Seasonal Project Assistant Opportunity At Cary Institute Of Ecosystem Studies

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, is accepting

applications for a Seasonal Project Assistant to assist in studies of the

ecology of the Hudson River. This position reports to Dr. Stuart Findlay.

Desired dates of employment are approximately May 15th through September

15, 2017.

Duties include considerable fieldwork on boats and along shore or wetlands

of the Hudson River, as well as data entry and collection and processing of

zebra mussels, other invertebrates and water samples. To qualify,

candidates must be comfortable working in and around the water and handling

sample equipment weighing up to 75 pounds; experience with boats and

training in limnology and invertebrate zoology also helpful.

Finalist candidate will be required to successfully complete a post-offer,

pre-employment driving background check.

Position is hourly, non-exempt and non-benefitted.

All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Posting is open until March 24, 2017 or until filled. Onsite housing may be available.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately. Visit our website a and complete our online job

application. Please attach one document which includes a cover letter,

resume and the names and full contact information (including e-mail

address) for three professional references. Include job code 17012-I in

your correspondence.

The Cary Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative

Action (AA) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal

employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to

race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national

origin, age, familial status, protected veteran or disabled status, or

genetic information.