Northern Spotted Owl Research Assistant: California

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Salyer, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 31 Jan 2022

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Colorado State University
Salyer, CA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$14.89 to $15.95/hour
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
RESEARCH ASSISTANT (1) needed approximately March 28th to August 31, 2022 for a long-term population ecology study of the Northern Spotted Owl in northwest California. The pay rate is approximately $14.89 - $15.95/hr (depending on experience) based on a 40 hr work week. Free housing is provided at the Klamath Biological Research Station in Salyer, California, with proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 required to stay at the Station. Successful applicants will assist primarily in monitoring, banding, and assessing reproduction of northern spotted owls and barred owls. Secondary duties may include collection and processing of blood samples for avian disease monitoring, data entry, brushing roads, and any additional duties as required.
Must be physically fit (i.e., able to walk long distances with a backpack in extremely steep terrain), take detailed field notes, be able to work as part of a crew and independently, have excellent hearing, be able to identify birds by color band, work at night off-trail (both as part of a crew and alone), and be willing to camp for up to 3 days. Applicants are required to have a BS (or in progress) in wildlife, ecology, or related fields. Must be able to start by March 28, 2022. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references as a single file to Angela Rex, by the end of the day on January 31, 2022 (previous posting had incorrect closing date). Resumes will be reviewed in order of their receipt. In regard to the Covid-19 pandemic, successful applicants will be expected to follow all guidelines as set forth by Colorado State University, the State of California, and local county health officials, which may include an initial quarantine and wearing a face mask in public. Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption. More information about the vaccination mandate can be found on the CSU COVID-19 Information & Resources site here Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe, productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all federal and Colorado laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding affirmative action requirements in all programs.
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