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    • Employer: Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources
      Location: Southeastern US
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 07/21/2020
      Open Until Filled: No

    We are seeking up to four (4) technicians to collect data on Northern Bobwhite coveys across several states in the southeast in the fall of 2020 (October to December). The primary duties will be to perform covey call surveys, operate and manage autonomous recording devices (ARUs), and coordinate with landowners, state and federal agency personnel, and university staff to gain access to participating landowner properties. This position requires travel throughout the sampling time frame. Data collection will occur in the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to gain experience working with state and national NRCS offices, the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative, and the Farm Service Agency. Successful applicants may also assist with data management and manipulation. Individuals will have the opportunity to learn about designing large-scale wildlife research studies and private land conservation programs in the US.  

    Pay is $10.25/hr (40 hour weeks) and housing is provided. 

    Start date: October 1, 2020

    End date: December 15, 2020

    Primary duties:

    1.     Performing covey call surveys

    2.     Operating Song Meters

    3.     Communicating with landowners, agency staff, and university staff

    Willingness to travel extensively is required. Must be willing to perform field work in remote locations at early hours. Experience with point counts, bobwhite covey calls, or other forms of distance sampling is a plus. Must show attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

    Education and Experience:

    Some classes in Ecology, Biology, Wildlife, or similar field.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    1.     A positive attitude and a good work ethic

    2.     A strong interest in game bird management and ecology, wildlife, or related field

    3.     Experience with field work is preferred

    4.     Comfort with navigating off-road locations, especially in darkness or low light.

    5.     Experience with point counts, covey calls, or distance sampling is a plus.

    6.     Ability to communicate and interact with a diverse group of people (e.g., landowners, agency personnel)

    7.     Organization skills, attention to detail

    8.     A valid driver’s license and a good driving record

    Physical Demand:

    Driving long distances, early morning field work, carrying up to 20 lbs of field equipment.

    To apply: 

    Follow the URL below to submit your application. 

    **Please note that all applications must be submitted on the UGA jobs website--not emailed. Applications must include an uploaded CV/Resume with three professional references. 

    **Also note that there are other bobwhite technician positions on this job board. The one at the link below is the only position we are currently accepting applications to.

    https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/157225 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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