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  • Riparian Bird Surveys in Arizona

    Dawn Fletcher
    • Employer: Great Basin Bird Observatory
      Location: Arizona
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 03/08/2021
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    AVIAN FIELD TECHNICIAN needed for bird surveys in Arizona. Great Basin Bird Observatory is seeking one field technician to conduct riparian bird surveys throughout Arizona. The field season will begin no later than March 29 and run through June, with the possibility of extension into July. Duties include area searches of all breeding birds and territory mapping, with data collection on tablets and ArcGIS. Experience with identification of western birds and operation of 4wd vehicles, as well as a proven ability to work independently are required. The most competitive applicants will have at least one field season of experience surveying passerines by sight and sound (preferably southwestern birds). This position will involve extensive travel and camping throughout Arizona. Field vehicle will be provided. Surveyors will be hired as seasonal temporary GBBO employees and paid $2100-$2400/month depending on experience. Please send a brief cover letter (highlighting bird survey experience and your availability) and resume (including the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3 references) to Lauren Harter (email harter AT gbbo.org). Position will be open until filled.

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    Hi Dawn,

    I am wondering if you might be looking for an apprentice with very little experience, but who is super driven and passionate like myself. If you have any questions or would like to know more about me, please reach out. Thanks for your time and consideration.

    All the best,


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