Caribou Program Employment Opportunities: Summer Field Technician

The Caribou Program is hiring! We are hiring ten summer field technicians for the 2022 field season.

Closing date: Tuesday, February 22nd 2022, 23:59 MST.

Summer Field Technician (10 positions)

The main tasks will involve classifying forest stand characteristics, identifying vegetation species, recording wildlife sign, and may involve installing and maintaining remote sensing cameras. Additional duties will involve data entry, working with various software programs for data management, and field equipment maintenance. Fieldwork may be staged out of remote field camps to survey caribou ranges throughout Alberta.


Ten Summer Field Technician Positions are available.
Likely contract duration: May 16 – Aug 31, 2022
Wage: $20–$22/hr
Fieldwork Schedule: 9 days on, 5 days off.
Food, accommodation, and transportation will be provided while on shift.

How to Apply

For more details on the Summer Field Technician position and the potential Caribou Biologist extension please follow the link below to our application form. Submissions of cover letters and resumes will not be accepted. The application form is hosted by JotForms.

The application deadline is Tuesday, February 22nd 2022, 23:59 MST.

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If you have any questions regarding this job posting please email the fRI Research Caribou Program Field Coordinator Leonie Brown.