Waterfowl Management Lead Needed – Hourly Paid

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In cooperation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at Ruby Lake National

Wildlife Refuge, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting one Waterfowl

Management Lead Technician to join our Research Associate program. The

National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) is dedicated to maintaining the

biological integrity, diversity, and environmental health of fish,

wildlife, and plant resources. The Lead Technician will gather scientific

data to support population estimates in one of the most important waterfowl

areas in Northeast Nevada by providing waterfowl trapping and banding


The Lead Technician will also support NWRS priorities by the mapping of

invasive species occurrence and treatment of invasive species on the

refuge; thereby allowing us to maintain and restore critical waterfowl

habitat as well as more accurately track herbicide treatments and results

so appropriate measures can be taken to control infestations in subsequent

years. This work will familiarize the lead technician with current methods

of GIS data collection and all aspects of herbicide application.

*Primary Responsibilities:*

o Coordinate/Organize daily work plan with Deputy Refuge Manager;

o Act as subject matter expert on field SOPs after training;

o Responsible for resolving issues in the field or contacting Deputy Refuge

Manager for assistance;

o GIS mapping of invasive species location using ArcGIS Collector;

o Chemical and mechanical treatments of invasive species;

o Trapping and banding of waterfowl;

o Updating computer databases;

o Fence repair or removal;

o Wildlife habitat enhancement;

o Trail maintenance;

o Painting; and

o Other duties as assigned

The Lead Technician will follow all safety protocols while completing their

term of service.

Sage Bates

Recruitment and Compliance Coordinator

Great Basin Institute

16750 Mt. Rose Highway

Reno, NV 89511-8774

775-674-5489 (office)

The Great Basin Institute advances environmental research, education, and

service throughout the west. The institute promotes applied research and

ecological literacy through community engagement and agency partnerships to

support national parks, forests, open spaces and public lands.

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