|Classification Group Title||Senior Research Technician|
|Position Title||Irrigation and Water Resources Research Technician|
|Division/College||Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences|
|FLSA Status||Overtime Eligible|
|Pay Range||$15.55 - $19.18|
|Type of Appointment||Fiscal Year|
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Funding||This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.|
This position, located in southern Idaho, is available on a continuing basis (contingent upon funding) to establish, operate and maintain field and/or laboratory experiments and to oversee field sampling and/or data collection from monitoring locations in the field associated with irrigation water management and water resources. This position requires the ability to work independently with minimal guidance, and work with a flexible schedule and/or occasional overtime with reasonable notice.
|Job Duty Function||Oversee water related research experiments|
• Traveling to research and/or monitoring sites;
|Job Duty Function||Provides support to the program|
• Maintaining research plots and monitoring stations which may include flagging, staking, irrigating, and other relevant duties to irrigation water management and water resources;
|Job Duty Function||Performing general field/laboratory duties|
• Accurately and neatly recording information from experiments and laboratory analyses, which may include accurately entering data into computers or retrieving data from remote data loggers;
|Job Duty Function||Contribute to team effort|
• Working as a team member;
Due to job requirements, successful candidates must be at least 18 years of age when job starts.
Willingness to: work on research projects that may be aimed at irrigation water management and water resources.
|Physical Requirements & Working Conditions||
Physical ability to: constantly position body and limbs to perform functions of this position in the field and/or laboratory under inclement weather conditions next to flowing water bodies and canyon edges; lift and/or otherwise move field and/or laboratory items weighing up to 50 lbs; work on ladders to install or modify irrigation or other monitoring equipment. Willingness and ability to: work with corrosive chemicals and energized irrigation equipment following strict safety rules.
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
This position is located in southern Idaho.
Please respond to the Supplemental Questions using specific examples. Your responses will be used to determine your qualifications for this position. You should reference work history and/or education listed in your application where appropriate.
|Background Check Statement||
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V