Avian Field Technician

at TW Biological Services


Ventura and San Diego Counties, CA

3 months

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Job Description:
Avian field technicians needed part time to full time from March 22-July 6, 2016 for Brown-headed Cowbird trapping and control program for the protection of endangered and threatened bird species in north San Diego County and Ventura County. Responsibilities include helping set up bird traps and servicing traps on a daily basis to provide fresh seed and water, clean water containers, release non-target bird species, and fix traps as necessary. Must be comfortable with transporting seed, water, and birds in vehicle. The projects average 5 to 8 hours/day and consist of driving to various locations (some off road) to check and maintain bird traps. South San Diego County work is also available averaging 1.5 hours a day including drive time.

Applicants must be very reliable, able to work independently, be comfortable working in a field setting, and have their own vehicle (preferably an SUV or truck) and auto insurance. A basic knowledge of song bird identification is preferable. Additional training can be provided. Applicants should have an interest in birds and wildlife management, must have good communication skills, pay attention to detail, be able record data accurately, and have a cell phone with texting capabilities.

Competitive pay. Call or email for more information

To Apply:
Please call, or submit a letter of interest via e-mail describing any background and your specific dates of availability to Jennifer Sexton, TW Biological Services, E-mail: jlsexton@twbio.com

Number of Openings:
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