Wildlife Control Technician

Predator Bird Services

Houston, Texas

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details 16.00/hr

Predator Bird Services Inc. (PBSI) is a professional wildlife management company dedicated to effectively solving the wildlife issues of some of North America's largest industrial sites. PBSI specializes in the use of trained birds of prey to create a hostile environment for any unwanted wildlife. Using extremely well defined raptor training techniques, together with other effective bird control tools, we have become one of North America’s wildlife control leaders.

PBSI was incorporated in 2008 and today employs more than 40 staff while maintaining more than 100 raptors. We work in some of Canada's largest industrial sites and in the last year have expanded to the US, Africa, and the Caribbean.

Our creative and innovative approach is focused on solving all challenges our engagements may present. The result is that each job is based on a highly customized program that delivers the most effective results for our client’s unique operating environment and site risk.

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Wildlife Control Technician in the area of Houston, TX. This position involves falconry work along with various other deterrent techniques.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily care and maintenance of birds of prey. This includes flying, feeding, cleaning boxes/perching areas/housing
  • Operate different types of control tools to deter birds from using site
  • Daily survey of species' and numbers of birds on-site
  • Daily written reports
  • Daily survey of species' on-site
  • Travel upon request
  • Additional tasks as required

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Very keen observational skills and attention to detail are essential to this position
  • Must accurately and meticulously record data in the field
  • Maintain work truck, field equipment, bird equipment and safety equipment
  • Able and willing to walk 5-10 miles each day
  • Able and willing to work 8-12 hour days if necessary
  • Is willing to working in adverse conditions and an ever changing environment each and every day
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised, with a high level of self-motivation
  • Must demonstrate quick learning, strong observational skills, critical thinking, recording skills, and self-reliance
  • Communication skills are a must
  • Given the nature of this work, applicants must be able to work unconventional hours, in all types of weather, and be physically fit (heavy lifting required)
  • General interest and education in nature/birds/hunting is preferred
HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a resume and cover letter in response to this posting @ jamee@predatorbirdservices.com 

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Category Wildlife