[sust-mar] Hawk counter, contract, accom., Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick
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Position: Hawk Counter
Organization: Nature NB / Saint John Naturalists' Club
Location: Charlotte County, west of Saint John, New Brunswick
The Saint John Naturalists Club and Nature New Brunswick seek to immediately enter into a contact arrangement with an experienced birder/hawk counter from approximately September 1 to mid-October 2017. Applicant will be responsible for collecting data on hawk migration occurring amongst the Bay of Fundys Western Isles. This individual must be a self starter capable of operating on his or her own.
Under the direction of the Greenlaw Mountain Hawk Watchs Official Counter, conduct counts of raptors in migration on days when migration is likely to occur (favourable winds with a relative lack of precipitation).
Report observations to the Official Counter on a daily basis
Interact with members of the public relative to the project.
Significant birding experience
Ability to differentiate between distant raptors and other species of birds (e.g.: gulls) in flight. Preference will be given to applicants having some hawk watch experience and/or the ability to identify raptor species in flight
Available seven days a week (days off determined by weather conditions)
Ability to work in Canada (legal resident with work papers or citizenship)
Drivers license and motor vehicle
Personal computer or other devise capable of scanning and emailing data sheets (a daily task)
Remuneration and costs:
Contract rate: $16.00/hour
For a non-Charlotte County based individual: local motel or private rental accommodations
Mileage from accommodations to work site @ $.39/km
Send brief resume addressing the above requirements as soon as possible and by June 26 at the latest to:
Todd Watts, Official Counter
Greenlaw Mountain Hawk Watch
buteobuz at gmail.com
Address questions to Todd Watts at buteobuz at gmail.com
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