Thursday, April 6, 2017

Part-Time Summer Position Available
Bat Technician
Location: Washington, DC
Start Date: May 15, 2017
End Date: Aug 15, 2017, with possible extension into Sept/Oct
Last Date to Apply: 14 April 2017
Hours: up to 30 hours/week
Technician needed to conduct mist netting for bats in Washington, DC. This work is part of a larger survey of the bat community of the national capital region. The majority of the work will be conducted at NIGHT. Must have own transportation.
DUTIES:
  • Mist net for bats
  • Track bats to roosts using telemetry
  • Collect environmental data at bat roost locations.
  • Conduct bat roost exit counts
  • Conduct bat acoustical monitoring
COMPENSATION:
Salary: $288/360 week based on experience
QUALIFICATIONS:
-Applicants must have rabies vaccine by start date.
-Applicants must be able to:
  • Stand for 30-180 minute intervals
  • Hike/walk 1- 10 miles a day
  • Carry up to 30 pounds
  • Use hand-held and driving navigation tools
  • Accurately record field data

The ideal candidate will have experience with mist netting, identifying bats, and tracking with telemetry.

Please send resumes with references to lindsay.rohrbaugh@dc.gov