PAID Summer Field Technician

Bruckerhoff Freshwater Community Ecology Lab and Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Pay will be dependent on experience, beginning at $12/hr
Last Date to Apply
Approximate work dates: end of May – beginning of August, dates are flexible. In close collaboration with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, this position will primarily consist of field work focused on sampling macroinvertebrate communities in the Neosho and Marais des Cygnes River Basins’ of Kansas. Shared housing will be provided in the study area. Field work will involve sampling in multiple freshwater habitats, including oxbow lakes and slack-water habitats. In this position you will learn how to identify multiple mussel and snail species in southeast Kansas. This is a great opportunity to get field experience and see some unique ecosystems. The Bruckerhoff Freshwater Community Ecology Lab and Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to fostering an environment where diversity of background and thought is accepted and encouraged. We encourage all interested people to apply despite preconceived notions of their own experience as it relates to this project’s objectives. To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and reference contacts to & Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check. Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions.
Preferred Skills • Comfortable working in all outdoor conditions • Moderate knowledge on mussels or snail Identification • Strong work ethic • Interest in freshwater conservation/ecology • Enthusiastic and willingness to learn Qualifications • Valid U.S driver’s license • Perform essential duties of position • Ability and willingness to work long hours • Comfortable staying in remote locations • Ability to work and live among peers
Contact Person
Abigail Shake
Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.