Lead Field Technician position opening NEON

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 to Wednesday, May 8, 2024

The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is recruiting for a Lead Field Technician position to assist with sampling at McRae Creek (located within the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest) and at Martha Creek (located at the Wind River Experimental Forest near Carson, WA).  The position is based in Vancouver, WA.  Frequent travel is required for work at McRae Creek, with lodging provided and per diem reimbursement for meal and incidental expenses.

NEON sampling activities include but are not limited to: discharge; water and sediment chemistry collections; reaeration; geomorphological mapping; monitoring populations of algae/periphyton, microbes, macroinvertebrates, aquatic plants, and fish; and maintenance of environmental sensors.  An ideal candidate will have at least a year of related experience, a safety-focused mindset, and enthusiasm for the ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest.

For more information about the NEON program, see https://www.neonscience.org/.  For more information about NEON aquatic sampling, see https://www.neonscience.org/data-collection/aquatic-organisms.  For a detailed job description and to apply, visit this job posting: NEON - Lead Field Technician - Limnology - WA in Vancouver, WA | Biology at Battelle.

Fullest consideration will be given to applications received by May 8.