Field Res HydrogeophysicistTch

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Field Res HydrogeophysicistTch

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Unclassified PSA FT
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: Main Campus Academic
  • Department: Environmental Sciences
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: $ 50,000.00 - 50,000.00
  • Grade: Salaried MC - UN04
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req3324
  • Position Control Number (PCN): T88242
  • Posting Period: Until Fill
  • Position Description:

    The Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, OH seeks a Field Research
    Hydrogeophysicist/technician who will plan, implement and coordinate field geophysical, hydrological and wetland sampling campaigns as part of its wetland monitoring project within Northwest Ohio. The position is part of an ODNR funded project on monitoring wetlands restored within the H2Ohio Initiative to understand their effectiveness in retaining nutrients. The project involves collaboration between scientists from over 8 institutions and agencies through the Lake Erie and Aquatic Research Network (LEARN). Close collaboration with LEARN project partners and scientists is expected. The position is initially available either as a full-time position for 6 months with potential renewal pending continuing external funding.


    A: minimum. of | Master’s. degree’ in’ geophysics, geology,- environmental:. sciences,
    civil/environmental engineering or other related discipline. Individuals with Bachelor’s degree
    with significant relevant field experience will be considered / :
    Willingness. and ability to engage in intensive field research activities including spending
    significant time outdoors, operating and maintaining equipment, etc. Must be able to lift, carry
    field equipment, and launch a small vessel (canoeor kayak 50-70 Ibs) for short distances over
    uneven terrain.
    Experience with field geophysical and hydrogeological methods
    Ability to navigate and operate in wet and dry field sites including wetlands by wading and in
    floating craft such as canoes, kayaks, and boats.
    Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
    A good quantitative and analytical ability
    Experience with Python, Matlab or R, and QGIS or ArcGIS.
    Communication and other skills:

    Effective communication skills (oral and written)
    Ability to work without close supervision and to make decisions concerning weather conditions and
    other logistical factors
    Ability to work closely with students, faculty and other staff to maintain research efficiency of the

    Working Conditions:Working conditions include field geophysical and hydrogeological measurements and sampling wetlandsfrom a small boat or using waders. Exposure to harsh weather conditions including rain, heat, and sun.Must be able to carry gear up to 40 Ibs. and launch a small craft by hand and reload to a vehicle.

    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: 6/4/2021
    Application Due: 9/2/2021
    Work Type: Full Time