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Job Posting: Montana and Idaho Avian Point Count Technicians

Location: Options to work in Idaho or Montana
Time Period: May – July, 2024
Salary: $18 – $19.50/hour, DOE
Last Date to Apply: 04/15/2024 (open until filled)

an expansive view shows a sunny blue sky, rolling mountains with conifer forest, and a biologist standing on the edge of a rocky ledge, overlooking it all
IMBCR survey technician Ryan Healey in the Clearwater National Forest, Idaho. Photo Credit: Lesley Howard

The Intermountain Bird Observatory (IBO) at Boise State University is hiring several 2024 seasonal Avian Field Technicians to contribute to a large-scale study of breeding bird ecology across Montana and Idaho. Primary responsibilities include conducting Integrated Monitoring in Bird Conservation Regions (IMBCR) point count surveys, vegetation assessments, and data entry. Successful applicants should expect to attend an in-person training session starting May 20th and will be expected to perform their duties at a professional quality and rate of completion until July 19th. Successful applicants may have the opportunity to extend employment based on post-season project needs, applicant desire, and performance.

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a view looking up a steep hill into a tall conifer forest canopy. The trees are so tall that they disappear into the mist above
A misty morning on the slopes of an IMBCR grid in North Idaho. Photo Credit: Jennifer Boisvert