Position: Summer Field Technician
Dates of appointment: from date filled through August 17, 2018
Supervisor: Maddy Kangas
Primary Position Function: Assist graduate students with field work collecting pollinators and agricultural pests from prairie restorations in the agricultural landscape in Central Illinois.
Duties and Responsibilities: Travel to and from field sites around Illinois; assist with setup and checking of pollinator traps in the field; assist with vegetation surveys; participate in visual pest surveys.
Qualifications: Good judgement and interpersonal skills. Requires significant physical exertion (including carrying 40 or more pounds of gear) and meticulous data recording. Candidate must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions, possibly weekends. A valid driver’s license is required.
If you are interested, please contact Maddy Kangas, firstname.lastname@example.org