Grizzly Bear Biologist

fRI Research is hiring a Grizzly Bear biologist. The successful candidate will be part of a team using non-invasive sampling for genetic and endocrine profiling of grizzly bears to monitor survival, demographics, reproduction, and health of bear populations in Alberta.

The candidate will: assist with recruiting and training of seasonal staff and fieldwork planning and coordination; manage and supervise field crews; ensure health and safety requirements are met; conduct fieldwork to setup and monitor hair snag/camera sites to obtain grizzly bear hair samples and images; conduct habitat monitoring work to assess availability of different bear foods across the landscape; engage with indigenous partners and communities; data entry and management; provide support with project operations as required.

The position is based in Hinton, Alberta, with periods spent living in field camps during the field season as required and requires flexibility to work shifts during the field season (typically 9 days on, 5 days off).

The position is open to candidates from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, and there will be opportunity for the successful candidate to develop the role based on their skills/interest. The position will remain open until filled, with review of applications beginning on Jan. 15, 2024.

View full job ad for further details and application instructions.