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West Virginia University Game Bird Technician - Forestry and Natural Resources, Davis College in Morgantown, West Virginia

DescriptionThe Forestry and Natural Resources Department in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Game Bird Technician.In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will perform:Game bird surveys.Data entry and data proofing.Deploying game cameras and autonomous recording units.Length of Assignment - 4 MonthsPay Grade: 10QualificationsAssociate's degree in Wildlife Biology or related field (e.g., Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Natural Resources, Biology) Or equivalent experience.Six (6) months work experience as a field biologist or intern focusing on natural resources, wildlife, ecology, or ornithology. Experience with deploying and maintaining trail cameras, conducting surveys in the evening or at night, and setting up Song Meter acoustic monitors.Knowledge of how to operate trail cameras and acoustic monitors.Ability to follow data protocols, conduct surveys for focal species, hike off-trail, and safely handle a 4WD vehicle.RequirementsResume or Curriculum Vitae.About WVUAt West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/.Job Posting:Feb 22, 2021Posting Classification:TemporaryExemption Status:Non-ExemptBenefits Eligible:NoSchedule:Full-timeWest Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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