— This position is based in Fairbanks, Alaska. —
STATUS: Professional established position
JOB SUMMARY: ABR has an immediate opening for an ecologist to design and implement wildlife studies throughout Alaska. The ideal candidate for this position will have a background in breeding biology of birds and experience with data management, statistical analyses, and preparation of technical reports and publications.
Design and manage field surveys for wildlife, with an emphasis on tundra-nesting waterfowl and shorebirds
Develop proposals and budgets
Coordinate a team of research biologists and technicians engaged in fieldwork, data management, analysis, and reporting
Lead analyses of wildlife distributions, abundance, habitat associations, behavior, and survival
Lead or direct authorship of reports, publications, and presentations
Develop existing and new client relationships
Participate in safety training and implement ABR’s Safety Policy
Experience designing and implementing field surveys of nesting birds and expertise in bird identification is required, preferably in Alaska
Applicant must be able to supervise field work involving wading, hiking, and physical labor in remote settings
Travel in helicopters, small fixed-wing aircraft, on snow machines, and in boats may be required
Candidates should have experience in data analysis, preferably using GIS, PostgreSQL, and R
Demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to work well under variable time constraints and meet deliverable targets and deadlines
Advanced degree in wildlife biology, ecology, zoology, or related fields required with a minimum of 6 years’ experience
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required
HOURS: Approximately 35 hours/week on average; occasional field work may involve longer hours and up to 14 days of consecutive work, mostly during the summer months
WAGE AND BENEFITS: $45 to $55 per hour, depending on experience, with a generous benefit package.
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.
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.
ABR, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.