This Research Technician II position is based at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, GA. The selected individual will serve as a field technician for the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research Program and will work with other technicians.

Minimum Qualification: Associate’s degree and some relevant experience required. Area-specific certification may be required and training will be provided as appropriate (i.e. UGA HazMat training).

Preferred Qualifications: B.S. in an Environmental Science (Biology, Chemistry, Geology), US Coast Guard Captains license, Small boat piloting experience

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification required: Field research experience, Valid driver’s license, Small boat piloting experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies required to successfully perform work:
Must be able to operate trucks and small boats safely and effectively.
Must have basic computer skills, including experience with email, word-processing, and spreadsheet programs.

Physical Demands: The position will occasionally require strenuous physical activity and irregular hours. Much of the work is done outdoors in hot, muddy, and buggy conditions.

Work Hours: Generally, 8:30 – 5:00 M – F; although field work may require early or late hours and occasional weekends.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is based out of the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, GA.

Salary Range: $23,500 (negotiable)
Posting Number: 20170383
Apply at: and search for posting number 20170383.

Research Technician at UGA Marine Institute