Northern Bobwhite Research Technicians

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Posting NumberG/R08678PWorking TitleNorthern Bobwhite Research TechniciansDepartmentWarnell AD ResearchAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule Information

40 hours per week. Schedule to be determined by supervisor

Advertised Salary$10.25 per hourAnticipated Start Date08/01/2020Posting Date06/05/2020Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyOutside Georgia EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).


Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.


Radio-tracking bobwhites

Percentage of time45Duties/Responsibilities

Trapping Northern Bobwhites

Percentage of time40Duties/Responsibilities

Data entry and equipment maintenance

Percentage of time15Position Details

Classification TitleTemporary Technical ParaprofessionalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.0Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

Research Technicians to assist with Northern Bobwhite trapping and radio-telemetry tracking, as well as other associated fieldwork as part of larger experimental studies. Data entry, equipment maintenance, and other various duties will be required upon request of the supervisors. Selected individuals will also gain opportunities to interact directly with the Indiana DNR. Technicians will be working with minimal supervision on site and so must be comfortable working independently. Housing will be provided.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Should have a degree in wildlife management or related field.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

An interest in game bird management and ecology. Previous telemetry, field research, and computer experience is preferred. Individuals need a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record. An agreement/understanding of consumptive wildlife management practices. A positive attitude and willing to be a team player. Previous experience with radio-telemetry is desired. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel, databases and ArcGIS is desired.

Physical Demands

Lift up to 25 lbs for brief periods and willing to work in inclement weather. Occasionally working alone after dark. Driving.

Is this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoPosting Specific Questions

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    Posted: 6/6/2020
    Application Due: 12/7/2020
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