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    Wildlife Technician


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    • Employer: Burns & McDonnell
      Location: Poweshiek County, Iowa
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 07/15/2019
      Open Until Filled: No

    Burns & McDonnell is seeking an entry-level part-time to full-time (depending on flexibility to travel) wildlife technician to conduct wildlife field surveys in Poweshiek County, Iowa. The start date for this position is scheduled to begin August 1, 2019 and will extend through July 31, 2020.

    The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

    • Responsibilities associated with this position include but are not limited to:
    • Standardized post-construction avian and bat fatality monitoring beneath wind turbines
    • Avian and bat species identification
    • Adhere to field survey protocols
    • Use of a GPS, compass, range finder, binoculars, and other data collection technology
    • Preparation of technical memos and reports

     

    Qualifications:

    • Experience conducting wildlife surveys and/or avian and bat species identification is strongly preferred
    • Must be able to effectively interact and coordinate with project managers, field staff, landowners, and clients
    • Familiarity with GPS and GIS field equipment preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in natural science or wildlife biology preferred
    • Coursework in wildlife, field survey protocols, and ecology are preferred
    • Willingness to work in cold or adverse weather conditions is required
    • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills are required
    • Willingness to work independently at a remote field site is required
    • Experience operating a four-wheel drive vehicle is preferred

    Application process: Send resume, cover letter, list of three references, and the applicant’s contact information to Kari Soltau (kasoltau@burnsmcd.com) by July 15, 2019.

    Project length: August 1, 2019 – July 31, 2020

    Compensation: $15-18 per hour; DOE

    Additional details: Mileage will be reimbursed

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