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  • Spotted Owl Field Technician I

    • Employer: University of California - Davis
      Location: Chester, CA and Shaver Lake, CA
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 01/11/2019
      Open Until Filled: No

    Job Summary:
    Under the supervision of the Field Project Leader, the Field Technicians will:
    1. Perform Forest Field study surveys for California Spotted Owls and other wildlife species.
    2. Conduct nocturnal and diurnal surveys for owls to determine occupancy, nesting and reproductive status.
    3. Collect data following a prescribed protocol.
    4. May assist in the capture and banding of spotted owls.
    5. Navigate on public and private road systems without direct supervision.
    Job location: Chester, CA and Shaver Lake, CA
    6. Locate off-road study sites using compass, topographic maps and/or GPS unit.
    7. Record field data in a legible manner.
    8. Enter field data onto a computer database.

    This is a limited position and is subject to 1,000 maximum hours worked.  

    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to walk 1-3 miles in steep terrain, often at night. Must have normal hearing and color vision, to hear owls and accurately record the owls' unique color-markers (color-bands).
    Willingness to work in the forest at night, sometimes solo with coworkers nearby.  

    Must possess a valid driver's license.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Experience handling animals.
    Experience assisting with the banding of animals.
    Record keeping skills to accurately record research data collected throughout studies.  

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Previous animal behavior or animal study experience.
    Experience working with research collaborators.  

    Apply online at: www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81254

    If you have any questions about this position please contact Paula Shaklee at 530-258-5143

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