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Field Research Technician position available

Brendan Manley is moving on from the GCE field crew, and we need to replace him. Please pass this information on to anyone who might be interested.

Field 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 invertebrates. This Research Technician II position is based at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, GA. The selected individual will work with other technicians, faculty and students at the field site.

 The minimum qualification for the position is an Associate’s degree and some relevant experience; however, candidates with 4-year degrees in an environmental field (Biology, Chemistry, Geology) and significant experience will be the most competitive. Candidates must be able to operate pickup trucks, and have basic computer skills, including experience with email, word-processing, and spreadsheet programs. Let us know if you have any of the following useful skills or training: US Coast Guard Captains license, small boat piloting experience, drone pilot license, drone piloting experience, GIS.

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

 Salary: $28,000

Posting Number: S05332P

Apply at: http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/174645  

(Contact Steve Pennings for additional information)

submitted Oct 26, 2020


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. 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.