Full-time temporary (six months) seasonal fieldwork position with benefits. Term extension possible pending need and funding.
The successful applicant will assist in conducting various facets of a large-scale quail research and education program in the Rolling Plains of Texas. Our study area consists of 25 private ranches and projects include cutting edge research technology including
GPS radio transmitters, habitat mapping drones, and miniature VHF radios for monitoring chick survival.
Lodging provided during field work.
Problem-solve and work independently (potentially outside of cell service).
Work in wide range of inclement conditions (both hot and cold).
Trap, band, and place necklace style radio-transmitters and GPS backpack transmitters on northern bobwhites and scaled quail.
Proficiency in common vegetation sampling techniques.
Operate a state vehicle.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and OneDrive.
Proficiency with compass as well as GPSr navigation.
Proficiency with ATVs and UTVs.
Proficiency with 4x4 trucks.
Deploy scent stations to monitor meso-predators using trail cameras.
Participate in spring and fall call counts.
Care for captive bobwhites in the research facility.
Participate in outreach events.
Assist with UAV flights as a visual observer.
Light duty construction projects and building, and vehicle maintenance.
High School or equivalent and two years work experience.
Bachelor's in Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Biology or closely related field.
Experience with birds and telemetry is strongly desired.
Plant identification of Rolling Plains of Texas flora.
Apply online at: https://www.sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25898&siteid=5635#jobDetails=483418_5635