The Jones Center At Ichauway invites applications for a full time, temporary, Seasonal Technician II, in the Aquatic Biology Lab. This is a temporary position that will be available March 9th- June 1st, 2020 with the possibility of extension.
The 28,000-acre Research Center is located approximately 30 miles south of Albany, Georgia. The Center’s research, education, and conservation programs focus on ecology and natural resource management. The site includes 16,000 acres of longleaf pine forests, over 1,000 acres of wetlands, and 26 miles of stream and river ecosystems. For more information visit our website at www.jonesctr.org .
Job Requirements: The successful candidate will work with water quality studies of streams, lakes, and rivers. The candidate will assist with water quality collection, conducting population surveys of native mussels, fish, and exotic plants and animals. Other responsibilities will include sorting and identifying aquatic macro-invertebrates, acid washing and data entry. Experience in field biology/ecology required and must be able to swim and snorkel. Must have the ability to conduct moderate to strenuous physical activity in the field, under demanding field conditions (i.e. heat, high humidity, and insects) and independently follow instructions. Must be comfortable working out of small research boats and canoes.
Minimum qualifications: B.S. with experience in biology, ecology or related field. Experience with MS- Windows based computers required. Must be able to swim and snorkel.
Salary: $11.00 per hour with housing
$12.00 per hour without housing
Limited on-site housing is available.
A cover letter, resume and references including available start date should be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org AND to: Chelsea.email@example.com. Subject line: Aquatic Biology Seasonal Technician II. For additional information regarding this position contact Chelsea Smith by email at Chelsea.Smith@jonesctr.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The Jones Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.