National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. Job Description Position: Wildlife Biologist I Reports to: Passerine Point Count Associate Scientist Work Week: Hourly position; 40-45 hours per week to meet work demands Revised: January 8, 2020 Duty Station: Northwest OR (Coast Range); Sheridan, OR. Duration: May 11th through August 2020 Salary: $13.27-$14.42 per hour, non-exempt position; housing will be provided Essential Job Functions: 1. Conduct bird point counts. 2. Collect vegetation/habitat data. 3. Position will require working outdoors in inclement weather, often in recently harvested forest stands. Must be able to get to and work from remote locations, drive forest roads, read maps, navigate through a forested landscape, and relate well with the public. 4. Gather and analyze data and related information. 5. Willingness to have a flexible work schedule. 6. Demonstrate an ability to work effectively with others toward meeting the goals of the National Council. 7. Develop a familiarity with NCASI’s mission, policies, practices, and procedures. 8. Become acquainted with the environmental issues of the forest products industry. 9. Read, absorb, process, and communicate complex information. Assist the supervisor in responding to technical queries by NCASI clients and others in a competent and timely manner. 10. Possess ability to carry-out associated field work that may involve prolonged (multi-day) exposure to inclement conditions and a necessity to hike carrying equipment (20 pounds or more) over rough terrain (for 2 miles or more). Additional Responsibilities: 1. Undertakes additional activities as assigned by Supervisor. Minimum Qualifications: 1. A Bachelor’s degree in a biological sciences discipline or related environmental field and knowledge of passerine ID by sight and song. 2. Must have driving record which can be approved by Federal Agencies to drive government vehicles. 3. Basic data entry experience (Microsoft Excel). Additional Qualifications: 1. Local passerine ID experience (west of the Cascades in N. California, Oregon or Washington). To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references with phone numbers and e-mail addresses to: Laurie Clark, NCASI, 8769 Hwy 42, Tenmile, OR 97481, preferably delivered electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicant review will begin January 31, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. NCASI is an equal opportunity employer.
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