We are seeking Research Technicians (3) 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 so 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. Fieldwork will take place on 5 WMA's in South/Middle Georgia.
Housing and work vehicles will be provided.
Start date will be September 1st.
End date is anticipated to be around early March 2023.
1. An interest in game bird management and ecology
2. Previous telemetry, field research, and computer experience is preferred
3. Individuals need a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record
4. An agreement/understanding of consumptive wildlife management practices
5. A positive attitude and willing to be a team player
TO APPLY: Submit an application on the UGAjobs site at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/264908
Please do not email applications, as applications will be reviewed by two or more people.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and positions are open until filled. Please apply early.