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  • Riparian point count technician

    Guest Kelly Colegrove
    • Employer: Great Basin Bird Observatory
      Location: Bishop, CA
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 03/15/2022
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    GBBO is hiring avian field biologists to conduct riparian point counts and monitor Southwestern Willow Flycatcher populations along in Owens River Valley outside of Bishop, CA. Work days will start early, and potentially be hot and buggy, but you will have the opportunity work with many great people working to conserve sensitive bird species. All applicants must have prior experience with birds out west and be able to demonstrate the ability to identify birds by sight and sound. Work responsibilities include trail clearing, point counts, vegetation surveys and SWFL monitoring surveys. Data entry and proofing will be a daily responsibility. Individuals must be able to work independently as well as get along with others on a daily basis. Field vehicles and housing will be provided.

    *Must be able to identify all western species by sight and sound. Previous experience conducting point counts is preferred.

    *Must be organized and have excellent data management skills.

    *Must have experience using GPS units and/or ESRI mapping applications

    *Must have a valid drivers license. Experience driving 4x4 vehicles or in sandy conditions is preferred.

    *Must be able to walk up to 10 kilometers a day in potentially dense vegetation and in hot and wet conditions

    *Experience with endangered species, especially Southwestern Willow Flycatchers, is strongly preferred

    To apply, please sent a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and resume to Kelly Colegrove at colegrove@gbbo.org

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