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  • ‘Alala (Hawaiian crow) Research & Logistics Senior Technician

    Alala Project
    • Employer: Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project, Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii
      Location: Makawao, Hawaii
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 01/11/2023
      Open Until Filled: No

    Work with an intelligent corvid, travel by helicopter over stunning landscapes to access field sites in some of the most remote rainforest in the Hawaiian Islands, all while developing leadership skills and supporting endangered species recovery.

    Job Description: Serves as senior member in the field for the ‘Alala Research and Recovery Project. Responsible for overseeing temporary employees, volunteers, interns, and field assistants in the field. Plans and prepares for field research by overseeing and conducting all field logistics, scheduling, field camp set up and maintenance, volunteer and team coordination, and equipment management. Assists in translocation support of ‘alala, assists in the capture, attaching radio-transmitters, and obtaining blood samples of ‘alala for long-term survival and productivity monitoring. Assists in endangered species recovery and habitat management techniques; including small mammal monitoring and control, weed and native plant censuses, seed collection and outplanting, erosion control, and trail maintenance. 

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in a related Biological discipline (e.g., Biology, Zoology, Wildlife Science, Avian Ecology, or other related discipline). One to three (1-3) years of related work experience comprising: one (1) year of field experience conducting wildlife research. Includes one to three (1-3) years of experience in a leadership position. Leadership experience can be in an unrelated field.

    Salary: $3,800/Month

    Inquiries: Dr. Hanna Mounce 808-573-0280, mounce@mauiforestbirds.org

    For more information and to apply please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings”.

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