Florida softshell turtle, Apalone ferox, photo by J.D. Willson

Environmental Associate (fish identification)

Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Shawnee County, Kansas
Closing Date
26 January 2018

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is hiring an Environmental Associate to work as part of a stream bioassessment field crew. Experienced fish taxonomists are especially encouraged to apply.

This position will entail significant fieldwork in line with EPA’s National Rivers and Streams Assessment methodology. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a team environment and have demonstrated skills in field science as well as coursework or work experience the following areas: water quality sampling, sampling of stream biota, office skills (including familiarity with mapping and data management software), and project planning and logistics. Long workdays and multi-day trips are the norm, and the work requires the ability to navigate rough terrain and streambanks, sometimes with heavy equipment. Fieldwork travel is in a state vehicle, and travel expenses are paid by the agency. This is a benefits eligible, full time, temporary position. 

To Apply:

For more information about this position and for application instructions,  visit admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/job/job-postings?id=188640 (KDHE, Requisition number 188640). If you have any questions about the position, please contact KDHE OPS at recruiter [at] ks.gov or 785-296-4486.

This listing opens on 01/12/2017 at 8:00 pm and closes 01/26/2017.

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