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Avian Field Technician Louisiana 2/4/2020 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Gulf Coast (various locations), Louisiana

Job Description:

Highly motivated individual interested in coastal wetlands and waterfowl and waterbird ecology to work from April 2020 through August 2020 (start date negotiable). Technician will assist graduate student assessing the efficacy of marsh terracing in coastal Louisiana.

The technician will primarily assist with breeding secretive marsh bird surveys, vegetation sampling, and data entry. The technician will also assist with aerial wintering waterfowl survey datasets. Candidates should be prepared to work long and irregular hours, sometimes on weekends, and overnight travel to field sites for multiple nights.

Please attach a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 references in a single PDF denoted with your last name (ex. Lastname_Resume.pdf) to mbm391@msstate.edu with “Terrace Tech” in the subject line. Please include earliest start date in your letter of interest.

Required Education:

Recently graduated or currently enrolled students. 

Required Experience:

Knowledge of secretive marsh birds and waterfowl identification, experience operating surface drive boats, and a valid Louisiana boating license are preferred. This research can be rigorous and time consuming. A strong work ethic, positive attitude, and attention to details are necessary.

Skills:

Successful candidates will have a valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record, and must be available to perform field work full time (schedule flexible for students). Applicants recently graduated from or currently enrolled in a wildlife ecology and management or other closely related natural resource program, with an interest in birds and wetlands, are encouraged to apply

Salary:

$9.50/hour. Housing and field equipment will be provided.


Apply By:2/28/2020

Phone:2253628389

Email:mbm391@msstate.edu


Posted By: Madelyn McFarland

Avian Field Technician Louisiana 12/17/2019 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Gulf Coast (various locations), Louisiana

Job Description:

Highly motivated individual interested in coastal wetlands and waterfowl and waterbird ecology to work from early March 2020 through approximately July 2020. Technician will assist graduate student assessing the efficacy of marsh terracing in coastal Louisiana.

The technician will primarily assist with breeding secretive marsh bird surveys, vegetation sampling, and data entry. The technician will also assist with aerial wintering waterfowl survey datasets. Candidates should be prepared to work long and irregular hours, sometimes on weekends, and overnight travel to field sites for multiple nights.

Required Education:

Applicants recently graduated from or currently enrolled in a wildlife ecology and management or other closely related natural resource program, with an interest in birds and wetlands, are encouraged to apply.

Required Experience:

Knowledge of secretive marsh birds and waterfowl identification, experience operating surface drive boats, and a valid Louisiana boating license are preferred. This research can be rigorous and time consuming. A strong work ethic, positive attitude, and attention to details are necessary.

Skills:

Successful candidates will have a valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record, and must be available to perform field work full time.

Salary:

$9.50/hour. Housing and field equipment will be provided.


Apply By:3/1/2020

Phone:2253628389

Email:mbm391@msstate.edu

Mailing:

College of Forest Resources


Forest and Wildlife Research Center


Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station


Mississippi State Extension Service


Posted By: Madelyn McFarland