Two biological technicians are needed to assist with research on migrating Willow Flycatchers (WIFL) along the Colorado/Green/Dolores and San Juan Rivers in Utah. The Willow Flycatcher project aims to document migrating willow flycatchers to determine subspecies migrating through this region. The study sites are situated in the Moab and Bluff Utah area.
Experienced banders will participate in WIFL population surveys, target mist-netting, banding birds, drawing blood and collecting feathers for genetic analysis.
-Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Biology, Environmental Science, or a related field.
-Mist-netting/target netting and/or bird banding experience.
-Excellent bird identification skills.
-Excellent physical condition and be able to traverse through rugged terrain.
-Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license
-Must be a U.S. citizen or possess a valid U.S. work visa
The positions will last from 5 May to 15 June 2022. All applicants must be able to work independently and as part of a team. All applicants must have their own vehicle and have camping experience. Mileage and per diem will be provided.
Applicants should email a resume which includes 1) cover letter stating their interest in the position, dates of availability, 2) and 3) names and contact information (email and phone) of three references.