field technician, NJ Audubon

NEWARK BUILDING FIELD TECHNICIAN needed 10 August through 9 November 2018 for research evaluating building/bird interactions in Newark, NJ.  Modern tall building in US cities, including Newark, have the potential to cause significant mortality to migrant birds.  Duties include but are not limited to pre-dawn surveys around buildings to document grounded birds, transporting injured birds to the rehabilitator and data management.  Proficiency with MS Excel and Word software a must.  Familiarity with birds of the northeastern US and use of hand-held GPS preferred.  Applicants must be able to work independently or as part of a team, and work irregular hours, including occasional weekends. Salary $1800 – $2200/month, depending on experience.  Must have a valid and clean driver’s license.  Send cover letter of interest, resume and three references, as a single pdf document, no later than July 6 to New Jersey Audubon by email to Please include “Newark fall” in the subject line so that your application is routed properly.  The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.