RCW Technician (1) needed February 17th – June 30th 2023, for seasonal position working on red-cockaded woodpecker population monitoring in central Florida (Kenansville) on the Three Lakes, Triple N Ranch, and Herky Huffman/Bull Creek Wildlife Management Areas. The job will include surveying cavity trees, identifying birds by reading color bands, nest searching, nest monitoring, assisting in nestling banding/capture of adult birds, and data entry. Start date is somewhat flexible (earliest start February 17th, latest start March 3rd).
Applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include early mornings and occasional evenings, hiking in hot and humid conditions, and must be able to navigate rough roads with ATVs, UTVs, and 4-wheel drive trucks. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience reading color bands, nest monitoring, and navigating in the woods. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. Pay rate: $15/hour. Shared field housing provided. Application: applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please send via email as a single document, a cover letter explaining your interest in the job and relevant experience, a resume/CV, and the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references to Wray Gabel (Wray.Gabel@myFWC.com).