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Deadline to Apply:
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:00pm
Two full-time interns needed to assist with biological field work at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Data collection will follow standardized wildlife inventory / monitoring procedures and may include: vegetation surveys, waterbird surveys, invertebrate sampling, and bathymetry surveys. Other tasks include bird banding, invasive plant species inventory, mapping and eradication. Interns may mechanically and chemically control invasive plant species within the refuge boundary and monitor areas treated. In addition, assist with water level management actions within refuge impoundments. Other duties as assigned include, but not limited to data entry and editing, predator control, environmental education, maintenance, construction, and office assistance.
Qualifications: Interns may be working long and variable hours in adverse conditions. Applicants must be in good physical condition, possess valid driver’s license, be able to use kayak, canoe and/or other small non-motorized boats, have good communication and organizational skills, ability to work well with others, live in close quarters, and be an enthusiastic field worker. Work vehicle and equipment provided. Familiarity with field research techniques, data collection procedures, and computer skills is helpful.
How to Apply:
Email resume by February 20 to: Sandy Perchetti, Volunteer Coordinator, email@example.com