Temporary Field Technician Positions with the Corridor Project
We are hiring 2-3 technicians to work with us this fall on the Corridor Project (PIs: Nick Haddad, Ellen Damschen, Doug Levey, John Orrock, Lars Brudvig, and Julian Resasco). Our landscape-scale fragmentation experiment is designed to understand the long-term dynamics of habitat connectivity in a longleaf pine savanna system.
Successful candidates will be based full-time at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in New Ellenton, SC. Job duties will include: pan trapping bees, plant demography surveys, data entry/proofing, and field site maintenance. Positions are expected to last approximately two months with a preferred start date in September 2017.
Salary: $12/hour. Housing is not provided.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will hold a bachelor’s degree in ecology or a related field and have previous field experience. Additionally, candidates should be able to endure hot/humid conditions and long hours in the field. Because the Savannah River Site is a highly secure area run by the U.S. Department of Energy, non-United States citizens may have difficulty gaining clearance to work there. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, but applications will no longer be considered after September 15, 2017.
How to apply: Email a CV and a cover letter that describe your past experience, why you are a strong candidate for this position, dates of availability, and contact information (email addresses and phone numbers) for three references to our project manager/lead technician, Melissa Burt, at firstname.lastname@example.org.