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  • Avian Research Technician, Nevada & eastern California

    Guest Jennifer Ballard
    • Employer: Great Basin Bird Observatory
      Location: Nevada and eastern California
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 05/02/2022
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    SIX (6) AVIAN RESEARCH TECHNICIANS needed for songbird and habitat surveys in Nevada's backcountry between May 2 and July 15, 2022 for Great Basin Bird Observatory. Partial season appointments may be possible.

    Duties include bird surveys via point counts, vegetation surveys, and data entry. Qualifications needed include: experience identifying western birds by sight and sound; ability to collect field data under challenging conditions (heat, cold, remote sites); familiarity with western flora; working knowledge of MS Excel for data entry; valid drivers license and experience driving 4wd vehicles.  Training workshop for all survey protocols will be provided. 

    Applicants must be in good physical condition, as long hours in field will be required, in sometimes difficult terrain and conditions. Ability to work independently and in remote locations is a must. All employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they qualify for an exemption based on federal standards.

    Compensation: up to $2500/month (depending on experience). Housing will be provided in some areas, but remote camping will be required on a regular basis. To apply, please submit your resume and references by email to ballard AT gbbo.org.

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