Oregon Coast Range – Crew Lead – Avian Point Count

Oregon Coast Range – Avian Point Count Crew Leader needed to conduct bird point counts and collect habitat data for experimental study addressing the effects of forest management intensity on biodiversity. Duties include training crew in survey methodology and local bird ID, coordinating survey schedules and work flow for 2 other crew members, and working closely with primary investigators and land managers to facilitate a successful data collection effort and positive crew dynamics. Additional 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. Position available May 5, 2020 through August 2020. Crew leader will receive $3,000 per month (exempt position) in addition to housing (Sheridan, OR vicinity). Full position announcement available at: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncasi.org%2FAbout-NCASI%2FJob-Openings%2FIndex.aspx&data=02%7C01%7Cmadeline.hennessey%40uconn.edu%7Cead510dcbcc041888a6d08d7a56d716f%7C17f1a87e2a254eaab9df9d439034b080%7C0%7C0%7C637159761795718067&sdata=MQjahcGXMrcriX1krKCHuDVCnRwTk5T2AQVJ87BR8mk%3D&reserved=0. 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: lclark@ncasi.org.  Applicant review will begin January 31, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. NCASI is an equal opportunity employer.