Job Duration: Sept. 15 through Nov. 10
Duties: Assist Lead Bander in setting up, monitoring, and maintaining mist nets to capture and band migrating Owls. Nets are checked regularly from dusk till dawn, except inclement weather. Assist in banding and keeping legible records for all birds captured (band number, date, measurements, age and sex). Assist in writing and posting blogs on MSRW website at least 2 times per week. Assist in writing seasonal summary report.
Qualifications: Must have experience banding birds and using mist nets to capture birds. Experience in extracting birds from mist nets. Must have experience using Pyle guide and taking measurements. Must be in good physical condition and able to withstand cold working conditions. Able to live and work with others in close quarters. Must have reliable transportation.
Compensation: $1400 to $1600 per month DOE; housing provided.
To apply:send cover letter, resume', and 3 references (with knowledge about banding experience) to Ed Pike, email: Ed@mackinacraptorwatch.org