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  • Desert Thrasher Survey Technician

    Dawn Fletcher
    • Employer: Great Basin Bird Observatory
      Location: Nevada
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 01/01/2023
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    AVIAN FIELD TECHNICIAN (1) needed for desert thrasher surveys in Nevada. Great
    Basin Bird Observatory is seeking one field technician to conduct thrasher surveys in
    southern Nevada. Work is to be conducted between mid-April and mid-June, but exact
    timing is flexible. Duties include area searches focused on Bendire’s and LeConte’s
    thrashers and Loggerhead Shrikes, though all bird species are recorded, and data entry.
    Good bird identification skills, and willingness to work independently in remote areas,
    including operation of 4wd vehicles, are essential. This position will involve extensive
    travel and camping throughout southern Nevada, with shared housing provided. Field
    vehicle will be provided. Surveyors will be hired as seasonal temporary GBBO
    employees and paid $2200-$2400/month depending on experience. GBBO policy
    requires all technicians to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or an approved
    exemption. Please send a brief cover letter (highlighting bird survey experience) and
    resume (including the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3 references) to
    Dawn Fletcher (email fletcher@gbbo.org) and include the position(s) you would like to
    be considered for in the subject line (Thrashers). Position will be open until filled.

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