the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) project, which is
solely funded by the National Science Foundation. A 30+ year project
dedicated to understanding how changes in climate, land use and invasive
species impact ecology.
We are currently recruiting for Field Ecologist I – Aquatics – Oak
Ridge, TN Domain.
The Field Ecologist I is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal
and periodic sampling activities and sample processing. Seasonal field
sampling is conducted with the assistance of temporary field crews under
the guidance of the Field Ecologist.
• Monitor and sample aquatic sites for water quality, biological
indicators, physical properties of site (e.g. gaging streams, geomorphic
mapping, etc.), and leading field crews to perform the aforementioned
• Test, troubleshoot and operate instruments, calibration
equipment and test fixtures.
• Inspect and maintain aquatic sensors, gear and equipment.
• Assist the NEON Project Systems Engineering Product Team with
instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months).
• Perform aquatic vegetation diversity and primary productivity
• Sample for aquatic invertebrate and fish diversity and
o Bachelor’s degree in ecology, environmental sciences or related
o One (1) or more years’ of related experience.
To see the full job description and to apply go to:
Must have permanent authorization for US employment. Battelle Ecology,
Inc. will not provide any kind of visa sponsorship.
Employment is contingent on background screen, drug screen, motor
vehicle records check and physical.
Must possess a current and valid State issued driver’s license with
insurable Department of Motor vehicle record (parking violations, minor
driving offenses excluded) as determined by Battelle Ecology Inc.’s
This position offers competitive total rewards including 401(k), health,
vision and dental insurance, paid time off and the opportunity to work
at an organization with a great mission.
Battelle Ecology, Inc. provides employment and opportunities for
advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual
merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic
information, or disability. Our goal is for each staff member to have
the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve
personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive
programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all
qualified employees at all levels within Battelle Ecology, Inc.