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    AVIAN FIELD TECHNICIAN TRAINEESHIPS: RIPARIAN BIRDS


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    • Employer: USGS Western Ecological Research Center
      Location: San Diego, CA
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 01/31/2020
      Open Until Filled: No

    BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE TECHNICIAN TRAINEESHIPS (up to 3) are available as part of ongoing population studies of the endangered Least Bell’s Vireo and Southwestern Willow Flycatcher in San Diego County, California.  We are seeking entry level biologists who are interested in obtaining experience conducting field work on endangered birds.  Each trainee will work under the direct supervision of a permitted biologist whose primary duties include surveying coastal riparian habitat for vireos and flycatchers, nest monitoring, resighting color banded birds, and vegetation sampling.   Employment dates are 16 March –14 August 2020 (end-date is approximate and flexible).  Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and must be reliable, self-motivated, in good physical condition, and able to maintain a positive attitude under beautiful but sometimes challenging field and urban conditions that can include dense vegetation, poison oak, rattlesnakes, biting insects and encounters with homeless persons.  Applicants must also possess a valid driver’s license.  Previous experience conducting field work on birds preferred. Housing is available at the San Diego State University Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve in Fallbrook, California ($18/day; no pets).  Salary ranges from $16-$20/hour depending on experience.  Please submit a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, a CV or resume, your specific dates of availability, and the names and contact information (including email) of at least two references.  Mail/fax/email applications to SUELLEN LYNN, USGS Western Ecological Research Center, San Diego Field Station, 4165 Spruance Road, Suite 200, San Diego, CA  92101 (phone 619-225-6437, fax 619-225-6436, email suellen_lynn at usgs.gov).  Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until positions are filled, but no later than January 31, 2020.

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