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Airport Wildlife Biologist

Loomacres Inc Nebraska, Nebraska
Deadline 08/25/2018
Job Type Paid permanent

Loomacres Wildlife Management Inc. is seeking a FAA Qualified Wildlife Biologist to join our growing team. Loomacres Inc. provides wildlife hazard management based on principles of ethics, reliability, and professionalism. We require additional staff that can reflect these principles while assisting with its airport wildlife program. The ideal candidate will actively support Loomacres Inc. and make efforts to promote and grow the company where possible.

Minimum qualifications: A bachelor's degree in wildlife biology, wildlife management, range management, biology, ecology, zoology or a closely related field, PLUS two years of professional work experience in wildlife management, research or habitat management, OR a master's degree in wildlife biology, wildlife management, biology, ecology, zoology, range management or a closely related field.

Work Description:Working under a lead biologist the candidate will: conduct surveys, write reports, present recommendations, provide local training, and perform control work on airports.

Salary and Benefits:Loomacres inc. provides a competitive salary with full health benefits.

Qualification - Candidate Knowledge and Skills:

Required:

  • Must be Airport Qualified
  • Wildlife control experience
  • Familiar with airport procedures and processes
  • Must be able to pass a stringent background check and drug test
  • Basic computer skills including; Microsoft office, use of email, and internet Strong communication and writing skills
  • Be willing to follow through on assignments to their completion
  • Be able to publicly present findings, recommendations, and train others on wildlife control as it relates to airfields.
  • Work with local wildlife/natural resource agencies
  • Work with public/private entities surrounding airfields
  • Must be able to work outdoors and remain on your feet for extended periods
  • Clean driving record

Preferred:

  • Wildlife trapping skills – Both Mammals and Birds Bird Identification by sight and sound
  • Familiar with the use of firearms and abatement practices a plus
  • Birdstrike reporting knowledge a plus
  • Experience conducting wildlife harassment and control, bat handling, wetland delineation, or strong plant identification experience

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and at least three professional references to MGrant@loomacres.com.

Loomacres Wildlife Management is the leading Wildlife Management firm in the US. For more information please visit www.AirportWildlife.com 

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