Biological Technician: Nebraska

Merjent, Inc.
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Competitive dependent upon experience
Last Date to Apply
position summary In this seasonal position, the Biological Technician will work independently and/or as part of a team conducting ecological surveys in support of utility, transportation, and development projects primarily in Nebraska and the greater Midwest region, with the potential to work throughout the U.S. Primary duties include wetland and stream delineations, threatened & endangered species surveys, functional assessments, habitat assessments, vegetation surveys, wildlife surveys, and associated reporting. The work environment will consist of both urban and remote field settings, which may include work in adverse weather conditions, and in some instances, irregular and/or steep terrain. Compensation is competitive dependent upon experience. This is a benefit-eligible seasonal position for the 2023 field season. Benefits include paid overtime, medical insurance offering, and a 401(K) match. Candidates interested in applying should submit a completed Application for Employment to Merjent, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.
required qualifications and experience The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience: • Experience with field work is strongly desired. • Bachelor's degree or higher in Biology, Ecology, Soil Science, Hydrology, Environmental Science, Natural Resources, or related degree. Open to current students. • Strong technical writing and organizational skills. • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. • Ability to work well under pressure, and to manage heavy workloads in highly mobile and changing work environments. • Ability to conduct field work for 10+ hours per day, sometimes in adverse conditions. • Ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds is required. • Ability to work weekends and multiple week shifts away from home, and regularly work in excess of 40 hours per week. • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record. • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
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