Biological Technician (24076)

Date Posted: 4/11/24 Job Description:

We currently have an excellent opportunity available in the Chicago, IL, area for a full-time, seasonal Biological Technician. This position will begin in May and ideally extend through September. However, we will consider candidates who can only work between their spring and fall semesters.

 What you will do:

The Biological Technician will be responsible for a combination of field and lab work.

Specific duties include:

  • Assisting senior staff with entrainment (collection of larval fish), water quality, and sediment field sampling programs in the Midwest.
  • Processing of larval fish samples in the laboratory.
  • Entry of biological data and water quality data into Excel spreadsheets or Access databases.

Note: This work includes travel throughout the Midwest region.

What we do:

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is a leading national environmental consulting firm specializing in water resource issues, soil and groundwater remediation, strategic environmental engineering/management, and regulatory compliance solutions.

What you will need:

  • A high school diploma or GED; it is preferred that applicant is pursuing or has obtained a BS degree.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • The ability to collect and tabulate biological and physiochemical data and maintain records.
  • A strong work ethic that includes taking initiative and being efficient, dependable, and punctual.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the state and Midwest, working flexible hours in the field with night and weekend hours required occasionally.
  • The ability to work in a team environment.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $18 to $20 an hour.

What We Offer

  • 401k with Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive Salary
  • Low deductible health coverage for you and your family through Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Generous paid-time-off policy
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional Development
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee wellness program

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is a 100% employee owned, public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients.

Why Join EA?

At EA, our core values are openness, balance, and challenge and we strive to improve the quality of the environment in which we live, one project at a time. Our professional, team-centric culture promotes collaboration and flexibility and allows employees to guide their own career development path. To that end, we provide training and coaching to support ongoing development for our project managers and consulting engineers.

Accommodation Information

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Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Location: Deerfield,IL Employment Type: Temporary

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