Job: Stream Research Technician
|Title||Stream Research Technician|
|Agency, Location||Univ of Illinois, IL Natural History Survey|
Assist Stream Ecologist in bioassessment of Kaskaskia River basin. Tasks will include backpack electrofishing, electric seining, collection of macroinvertebrates and collection of habitat and water quality data.
Applicant should have an interest in stream and fisheries ecology, and have a desire to gain additional experience in this field. Progress toward or completion of a B.S. in aquatic sciences is preferred. The ability to carry heavy equipment, walk in waders, and work in harsh weather conditions is required. Travel, often overnight for several days (travel cost provided), and a valid driver’s license is required. Determined work ethic, ability to follow directions, ability to read and navigate from maps, field experience in streams, fish identification skills, and the ability to work both independently and in a team setting are desirable traits.
Visit http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/programs/aquatic/steam-ecosystems/ for more information about our research and opportunities.