Environmental Technician

Posting Number20110418
Job Title Environmental Technician
Grade RBN
ClassificationNon-Exempt Staff
FLSA Non-Exempt
Rate of Pay $36,381/Commensurate with experience
Type of Position Full-Time
Organizational Unit NGRREC-Environmental Education
Position Reports To Dean of Career Programs


Purpose of Position  

The person in this position will provide a variety of field, laboratory, and education support for research, NGRREC conservation programs, and educational events occurring at the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) Costello Confluence Field Station. Activities will include day-to-day support of NGRREC scientists and the conservation program manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

The following are duties that are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required or assigned.
  • Provide field and laboratory support for various research and monitoring programs of NGRREC scientists and program managers, primarily within the NGRREC Terrestrial Ecology and Conservation Programs. 
  • Collaborate with NGRREC scientists on other mission-oriented research.
  • Assist with resource management activities at the Palisades Nature Preserve.
  • Maintain inventory of field supplies and report items that need to be purchased to supervisor. Maintain awareness of NGRREC℠ Standard Lab Safety and Responsibilities.
  • Enter data into computerized databases and/or spreadsheets.
  • Conduct data analyses as assigned.
  • Assist in scientific manuscript and report writing.
  • Assist with preparation and submission of research grants.
  • Overnight travel may be required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Ecology or related discipline is required.
  • Experience with plant and/or animal ecology preferred.
  • Strong quantitative skills.
  • Experience assisting with laboratory and/or field experiments (and associated data management and statistical analyses).
  • The ability to work independently and in larger groups.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Office.
  • Physical ability to work outdoors in rough terrain and all weather conditions.
  • Physical ability to drive a vehicle towing a trailer and operate small watercraft
  • Availability for early/late or weekend work.
  • Driver’s License required. 
Work Hours Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30 , Some Evenings , Some Weekends
Open Date 08/15/2018
Open Until Filled Yes


Special Instructions to Applicants  

EEO Statement
Lewis & Clark Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, LCCC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. It is also the policy of the College to prohibit any form of harassment based on an individual’s protected status, such as gender, color, race, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or other protected group status as defined by law. If interested, please contact the Human Resource Department, Erickson Hall – Room 107.

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