Seasonal Marine Field Worker

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
Deadline: 03 Mar 2021

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Seasonal Marine Field Worker
Posting Number 21TM0041
Department SEBS-Haskin Shellfsh Rsrch Lab
Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Seasonal Marine Field Worker for the Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory Complex. This position will be at the Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory Complex which includes the Haskin Shellfish Lab in Port Norris, NJ, the Cape Shore Laboratory in Green Creek, NJ, the New Jersey Aquaculture Innovation Center in North Cape May, NJ and the Fisheries Cooperative Center in Cape May, NJ as well as occasional travel to field sited and may include work onboard boats.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Responsible for microalgal culture, assisting in spawning of bivalve mollusks, rearing of larvae and post-set juveniles.
• Maintains hatchery larval, downweller tanks, nursery upweller raceway tanks and equipment.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 40
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Position Salary $12.00/hr
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly

Minimum Education and Experience

• Requires Bachelor degree or enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree program in a scientific/technical discipline or an equivalent combination of education and/or relevant laboratory technician or research study experience.


• A valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Good organization skills.
• Ability to fill out detailed data sheets.
• Computer knowledge of MicrosoftExcel.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• A willingness to work outdoors in adverse conditions during days and hours that correspond to tides, weather and other patterns of nature is required along with the ability to lift 40 lbs.
• Good vision, attention to detail, ability to work at sea and on board fishing vessels.

Special Conditions

Posting Open Date 02/04/2021
Posting Close Date 03/03/2021
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details

Green Creek NJ 08219

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