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  • Avian Field Technicians - Riparian bird surveys

    Guest Lauren Harter
    • Employer: Great Basin Bird Observatory
      Location: Throughout Arizona
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: No value
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    AVIAN FIELD TECHNICIANS (2) needed for bird surveys in Arizona. Great Basin Bird Observatory is seeking two field technicians to conduct riparian bird surveys throughout Arizona. The field season will begin March 28 and run through the end of June; surveyors must be available the entire season. Duties include area searches of all breeding birds and territory mapping, with data collection on tablets and ArcGIS, and post-processing using ArcGIS Online. Experience with identification of western birds and operation of 4wd vehicles, as well as a proven ability to work independently, are required. The most competitive applicants will have at least one field season of experience surveying passerines by sight and sound (preferably southwestern birds). This position will involve extensive travel and camping throughout Arizona. Field vehicle will be provided. Surveyors will be hired as seasonal temporary GBBO employees and paid $2200-$2500/month depending on experience. Per federal government regulations, all technicians will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption. Please send a brief cover letter (highlighting bird survey experience and your availability) and resume (including the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3 references) to Lauren Harter (email harter AT gbbo.org) and include the position(s) you would like to be considered for (Arizona Riparian). Positions will be open until filled.

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