Full-time field technician position in Northern California

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

via e-mail to hopland.uraps@gmail.com


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


*Responsibilities include:*

=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.

*Required Qualifications*


=E2=80=A2 Previous field research experience in related field and familiari=

ty with

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=

itize as

necessary, and take initiative in defining and executing tasks.

=E2=80=A2 Highly developed organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and

communication skills.

=E2=80=A2 Ability to work efficiently with intermittent supervision.

=E2=80=A2 Willingness to live in provided housing at the Hopland Research a=


Extension Center.


=E2=80=A2 Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and on=

e year

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

*Preferred Qualifications*

=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




*Other Information*

This is a limited appointment opportunity working full-time from October 1,

2017 – December 31, 2017 with the possibility of extension.

*Equal Employment Opportunity*

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Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual

orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected

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