Subject: Biological Scientist Technician Position in Florida
Biological Scientist #980543
Posting Date: 12/01/2014
This position is located in Fort Pierce, FL, FAU’s Harbor Branch
Participate in the Indian River Lagoon Observatory research project and other
projects as assigned.
A minimum of BA/BS degree in biology or related discipline. Experience in
some, or preferably all, of the following preferred: (1) scientific
principles and field techniques involved with sampling physical, chemical and
biological parameters in coastal environments, especially in relation to
water quality and marine plants; (2) working with basic computer software,
statistical software, and geographic information systems for data analysis;
(3) trailering, driving, and working from small boats; (4) working in the
field in various types of weather; (5) lifting heavy equipment (50 lbs); (6)
troubleshooting with technical equipment. Must be able to communicate
effectively with all levels of employees and managers. May require some
weekend and/or evening work in addition to regular work hours. Must have a
valid Florida driver’s license or the ability to obtain within 30 days and
an acceptable driving record.
Perform calibrations, maintenance, and deployments of water quality
instrumentation. Perform concurrent discrete sampling, which will include
preparation of sample containers and standard laboratory analysis of samples.
Conduct computer data entry and analysis of data. Conduct seagrass
and algal monitoring at regular intervals, including
preparation/organization, sample processing, and data entry. Maintain an
accurate instrument inventory and timely ordering of supplies.
Work days and hours:
Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm. Work hours may require some weekend and/or evening
Online application must be completed in order to be considered for this
https://jobs.fau.edu/, reference position number 980543.
Questions regarding the position can be directed to the hiring department,
Harbor Branch, attention Cathy Rossmell [log in to unmask]
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation call 561-297-3057
Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution
and is committed to the diversity of its workforce.
Contact Person: Cathy Rossmell
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