The Brashares Group at the University of California Berkeley is hiring a
full-time field technician to work on a large mammal community ecology
study at the Hopland Research and Extension Center starting October 1. See
full job description and requirements below.
*To apply: *Please submit cover letter and resume as a single attachment
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This position will assist the Brashares Lab Group
<https://nature.berkeley.edu/BrasharesGroup/> with the Hopland Community
Ecology Project, conducted in collaboration with the California Department
of Fish and Wildlife. The research attempts to refine population estimates
of deer in California and to understand how deer behavior, movement, and
interactions with other species echo through iconic California coast range
ecosystems. This position is for a full-time field technician to live and
work at the Hopland Research and Extension Center and support the full
range of field research activities needed for the project. Housing is
=E2=80=A2 Maintaining field equipment.
=E2=80=A2 Servicing field cameras.
=E2=80=A2 Performing transects and collecting samples.
=E2=80=A2 Surveying vegetation.
=E2=80=A2 Assisting in animal captures and collaring.
=E2=80=A2 Developing field protocols.
=E2=80=A2 Sample organization.
=E2=80=A2 Data entry and management.
=E2=80=A2 Regular meetings and communication with PI or Assistant.
=E2=80=A2 Keeping records of lab work underway or planned.
=E2=80=A2 Previous field research experience in related field and familiari=
field methods and equipment.
=E2=80=A2 Familiarity with or experience in academic research environment.
=E2=80=A2 Ability to work on multiple assignments, set priorities, re-prior=
necessary, and take initiative in defining and executing tasks.
=E2=80=A2 Highly developed organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and
=E2=80=A2 Ability to work efficiently with intermittent supervision.
=E2=80=A2 Willingness to live in provided housing at the Hopland Research a=
=E2=80=A2 Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and on=
of laboratory experience or two years of college including courses in the
natural, physical or social sciences; or an equivalent combination of
education and experience
=E2=80=A2 Previous experience handling wildlife.
=E2=80=A2 Previous experience using remotely triggered field cameras.
=E2=80=A2 Previous experience conducting vegetation surveys.
*Salary & Benefits*
$15/hour wage, 40 hours/week. Free housing provided on site. For
information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University
This is a limited appointment opportunity working full-time from October 1,
2017 – December 31, 2017 with the possibility of extension.
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