Wildlife Intern

Expected Dates
May 4, 2014 to November 1, 2014
Site
Stanislaus National Forest
Position ID
PO-00500754

Survey for owls, goshawks, and other wildlife.  Willingness to work outside carrying heavy equipment in mountainous terrain;  ability to work with others; a valid US drivers license and clean driving record;  basic knowledge of PC computers; means of personal transportation to and from work. Work will require moderate to strenuous physical exertion such as long periodsof standing, walking in steep, uneven, or rocky surfaces.  Field work occurs in varied and sometimes extreme temperature conditions.   Work is exposed to poison oak and biting insects.  The work schedule can be very demanding, with early morning and late evening hours required, and a minimum of 40 hours/week, 5 days/week (work schedule may exceed 40 hours/ week).

  • Groveland
    Sonora
    Mi-Wuk Village
  • Learn protocol and gain experience for surveying of owls and goshawks.
  • Recreational opportunities on the forest and the surrounding area are outstanding. Kayaking, river rafting, rock-climbing, fishing, swimming, hiking, backpacking, and camping are very popular.
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Wildlife Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Data Entry
some experience
GIS
some experience
GPS
some experience
Plant Identification
some experience
Orienteering compass skills
some experience