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Field Research Assistant

DB Environmental, Inc.


West Palm Beach, FL

Categories:
Analyst/ Research
Scientific

Skill Level: Entry level

Position Type: Full Time

~ DB Environmental, Inc. (DBE) provides environmental consulting, research and laboratory services for government and private clients from offices located in Rockledge and West Palm Beach, Florida. ~

DBE specializes in conducting high-quality wetland biogeochemical and ecological monitoring and research.

Position Overview

DBE is currently accepting applications for a field research assistant position.

Become part of DBE's team in supporting:

  • Everglades restoration
  • Research and development into "green" water treatment technologies
  • Diagnostic and restoration studies in wetlands and lakes

Note: This is a full-time, field-based position.

Responsibilities

Duties include:

  • Assisting in the conduct of wetland biogeochemical research studies.
  • The collection of water, soil and vegetation samples from South Florida wetlands.
  • Maintenance of field equipment.
  • Associated office tasks including equipment preparation and record keeping.

Qualifications

Applicant must have:

  • An Associate of Science or Bachelor's degree in biology, botany or an environmental science-related field. Applicants with Master's degrees will be considered, but are not preferred.
  • A strong desire to work outdoors and demonstrable outdoor experience.
  • The ability to work effectively under adverse field and weather conditions and lift 50 lbs.
  • Mental and practical organization skills.
  • Knowledge of the scientific method and experimental design and the ability to record organized and detailed field notes.
  • Capacity to independently evaluate field sampling situations and apply techniques and protocols conforming to specified Standard Operating Procedures.

Preference will be given to applicants with the following attributes:

  • Experience working in wetland environments, especially in South Florida.
  • Experience trailering, operating or working from boats, especially airboats, and off-road vehicles.
  • Facility with basic technical skills, including carpentry, plumbing and electrical.

Compensation: Compensation for this position will be based on individual experience and qualifications. Full-time employees are eligible for vacation, health and retirement benefits.

To Apply 

  • Please click below: "Apply Now Online!" to email your résumé and cover letter. Your résumé may be sent as an attachment, but you must include your cover letter in the body of the email message.
  • DBE will not reimburse for relocation expenses and preference is given to local candidates.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

~ DBE is an equal opportunity employer. ~

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Contact Information:
http://www.dbenv.com

 
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