Avian Point Count Technicians

Oregon Coast Range – Avian Point Count Technicians (2) needed to conduct bird point counts and collect habitat data for experimental study addressing the effects of forest management intensity on biodiversity. Duties include conducting early morning bird point counts, vegetation/habitat sampling, data recording, safe driving on logging roads, and care for equipment. Applicants should be comfortable navigating in remote backcountry settings and be able to work as a team member under difficult field conditions. Most days will involve challenging cross-country hiking through regenerating forest stands. Experience with point counts, and knowledge of regional bird ID is desired. Positions available May 8, 2018 through mid-August 2018. Technicians will receive approximately $2,300-$2,500 per month (commensurate with experience) in addition to housing or housing allowance (Dallas or McMinnville, OR vicinity). Full position announcement available at: http://www.ncasi.org/About-NCASI/Job-Openings/Index.aspx.  A Bachelor of science degree is required.  Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references with phone numbers and e-mail addresses to: Jake Verschuyl, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc., delivered electronically to: jverschuyl@ncasi.org.  Applicant review will begin at the end of January 2018 and continue until the positions are filled. NCASI is an equal opportunity employer.