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Seasonal seabird biologist, Oregon coast, summer 2016

Craig Strong, February 17, 2016
 

Marine surveys of Marbled Murrelets, seabirds & marine mammals in Oregon, population research.

Crescent Coastal Research is seeking 2 Biological Technicians and 1 team leader for a seasonal term from 15 May to 31 July 2016. Duties include
1) Conducting surveys of marine wildlife and human use of the near- shore waters using the protocol developed by the Northwest Forest Plan (see Raphael et. al 2007 at http://www.reo.gov/monitoring/mm-overview.shtml). The crew of 3 conducts line and strip transects from 21 ft. vessels following a prescribed transect route in Oregon coastal waters from ¼ to 3 miles offshore 2) Operation of 20 to 22 ft. vessels in near-shore waters and in ports. 3) Driving private vehicles or trailoring vessels along the coast. 4) Tent camping and cooperative living with other crew members 5) Data transcription and entry, maintenance of data and equipment.

Job requirements BS degree or equivalent training in biology/marine sciences, Boat operation and trailoring experience Familiarity with Oregon marine avifauna Ability to maintain flexible schedule and work cooperatively

Wage basis: $2,000 – 2,800 / month some housing and per diem. Short term (daily) basis work may be an option for people local to the area.

Contact: Craig Strong or (707) 954-3500, cstrong0246@gmail.com Thank you!