Metro is seeking a Wildlife Monitoring Program Intern to help administer a volunteer-mediated wildlife monitoring program focused on pond-breeding amphibians. The data collected from this program helps Metro track key wildlife populations and evaluate the effectiveness of restoration at specific Metro natural areas.
Interns will receive training related to monitoring techniques and data systems. They will obtain experience in field survey, scientific data collection and management, and citizen science volunteer coordination. Metro science staff support students seeking independent study credit through their academic institutions. We review papers, approve work, and complete regular progress reports required by universities. We also train students in use of ArcGIS.
Deadline to apply: January 3, 2020 by 5:00 pm, PST. Pay rate is $14.50 hourly. Visit OregonMetro.gov/jobs<https://www.oregonmetro.gov/how-metro-works/jobs> for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.