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Field Technician (3 positions)


Borderlands Research Institute, Sul Ross State University


Marfa, TX


United States

Last Date to Apply:

23 Nov 2017


Field Technician (3 positions) – Texas
Agency Borderlands Research Institute, Sul Ross State University Location Marfa, TX Job Category Temporary/Seasonal Positions Salary $1,500 to $1,700/per month commensurate with experience Start Date 12/04/2017 Last Date to Apply 11/24/2017 Website https://sulross.peop...m/postings/3663 Description Aid graduate students with data collection for a research project on winter survival and habitat utilization of Baird’s and grasshopper sparrows. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to gain experience in bird capture with mist nets, radio telemetry tracking, plant identification, and vegetation sampling. Duties include daily bird tracking, vegetation surveys, and data entry. Training will be provided for all survey and job-related activities. Expected to deal with adverse weather conditions, wind, intense sun, cold, and long days in the field. Lodging is included. Qualifications Demonstrated ability to perform biological field work or prior field experience. 1) Must be able to work long days in adverse weather conditions (cold-hot, wind, snow) 2) Must have knowledge of GPS unit functioning and data input 3) Must possess a strong work ethic and commitment 4) Must possess a proactive attitude as well as team work skills, and will be expected to live in a small camp house with other co-workers. Bachelor’s Degree in wildlife biology or a related field, or experience with birds or radio telemetry is preferred. Contact Person Mieke Titulaer Contact Phone 432-837-8828 Contact eMail mieke.titulaer@sulross.edu