Technician – Bobwhite Quail: Indiana
Indiana DNR - Division of Fish and Wildlife
Daviess County, IN
Last Date to Apply
The Indiana DNR - Division of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a research technician for a study on productivity and dispersal of northern bobwhite, from August 12, 2013 – March 28, 2013. Duties will include, but are not limited to: trapping, banding, and radio-marking bobwhite quail, conducting intensive radio-telemetry, vegetation surveys, covey call counts, data entry, GPS/GIS mapping, and assisting with other management programs where needed. The technician will work out of Glendale Fish and Wildlife Area in SW Indiana, but will also work at the DFW field office in Bloomington, IN, periodically. A state-owned vehicle and housing will be provided.
To apply, please submit a formal coverletter, resume, and contact information of two references to: email@example.com, by 11:00pm EDT, Tuesday, July 2.
B.S. in wildlife management or related field. Previous field experience and radio-telemetry experience are preferred. Knowledge of herbaceous plants of Indiana, particularly grasses, aerial photography, and a basic understanding of ArcGIS are beneficial. Familiarity with the habitats and habits of quail and Navigation with GPS or map and compass are a plus. Individuals must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. regularly. Must be able to work independently, without close supervision, but also work well as part of a team. Must be conscientious and have a strong work ethic. Must be willing to work outside in all field/weather conditions. Must be able to communicate well with supervisors, area staff, and local landowners.
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