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  • Golden Eagle Research Technician

    Guest Boise State University - Heath Lab
    • Employer: Boise State University
      Location: Boise, Idaho
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 01/16/2024
      Open Until Filled: Yes



    Golden Eagle Research Technician Spring/Summer- Boise State University

    Boise State University is hiring 1 field technician to assist with golden eagle monitoring and movement research in southwestern Idaho. This project is in partnership with the BLM and includes collaborators from USGS and Idaho Fish and Game. 

    March 17 2024- July 31 2024, $2900/month. 

    This position will be based out of Boise, Idaho and involves daily travel to field sites. Housing is not provided.


    -Monitor historical golden eagle territories for occupancy

    -Search for and monitor golden eagle nests

    -Assist with rappels into cliff nests to install nest cameras and to document the presence of parasites and disease

    -Assist with measuring, bleeding and banding nestling golden eagles

    -Accurately record data onto paper and electronic notebooks

    -Review images from nest cameras

    -Enter data

    -Thoughtfully maintain field and lab equipment

    -Follow safety procedures and practices


    Required qualifications:

    -Outdoor rappelling and/or climbing experience

    -Avian field experience (e.g. point counts, nest searching, banding)

    -Experience hiking long distances over rough and steep terrain, often carrying over 50lbs of equipment

    -Good communication skills and a positive attitude

    -Attention to detail and excellent note-taking skills

    -Able to follow directions and be flexible with work tasks and scheduling

    -Comfortable working outdoors for long hours in extreme heat

    -Valid driver’s license and exceptional 4WD driving skills 

    -Ability to responsibly and thoughtfully use and maintain field and lab equipment

    -No criminal record, U.S. citizens only


    Preferred qualifications

    -Experience identifying North American raptors in flight

    -Experience searching for cliff nesting raptors

    -Wilderness first aid certification

    -ATV operating experience

    To apply please email Julie Heath at goea@boisestate.edu with a letter of interest that addresses all required and preferred qualifications, a CV, and the contact information for 3 references. 
    Apply by Jan 16, 2024




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