Job: Field Technician

Title Field Technician
Agency, Location IL Natural History Survey
Categories Student
Job # 10130
Salary $9.50 to $10.50 per hour
End Date 8/11

Illinois Natural History Survey, National Great Rivers Research and Education Center, East Alton, Illinois
Responsibilities: Assist in the collection of monitoring data. Must demonstrate a working knowledge of and ability to collect biological data, such as fisheries and water quality data in a large river ecosystem. Experience using large boats in navigable waterways, outboard motors, trailers, four wheel drive vehicles along with fisheries, water quality, and related field equipment is preferred. Other duties include maintenance and repair of sampling gears, boats, boat trailers, and laboratory equipment, and general field station upkeep.


Must have or be in the process of working toward a BS in biology or related field. Must be able to swim, perform manual labor in temperature extremes, and have a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to those who can work until October 31, 2013.


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