CAES: Employment Opportunities

 
We have two available positions with the Invasive Aquatic Plant Program.


Seasonal Research Assistant for the Invasive Aquatic Plant Program
  
   A Seasonal Research Assistant (CAES) position is available with the Invasive Aquatic Plant Program (IAPP). The position requires documenting vegetation in lakes and ponds using field observation and global positioning technology.  A background in the natural sciences is essential. The successful candidate will assist the principal investigator in aquatic plant surveys.  Additional responsibilities include pressing, mounting and cataloging aquatic plants and testing soil and water.  Outstanding interpersonal skills are needed for being part of the CAES IAPP team. Must be comfortable working in the laboratory and in the field.  Candidates must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and resourceful.  Computer skills include MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Boating experience is preferred and the ability to swim is necessary. The position is available from May through October 2017.  The starting salary is $11.00/hour for a 35 hour work week.



Job Title: Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Recruitment #: 180418-5101VR-001


Research Technician for the Invasive Aquatic Plant Program
   
  An opening exists for a Research Technician in the Invasive Aquatic Plant Program.  The position requires documenting vegetation in lakes and ponds using observation and global positioning technology.  A bachelors or masterís degree in environmental science, ecology, biology, chemistry or related field is desired. The successful candidate will assist the principal investigator in aquatic plant surveys, analyzing data, conducting workshops, writing scientific manuscripts and preparing technical reports.  Additional responsibilities include pressing, mounting and cataloging aquatic plants using herbarium protocols as well as testing soil and water.  Outstanding interpersonal skills necessary for public outreach and being part of the Invasive Aquatic Plant Program team.  Must be comfortable working in the laboratory and outdoors.  Competence in boating and swimming are important.  Candidates must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and resourceful.  Computer skills include ArcGIS, MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with statistical software such as SYSTAT a plus. For further information visit www.ct.gov/caes/iapp.

The salary is $45,055 - $64,435/year for a 35 hour week. Medical and dental plans are included. The position is available for 18 months with an extension commensurate with performance and funding. Applicants must submit the following documents on the CT Jobs online application, 1) Cover letter; (2) Resume; (3) Contact information for at least two references (4) College transcripts in place of CV.






 
  Please visit the CAES Main Employment Website  for further information or contact Gregory Bugbee (gregory.bugbee@ct.gov) with questions.




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