Florida - CNAH ANNOUNCEMENT
The Center for North American Herpetology
St. George Island, Florida
11 January 2012
CROCODILIAN TECHNICIAN NEEDED
The Wildlife Department at the University of Florida Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center is currently seeking full time field technicians for projects involving crocodilian population ecology. Field work includes spotlight surveys and capture efforts, as well as radio tracking and nesting surveys. Additionally, technicians will perform standard and opportunistic surveys for invasive herpetofauna by conducting visual encounter surveys, supplemented by auditory surveys and use of traps (box, refugia or camera) as appropriate.
Applicants must be able to work independently and in sometimes harsh environments, have at least a B.A./B.S. in ecology, biology, or related field, and willing to excel in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential, and ability to operate airboats and/or motorboats is a plus. Applicant should possess strong skills in the areas of technical writing, seamanship, all-terrain vehicle operation, GIS/GPS technology, and field experience is a must. The ability to maintain field equipment and vehicles (boats, airboats, trailers, etc.) is also beneficial.
Pay starts at $13 per hour. Position available immediately and open until filled.
Please send your resume and letter of interest to:
University of Florida
3205 College Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 33314
For more information about the program, please refer to the web site below.