Applicants must be able to work outdoors under a range of environmental conditions, hike for 4+ hours across moderate terrain, follow established protocols, be flexible, and have good eyesight and high frequency hearing to effectively detect small mammals with or without reasonable accommodations. Weekly work schedule is entirely weather-dependent. Applicants must be willing to flex their work days. Training in conducting surveys and capturing and handling ground squirrels is provided. Housing provided in shared bunkhouse, cabins, or camp trailer in Council or Bear, Idaho. Work vehicle provided.
Field data collection, maintaining accurate field records, entering and proofing data, and data summary.
It is preferred that applicants have a B.S. degree in biological sciences, natural resources, or related field, with some field experience OR demonstrated field experience with small mammal surveys or trapping. Some experience with ArcMap is preferred for the March-July position. Must have valid driver’s license.