Environmental Monitoring Field Technician

Charlotte, NC
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Position NumberSTMP15
Working TitleEnvironmental Monitoring Field Technician
DivisionAcademic Affairs
DepartmentResearch & Economic Dev (Adm)
Work UnitResearch Protections & Integrity
Work LocationBioinformatics
Vacancy Open ToAll Candidates
Position DesignationNon-Student Temporary
Employment TypeTemporary - Full-time
Hours per week40/hrs
Work ScheduleSunday-Friday 
Varied 7:00 am-3:00 pm with some early morning and weekend hours
Pay Rate$22.00-25.00/hr
Minimum Experience/EducationAt least one year of experience working in wastewater or environmental monitoring.
Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:At least one year of environmental or wastewater field experience. 
•Experience in operating and maintaining water sampling equipment, plumbing, electronics, or other laboratory equipment 
•Excellent organizational skills
Duties and Responsibilities•Follow established laboratory procedures for specimen labeling, handling, preparation 
and transportation. 
•Process report results to appropriate areas. 
•Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility and maintain laboratory documentation. 
•Assist in maintenance of equipment. 
•Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment. 
•Communicate effectively with laboratory management and other staff members. 
•Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. 
•Conduct quality control and quality assurance testing. 
•Perform filtration and RNA extraction from various sample types.
Other Work/ResponsibilitiesN/A
Necessary Licenses or CertificationsN/A
Proposed Hire Date01/10/2022
Expected Length of Assignment11 months
Posting Open Date11/23/2021
Posting Close Date12/23/2021
Special Notes to ApplicantsFull-time temporary positions do not offer leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement (state service) benefits. However, full-time temporary employees are eligible to participate in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). Please use these links for more information: http://www.shpnc.org/HDHP.aspx http://hr.uncc.edu/benefits/health-plan-options