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  • Microbial Water Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

    The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is seeking an individual to obtain and analyze samples for Legionella pneumophila, incubate the samples, and identify the species of Legionella present.  Position is based in Champaign, Illinois.

  • Fisheries Technician (Hourly) - Lake Michigan Biological Station

    The Lake Michigan Biological Station is seeking a fisheries technician to participate in daily research activities related to monitoring yellow perch population dynamics, nearshore and tributary fish assemblages, benthic invertebrate and zooplankton resources, and sport fish harvest dynamics along the Illinois shoreline of Lake Michigan. 

  • Archaeological Field Technicians-American Bottom Field Station

    The Illinois State Archaeological Survey (seeks Archaeological Field Technicians to fill hourly field crew positions for large-scale Phase I, II, and III projects conducted out of our American Bottom Field Station in Collinsville, Illinois. These are full-time (40 hour/week), non-benefits-eligible, field/laboratory positions that may also involve some additional fieldwork, data processing, and specialized-analysis opportunities. Technicians will need to relocate to the St. Louis Metro east area. 

  • Archaeological Field Technicians-Western Illinois Field Station

    The Illinois State Archaeological Survey seeks Archaeological Field Technicians to fill hourly field crew positions for large-scale Phase I, II, and III projects conducted out of our Western Illinois Field Stations in Jacksonville and Macomb. These are 40-hour/week), non-benefits-eligible, field/laboratory positions that may also involve some additional fieldwork, data processing, and specialized-analysis opportunities. Technicians will need to relocate to the Macomb/Jacksonville areas.