Tech I/II/III/IV, Research

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S656P

Home Org Name

Schl Fisheries Aquac Aquat Sci

Division Name

College of Agriculture

Position Title

Tech I/II/III/IV, Research

Job Class Code

HB05 A/B/C/D

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

Yes

Limited Term Length

1 year

Job Summary

Two Positions Available!

Positions are located at the Auburn University Shellfish Laboratory ( AUSL ) in Dauphin Island, Alabama. Selected individuals for the positions will assist the AUSL manager with field and laboratory shellfish research focused on oyster reef restoration and related shellfish production.

These are limited term appointments funded from external sources. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funds.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

*Assist AUSL manager with data collection and maintenance of field experimental arrays.
*Assist AUSL manager with hatchery and field production of shellfish for research.
*Assist AUSL manager with maintenance of facilities, experimental equipment and field shellfish farm sites.
*Assist in maintenance of vehicles and vessels used for field work.

Education Level

High School diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level I; Salary range $22,300 - $37,200

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Tech II, Research: High school diploma or equivalent plus 1 year of relevant experience in research and/or lab equipment
operations. Salary range $25,000 – $41,700

Tech III, Research: High school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of relevant experience in research and/or lab equipment
operations. Salary range $28,000 – $46,700

Tech IV, Research: High school diploma or equivalent plus 6 years of relevant experience in research and/or lab equipment
operations. Salary range $31,300 – $52,100

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

1. Must be able to swim and be comfortable working in bay and open ocean environments on boats and in the water.
2. Must be able to lift 50 lbs minimum.
3. Ability to operate and maintain shellfish aquaculture equipment including mechanical graders and field grow-out gear.
4. Ability to trailer and operate boats and perform basic maintenance.

Minimum Technology Skills

Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite, smartphones, laptop and tablet computers.

Minimum License and Certifications

A valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to employment is required as well as reliable transportation to sites (with mileage reimbursement). Must be able to obtain vessel operators designation on driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include the following:

*College degree from an accredited institution in Aquaculture, Marine Biology, or related field.
*Experience with shellfish restoration or other related marine research.
*Knowledge of shellfish aquaculture and basic shellfish hatchery and nursery operations.

Salary Grade

28

Salary Range

$22,300 - $52,100

Job Category

Research

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Must be able to swim and be comfortable working in bay and open ocean environments on boats and in the water. Must be able to lift 50 lbs minimum.

Posting Date

02/19/2021

Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach/upload the following: Cover letter, Resume

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/21320
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

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