Subject: National Ecological Observatory – Seasonal Techs needed for UT, CA, FL
Battelle and its affiliate, Battelle Ecology, Inc. manage and operate 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 seeking Temporary Field Technicians for the following locations.
Salt Lake City, UT – term beginning of June – end of Sept Gainesville, FL – term May/June – Nov/Dec Fresno, CA – term end of May – end of Oct
Temporary Field Technicians perform seasonal and periodic sampling of physical, chemical and biological data at one (1)-five (5) field sites, while exercising good judgement and decision-making abilities to interpret protocol requirements. Temporary Field Technicians are assigned an area of primary responsibility within the scope of data
collection: botany, entomology, mammalogy (except Puerto Rico and Hawaii), or limnology (except Hawaii).
Field observations and collection are conducted using approximately 30 different protocols and multiple Standard Operating Procedures with varying schedule requirements based on local ecosystem and current field conditions.
Daily and weekly work schedules will fluctuate. Workdays can be up to twelve hours long and may be split with both morning and evening work, with work, at times, beginning at dawn and going through to dusk.
Workweeks can include weekends and occasionally may be up to 12 consecutive days.
Individuals are responsible for their own housing and transportation to primary work location, and must have permanent authorization for US employment.
To see full job description for each of these positions and to apply go
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 BEI’s insurance provider.
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.