Jump to content
Ornithology Exchange (brought to you by the Ornithological Council)
  • Welcome to the Ornithology Exchange Job Board!   Help us maintain this great free resource for the ornithology community by following the guidelines below -

    1. If possible, log in as a OE member before posting - this allows you to come back later to edit or remove the post.

    2. Jobs must have a connection to ornithology.

    3. Chose the correct category for your job. There’s a brief description of each category on that category’s page.

    4. Post the text of the announcement in the box, not a PDF. This enables better searching and makes your job more visible to searchers.

    5. Internships or volunteers opportunities that charge a fee for participation should be posted in the workshops and short courses section under Forums.

  • Pinyon Jay Field Technician/ Avian Mortality Survey Technician


    KHenry
    • Employer: Great Basin Bird Observatory
      Location: Nevada
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 02/15/2024
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Pinyon Jay Field Technician/Avian Mortality Survey Technician

    Job Description: Great Basin Bird Observatory (GBBO) is seeking qualified avian field technicians to conduct Pinyon Jay surveys at multiple study sites in Nevada. Primary duties will include surveying plots for Pinyon Jay presence/absence and documenting behavioral sightings using ESRI field maps. We will also be conducting nesting and colony surveys in select locations. Mortality monitoring at the Crescent Dunes Solar Facility in Tonopah, NV will be conducted for 7 consecutive days each month. Surveyors should expect to walk up to 10 kilometers a day over potentially rigorous terrain. Working and camping remotely in varying conditions and potentially long drives is required. You may be working up to 10 days at a time with limited cell service (in some beautiful areas!), with the possibility of backcountry camping.  Housing will be provided in Reno, NV and Tonopah, NV.

    These temporary, full-time positions will last from March through May with the possibility of extension through the fall.

    Qualifications:  Applicants must have prior experience with avian monitoring, ideally in the western/southwestern U.S., driving 4x4 vehicles over rough terrain, be in excellent physical condition and comfortable hiking in rugged off-trail conditions. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their ability to identify Pinyon Jays in the field and preference will be given to those who can demonstrate knowledge on Pinyon Jay behavior or previous experience working in Pinyon-Juniper woodlands. Experience conducting nesting surveys or point counts is a plus. Experience with 4x4 driving and field data collection using Field Maps is preferred.

    Applicants should be comfortable working and camping independently or with a partner in remote locations and willing to work long days in the field. Survey sites may require working with a partner with little or no contact with the outside world for up to 10 days. A good sense of humor and sense of adventure is also a plus! Experience with field data collection using Field Maps is preferred.

    Compensation: $2,400-$2,800 per month depending on experience. Field vehicle and housing will be provided.

    To Apply:  Please email resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Kelly Colegrove at colgrove@gbbo.org

    Last date to apply: February 15th




    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    There are no comments to display.



    Join the conversation

    You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
    Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

    Guest
    Add a comment...

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Need Help?

    You can edit or delete jobs that were posted under your account. To edit a job, scroll to the bottom of the job posting and click "Edit". To delete a job, scroll to the bottom and click the Job Actions button, then click Delete.

    If you posted a job as a guest (i.e. you were not signed in), we can move the job post to your account or make any changes on your behalf. To request this, or for other help, post in the Jobs Board Support forum.

×
×
  • Create New...