Location Lehotsky 261 Forestry Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Temporary
We anticipate filling two technician positions for summer 2017 (Mid-May through August) to assist with projects being conducted in Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park in Georgia and Tennessee. This project will address questions related to bat ecology and monitoring, specifically the effects of white-nose syndrome on bat communities. We will be collecting acoustic data using Anabat Express detectors. We will not be handling bats therefore a rabies vaccination is not required for this position. Housing will be provided throughout appointment.
The technician will assist lead researchers in collecting bat acoustic monitoring data on bat populations. Position is temporary and will involve extensive data collection and requires strong communication and navigation skills, and prior experience collecting bat acoustic data.
90% - Essential - Collection of bat acoustic monitoring data: Deploys bat acoustic detectors, pick up bat acoustic detectors at designated times, download data from detectors,manages data from detectors.
5% - Essential - Planning logistics for and during summer bat field monitoring work: Responsible for scheduling daily and weekly deployments of bat acoustic detectors and troubleshooting equipment.
5% - Essential - Data management
A high school diploma and related experience in environmental quality control programs or wildlife/fisheries management programs. An associate degree in a related technical area may be substituted for the required work experience.
JOB KNOWLEDGE Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.
Stand for prolonged period Walk or move about Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl) Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself Recognize or inspect visually Move, transport, raise or lower Extends hands or arms in any direction Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
Applicants must be able to work long days in rough terrain under variable conditions (heat, rain, humidity, insects). Applicants should be comfortable navigating with a map and a GPS unit, be flexible, and give attention to detail.
Standard Hrs: 40; Band: 03
Salary: $10.50 - $12.00/hr Work Start Date: 5/15/2017
March 13, 2017
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