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    Avian Technician

    • Employer: Great Basin Bird Observatory
      Location: Nevada
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 04/10/2019
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    SIX (6) AVIAN RESEARCH TECHNICIANS needed for songbird and habitat surveys in Nevada's backcountry between April 22 and July 10, 2019 for Great Basin Bird Observatory. Half season appointments are also possible. Duties include bird surveys via point counts and area searches, vegetation surveys, and data entry. Qualifications needed include experience identifying western birds by sight and sound; ability to collect field data under challenging conditions (heat, cold, remote sites); familiarity with western flora; working knowledge of MS Excel for data entry; valid drivers license and experience driving 4wd vehicles.  Training workshop for all survey protocols will be provided, but prior bird identification skills a must.  Applicants must be in good physical condition, as long hours in field will be required in sometimes difficult terrain. Ability to work independently and in remote locations is a must. Compensation: up to $2200/month (depending on experience). Housing will be provided in some areas, but remote camping will be required on a regular basis. To apply, please submit your resume and references by email to ballard AT gbbo.org.


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