Physical Abilities and Work Environment:
The physical abilities and work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Qualifications Required: B.S. or B.A. in biology or a related field. Tolerance is needed for working in difficult conditions and long field days (before sunrise to after sunset), often spent in vehicles. Excellent oral communication skills, including communicating conservation messages to various audiences, from individuals to lecture halls, and across online platforms. Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to effectively proofread and edit reports and correspondence in a clear, concise, logical, and effective manner while utilizing proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure. Attention to detail regarding the quality of their own and others’ work, ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of large and small projects and products. Manage multiple concurrent and competing priorities in a fast-paced workplace, using appropriate manual and electronic resources to ensure timely completion. Very strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with key stakeholders. Demonstrate respect and sensitivity for others; inspire trust; and work with integrity. Demonstrate ability to work independently, including experience independently leading projects, providing metrics of milestones and meeting deadlines. Individuals seeking graduate training are encouraged to apply. A valid driver’s license (USA or International) and an acceptable driving record are required. **All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States when they apply. Preferred Qualifications: Background relating to wildlife conservation, education or biology preferred. Previous fieldwork experience, including radio telemetry, behavioral observation, and trail camera deployment. Previous experience leading a team or managing long-term projects. Proficiency with basic Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, Zoom, Microsoft Teams and PowerPoint. Experience working with volunteers to achieve desired results; train and encourage skill development; access and provide feedback on individual performance. Demonstrated a strong interest/background in the fields of conservation biology, ornithology, or other related fields.
$32,000-$36,000 per year
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to email@example.com. Please list in subject line “Whooping Crane Biological Technician”.
International Crane Foundation
E11376 Shady Lane Road
Baraboo, WI 53913