Job Title: Bobcat Trapping Technician
Employer: Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech
Contact Person: Nicole Gorman, [email protected]
Salary: $12.50/hour + housing
Dates: January 4 – early April, 2024
Application Deadline: October 5, 2023
Researchers in the Wildlife Ecology, Restoration, and Conservation Lab in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia Tech (https://fishwild.vt.edu/) are seeking two qualified technicians to work capturing bobcats in Albemarle County, Virginia. The data collected from their GPS collars will be used in research studying wildlife habitat connectivity and bobcat spatial behavior.
Responsibilities will include:
Housing and field vehicles are provided. Employment will last from January 4 through early April, 2024.
Wildlife capture and handling experience and a valid driver’s license is required. Experience working with predators and/or using cage traps is preferred but not required. Some lifting of heavy equipment (cage traps, processing equipment, etc.) may be required.
To apply, please email a cover letter and CV to Nicole Gorman at [email protected] with the subject “Bobcat Trapping Technician Application”.