Field Research Technician, Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research Project
The GCE LTER program seeks a research technician to assist with studies of coastal ecology. Work will involve studies of water quality, soils, and wetland plants and invertebrates. This Research Technician II position is based at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, GA. The selected individual will work with other technicians, faculty and students at the field site.
Physical Demands: The position will occasionally require strenuous physical activity and irregular hours. Most of the work is done outdoors in hot, muddy, and buggy conditions, either in the marsh or by boat. Work Hours: Generally, 8:30 – 5:00 M – F; although field work may require early or late hours and occasional weekends.
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Minimum Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Candidates must be able to operate pickup trucks, and have basic computer skills, including experience with email, word-processing, and spreadsheet programs
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in an environmental field (Biology, Chemistry, Geology) and significant field experience, knowledge of water quality monitoring, and GIS work, including drone piloting and land surveying.