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Research Technician, Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research Project

The GCE LTER program seeks a research technician to assist with studies of coastal ecology. Work will involve studies of water quality, soils, and wetland plants and animals. This Research Technician II position is based at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, GA. The selected individual will serve as a field technician for the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research Program and will work with other technicians.

Minimum Qualification: Associate’s degree and some relevant experience required. Area-specific certification may be required and training will be provided as appropriate (i.e. UGA HazMat training). Preferred Qualifications: B.S. in an Environmental Science (Biology, Chemistry, Geology), US Coast Guard Captains license, Small boat piloting experience. Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification required: Field research experience, Valid driver’s license, Small boat piloting experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies required to successfully perform work: Must be able to operate trucks and small boats safely and effectively. Must have basic computer skills, including experience with email, word-processing, and spreadsheet programs.

Physical Demands: The position will occasionally require strenuous physical activity and irregular hours. Much of the work is done outdoors in hot, muddy, and buggy conditions. Work Hours: Generally, 8:30 – 5:00 M-F; although field work may require early or late hours and occasional weekends.

Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is based out of the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, GA.

Salary Range: $24,500 (negotiable)

Posting Number: 23412

Apply at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/23412

(Contact Steve Pennings for additional information)

submitted Jul 20, 2018


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.