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Sagebrush songbird technician, Idaho


University of Idaho


Owyhee County, Idaho


United States

Last Date to Apply:

14 Mar 2018


Sagebrush songbird research technician needed for a study of the effects of management on species interactions and songbird demographics in southwest Idaho. Duties will include conducting point counts, nest monitoring, setting up nest cameras, monitoring color banded birds, occupancy surveys for avian predators, and vegetation sampling. Technicians will work in the remote and rugged Owyhee Mountains so camping and off-road driving will be necessary. Short hikes carrying 40+ pounds of equipment will also be required. Housing will be provided.


Qualifications: Experience conducting point counts required with knowledge of western birds preferred. Must have the ability to: Work independently in a remote setting, work as part of team in a leadership role, accurately record and manage data using basic data entry software, drive a 4x4 truck in extremely rugged settings (including frequent flat tire repair), use a GPS unit and compass, and coordinate with the project leader on a regular basis.


Dates: Flexible, ~May 1 – August 15
Pay: DOE, $1900-2000 per month


Application instructions: Please send a one page cover letter, a resume, and names and contact info for three references to Aaron Young (aarony@uidaho.edu)
Successful applicants must be able to complete the driving approval process and a background check is required.
The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V