Field Technician (Remote)

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Bat Conservation International ( is seeking qualified candidates to serve as seasonal field technicians from approximately 1 June through 30 October 2020 to conduct bat and bird fatality searches at an operating wind energy facility near Orient, Iowa. This is a great opportunity for those interested in gaining scientific research experience. Pay rate is $12/hour plus housing, utilities, internet, and vehicles provided. 

Successful Applicants Will:

  • Conduct standardized searches for bat and bird carcasses beneath wind turbines
  • Quantify habitat characteristics
  • Enter and manage datasets. 
  • There will also be opportunities to gain experience deployment and analysis of data collected with ultrasonic detectors and thermal cameras, including 3-D thermal videography.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, wildlife management or a related discipline is highly preferred. 
  • Applicants must be willing and capable of conducting field work in moderately rugged terrain under physically demanding conditions (e.g., hot temperatures, venomous snakes, biting insects, etc.). 
  • Applicants must be willing to work atypical hours and live and work well with a research team. 
  • Applicants must possess a valid Driver’s License. 
  • Background checks will be conducted before hiring is complete. 
  • An ideal candidate has interest in science and research, previous field work experience, and experience identifying bats and birds. 

Location: Orient, IA
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