Technician I- Natural Resources -Bridgeport NY

Updated: 26 days ago
Location: New York City, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime

   

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

   

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.

This full time appointment will provide technical support to a project on Biomonitoring in the Great Lakes funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.  The workplace is at the Cornell Biological Field Station located in Bridgeport New York.  The mission is to conduct research in fisheries and aquatic ecology and to support the educational, outreach and extension programs of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Cornell University.

Assist with limnological and invertebrate field and laboratory studies in the Great Lakes.  Perform zooplankton analyses strictly adhering to standard operating procedures.  Perform water quality analyses of field samples including QA/QC. Field work includes up to one months per year on board the EPA research vessel the Lake Guardian.  Assist in overall laboratory maintenance, including ordering supplies and maintaining stocks, equipment maintenance and maintaining inventory.  Assist supervisor in developing reports, papers and publications based on data collected, including preparations of graphics. Provide assistance to undergraduate and graduate students for special research projects including zooplankton counts and chemical analyses (nutrients, chlorophyll).  Perform basic library and internet searches to support ongoing and future research projects.  Provide advice and protocols of specific procedures or standard practices to graduate and undergrads students. Direction and training are provided by the Cornell Office of Occupational & Environmental Health in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences.  Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.  Driver background check is required.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

 

This is a one-year term appointment with possible extension depending on performance and funding.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • Formal Training beyond a High School Diploma of 6 months to 1 year; less than 6 months related work experience.
  • Must be personable, flexible; possess excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Experience working with PC computers, ability to trouble-shoot and work with large datasets.  Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and database management.  Ability to work with spreadsheets and databases.
  • Personable, motivated and enthusiastic about working in a group environment. 
  • Able to spend extended periods on board a research vessel traveling across all five Great Lakes.  Must have a valid passport for travel to Canada. 
  • Detail oriented and able to strictly adhere to standard operating procedure. 
  • Ability to create an inclusive, high-quality and respectful work environment both in a team setting and independently to achieve departmental and university goals. 
  • Ability to change work assignments when needed.  Awareness that protocols and procedures adhere to safety requirements. 
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license. 
  • Background check will be required. 
  • Must exercise sound and ethical judgment when acting on behalf of the University.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with experience (through internships) and a strong interest in limnology and aquatic ecology.  Courses in limnology, statistics, invertebrates, and ecology are desirable.  Experience identifying freshwater zooplankton.

  

University Job Title:

Technician I

Level:

A

Pay Rate Type:

Hourly

Company:

Endowed

Contact Name:

Alisa Gardner

Number of Openings:

1

Current Employees:

If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell.

Online Submission Guidelines:

Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter.  You can upload documents either by “dragging and dropping” them into the dropbox or by using the “upload” icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website.

Employment Assistance:

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at owdi@cornell.edu .

For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting.

Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.

Notice to Applicants:

Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here . This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

2021-05-03-07:00

   

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

   

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.

This full time appointment will provide technical support to a project on Biomonitoring in the Great Lakes funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.  The workplace is at the Cornell Biological Field Station located in Bridgeport New York.  The mission is to conduct research in fisheries and aquatic ecology and to support the educational, outreach and extension programs of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Cornell University.

Assist with limnological and invertebrate field and laboratory studies in the Great Lakes.  Perform zooplankton analyses strictly adhering to standard operating procedures.  Perform water quality analyses of field samples including QA/QC. Field work includes up to one months per year on board the EPA research vessel the Lake Guardian.  Assist in overall laboratory maintenance, including ordering supplies and maintaining stocks, equipment maintenance and maintaining inventory.  Assist supervisor in developing reports, papers and publications based on data collected, including preparations of graphics. Provide assistance to undergraduate and graduate students for special research projects including zooplankton counts and chemical analyses (nutrients, chlorophyll).  Perform basic library and internet searches to support ongoing and future research projects.  Provide advice and protocols of specific procedures or standard practices to graduate and undergrads students. Direction and training are provided by the Cornell Office of Occupational & Environmental Health in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences.  Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.  Driver background check is required.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

 

This is a one-year term appointment with possible extension depending on performance and funding.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • Formal Training beyond a High School Diploma of 6 months to 1 year; less than 6 months related work experience.
  • Must be personable, flexible; possess excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Experience working with PC computers, ability to trouble-shoot and work with large datasets.  Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and database management.  Ability to work with spreadsheets and databases.
  • Personable, motivated and enthusiastic about working in a group environment. 
  • Able to spend extended periods on board a research vessel traveling across all five Great Lakes.  Must have a valid passport for travel to Canada. 
  • Detail oriented and able to strictly adhere to standard operating procedure. 
  • Ability to create an inclusive, high-quality and respectful work environment both in a team setting and independently to achieve departmental and university goals. 
  • Ability to change work assignments when needed.  Awareness that protocols and procedures adhere to safety requirements. 
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license. 
  • Background check will be required. 
  • Must exercise sound and ethical judgment when acting on behalf of the University.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with experience (through internships) and a strong interest in limnology and aquatic ecology.  Courses in limnology, statistics, invertebrates, and ecology are desirable.  Experience identifying freshwater zooplankton.

  

University Job Title:

Technician I

Level:

A

Pay Rate Type:

Hourly

Company:

Endowed

Contact Name:

Alisa Gardner

Number of Openings:

1

Current Employees:

If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell.

Online Submission Guidelines:

Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter.  You can upload documents either by “dragging and dropping” them into the dropbox or by using the “upload” icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website.

Employment Assistance:

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at owdi@cornell.edu .

For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting.

Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.

Notice to Applicants:

Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here . This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

2021-05-03-07:00

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