Job Type: Full Time Summer Position
Term: Tentatively May 1 to August 30, 2019.
Wage: Approximately $3000-3250 per month based on experience and qualifications.
The Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory (LSLBO) is located in the Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park, approximately 20km north of Slave Lake, Alberta. We are looking for one hard-working, enthusiastic, detail-orientated individual to assist with our long-term avian monitoring programs including visual counts and bird banding. Daily duties include setting up the station early each morning, conducting visual counts, extracting birds from mist-nets, assisting with bird banding and data recording, tabulating daily totals, completing the daily log, and data entry. Additional duties include equipment upkeep, trail maintenance, and helping with banding lab tours to the public. The candidate may have the opportunity to assist with point counts detecting breeding bird activity in remote locations. Experience working with mist-nets, banding, or handling birds is an asset, but not required. Successful candidates may be expected to work long days, including weekends and holidays and must be flexible with schedule changes. More information on our programs is available on lslbo.org.
Check out the full Field Assistant job description here. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2019. Submit resumes and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org