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Lead Avian Field Technician

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number T0254W
Role Code Title Laboratory & Research Spec I
Position Title Lead Avian Field Technician
Position Summary

The Lead Avian Field Technician will work to survey, monitor and manage and conduct data for various avian research projects for the Center for Conservation Biology. The Lead Avian Field Tech may supervise or direct other field techs.

Required Qualifications

• Requires experience with surveying, handling and managing various bird species.

• Bird observation and handling experience.

• Previous Field Experience

Preferred Qualifications

• The ability to identify shorebirds by sight and sound

Advertised Pay Range Up to $18 an hour, commensurate with experience
Department CCB Grants & Contracts - 359220
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 10/30/2017
Review Begin Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Hourly
Position Term Other (Specify Below)
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

• This position requires driving or riding in cars and boats to field sites.

• The ability to work outdoors daily, and at times, under rigorous conditions

• The ability to perform physically strenuous duties

• The ability to lift/carry 50 pounds

• The ability to occasionally work some weekends, holidays, and irregular hours (depending upon wildlife and weather)

• A valid driver’s license, as well as a satisfactory driving record

• This is a non-exempt position, eligible to receive overtime for hours worked beyond 40 in a work week. This position may be subject to overtime during high peak times, etc.

• This position is a temporary (hourly) position not to exceed 6 months. All hourly employees are subject to the limitations of the Virginia Manpower Control Program and total hours worked may not exceed on average 29 hours per week, over the course of a twelve month period beginning May 1 each year.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents