Biological Field Technician – Florida

Agency
Florida Atlantic University
Location
Boca Raton, Florida
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
~$2300/month
Last Date to Apply
12/08/2017
Description
One technician needed for a seasonal OPS position (approx. January through June) supporting studies of wading bird prey in the Florida Everglades. Duties include field sampling of fish and macro-invertebrates, GIS and GPS data collection, and fish and macro-invertebrate identification and processing in the lab. Sampling is conducted by helicopter across the entire Everglades system. Technicians will also participate in other ongoing research projects within the lab. Salary is ~$2300/month. Technician must provide own housing and transportation to Florida Atlantic University. For more information visit: http://www.science.fau.edu/biology/gawliklab
Qualifications
Applicants should have a B.S. in biology, wildlife, fisheries, natural resources or related field. Applicants should be highly motivated, well organized, and able to work long hours in subtropical wetland field conditions (heat, insects, alligators, snakes, etc.) while maintaining a positive attitude. Experience that demonstrates accurate data collection and research skills specific to the positions above is desirable. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record is required. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to mpeter45@fau.edu. The application deadline is December 8, 2017.
Contact Person
Michelle Petersen
Contact eMail
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