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Job Posting: American Goshawk Seasonal Avian Technicians

These positions have been filled for 2024

We are looking for avian biologists to join our team to assist with American Goshawk surveys and monitoring, in National Forests across Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. Duties will include survey site scouting, conducting goshawk surveys, collecting nest site attributes, monitoring discovered nest to assess nest success and productivity, and keeping an updated daily log of surveys and mileage. There may be opportunities to trap adult birds, climb nest trees, and band adult and nestlings birds, but this is dependent upon finding nests and demonstrating proficiency during training. Positions will begin at the end of May with in the field training and continue until late July or early August (limited flexibility in the start or end date might be possible).

a northern goshawk sits perched in a tree looking down at the photographer
Three-year-old female “C6” within her territory in the Albion Mountains. She was hatched in 2016 in the South Hills. Photo by Robert Miller


  • Salary: Pay rate is equivalent to $17-$20/hr depending on experience
  • Location: Northeastern Oregon, Northeastern Utah
  • Last Date to Apply: 01/19/2024
  • These positions have been filled for 2024

View the full job posting details, including how to apply, at this link.


ATV trail directly beneath Northern Goshawk nest, Sublett Mountains, Idaho
ATV trail directly beneath American Goshawk nest, Sublett Mountains, Idaho