Field Assistant posting

Winter Ecology Research Assistant Opportunity
The Moraine Mesocarnivore Project

Duration: November 01, 2015 – March 31, 2016
Salary: $2000/month and $300/month food stipend 
Deadline: Applications due September 27, 2015

Job description: Seeking one motivated field assistant to aid in collecting data for PhD research on the landscape genetics of fisher (Pekania pennanti) in Alberta’s Cooking Lake Moraine. This position consists of live-trapping and radio telemetry, checking baited wildlife camera sites, and wildlife photo categorization. Housing will be provided at Miquelon Lake Park - transportation is possible at the start/end of contract.

Preferred qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences with field experience
• Previous experience live-trapping, performing radio telemetry,working with wildlife cameras, and entering data
• Ability to work in cold conditions and live in close-quarters with others
• Attention to detail, organization, and a strong work ethic

For questions, and to apply to the position, please send your résumé and cover letter to Frances Stewart (