Friday, June 13, 2014

Hiring - Northern bobwhite and scaled quail Field Tech - OK

Oklahoma State University
Beaver, OK
United States
Last Date to Apply:
15 Aug 2014
Oklahoma State University
Beaver, OK
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$1,600/month (housing provided)
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
One field technician needed to conduct research on northern bobwhite and scaled quail in the panhandle of Oklahoma. The research will be conducted at Beaver River Wildlife Management Area from February 17 2014 - August 15 2014 (start is date flexible). Successful applicants will assist in capturing, radio tracking, nest searching, and surveying of both species. Other duties will include conducting vegetation sampling, general equipment maintenance, and data entry.
Technician must be willing to conduct physically demanding field work for long hours (6 or more days/per week) in extreme weather conditions, ranging from very cold to very hot. A strong work ethic, professionalism while in the field, and the ability to work alone or in a team are necessary. Housing will be provided on the WMA.

Applicants should have previous field experience and a strong interest in avian research, especially game birds. Preference will be given to candidates with previous capture, banding, and radio tracking experience. Prior experience using GPS units, vegetation/habitat sampling, and operating ATV’s is also desired. A valid driver’s license is required. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Evan Tanner at
Contact Person
Evan Tanner
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