Bird Studies Canada is looking for 1-2 motivated and experienced individuals to conduct surveys for the Maritimes Marsh Monitoring Program in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, for up to 3 months, beginning May 15, 2019. Birding and camping skills required! Primary responsibilities will include: morning and evening surveys for freshwater, coastal, and forested wetland bird species, using standardized point count protocols; deploying automated recording devices (songmeters); ground-truthing survey sites and collecting additional habitat data. Field conditions will be rugged and physically demanding, and work hours in the field can include early mornings, evenings, and weekends. Travel and rustic accommodations (camping, field stations) are provided. Some data entry will be required.
$2,600 – $2,800/month based on experience, plus food, accommodation (tent camping) and transport while in the field.
February 17, 2019
To apply please send a brief cover letter, highlighting your qualifications, and resume (as one document) to program coordinator Lucas Berrigan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bird Studies Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We encourage all candidates with the required qualifications and skills to apply to the position(s). However, note that some preference may be given to those who meet Canada Summer Jobs’ eligibility criteria.
Applications that fail to highlight relevant qualifications and experience will not be considered further.
While Bird Studies Canada thanks all applicants, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.