The National Aquatic Monitoring Center (aka the "Bug Lab") is hiring a part time lab technician starting as soon as you are able to. The Bug Lab is a joint partnership between Utah State and the Bureau of Land Management that focuses on the bio-monitoring of freshwater resources throughout the Western U.S. using aquatic macro-invertebrates. We are seeking a detail-oriented student who can work 15-20 hours a week. Your work schedule will be extremely flexible once you are trained. Training usually takes about a week or so, depending on your availability.Responsibilities
Lab techs will be trained on sorting samples collected from streams and identifying aquatic macro-invertebrates down to their order.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:
- Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Attention to detail.
- Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects.
- Ability to adapt to changing conditions or work assignments.
- Excellent interpersonal abilities.
- Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in multicultural settings.
- Team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and co-workers.
- Productive worker with solid work ethic who exerts effort in successfully completing tasks.
- Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.
- Self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision.
- Willingness to learn new skills or techniques.
Along with the online application, please attach:
Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under Resume/CVCover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**Advertised Salary
$10.00 per hourADA
This position requires moderate physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including moderate lifting (up to 20 pounds), walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting. This position requires nearly continuous sitting, intermittent times of continuous standing, repetitive hand motions, and constant looking into a microscope. Employees may be exposed to unusual elements including extreme temperatures, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.University Highlights
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