BIOLOGY JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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EMPLOYMENT, INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEERING

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The Apollo Lab is hiring! Join our team at Cleveland Clinic, the nation's #2 hospital, just 4 miles from downtown Cleveland and the shores of Lake Erie. We currently have openings for technicians, graduate students, and postdocs.

We are looking for motivated individuals who share our enthusiasm for polymicrobial-host interactions, particularly bacterial metabolism, genomics, and/or barrier immunity. Individuals of all backgrounds are welcome to apply, but especially those who are willing to help build a collegial environment that fosters scientific curiosity, rigor, and growth.

Prospective technicians & postdocs should email Apollo their CV, a brief description (<1 page) of their research interests and career goals, and contact info for 3 references.

Interested graduate students should email Apollo to discuss potential rotation projects.

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Student Employment Job Opening

This position requires work over the summer, some weekend hours, and help with coverage over  holidays/breaks. Please only apply if you are willing/available to work during these times. Thank you!

  1. Job Title: Student Animal Technician
  2. Department: Research Vivarium
  3. Address: We do not provide this information publicly
  4. Contact information: Beth Kenaga, Animal Facility Manager
  5. Number of students needed: 1-2 paid positions
  6. Job description: Students will be provided appropriate training in accordance with a schedule
    established with the UARV Manager prior to performing these duties:
    1. Provide care to animals, observe, and report changes in the health status or condition of animals to
      the UARV Manager or Assistant.
    2. Receive animals from approved vendors and exporting institutions into the appropriate caging and
      provide accurate animal identification.
    3. Feed and water animals.
    4. With the direction of the UARV Manager, provide care and housing in accordance with active IACUC protocols.
    5. Perform general recordkeeping for work duties and maintain cleanliness and sanitation of animal
      cages and facility.
    6. Operate cage washing equipment and other types of cleaning and sanitizing equipment.
    7. Under the direction of the UARV Manager, students may collect biological specimens from animals.
    8. Performs other duties as assigned by the UARV Manager or Assistant.
  7. Desired skills and qualifications: Students should be working toward a major in a Science or
    Engineering field. Students perform well at this position if they have an attention to detail, are timely,
    communicative, inquisitive, and are enthusiastic about animal care and welfare. Prior experience in a
    similar position is not necessary – you will be trained on everything!
  8. What skills will the student develop? The student will gain valuable exposure to different types of
    faculty research, gain understanding about research regulations imposed on both a local and federal
    level, and obtain familiarization with animal care and procedures for multiple species. Students are
    encouraged to observe technical procedures whenever possible, including but not limited to sentinel
    testing, surgeries, behavioral studies, etc.
  9. Regular Student Employment or Federal Work Study or Both? Federal Work Study preferred, but
    not required. To check eligibility for FWS funds please check your financial aid awards found on your
    student center.
  10. Pay Rate: $12.00/hour
  11. Hours / Week: minimum 10, maximum 20
  12. Job Application Instructions: Please apply via handshake (http://www.uakron.edu/career/). Submit a
    resume with a brief explanation of why you chose to study your field/major and what career you would
    like to obtain after graduation. Please also include your class schedule.

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Good Afternoon!

My name is Clare Colton and I am the senior operations manager of BlueSprig’s newest Ohio clinic, located in Medina! We provide ABA therapy to children with Autism in the greater Medina/Akron and encompassing areas both in our clinic and in client homes throughout the area.

At BlueSprig we are passionate advocates on a mission to change the world for children with autism. As a leading provider of ABA therapy services, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality and most compassionate services to children on the autism spectrum. Our team of highly skilled clinicians approach treatment with one thing in mind, our clients receiving the best treatment possible.

BlueSprig is committed to fostering a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion. The culture that we have built allows our team members to be free to be themselves to that together, we are able to focus on changing the world for children with autism. We are actively hiring, especially for part time roles as Registered Behavior Technicians (with paid training and all credential expenses covered)!

We are a Certified Learning Organization committed to ongoing professional development and offer CEUs, impactful conferences, and opportunities to be involved in innovative research and tireless advocacy efforts with experts in the ABA field.

We would love for you to share this opportunity with your students! I have attached a flier for you to share as well if you would be willing.

Interested students may contact me directly or apply online at https://careers-bluesprigpediatrics.icims.com/jobs/7317/behavior-technician-%28bt%29---childcare-workers-preferred%2c-paid-training-provided/job

I look forward to future partnership with you and would be happy to answer any questions either directly from you or from students. We are currently hiring for both full and part time positions where we offer paid on the job training and pay for our employees to become and maintain Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) licensure.

Thank you!

Clare

Clare Colton (she/her)

Senior Operations Manager, Medina

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234-255-8531   D: 234-255-6362

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ccolton@bluesprigpediatrics.com  

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bluesprigautism.com

        

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FDA- U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Consumer Safety Officer

  • As a Consumer Safety Officer (CSO), you will be responsible for conducting inspections and
    investigations in an industry regulated by the Food and Drug Administration and submitting written
    computer-generated reports accompanied by supporting evidence documenting violations of the
    laws that we enforce.
  • CSOs routinely examine products covering six primary areas: pharmaceuticals, medical devices,
    human and animal foods, biologics, bioresearch monitoring, and imports to ensure compliance with
    U.S. law. This includes imported products at ports of entry around the country.
  • FDA works closely with our U.S. Customs and Border Protection counterparts to cover ports of entry
    along with nine International Mail Facilities (IMF). In some districts, a CSO assigned to import
    operations may be trained/assigned to one of the United States border locations or IMF.

FDA CSOs add value by:

  • Investigating complaints of injury, illness, or death caused by an FDA-regulated product.
  • Initiating actions against violators.
  • Advising industry, state and local officials and consumers on enforcement policies, methods, and
  • interpretation of regulations.
  • Planning and directing regulatory programs.
  • Developing inspection procedures and techniques.
  • Coordinating the review process of New Drug Applications (NDAs)

CSO Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s or graduate/higher level degree in quality assurance or a related degree that includes
    at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of the following: consumer laws, biological
    sciences, food science, chemistry, pharmacy, physical sciences, food technology, nutrition,
    medical science, engineering, epidemiology, veterinary medical science, legal investigations, law
    enforcement, or related scientific fields that provided knowledge directly related to consumer safety
    officer work.
  • The 30 semester hours may include up to 8 semester hours in statistics, or course work that
    included the principles, theory, or practical application of computers or computer programming
    or
  • A combination of education and experience--courses consisting of at least 30 semester hours in
    the fields of study described in the information above, plus appropriate experience or additional
    education.
  • Position requires travel up to 50% of the time, and a driver’s license. Successful candidates should
    have the ability to travel by car, air, and internationally if needed.

CSO Salary (Grade) Levels
Consumer Safety Officer positions are most commonly filled at the federal General Schedule (GS) grade
levels GS-5 through 13 at the headquarters level and GS-5 through 11 at the field level. To qualify for
higher-graded positions, candidates must have additional specialized experience or directly related
education. The amount of additional experience or education required depends on the grade of the
position. For a list of GS-grade salaries go to www.OPM.gov.
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American. At the Department of Health
and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country, by making a
difference in the lives of Americans everywhere!
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The HHS Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been recognized as one of the Federal Government's
best places to work. The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety,
efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by
ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
FDA Work Life Balance
While making an impact at ORA, additional benefits include: ten paid federal holidays, paid annual leave,
sick leave, flexible work schedules, affordable healthcare and insurance, attractive retirement programs,
mentoring programs, paid training and professional development tools and resources.
Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA)
The Office of Regulatory Affairs, which includes virtually all the field offices of FDA as well as a significant
presence in the Washington DC Metropolitan area, serves as the traditional eyes and ears of the agency
through its network of investigators and laboratory analysts. ORA works closely with each of the FDA
Centers and with other components of the agency to enforce the laws that protect and advance the public
health. ORA protects consumers by maximizing compliance of FDA-regulated products and minimizing
risk associated with those products. More than 5,000 ORA professionals work in a range of program
areas and locations in 227 offices and 13 laboratories throughout the United States every day to maximize
compliance of regulated products and to minimize public health risk. ORA regulates more than 135,000
business establishments that annually produce, warehouse, import, and transport $1 trillion worth of
consumer goods. More information about ORA and how to apply for ORA positions can be found at
www.fda.gov/ora.
Where to Find Jobs & How to Apply
Go to www.USAJobs.gov and create a profile to upload or build your resume. Type “FDA ORA” in the
search bar and your preferred job location (city and state). Apply for available Consumer Safety Officer
positions and submit your application. Your resume will be reviewed by our Human Resources
Specialists. This review process could take up to 60 days or longer. You can check the Status of your
applications at www.USAJobs.gov after signing in to your account and clicking on “My Applications.”
Current jobs are also listed at www.fda.gov/orajobs. Check this page often for updates!

@FDAJobs and @FDA_ORA on Twitter, @FDA on LinkedIn


Biologist / Environmental Specialist

CT ConsultantsMentor, OH, USA

$55,000 to $75,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“Talent-focused culture with a focus on people, passion, and projects”

CT Consultants, Inc. is an innovative, growing, and trusted engineering and architectural consulting firm, which has been providing clients with award winning projects and inspired solutions since 1922. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Biologist/Environmental Specialist to support a variety of ecological projects from the Mentor, Ohio office. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of ecological and biological sciences, wetland delineation experience with knowledge of local botany and soil science, and experience with aquatic biology. This position provides growth potential while working with an experienced team comprised of a variety of staff including Environmental Scientists, Engineers, Landscape Architects, Engineers, and Surveyors.

Desired Skills and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Ecology, Botany, or related field
• 2+ years of relevant experience
• Experience with any combination of the following:
Wetland Delineations; Familiarity with OH Flora; Federal and State surface water regulations and permitting in OH; familiarity with USACE wetland data forms, ORAM, HHEI, & QHEI forms, ArcGIS and AutoCAD; GPS; stream and wetland restoration design; aquatic and mussel surveys; bat surveys; watershed assessments
• Willingness to travel and conduct field work in areas of rough terrain and inclement weather conditions with occasional overnight travel
• Good driving record and valid driver’s license
• Strong spatial awareness and mapping capabilities
• Self-motivated and detail oriented

Tasks and Responsibilities
• Conducting field wetland delineations and quality assessments
• Technical report preparation
• Regulatory permitting
• Wildlife habitat evaluations and endangered species surveys
• Impacts assessment and mitigation planning, design, and monitoring
• Liaison with clients and agencies
• Stream and Wetland Restoration
• Construction monitoring

Why CT?
What makes CT Consultants an exceptional place to work? We value our employees. Our employees experience a fulfilling and enriched professional career through our organizational focus on Passion, People, and Potential. We are an organization that offers a premier talent-driven culture that consistently delivers the most robust and inspiring professional experience for every CT employee.
Benefits
• Competitive base compensation
 Health/dental/vision insurance
• Short and long-term disability insurance
• Life insurance
• 401(k)
• Paid holidays
• Tuition reimbursement
• Company-paid time to perform community services
• Company-paid membership to professional organizations
• Professional and personal development opportunities

CT Consultants

About CT Consultants:

CT Consultants, Inc. is an innovative, growing, and trusted engineering and architectural consulting firm, which has been providing clients with award winning projects and inspired solutions since 1922

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Mad Science of Northeast Ohio is seeking super stars to teach science to elementary school children in
the afternoons. In particular, we are looking for dynamic individuals that possess strong leadership skills.
Duties include facilitating a one-hour after-school science program with a pre-set curriculum with a
sparkling personality, picking up teaching supplies at Mad Science office, keeping attendance records up
to date, and managing the safety, entertainment, and excitement of all participants. Each session is a
very high-energy, part entertainment, part education, hands-on class.
We follow all Covid protocols necessary for a safe environment.
Each class enrolls a maximum of 22 children in a 6 or 8 week program which meets one-hour per week.
The Mad Science Instructor/Presenter position is very part-time about 10 hours per week. Being an
Instructor is perfect for college students or others who need an afternoon job with a flexible schedule.
All of our classes are located at various elementary schools in the Northeast Ohio area.


MAD SCIENTIST REQUIREMENTS
Previous experience with grade school kids in a formalized (paid or volunteer) setting is preferred but not
required.
Ability to pass a BCI & FBI background check.
Up-beat, child-friendly personality.
Looking for PART-TIME work.
Be able to work a minimum of 2 afternoons per week (2:00 to 6:00).
Able to attend mandatory training and orientation.
Have a reliable car or access to a reliable car.
COVID vaccination encouraged.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The presenter/instructor position is a very part-time job. Mad Science pays a flat-fee of $35 per
one-hour class. With set up and tear down it averages about $17.50 per hour. Instructors are assigned to
2-5 classes at varying locations. You must be willing to travel daily to your assigned location.
Performances are off-site so it is necessary that all members of the Mad Science team have a reliable car.
Mileage reimbursement is $.30/mile after the first 30 miles round trip. To be a Mad Science instructor
you must attend a paid training course. This mandatory training will give you the basics you need to
translate your skills into being a Mad Scientist. This will not be paid until the completion of the 6-8 week
course.


APPLY NOW
If you think you have what it takes to become a brilliant addition to our crazy crew, then please don't
hesitate to fill out an online application at http://northeastohio.madscience.org or call our office at
330-498-0033. Dare to be debonair and let yourself shine with Mad Science. We look forward to working
with you!

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Lab II Assoc req83996

Lab II Assoc - Cleveland, OH - Monday-Friday, Saturday/Sunday rotation

https://questdiagnostics.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/83996?c=questdiagnostics&referralToken=n0HL3aceR0iPYhswhAumdw

Lab II Assoc req83995

Lab II Assoc - Cleveland, OH - Monday-Friday, Saturday/Sunday rotation

https://questdiagnostics.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/83995?c=questdiagnostics&referralToken=zmmfHlKuFUGoKl3WsYrRFQ

Lab II Assoc req76946

Lab II Assoc - Cleveland, OH - Monday - Friday, Saturday/Sunday Rotation

https://questdiagnostics.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/76946?c=questdiagnostics&referralToken=LLg1ABf-hUyeb6Od3Cnshg

There will also be more entered soon. 

We have 1st and 2nd shifts open (hours are not listed online but once the recruiter screens them we will get their desired shift info).

Anyone interested can apply directly or reach out to me or Shannon.L.Leonetti@questdiagnostics.com. Shannon is the lab manager for special chemistry. I’m in R&D so would not be as involved in the process but can definitely answer some questions about lab environment, etc…

Greg Buchan, Ph.D.

Sr. Scientist | R&D - Cardiology

6701 Carnegie Ave. | Suite 500 | Cleveland, OH 44103 USA | phone 216.426.6081 x1409Gregory.J.Buchan@QuestDiagnostics.com QuestDiagnostics.com | ClevelandHeartLab.com

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Laboratory Diagnostician | Kent, OH

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: not applicable

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 1500 N. Mantua St., 44240 

Requisition ID: 161720

Position Overview


Laboratory Diagnostician 
Type: Full time
Location: Kent, Ohio

The Davey Tree Expert Company seeks a full-time diagnostician to support the Davey Institute’s Diagnostic and Research Laboratories. The Davey Tree Expert Company is the North American leader in residential tree care, utility right-of-way management, commercial landscape services, and urban forestry / natural resource consulting with operations throughout the US and Canada. The Davey Institute is responsible for research and development, environmental programs, technical support, and education and training for all of Davey’s North American operations.

Job Duties

Responsibilities include:

  • Diagnose insect, mite, disease, and abiotic disorders of ornamental plants and turfgrass, and formulate management recommendations.
  • Process and track plant, soil, and insect samples from log-in to report writing.
  • Molecular diagnostic techniques including a focus on expanding the lab’s testing capacity.
  • Support the Lab Director with administration and organization assistance as needed including cleaning, equipment maintenance, procurement, data collection and data entry.
  • Assist with tours, presentations, and training.
  • Assist with field and lab research as needed.

 

Qualifications

Required: B.S. or M.S. in biology, botany, plant pathology, entomology, environmental science, horticulture, molecular biology, or related field; valid driver’s license; plant identification skills; knowledge of diseases, insects, and abiotic disorders of plants; willingness to learn.

Desired:

  • Familiarity with lab equipment and techniques including microscopy, ELISA, PCR, and culturing pathogens.  
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, including multitasking, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in any weather.

Additional Information

Company Overview

Divisional Overview

 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Horticulture, Procurement, Data Entry, Agriculture, Operations, Administrative

This position requires work over the summer, some weekend hours, and help with coverage over holidays/breaks. Please only apply if you are willing/available to work during these times. Thank you! 

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-Job Title: Student Animal Technician-

Department: Research Vivarium
Address: We do not provide this information publicly
Contact information: Beth Kenaga, Animal Facility Manager
Number of students needed: 1
Job description Students will be provided appropriate training in accordance with a schedule established with the UARV Manager prior to performing these duties:

  1. Provide care to animals, observe, and report changes in the health status or condition of animals to the UARV Manager or Assistant.
    2. Receive animals from approved vendors and exporting institutions into the appropriate caging and provide accurate animal identification.
    3. Feed and water animals.
    4. With the direction of the UARV Manager, provide care and housing in accordance with active IACUC protocols.
    5. Perform general recordkeeping for work duties and maintain cleanliness and sanitation of animal cages and facility.
    6. Operate cage washing equipment and other types of cleaning and sanitizing equipment.
    7. Under the direction of the UARV Manager, students may collect biological specimens from animals.
    8. Performs other duties as assigned by the UARV Manager or Assistant.

Desired skills and qualifications:

Students should be working toward a major in a Science or Engineering field. Students perform well at this position if they have an attention to detail, are timely, communicative, inquisitive, and are enthusiastic about animal care and welfare. Prior experience in a similar position is not necessary - you will be trained on everything!

What skills will the student develop?:

The student will gain valuable exposure to different types of faculty research, gain understanding about research regulations imposed on both a local and federal level, and obtain familiarization with animal care and procedures for multiple species. Students are encouraged to observe technical procedures whenever possible, including but not limited to sentinel testing, surgeries, behavioral studies, etc.

Regular Student Employment or Federal Work Study or Both?:

Federal Work Study preferred. To check eligibility for FWS funds please check your financial aid awards found on your student center.

Pay Rate $9.30/hour

Hours / week minimum 10, maximum 20

Job application instructions Please apply via handshake (http://www.uakron.edu/career/). Submit a resume with a brief explanation of why you chose to study your field/major and what career you would like to obtain after graduation. Please also include your class schedule for next semester.

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Dear Recent Graduate,

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) is seeking enthusiastic recent STEM graduates to apply to our entry level Consumer Safety Officer openings across the United States. As a Consumer Safety Officer (CSO), you will be responsible for conducting inspections and investigations in an industry regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.  The FDA ORA is the lead office for all agency field activities. ORA inspects regulated products and manufacturers, conducts sample analyses of regulated products, and reviews imported products offered for entry into the United States.  ORA serves as the traditional eyes and ears of the agency through its network of investigators and laboratory analysts. At ORA, you can make a difference in protecting the health of the American people.  To learn more about these positions visit www.fda.gov/orajobs.  

The Pathways Program for Recent Graduates Program is a government program that provides employment opportunities for recent graduates and individuals who obtained degrees or certificates from qualified educational institutions or programs. The program enables individuals to explore Federal civil service employment at the beginning of their careers; and engages them at the onset of their work lives before their career paths are fully established. The program duration is one year. Upon successful completion of the program and at the agency's discretion, the appointee may be converted to a term or permanent position in the competitive service.

This is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates who:

  • Are U.S. citizens and meet OPM’s minimum educational qualifications for Pathways Program for Recent Graduates.
  • Have at least 30 semester hours of science course credits on their transcripts or a combination of education and experience.
  • Completed all requirements for an associate, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or qualifying certificate with at least a 2.8 overall GPA from an accredited educational institution within the 2 years preceding the closing date of this announcement or 6 years for veterans.
  • THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 14043 MANDATING COVID-19 VACCINATION FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES.

Start your new FDA ORA career search by reviewing the CSO Outreach sheet attached and applying for these newly posted job announcements in Nationwide locations.

Best regards,

ORA Recruitment and Outreach

ORARecruitment@fda.hhs.gov

 

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Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine (SOM)

seeks qualified candidates to conduct groundbreaking research! The SOM is awarded hundreds of millions of dollars annually in grant-funded research and requires Research Assistant 1’s and 2’s to work with our internationally recognized researchers.

These positions are perfect for the recent or soon-to-be grad interested in getting involved in the health profession. If you or someone you know is looking to take a gap year or two before entering a professional health program, conduct high-level research, or get a FREE master’s degree from CWRU, then these entry-level roles could be just the thing. With openings in but not limited to Genetics, Pathology, Biochemistry, Nutrition, and Ophthalmology, we will have just the field you are interested in!

Check out all Research Assistant roles by going to https://case.edu/hr/careers

Also, feel free to contact me with any questions!

Austin Peterson

Recruiting Manager (Research) & Client Relations

Case Western Reserve University ahp73@case.edu

216.368.0044

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Job Description:

EnviroScience, Inc., headquartered in Stow, Ohio, with additional offices in Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina, is a niche provider of environmental and engineering consulting services. We employ over 100 highly skilled and technical employees that develop unique, cost-effective solutions for our clients’ engineering, environmental, infrastructure, and regulatory needs.

 

We are currently seeking a part-time employee for our eco-toxicity laboratory. The position would require weekend work, approximately 15-20 hours/week. The duties of this position include the following:

  • Using analytical balances and various instruments for collection of chemical and physical water quality data
  • Routine quality control checks for laboratory equipment
  • Cleaning aquariums
  • Assisting laboratory technicians with miscellaneous test preparation tasks

 

 

For more information, contact Jennifer Vydra <jvydra@enviroscienceinc.com>

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