An Assistant Bander 1 position is for 5 days per week
We are looking to fill 1 position, Assistant Bander, for the upcoming season. This position is for 5 days per week. When the BIC is on their days off, you will assume the responsibilities of the BIC, which includes ensuring that the station protocol is followed and acting as the main contact person on site for employees, volunteers, and visitors
Wages offered: $170 to $200 Canadian per day worked. Banders will be employees of MNO.
When July 17, 2022 - Sep. 25, 2022
Where: Mackenzie Nature Observatory (MNO), Mugaha Marsh Banding Station, Mackenzie, BC 14.5 km northwest of Mackenzie, BC via a gravel road.
Requirements: Canadian master banding permit or sub-permit or be eligible for a permit under our station permit. Good knowledge of Western birds by sight and sound. Good computer skills and knowledge of using Bandit and the Daily Estimated Totals Program that is used for ETs by CMMN which is in excel.
You will need to compile a summary of the season for our birding report.
You must be able to work with people of different ages and skills and you need to be willing to share your knowledge.
Follow station protocol (operate 12 mistnets, conduct a census, do daily observations and compile Estimated Totals at the end of the day)
Send your application or request more information by sending an email to Mackenzie Nature Observatory at firstname.lastname@example.org