Passerine Field Technician Positions (2) in Oregon Coast Range

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 13, 2019 through mid-late August 2019.Technicians will receive approximately $2,300-$2,500 per month (commensurate with experience) in addition to housing (McMinnville, OR vicinity). Full position announcement available at:  A Bachelor of science degree is required.  Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references with phone numbers and e-mail addresses to: Laurie Clark, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc., 8769 Hwy 42, Tenmile, OR 97481, preferably delivered electronically to:  Applicant review will begin January 31, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled. NCASI is an equal opportunity employer.