Overview

American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with New River Gorge National Park and Preserve (NERI), is seeking ONE Aquatic Ecology Member to assist with water quality monitoring, laboratory analyses, collection of dragonfly nymphs for mercury analysis, data management, and occasional opportunities to assist with collection of benthic macroinvertebrates or fish alongside the NERI Natural Resource Management staff.

The Member will learn about natural resource management issues through interactive experiences and assignments at New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, Bluestone National Scenic River, and Gauley River National Recreation Area. The Member will assist Natural Resource Management staff and partners with water quality field monitoring, laboratory analyses, and data management, as well as monitoring aquatic organisms. The Member will interact with the public and share information on park resources and issues, including challenges such as water pollution.

To see the full position description, visit: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/744037.html

Tagged as: Conservation, Research/Science and Technical, Water Skills

Qualifications:

- US Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Able to represent ACE and partner organization in professional manner
- Ability to work alone and contribute to a group
- Valid driver's license and insurable driving record
- Must pass criminal history checks
- Ability to perform essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations
- Requires personal vehicle
- Able to serve outdoors
- Must be fully vaccinated or granted exemption

Preferred Skills:

- Experience in ecology, marine biology, botany, wildlife science, biology, or other related field
- Experience with field data collection and laboratory practices

About American Conservation Experience

American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities for youth of all backgrounds to explore and improve public lands while gaining practical professional experience.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the online application page here: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/744037.html