end dates somewhat flexible)
PAY RATE: $14 - 15 per hour depending on experience
LOCATION: Northeast Colorado, near Sterling. Housing will be provided.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 22 Dec 2017
I am seeking 2 technicians to assist with a project assessing avian response to habitat management practices in northeastern Colorado. The work will involve capturing northern bobwhites and attaching radio transmitters, monitoring birds via radio telemetry, sampling vegetation, and conducting songbird point counts. Technicians will work 40 hours/week with early mornings and irregular schedules.
• Applicants should possess a B.S. in wildlife science or related field.
• Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar with the grassland plants of northeastern Colorado.
• Experience capturing and handling gamebirds and using radio telemetry to locate animals is desirable.
• Experience with ATVs and driving with trailers is a plus. Technicians should be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
HOW TO APPLY:
Email cover letter, resume, and three references to Dr. Adam Behney (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 22 Dec 2017.