The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center invites applications for a full time, temporary Seasonal Research Worker in the Aquatic Biology Lab. This is a temporary position that will be available January 14-May 10th with the possibility of renewal. The 28,000-acre Research Center is located approximately 30 miles south of Albany, Georgia. The Center’s research, education, and conservation programs focus on ecology and natural resource management. The site includes 16,000 acres of longleaf pine forests, over 1,000 acres of wetlands, and 26 miles of stream and river ecosystems. Job Requirements: The successful candidate will work with water quality studies of streams, lakes, and rivers. The candidate will assist with water quality collection, conducting population surveys of native mussels, fish, and exotic plants and animals as well as leaf litter breakdown. Other responsibilities will include sorting and identifying aquatic macroinvertebrates, data entry and processing water samples within an analytical laboratory. Experience in field biology/ecology required and must be able to swim and snorkel. Must have the ability to conduct moderate to strenuous physical activity in the field, under demanding field conditions (i.e. heat, high humidity, and insects) and independently follow instructions. Must be comfortable working from small research boats and canoes. Minimum qualifications: B.S. with experience in biology, ecology or related field.
Experience with MS- Windows based computers required. Must be able to swim and snorkel.
Salary: $11.00 per hour with housing $12.00 per hour without housing Limited on-site housing is available.
A letter of application, resume and references should be sent by email to: email@example.com Subject line: Aquatic Biology Seasonal Research. For additional information regarding this position contact Chelsea Smith by email at Chelsea.Smith@jonesctr.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action E-Verify Employer.