Entry Level Aquatic Biologist: Illinois

Aquatic Control
Canton, Illinois
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Full time Positions
$16.75/hr plus overtime
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Aquatic Control Inc. is a privately owned lake and pond management company with a main office in Seymour, Indiana and satellite offices in Valparaiso, Indiana; Evansville, Indiana; St. Louis, Missouri; Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Memphis, Tennessee; and Canton, Illinois. Aquatic Control has been in the lake and pond management business for over 54 years. Our staff consists of fisheries biologists and technicians with a combined 500+ years of experience in aquatic vegetation management, fisheries management, product sales, and aquatic ecosystem management. We are hiring a full-time entry-level aquatic biologist that will be stationed at our Canton, Illinois office. Duties to include the following: -EPA registered aquatic herbicide and algaecide application -Installation and maintenance of aerators, fountains, and compressed air systems -Aquatic plant surveys -Assisting with and writing vegetation management plans -Fish management surveys -Assisting with fish survey reports -Data entry and management -General maintenance of trucks, boats, equipment, and grounds -Speaking at pond clinics, trade shows, conferences, and public meetings
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in fisheries/aquatic science, agriculture, or a natural resources related field Experience with aquatic vegetation identification GPS and GIS experience Basic mechanical ability (experience in outboard motor operation is a plus) Ability to work in an outdoor environment (physical labor required) Ability to work an average of 50+ hours per week Ability to lift 50+ lbs. Mandatory preemployment drug test & random screening during employment Mandatory preemployment DOT physical Compensation: Hourly pay based on experience, averages $32,000 plus overtime in the first year 401 K with company match on first 4% after 1 year of employment Company health insurance plan after 90 days Earned Time Off after 90 days Time and a half hourly rate for overtime hours Application Deadline: May 6, 2021 Please email resume and cover letter to: Tim Holt Illinois Office Manager Aquatic Control Inc. 411 E. Maple Street Canton, IL 61520 timh@aquaticcontrol.com 309-649-6000 office
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