The biological field technician will work independently, but within a larger team, to collect data used to assess the impacts of wind turbines on bats and birds. The successful candidate will gain hands-on field experience conducting standardized searches beneath wind turbines to locate and document bat and bird carcasses, as well as participate in trials designed to measure carcass persistence and detectability. An average work week in the spring season (March 27 – May 15) may include 20-30 hours, though there may be weeks requiring fewer hours, or weekend work. Training will be provided on bat identification as well as field data collection.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting all field work while adhering to WEST and client safety requirements.
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