Environmental Research and Services, an equal opportunity employer, seeks qualified applicants for the following position based in our Fairbanks, Alaska, office.
RESEARCH BIOLOGIST – WILDLIFE
STATUS: Seasonal position (appointment may range 6–9 months)
JOB SUMMARY: ABR has an immediate opening for an Avian Ecologist to conduct and support bird studies throughout Alaska. The ideal candidate for this position will have a broad background in wildlife biology, including shorebird studies, and experience with database management, statistical analyses, and preparation of technical reports.
QUALIFICATIONS: Experience conducting field surveys of nesting birds and expertise in bird identification is required; experience with shorebird surveys and identifying breeding shorebirds preferred. Applicant must be able to conduct field work involving wading and physical labor in remote settings. Travel in helicopters, small fixed-wing aircraft, on snow machines, and in boats will be required. Experience in data management is required, preferably using GIS, PostgreSQL, and R. Applicant must have strong organization skills; and be able to work independently and as part of a team. B.S. in wildlife biology, ecology, zoology, or related fields required with a minimum of 3 years’ experience. M.S. preferred.
HOURS: Approximately 30 hours/week on average; field work will involve longer hours and as many as 30 days of consecutive work, mostly during the summer months.
WAGE: Depending on experience; overtime eligible. Room and board provided only while in the field.
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. First review 1 March 2021.
CONTACT: Please e-mail resume, 3 professional references with phone numbers (prefer previous supervisors), and cover letter to email@example.com
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Adrian Gall by e-mail
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone: 907-455-6777 ext 125.