Seasonal Employee Hourly

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Seasonal Employee Hourly

  • Employment Type: Staff - Temporary
  • Employee Class: Intermittent - Seasonal Hourly
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Hours Per Week: 20
  • FTE: 0.1
  • Location: Main Campus Academic
  • Department: Environmental Sciences
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: $ 16.50 - 16.50
  • Grade: Intermittent Call In - IN01
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req3005
  • Position Control Number (PCN): P91964
  • Posting Period: n/a
  • Position Description:

    The person in this position will assist with sampling trips on the Great Lakes and in Great Lakes tributaries in support of Grass Carp research and control. They will participate in collecting and processing biological samples on a boat and in the laboratory. They will regularly record data and use common data storage and analysis software, e.g. Excel and Access. This is a seasonal, grant funded position for a total of 1000 hours. No benefits. Hourly wages at $16.50/hour. Tentative start date for Grass Carp Early Life History Crew Members is April 25, 2021. Tentative start date for Adult Grass Carp Removal Crew Members is May 10, 2021.


    BS in Environmental or Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Fisheries, or related field required.
    Must have basic knowledge of Great Lakes ecology, fish identification, limnology, water chemistry, or related expertise.
    Must be able to assist with sampling on a boat in the Great Lakes with supervision, ability to collect, process, and analyze samples.
    Some experience in the operation of standard fisheries and limnological gear and/or experience in processing and organization of fisheries data preferred.
    Knowledge of standard data storage and analysis packages, specifically Excel and Access.
    The person in this position must work well as a team member, sometimes under uncomfortable field conditions (e.g. cold, heat, rain) and long hours.

    Communication and other skills:        
    Data manipulation in Excel and Access
    Ability to work as a team member in adverse field conditions.

    Working Conditions:A portion of the work for this position will occur on a boat on the Great Lakes and adjacent waterways or inland waters and will require day and night hours as dictated by sampling schedule and weather. Sampling schedules often change with little notice due to changing weather and river flow conditions. Some sampling equipment weighs > 50lb and must be carefully lifted into and out of the boat with assistance from another researcher. Wave conditions can induce nausea in some people. Sampling will always be carried out in teams and requires cooperation, sometimes under uncomfortable field conditions (e.g. cold, heat, rain). Grass Carp carcass processing can be messy. You will be exposed to foul smells, fish blood, guts, and fish slime.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/14/2021
    Application Due: 9/16/2021
    Work Type: Full Time