Summer Turtle Research Position

Hello colleagues:

I am currently looking to fill a full-time technician position for summer research on Blanding’s Turtles (position announcement below). Please

circulate or, if interested, apply!

DATES:  1 May 2017 =96 15 July 2017

LOCATION: Sandhill Wildlife Area, Babcock, WI  54413

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1 Temporary, Full-Time Position

POSITION DETAILS: Technicians will use radio telemetry to track female

Blanding=92s Turtles (Emydoidea blandingii) to nest locations as part of a

state-wide study of Wisconsin turtle behavior, genetics, and demography.

Other duties will include conducting road surveys for nesting turtles,

checking and downloading data from wildlife cameras, monitoring nests, and

assisting with data collation and interpretation.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have good work ethic and are

expected to display honesty and integrity in collecting field data. Hired technicians will be expected to maintain high quality work under stressful

field conditions, and should thus be physically healthy. Experience in

Wildlife Ecology research is preferred, as is experience with radio

telemetry and GPS technologies. Candidates should have a valid driver=92s license with no standing citations, and preferably a car that can handle

dirt roads (mileage and gas will be reimbursed). We will give priority to applications from: current Wisconsin residents and/or undergraduate students.

PAYMENT: Approximately $1200-$1600/month, depending on qualifications.

Housing will be provided on site.

HOW TO APPLY: Send the following documents to Nathan Byer cover letter, explaining the reasons why you are interested in this

position, your career goals, and your qualifications; 2)Two professional

references with email addresses and phone numbers; 3)A resume detailing

professional experiences relevant to this position.

Please submit all application materials by 20 March 2017. We will consider

applications on a rolling basis.