Seasonal Biologist: Ohio

Agency
Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
16.00/hr (overtime= 24.0/hr)
Start Date
05/15/2023
Last Date to Apply
03/15/2023
Website
https://www.orsanco.org/open-positions/seasonal-biologist/
Description
Seasonal Biologists will operate as part of a team collecting fish, macroinvertebrate, abiotic habitat, and water quality data along the Ohio River and its major tributaries from Pittsburgh, PA to Cairo, IL. Additionally, Seasonal Biologists will operate throughout the Ohio River Basin as part of larger Federal and State initiatives. Seasonal Biologists work in direct partnership with and under supervision of ORSANCO Aquatic Biologists and Environmental Scientists to carry out ORSANCO Biological Program objectives. The primary focus of the position will be to assist in data collection following ORSANCO standard operating procedures, field reconnaissance, data handling and QAQC, logistics, equipment maintenance, and Agency representation.
Qualifications
Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental science, or a related field. General knowledge of aquatic systems, ecology and water quality preferred. Applicants must possess and maintain a clean driving record. Trailer towing experience preferred. Familiarity and proficiency with watercraft preferred. Ability to work within a team during long hours in inclement conditions. Ability to travel Monday-Friday from May 15 – October 31, 2023 (team members will not travel all weeks within the employment timeframe, but must be available to do so). All travel expenses paid by ORSANCO. Applicants must possess strong written and oral communications skills and computer proficiency - Microsoft Office suite. Applicants must possess physical capability / fitness commensurate with duties. Ability to swim required.
Contact Person
Rob Tewes
Contact eMail
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