POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT - Bay Mills Indian Community

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION:
STUDENT RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
REPORTS TO:
Fisheries Biologist
LOCATION:
Biological Services Department
Bay Mills Indian Community
WAGE:
$10.00/hr.
STATUS:
Non-Exempt
TERM:
Part Time Temporary
20 hours a week for up to 20 weeks beginning in April
POSITION SUMMARY:
The position will assist the Bay Mills Fishery Biologist and Lake Superior State University
faculty in the field and lab on a research project titled, "Linkages between tributaries and
Whitefish Bay and their significance for lake whitefish management."
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Will collect larval, juvenile and adult whitefish, aquatic invertebrates, phytoplankton,
benthic algae, and water samples as well measuring stream flow and placing and
monitoring temperature loggers.
2. Lab work will involve water chemistry, stable isotope analysis, and identification of
aquatic invertebrates and larval fish.
3. Will assist in any or all activities as well as the cleaning and maintenance of field and
sampling gear.
4. Able to follow direction and work as a team.
5. Attend any mandatory training.
6. Other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position may require working during adverse weather conditions and early morning, late
evening, and weekend hours. The position will require heavy lifting of sampling gear,
equipment, and fish. Employee should be in good physical condition and willing to accept
direction from an immediate supervisor.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
1. Junior standing in Biological Sciences, Environmental Chemistry, Natural Resources, or
related degree program at a college or university.
2. Should have an interest in working outdoors in aquatic environments as well as doing lab
work.
3. Must have good computer skills.
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Must have good oral and written communication skills.
Must have excellent past work history.
Must have valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform
each function listed under the essential functions and physical demands categories of this
position description.
PREFERENCE:
Preference will be given to those of Native American descent.
CLOSING DATE:
March 22, 2013 (4:30pm)
APPLY TO:
Send Resume and list of references to:
Heather Lyons; Recruiter
Bay Mills Human Resources Department
12124 W. Lakeshore Drive
Brimley, MI 49715
[email protected]
Subject: Student Research Technician
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