Herpetology Technician: South Carolina


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Herpetology Technician: South Carolina

Agency-Clemson Universtiy
Location-Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Job Category-Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Start Date-03/01/2016
Last Date to Apply-02/15/2016
Description-Herpetology Field Technician – South Carolina
Agency: Clemson University
Location: Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Job Category: Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary: $1500/month
Start Date: 03/01/2016
End Date: 05/31/16
Last Date to Apply: 02/15/2016

Description: Herpetofauna surveys will be conducted in the tidally-influenced estuary zone of the Savannah River, with a focus on hummock and hollow habitats. Technicians will be required to identify and handle southeastern reptiles and amphibians in the field. Visual surveys and frog vocalization surveys will be conducted in conjunction with multiple trapping methods.
On-site housing and a work truck will be provided for the duration of the work. Access to field sites will be accomplished through a combination of boating, kayaking, and hiking due to tidal influences.

Contact Person: Sidney Godfrey
Email: [email protected]
Qualifications: Applicants must be proficient in identifying reptiles and amphibians of the southeastern United States; preference will be given to applicants with previous experience. Applicants should be able to learn frog calls for vocalization surveys. Weekend work may be necessary. Applicants should be able to handle hot, humid conditions and inclement weather. A valid driver’s license is required.

Applicants must officially apply using the Clemson University Job Board
Please also send via e-mail, and as one document: a cover letter explaining your interest in the job and any relevant work experience, your resume, and contact information for three references to Sidney Godfrey ([email protected]).
Contact Person
Sidney Godfrey
Contact eMail
[email protected]

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