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Bird Banding Program Manager Job Announcement

Klamath Bird Observatory seeks to fill a Bird Banding Program Manager position with primary responsibilities to support ongoing avian long-term monitoring and applied ecology studies that advance bird conservation. The Program Manager will oversee all aspects of our long-term (>25 years) bird banding program, which currently includes the operation of six constant-effort bird banding sites from May through October and the application of a regional dataset that represents decades of demographic data collection at over 50 locations.

Nest-Searching Technician Job Announcement

Primary duties will include nest-searching and color-band resighting in meadows of the western Cascades, possibly vegetation surveys, and occasional data entry or other office tasks based in Ashland, OR. Primary duties will be nest-searching and monitoring, color-band resighting, and data entry. The Field Technician will also assist in supervising one Intern. Previous nest-searching experience is required, and additional experience in other field methods is preferred.

Nest-Searching Internship Announcement

Primary duties will include nest-searching and color-band resighting in meadows of the western Cascades and occasional data entry or other tasks based out of our office in Ashland, Oregon. The Intern will work with the Field Technician to conduct nest-searching and monitoring, color band resighting, and data entry.

Point Count Technician Job Announcement

Klamath Bird Observatory is seeking seasonal field technicians for the 2023 breeding season to complete avian point count surveys from May 1st through July 21st throughout the ecologically diverse and beautiful regions of southern Oregon, eastern Oregon, and/or northern California. Technicians will conduct work related to multiple projects, including monitoring the effects of conifer forest restoration on species distributions and long-term monitoring in private and public lands.

Spanish English Bilingual Outreach Assistant Job Announcement

The outreach assistant will assist the Science Communications, Outreach, and DEIJ Manager in Klamath Bird Observatory’s community education program. They will help engage the public in the KBO’s science and conservation work. This will be done by building relationships and partnering with local organizations, leading community education and outreach events, supporting community science efforts, and developing outreach materials and online content.

Science Director Job Announcement

The Klamath Bird Observatory (KBO) Science Director will work with our Executive Director and Director of Conservation to lead our conservation science programs and develop an exciting and actionable research agenda for the future. This will include program development and design, implementing new and existing programs, and delivering relevant conservation results from KBO’s research and monitoring programs.
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