Marine Field Technician (Natural Resource Scientist 1) | Washington State Department of Ecology | Lacey, WA
Apply by March 15, 2017
Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, and believes in the fun factor, Ecology is a good fit.
The Environmental Assessment Program (EAP) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Marine Field Technician (Natural Resource Scientist 1) position. This position is located at our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA but conducts work statewide.
This position is responsible for conducting the marine water quality monitoring program under technical direction of the Marine Flight Program Lead. Responsibilities include training staff in marine field surveys and in laboratory sample processing. This position is also responsible for conducting field surveys, laboratory sample analyses, data analysis, data review, writing monthly condition reports, and supporting annual condition reports. The data collected is used to determine the status and trends of marine water quality in Washington state.
A Bachelor's of science degree with a major study in marine ecology, marine science, oceanography, or other closely allied marine science field and two (2) years of professional work experience in marine ecology, marine science, or oceanography.
A Master's or Ph.D. degree will substitute for all of the required experience, provided the field of major study was in the specific specialty.