Shrub/Scrub bird field technician

SHRUB/SCRUB BIRD FIELD TECHNICIAN needed May 1st through August 15th 2018 for research on shrub/scrub bird ecology in northern New Jersey.  Duties include conducting point count surveys in the NJ Highlands using distance sampling methodologies, vegetation sampling, data entry and some data analysis.  Point count experience and the ability to identify birds of the eastern U.S. by sight and sound required.  Proficiency with GPS and range finders required, and knowledge of MS Excel and ArcGIS preferred.  Applicants must be able to work independently, move materials and to lift 25 lbs as needed and be willing to work in occasionally hot and buggy conditions and potential rough terrain.  Salary $830 to $1,015 bi-weekly, depending on experience.  Must have own vehicle, and a valid, clean driver’s license.  Housing and mileage reimbursement will be provided.  Send cover letter indicating position of interest, resume outlining relevant experience, and three references (including email address and phone number) as a single pdf document by email  Please include “Shrub/Scrub” in the Subject line to be sure that your application is routed to the correct department.  Application deadline 15 March 2018.  NJ Audubon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
René Buccinna
Administrative Assistant, Research and Education
NJ Audubon
Phone: 609-400-3852
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