Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States, is looking for a regular full-time, Quality Control Technician. Since 1990, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data.
Compensation: $19-$21 DOE
Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: Cheyenne WY
The successful candidate will have:
Self-driven and motivated who can work well independently as well as in team environments.
Data entry and quality control (QAQC) processes for data.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for the outdoors and strong organizational skills.
Bachelor degree or graduate work
Enter biological data in to MS Access, MSSQL, and Arc-GIS.
Conduct QAQC procedures for data entry
Import and export wildlife and environmental data, assist in developing graphs and tables and perform simple analyses
Other duties as appropriate and assigned
Work cooperatively with and under direction of the tracking & data team personnel
Provide reporting support as needed: compiling tables and figures, technical editing support
This is a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of all the duties which may be associated with this position.
Bachelor’s degree in a natural resources related field or substitute relevant and direct work experience
Experience or interest in working with wildlife, environmental, renewable energy, statistical or mathematical data and databases
Preference will be given to those with experience in ArcGIS, MS Access, MS Word, MS Excel, MSSQL, and/or R
Highly developed ability to stay focused and pay attention to detail
Strong oral and written communication skills
High level of initiative and ability to think critically to solve challenging problems
Self-starter who can work independently yet thrives in a team environment
Capable of appearing for work on time, sitting for long periods of time; follow instructions from managers; interact effectively with coworkers and clients; maintain a positive attitude; accept guidance and constructive criticism
Preference will be given to those who are pursuing a career in wildlife, environmental, biological, statistical, or a related field as well as completed coursework in those related areas
Sitting for long periods of time
WEST is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for everyone and highly recommends all prospective hires be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their start date. While WEST does not currently require vaccinations, please be aware that WEST has a mandatory vaccination policy in place should local, state or federal law require vaccinations. Additionally, WEST has certain clients that require all personnel to be vaccinated prior to working on their projects, so individuals will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination prior to working on those projects. As an exception, employees may also request a Medical or Religious exemption from the vaccine requirement and the request must be supported by a doctor for a medical exemption or by a statement from the employee outlining a sincerely held belief to qualify for a religious exemption. Please contact us if you have any questions.
After an offer of employment is made, the candidate must successfully pass a pre- employment background check, drug screening, and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company. A valid driver’s license will be required.
WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, genetics, and any protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment.