Wildlife Technician – Seasonal, Maine

Agency
Stantec
Location
Topsham, ME
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Entry Level
Last Date to Apply
06/07/2021
Description
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science. Your Opportunity Several opportunities exist for highly motivated, personable, and organized wildlife field technicians. These positions will be based out of our Topsham Maine office but will be physically located at several remote field sites in Maine. As talented and ambitious professionals, you will be working with a multi-disciplinary team executing field work on operational wind energy projects in the northeast. These positions require travel and independent work on remote field sites. We are looking for reliable and dependable individuals to fulfill environmental compliance tasks with strong attention to detail and high regard for quality data collection and reporting. You will work directly with Stantec’s project manager with day to day coordination with our clients. Background experience in bird and bat identification is preferred. This position will be full time each week from approximately period of April 12 – October 15. Your Key Responsibilities - Searching wind turbines weekly for bird and bat fatalities and documenting required data - Execute field work independently and safely - Communicate regularly with project manager regarding data collection and progress - Interface with operations personnel at operating wind projects and complying with their safety and security protocols. - Data entry and quality review Your Capabilities and Credentials - Proficient with bird and bat identification and data collection - Proven technical, communication, and organizational skills - Proficient in MS Office applications - Strong work ethics and ability to endure long days of physically and mentally challenging field work - Ability to walk long distances on flat, uneven ground - Possess a positive solutions-oriented attitude - Strong collaboration and ability to work with a team - Ability to work in a dynamic environment - Strong ethics and integrity - Sense of humor and desire for team success - Good driving record and valid driver’s license Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice. Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. Job: Science Technician/Technologist Primary Location: United States-Maine-Topsham Employee Status: Temporary Job Level: Individual Contributor Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time Schedule: Full-time Req ID: 210000QW Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
Qualifications
Education and Experience Diploma or degree (degree preferred) in wildlife management, biology or conservation, or environmental sciences (or related field) 1-5 years of field work experience as a team or independently Experience with bird and bat identification Experience with MS office applications (Outlook, Excel, Access, and Word)
Contact Person
Jenna Lucas
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