Water Quality – Field Technician

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Miami Waterkeeper is seeking two part-time water quality field technicians. These positions will support Miami Waterkeeper’s routine water quality monitoring program and will involve a 5-10 hour per week commitment, with the bulk of the work taking place on Mondays weekly. These positions pay $13/hour. Start date August 3, 2020.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collecting and processing water quality samples.
  • Completing a water quality training program.
  • Collecting environmental data in the field, recording data on field sheet, taking site pictures and coordinating data collection with Water Quality Research Manager.
  • Abiding by sampling schedules.
  • Notifying Water Quality Research Manager of equipment/supply needs.

Desired qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in water quality monitoring and research.
  • Ability to be routinely available to collect and process samples on a weekly basis.
  • Attention to detail and ability to keep accurate records.
  • Ability to follow sampling protocols and safety requirements.
  • Must have a vehicle in order to access water quality sampling sites.
  • Field experience preferred, but not required.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to hello@miamiwaterkeeper.org.

Please note the deadline to apply is July 24, 2020.