Student Opportunity Announcements
AQUATIC ECOLOGY RESEARCH HOURLY POSITION
JOSEPH W. JONES ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH CENTER
AQUATIC ECOLOGY RESEARCH HOURLY WORKER
The Aquatic Ecology Lab at Joseph W. Jones
Ecological Research Center is seeking a Research
Hourly Worker to assist with field and lab work.
The position is a 12 month appointment with a
three month evaluation period and the
possibility for extension. The position will
begin January 2nd.
The 28,000-acre Research Center is located
approximately 30 miles south of Albany, Georgia.
The Centerís research, education, and
conservation programs focus on ecology and
natural resource management. The site includes
over 1,000 acres of wetlands, and 26 miles of
stream and river ecosystems.
Job Requirement: The successful candidate will
be responsible for assisting with: 1) the
collection of physical habitat data (depth and
velocity measurements, substrate analyses) and
biological samples (primarily
macroinvertebrates); 2) laboratory sample
processing; 3) data entry and routine
statistical and graphical analysis. The
individual will also assist in a variety of
other field and lab activities as needed.
The successful applicant must be in good
physical condition and able to work in very hot,
humid conditions and in fast-flowing streams
with unstable substrate. Boating and paddling
skills are highly desirable.
Qualifications: Qualifications include a
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited
university in Biology, Environmental Science, or
related field. Exceptional non-degree
candidates with documented sampling experience
in streams or other waterbodies may also be
considered. Applicants must have U. S.
Wages: $8.00 per hour with on site housing
provided, or $9.50 per hour without on site
housing. No benefits package is available.
To apply, please send a resume including contact
information of at least three references, a
letter of application detailing your interest
and qualifications by email to:
email@example.com (Subject line) Aquatic Ecology
Research Hourly. Information may also be mailed
to: Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center,
Attn: Cindy Craft, 3988 Jones Center Drive,
Newton, Ga 39870, or FAXED to (229)734-4707.
Please contact Lisa Cowart for specific
questions related to this position at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications
will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. The Joseph W. Jones
Ecological Research Center is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.