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  • Northern Bobwhite Research Technician (Flexible starting/ending date)

    • Employer: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia
      Location: South Georgia
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: No value
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Seeking Research Technicians to assist with Northern Bobwhite trapping, radio-telemetry tracking, and nest checking of Northern Bobwhite as well as other associated fieldwork as part of larger experimental studies. Data entry, equipment maintenance, and other various duties will be required upon request of the supervisors. Selected individuals will also gain numerous opportunities to interact directly with the Georgia DNR. Employees will be working with minimal supervision on site and must be comfortable working independently. Previous experience with radio-telemetry is desired. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel, databases, and ArcGIS is desired.  Applicants must be comfortable occasionally working alone after dark. Applicants should be able to lift up to 25 lbs. for brief periods and should be willing to work in inclement weather.

    Start Date: Open until filled

    End Date: Will discuss in the interview

    Location: DiLane Plantation, Silver Lake, Elmodel, Chickasawhatchee, and River Creek WMAs (South GA)


    1.      An interest in game bird management and ecology

    2.      Individuals need a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record

    3.      An agreement/understanding of consumptive wildlife management practices

    4.      A positive attitude and willingness to be a team player

    Preferred Qualifications:

    1.      Experience pulling trailers

    2.      Experience with the operation of UTVs

    3.      Previous gamebird work experience

    4.      Previous telemetry, field research, and computer experience


    1.      Free housing is available on-site

    2.     Compensation: $13.25/hr

    Documents needed:

    1.      Cover letter (1 page) including your earliest available start date

    2.      Detailed resume with 3 references (please indicate your relationship to each)

    **ATTACH ALL DOCUMENTS INTO A SINGLE PDF NAMED “LastNameFirstName_TechApplicant” and email to the contact information below**

    **Electronic submissions/inquiries only**

    Contact Person: Cara Stewart and Jeff Turpin

    Contact Email: Cara.Stewart1@uga.edu and Jeffrey.Turpin@uga.edu

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