The Conservation Field Technician will accomplish a wide variety of client needs including but not limited to: • Routine assistance to senior staff. • Conduct biological surveys using various types of equipment. • Collect biological field samples and record basic data. • Compile, prepare, analyze, and manage survey data. • Construct and repair habitat improvement structures. • Organize logistics for field operations. • Set up, operate, and maintain instruments and equipment. • Transport equipment and supplies using trucks and trailers, as necessary. • Land management and invasive species control, as necessary. • Mix and apply chemicals according to label instructions. • Monitor experiments, make observations, calculate, and record results. • Assist private landowners with wildlife management. • Produce maps using GIS equipment. • Keep accurate and complete records. • Assist with preparation of technical reports and scientific papers. • Adhere to correct procedures and health and safety guidelines. • Various other projects and duties as assigned.
Required • High school diploma or equivalent required. • Ability to obtain licenses and certifications as required. • Valid driver’s license • Able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Preferred • Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology or range science preferred. • Five years’ experience or equivalent preferred. • Experience with or ability and interest to learn wildlife/wildlife conservation. • Ability to identify and differentiate between species in the field, in particular lesser prairie-chickens, and dunes sagebrush lizards. • Experience with GPS. • Experience with GIS. • Ability to pull a trailer and operate a UTV.