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  1. Description: Seeking Research Technicians to assist with Northern Bobwhite trapping, radio-telemetry tracking, and nest checking of Northern Bobwhite as well as other associated fieldwork as part of larger experimental studies. Data entry, equipment maintenance, and other various duties will be required upon request of the supervisors. Selected individuals will also gain numerous opportunities to interact directly with the Georgia DNR. Employees will be working with minimal supervision on site and so must be comfortable working independently. Previous experience with radio-telemetry is desired. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel, databases and ArcGIS is desired. Applicants must be comfortable occasionally working alone after dark. Applicants should be able to lift up to 25 lbs for brief periods and should be willing to work in inclement weather. Qualifications: 1. An interest in game bird management and ecology 2. Previous telemetry, field research, and computer experience is preferred 3. Individuals need a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record 4. An agreement/understanding of consumptive wildlife management practices 5. A positive attitude and willing to be a team player Benefits: 1. Free housing is available on site 2. Compensation: $1,640 /month 3. Starting Date: One person February 11th , 2020; One person February 26th, 2020 4. End Date: August 31st, 2020 5. Last Date to apply: Open until filled Documents needed: 1. Cover letter (1 page) including your earliest available start date 2. Detailed resume with 3 reference (please indicate your relationship to each) **ATTACH ALL DOCUMENTS INTO A SINGLE PDF NAMED “LastNameFirstName_TechApplicant” and email to the contact information below** **Electronic submissions/inquires only** Contact Person: Rachel Gardner Contact Email: dilane.quail@gmail.com
  2. Description: Seeking Research Technicians to assist with Northern Bobwhite trapping, radio-telemetry tracking, and nest checking of Northern Bobwhite as well as other associated fieldwork as part of larger experimental studies. Data entry, equipment maintenance, and other various duties will be required upon request of the supervisors. Selected individuals will also gain numerous opportunities to interact directly with the Georgia DNR. Employees will be working with minimal supervision on site and so must be comfortable working independently. Previous experience with radio-telemetry is desired. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel, databases and ArcGIS is desired. Applicants must be comfortable occasionally working alone after dark. Applicants should be able to lift up to 25 lbs for brief periods and should be willing to work in inclement weather. Qualifications: 1. An interest in game bird management and ecology 2. Applicants should posses or be working towards a degree in wildlife management or related field. 3. Individuals need a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record 4. An agreement/understanding of consumptive wildlife management practices 5. A positive attitude and willing to be a team player Previous experience with radio-telemetry is desired. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel, databases and ArcGIS is desired. Benefits: 1. Free housing is available on site 2. Compensation: $1,640 /month 3. Starting Date: One person February 11th , 2020; One person February 26th, 2020 4. End Date: August 31st, 2020 5. Last Date to apply: Open until filled Documents needed: 1. Cover letter (1 page) including your earliest available start date 2. Detailed resume with 3 reference (please indicate your relationship to each) **ATTACH ALL DOCUMENTS INTO A SINGLE PDF NAMED “LastNameFirstName_TechApplicant” and email to the contact information below** **Electronic submissions/inquires only** Contact Person: Rachel Gardner Contact Email: dilane.quail@gmail.com
  3. The ability to identify most eastern birds by sight and sound required. Experience in searching for open-cup shrub nesting passerines or similar required. Experience target netting, banding, and extracting small passerines is strongly preferred. Position also requires good color vision, ability to identify eastern birds by sight and sound, the ability to hike navigate, and work alone in rugged terrain and variable weather conditions, and an interest in avian ecology. Experience conducting point-counts, radio-tracking songbirds, and passive mist-netting preferred but not required. Duties will include: Nest searching daily, but may occasionally assist with mist-netting and banding birds. We will use standard methods of behavioral observations and vegetation searching as well as radio-telemetry. Additionally, we will be target netting males and females of three target species: Black-throated blue warbler, hooded warbler, and Canada warbler. Monitoring nests daily, and providing accurate and detailed accounts of breeding activity. Position also necessitates attention to detail, self-motivation, a positive attitude, and the ability to work long days in the field. Field days will often begin before dawn. We are looking for technicians who can be independent when needed but are able to work and live closely with co-workers. Eagerness to conduct avian ecology work is essential as well as interest in an immersive experience. Work begins mid to late April and lasts until mid-July. Shared housing and a stipend of $13-14 per hour (40 hours/week), commensurate with experience, will be provided. Must have strong work ethic and positive attitude, interest in birds and conservation, and strong observational and listening skills. Ability to navigate using a GPS. Ability to follow directions and work independently. Must be working towards or have a B.S. in Wildlife Ecology or related field. Preference will be given to applicants with experience conducting forest bird surveys and working independently in the field. A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. ***Please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for 3 references as a single document titled “LastName_NestSearchingPosition” to Sam Merker at cardellina.canadensis AT gmail.com
  4. Start: April 16, 2020 End: July 15, 2020 The ability to identify most eastern birds by sight and sound required. Experience banding and extracting small passerines from mist nets is preferred. Position requires good color vision, ability to identify eastern birds by sight and sound, the ability to hike and work alone in rugged terrain and variable weather conditions, and an interest in avian ecology. Duties will include: Assisting banders 4 days/wk, assisting graduate students (1-2 days/wk), re-sighting color banded warblers, assisting graduate students with projects, and significant data entry. Position also necessitates attention to detail, self-motivation, a positive attitude, and the ability to work long days in the field. Field days will often begin before dawn. We are looking for technicians who can be independent when needed but are able to work and live closely with co-workers. Eagerness to learn many aspects of field work related to avian ecology is essential as well as interest in an immersive experience. Work begins mid to late April and lasts until mid-July. Shared housing and a stipend of $10.25 per hour (40 hours/week), commensurate with experience, will be provided. Must have strong work ethic and positive attitude, interest in birds and conservation, and strong observational and listening skills. Ability to navigate using a GPS. Ability to follow directions and work independently. Must be working towards or have a B.S. in Wildlife Ecology or related field. Preference will be given to applicants with experience conducting forest bird surveys and working independently in the field. A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. ***Please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for 3 references as a single document titled “LastName_FieldTechPositions” to Sam Merker at cardellina.canadensis AT gmail.com
  5. Start: April 16, 2020 End: July 15, 2020 Experience banding and extracting songbirds from mist-nets is required. Position also requires good color vision, the ability to identify eastern birds by sight and sound, the ability to hike, navigate, and work alone in rugged terrain and variable weather conditions, and an interest in avian ecology. Experience training new banders will make candidates very competitive. Duties will include: Operating 10, 12 m passive mist nets (4 days/wk), point-counts (1-2 days/wk), target netting warblers (1-2 days/wk), re-sighting color banded warblers, color banding target species, assisting graduate students with projects, and data entry. Position also necessitates attention to detail, self-motivation, a positive attitude, and the ability to work long days in the field. Field days will often begin before dawn. We are looking for someone who can be independent when needed but are able to work and live closely with co-workers. Work begins mid to late April and lasts until mid-July. Shared housing and a stipend of $13-14 per hour (40 hours per week), commensurate with experience, will be provided. Must have strong work ethic and positive attitude, interest in birds and conservation, and strong observational and listening skills. Ability to navigate using a GPS. Ability to follow directions and work independently. Must be working towards or have a B.S. in Wildlife Ecology or related field. Preference will be given to applicants with experience conducting forest bird surveys and working independently in the field. A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. ***Please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for 3 references as a single document titled “LastName_BanderPosition” to Sam Merker at cardellina.canadensis AT gmail.com
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