Field Ecologist II-Arizona

Agency
National Ecological Observatory Network
Location
Tucson, AZ
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
market
Start Date
06/04/2018
Last Date to Apply
05/02/2018
Website
http://www.neonscience.org/
Description
Battelle and its affiliate, Battelle Ecology, Inc. manages and operates the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) project, which is solely funded by the National Science Foundation. A 30+ year project dedicated to understanding how changes in climate, land use and invasive species impact ecology. The Field Ecologist II is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal and periodic sampling activities and sample processing, and will be the technical lead for performing routine maintenance and inventory management on all terrestrial sampling equipment. The Field Ecologist II will provide guidance to temporary field crews while working in the field and laboratory. Instrumentation (tower) emphasis: • Test, troubleshoot and operate instruments, calibration equipment and test fixtures. • Inspect and maintain civil infrastructure including boom arms, sensor mounts, towers, boardwalks and instrument huts. • Assist the NEON Project Systems Engineering Product Team with instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months). • Record activities, completed work and trouble tickets according to Field Operations protocol. Location: Tucson, AZ Status: Fulltime
Qualifications
Required: o Bachelor’s Degree in ecology, environmental sciences or related scientific discipline. o Three (3) or more years’ of related experience. To see full job description and to apply go to: http://www.neonscience.org/ Must have permanent authorization for US employment. Battelle Ecology, Inc. will not provide any kind of visa sponsorship. Employment is contingent on background screen, drug screen, motor vehicle records check and physical. Must possess a current and valid State issued driver’s license with insurable Department of Motor vehicle record (parking violations, minor driving offenses excluded) as determined by Battelle Ecology Inc.’s insurance provider. This position offers competitive total rewards including 401(k), health, vision and dental insurance, paid time off and the opportunity to work at an organization with a great mission. Battelle Ecology, Inc. provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, or disability. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle Ecology, Inc.
Contact Person
Laura Reynolds
Contact eMail
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