Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that is headquartered at the Environmental Learning Center at Barr Lake State Park with a satellite office in Fort Collins and fieldwork outposts in the Great Plains Region. Bird Conservancy of the Rockies conserves birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of Science, Education and Stewardship.
Title: Seasonal Technician — Mexican Spotted Owl Monitoring (up to 10 positions)
FLSA Status: Seasonal / Non-exempt / Hourly
Reports to: Avian Ecologist and Crew Leader
Location: New Mexico and Arizona
Wage: $15.00 – 17.00 hourly, depending on experience. Limited overtime hours may be required
Duration: 12 – 16 weeks (early April into July)
Benefits: Not eligible
Purpose: The seasonal technicians will participate in research activities to estimate occupancy rates of Mexican Spotted Owls as well as other research projects pertaining to Mexican Spotted Owl population monitoring.
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies conducts long-term occupancy monitoring of the Mexican Spotted owl on National Forests throughout Arizona and New Mexico. In addition, we conduct complimentary research and other projects pertaining to Mexican Spotted Owl survey methods and monitoring.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Please see the job requirement details. Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references IN ONE DOCUMENT (.pdf or .doc) to [email protected]. Name your application file as follows: Lastname_MSO2022_technician. Applications will be reviewed beginning in late January 2022 and positions will be filled as suitable applicants are found.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Material and Equipment Directly Used:
Bird Conservancy is committed to protecting and enhancing the welfare of its employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a condition of employment, all newly hired employees must provide to Bird Conservancy’s human resources representative proof of full vaccination at employment start date. In addition, Bird Conservancy may require employees to be tested for COVID-19 under certain conditions, including but not limited to, exposure to a person infected with the virus, experience of COVID-19 symptoms or travel outside of the assigned work area. All employees must follow Bird Conservancy’s other safety protocols for COVID-19, which are based on current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. Any proof of vaccination or test results submitted to Bird Conservancy will remain confidential.
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