Bat Researchers

BAT RESEARCHER POSITION                         

 Apogee Environmental & Archaeological, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position(s) of bat researcher(s).  We are looking for an individual(s) with the necessary experience to handle and identify bats of the eastern United States including the endangered Indiana and gray bats.  We are looking for detail-oriented individuals who are responsible, well organized, professional, self-motivated, posses a valid driver’s license, willing to travel for extended periods of time, work in potentially tough conditions, and excel in strategic task management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A federal endangered species permit for Indiana and gray bats or the ability to obtain one
  • Integrity and ability to perform field work at night
  • Working knowledge of acoustical monitoring equipment
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct radio telemetry work
  • Working knowledge of federal and state regulations in regards to Indiana bat survey protocols
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • B.S. degree or in progress in wildlife related field

 Position Dates:

31 May to 15 August

Office Region:

USA – East

Office Locations:

Whitesburg, KY; Lexington, KY; Charleston, WV

How to Apply:

Please send CV or resume: Shane Roberts (

Submittal Deadline: March 1, 2014

Why Apogee: 

Apogee prides itself on providing an enjoyable and professional work environment in the office and field.  We realize that our employees are our greatest assets, and they are the infrastructure for our success. Apogee offers competitive pay, and accommodations/per diem rates for seasonal staff.  If you are interested in fieldwork jobs or joining a dynamic team of professionals, we look forward to hearing from you.


“Working with Apogee has allowed me to experience what it is like to be part of a professional team of people that have a passion for what they do.” –Jay Deatherage, Apogee seasonal bat biologist.