Klamath Bird Observatory has two open job positing’s. We are looking for an avian field biologist. Their primary responsibilities are to support ongoing long-term avian monitoring and applied ecology studies that advance bird conservation. The Biologist will have a primary role in one to several projects and a support role in other research and monitoring studies. Implementation of field studies is a primary responsibility; hiring, training, supervising seasonal field crews, and managing field logistics. This includes developing and coordinating with project partners and private landowners, data management, and analysis and reporting. Field studies may include multiple avian survey methodologies such as point count, nest searching, mist-netting, bird banding, and species-specific survey protocols. The Biologist will complete field surveys as needed. In addition, the Biologist will support all aspects of KBO’s operations on an as-need basis. Click here to read more about the position.
We are still looking for summer point count technicians. We are seeking seasonal field technicians from May 2nd through July 15th (some positions available through July 29th), to complete point count surveys throughout the diverse and beautiful regions of southern Oregon, eastern Oregon, and/or northern California. Technicians will work on multiple projects consisting of monitoring effects of oak and stream restoration and long-term monitoring in both private and public lands. Surveyors will work in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Caves National Monument, eastern Oregon sagebrush habitat, and more. Applicants should be able to identify a large variety of Western birds as they may be working in a range of habitats including oak woodlands, riparian areas, coniferous forests, montane meadows, and shrub-steppe. Click here to read more about the position.