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  • Lab Assistant 1; Spotted Owl Field Tech, California


    pshaklee
    • Employer: University of California, Davis
      Location: Chester and Shaver Lake, CA
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 01/31/2020
      Open Until Filled: No

    Job Summary

    Under the supervision of the Field Project Leader, the Field Technicians will:
    1. Perform Forest Field study surveys for California Spotted Owls and other wildlife species.
    2. Conduct nocturnal and diurnal surveys for owls to determine occupancy, nesting and reproductive status.
    3. Collect data following a prescribed protocol.
    4. May assist in the capture and banding of spotted owls.
    5. Navigate on public and private road systems without direct supervision.
    Job location: Chester, CA
    6. Locate off-road study sites using compass, topographic maps and/or GPS unit.
    7. Record field data in a legible manner.
    8. Enter field data onto a computer database.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    Must be able to walk 1-3 miles in steep terrain, often at night. Must have normal hearing and color vision, to hear owls and accurately record the owls' unique color-markers (color-bands).
    Willingness to work in the forest at night, sometimes solo with coworkers nearby. Must possess a valid driver's license.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Required:

    -Experience handling animals.
    -Experience assisting with the banding of animals.
    -Record keeping skills to accurately record research data collected throughout studies.  

    Preferred: 

    -Previous animal behavior or animal study experience.
    -Experience working with research collaborators.

    To Apply:

    Go to

    https://hr.ucdavis.edu/careers/apply?keywords=&Category_category_id=All Categories&format=json&MCampus[0]=&search=

    And under Keywords enter 4806 for the Chester location and 5027 for the Shaver Lake location.  If you wish to be considered for both locations you MUST apply to each of them separately.

    If you have any questions about the position please contact Paula Shaklee at paula.a.shaklee at usda.gov

     



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