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Mexican Spotted Owl Crew Leader 1


Employer:

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

Location:

Arizona and New Mexico

Country:

United States

Last Date to Apply:

None provided
Open until filled

Description:

The Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking to hire a crew leader 1 for a Mexican Spotted Owl monitoring project across Arizona and New Mexico. The crew leader 1 will oversee the scheduling and logistics of five technicians, interface with Forest Service biologists, and maintain thorough communication with the project manager. In addition, the crew leader 1 will conduct nighttime surveys for Mexican Spotted Owls in National Forests. Applicants should be comfortable working at night in steep terrain with potentially dangerous wildlife (black bears, mountain lions, rattlesnakes). Work requires a lot of camping and hiking with some backpacking. The season begins in late March and continues until mid-July. Work schedule will be 10 days on, 4 days off.

 

Basic qualifications:
· Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, environmental science, or a related field
· Driver’s license and 4WD experience
· Ability to hike up to 10 miles a day while carrying up to 40 lbs
· Backcountry experience (including backpacking, off trail navigation, basic survival skills, and grit)
· Attention to detail and ability to collect quality data
· Good communication
· Ability to travel and work with a partner for 10 day periods
· Enthusiasm for spending 3.5 months in beautiful forests and canyons

 

Additional qualifications for crew leader 1 position:
· Prior leadership experience
· Exceptional organization
· Professional communication for interacting with Forest Service biologists and updating project leader
· Ability to manage field logistics and crew schedules

 

Crew leader will start on March 26th and be compensated at $1,200/2 weeks.

 

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references IN ONE DOCUMENT (.pdf or .doc) to wendy.lanier@birdconservancy.org. Name your application file accordingly: Lastname_MSO2018_leader1. If you would be willing to be considered for a technician position, please state so in the cover letter. Application review will begin in January 2nd and continue until the positions are filled.



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