Quail Field Research Technicians: south-central Nebraska

FW by Andy Wilson

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Researchers with the Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Nebraska-Lincoln in partnership with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission are conducting a multi-year study on northern bobwhite quail. We are hiring field technicians (2-4) to assist with field work beginning in January 2016 through June 2016.

Salary: $9.28-11.05/hour, dependent on experience

Start Date: 01/05/2016

Qualifications: Enthusiasm for working with game species required. Experience with radio-telemetry, nest monitoring, vegetation sampling, bird trapping and handling, and operating 4WD vehicles preferred; however, previous experience not required.

Applicants must be comfortable working in isolated, rural settings in challenging field conditions. Self-motivation, the ability to work well alone and work and live well with others, a sense of humor, positive attitude, and the desire to spend long hours in the field are essential. Long days and early/late work schedules expected. Variable hours (40/week typical). Work will include unusual hours (nights and /or early mornings) and is expected on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

All prospective employees are subject to University of Nebraska hiring requirements. This includes mandatory driving record and criminal background checks. A valid drivers license with fewer than 6 points is required for all positions as well as current first aid, CPR, and AED certification (a certification course may be provided, but certification prior to employment is preferred). Positions are temporary and grant funded.

To Apply:
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please send a letter of interest describing your relevant experience and career goals, a resume, and contact information for 3 references in a SINGLE PDF or MSWORD document to Mandy Lipinski, PhD student and supervisor.

Website: http://snr.unl.edu/necoopunit/

Contact: Mandy Lipinski, PhD student, amanda.lipinski

Andy Wilson

Assistant Professor

Environmental Studies

Campus Box 2455

Gettysburg College

300 N Washington St.

Gettysburg, PA17325

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Blog: http://wilsongettysburg.tumblr.com/

Check out our survey of the biodiversity of Gettysburg College grounds: http://biosurveygc.blogspot.com/

Please contact me if you’d like to contribute, or if you spot/photograph flora and fauna on campus. Thanks!

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