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OPEN UNTIL FILLED – applications will be reviewed as they are received.

 Job Type: Full Time Summer Position.

Term:  Tentatively May 1 to August 30, 2023.

Wage: Approximately $3500 per month based on experience and qualifications.

Job Description

The Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory (LSLBO) is located in the Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park, approximately 20 km 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, and data entry. Additional duties include equipment upkeep, trail maintenance, and helping with public tours. The field assistant may have the opportunity to assist with point count surveys documenting 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. Seasonal staff accommodation is available at the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation at a cost of $295/month. For more information on our avian monitoring programs, you can visit

For full job description, see Job Posting – Field Assistant – 2023

Final deadline for applications is 4:30 pm MST, Jan. 27, 2023.

Resumes and cover letters are to be emailed to