Oferta de trabajo: Herpetofauna technician. Missouri Dept. of Conservation thru Univ of Missouri

Several field technicians are needed for a project to monitor the effects of forest management on amphibians and reptiles in Missouri’s Ozark forests. Technicians will install trap arrays, maintain and check pitfall and funnel traps, identify and mark captured animals, record habitat data, enter data into databases, and conduct data quality assessments. Technicians will also assist with a concurrent small mammal project involving Sherman trapping. Both studies are part of the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP). The employment period is from 3 February 2014 through 1 November 2014, with an anticipated ~7 week break from trapping during July and August, during which time technicians may take unpaid leave or assist with other research projects. Housing and work vehicles are provided. Leer más.