We offer a casual, exciting work atmosphere, and flexible hours. Benefits include insurance, training opportunities, and personal time for community service. PhycoTech, Inc. is an established environmental consulting firm specializing in aquatic analyses and dedicated to raising the standards in our industry.
General description: The Aquatic Ecologist’s primary responsibility is to assist in processing samples for PhycoTech’s semi-automated algal identification services, including identifying algae from images, in addition to assisting the main laboratory. The person applying for this position must possess excellent computer and organizational skills and be a “team-player” able to troubleshoot issues and pay great attention to detail. Experience identifying algae is required. Programming/coding experience (Matlab, Python, or R) is preferred but not required. This position is 90% Laboratory and 10% field work. Benefits include insurance and paid time for vacation, holidays, and community service.
The person applying for this position must possess excellent organizational skills, be comprehensive, be self- sufficient, be able to pay great attention to detail, and be a "team player". The successful candidate must be able to complete projects by assisting project team and attending and participating in group and project meetings. They must also show a history of updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications; as well as enhancing laboratory and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
A bachelor's or master's degree, and prior work experience in biology or chemistry is preferred,
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
The individual must perform to the best of their ability in order to ensure the success of PhycoTech, Inc. The successful applicant must also completely follow any, and all, laboratory and safety procedures in accordance with written and verbal protocols, in order to ensure the safety of all PhycoTech employees and customers. In addition, any person working in PhycoTech’s facilities and having knowledge of PhycoTech’s proprietary information is required to sign a “Non-Disclosure Agreement” before performing any job duties.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year
Hours per Week: