The Jones Center at Ichauway: Aquatic Biology Seasonal Technician II

The Jones Center At Ichauway invites applications for a full time, temporary, *Seasonal Technician II*, in the Aquatic Biology Lab. This is a temporary position that will be available June 3rd- September 6th, 2019 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. For more information visit our website at * * .

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 macro-invertebrates, acid washing and data entry.  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 out of 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 cover letter, resume and references including available start date should be sent by email to: AND to: .  Subject line: *Aquatic Biology Seasonal Technician II*. For additional information regarding this position contact Chelsea Smith by email at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through May 17th  2019.

The Jones Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer.  Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.