[MARMAM] Wildlife Research Technicians Job Announcement

Janet Thibault Janet.Thibault at humboldt.edu
Tue Feb 17 12:11:22 PST 2009


Humboldt State University Sponsored Program Foundation, in cooperation 
with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, will be hiring 2 technicians to 
assist in conducting surveys of Common Murres and Steller sea lions 
along California’s northern coast during spring/summer 2009.
Work involves open water surveys by zodiac of nesting Common Murres and 
Steller sea lions. Responsibilities include recording attendance 
patterns, behavior and distributions of Common Murres and sea lions, 
equipment maintenance, and data entry. Applicants must be comfortable 
working in a marine environment on the open ocean, have a strong work 
ethic and be capable of withstanding long hours in a small boat in 
inclement weather. Applicant will have prior field experience 
identifying seabirds and sea lions and experience on small motorized 
boats. Those holding DOI motorboat operating training certificates or 
equivalent may be given special consideration and should indicate status 
in cover letter. Applicants should possess at least a bachelor’s degree 
in Wildlife, Biology, or related degree, or substantial commensurate 
experience. Two technicians will be hired full time for 5 months each 
(Mid-March to July and Mid-April to Mid-September). Salary is 12.95/hr.

To apply, send cover letter with original signature, resume, and contact 
information for 3 references (including phone numbers) to: Janet 
Thibault / Rick Golightly, Department of Wildlife, 1 Harpst St., 
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521. To receive full 
consideration applications must be complete by March 1, 2009.


Janet Thibault
jmt86 at humboldt.edu
707 826-3450



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