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  • Goshawk Surveyor/Wildlife Technician

    Gabe B.
    • Employer: Tanner Environmental
      Location: Plumas National Forest, CA
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 03/01/2024
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Do you dream of spending the summer in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains getting your butt kicked crawling up steep slopes and through brush, seeing lots of critters, making cash, and working with other like-minded bird nerds??? Well then, you should know that Tanner Environmental Services (TES) is recruiting full-time field technicians for temporary/seasonal positions to conduct goshawk surveys on Plumas National Forest. Experience conducting surveys for goshawk is preferred, but not required (training will be provided to all successful applicants). Work will run from May 27 through August. 

    The position will involve: Navigating to remote field sites on Forest Service roads and cross-country hiking to conduct broadcast acoustical surveys for goshawks as well as nest stand searches; and the daily reporting of results. 


    Ability to work independently and as part of a team in remote locations.

    Ability to navigate to remote field sites using Avenza, GPS, and topographic maps; driving high-clearance vehicles; and cross-country hiking long distances in rugged terrain and inclement weather. 

    Ability to follow standardized survey protocols.

    Be physically fit and able to handle the daily demands of hiking in steep and rugged terrain.

    Have minimum of one season of wildlife survey experience. 

    Must possess a valid driver’s license and insurance.

    Use of a personal high-clearance field vehicle is preferred. 


    Compensation and Benefits
    Pay Range: $25 - $35/hr.
    Housing: Provided but if camping is necessary, per diem will be available. 

    Vehicle: Use of a personal vehicle will be compensated at the Federal Standard Rate (currently $0.67/mile). 

    Application Process
    Email your resume with 3 references and any questions to info@tannerenvironmental.com
    Apply by March 1, 2024

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