New Field Ops Position

Uncle Sam--We Want YouThe OWCN is excited to be adding to our Oil Spill Response Group – we are looking for a Wildlife Field Operations Technician!

As a result of the Cosco Busan oil spill, the OWCN has officially been put in charge of wildlife capture (under OSPR’s oversight) during oil spills in California.  We are currently working on training and readiness, but need another energetic, skilled individual to help us move our program forward.

This new position will work with Dr. Nils Warnock, our Wildlife Field Ops Supervisor, to support wildlife field operations by assisting in the capture, stabilization, and transportation of oil-affected wildlife. During non-spill periods, this hire will assist in maximizing readiness for oiled wildlife field operations through training, planning, drilling and maintaining necessary equipment and supplies.

CollectionSpecific job description and details may be found on the UC Davis Career Opportunities web site. The preferred application date is on or before 1 June 2009.

Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Nils Warnock at ndwarnock (at) or me at mhziccardi (at) Please also pass this notice to anyone you feel might be interested in this novel and exciting new position!

– Mike

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