· Job Title: Paleontological Field Technician, On-Call
· Company Name: SWCA Environmental Consultants
· Location: Pasadena, California, United States, 91105
Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.
Our Pasadena office offers a unique work environment and specializes in a diversity of projects throughout California.
This is an On-Call opportunity for a Paleontological Field Technician, working under the guidance of our Principal Investigator to identify and report on fossils finds for on-going and future SWCA projects.
SWCA Paleontological Field Technicians assist with field surveys, construction monitoring, excavations, fossil salvages, and other field tasks as needed. We place an emphasis on thorough, accurate and efficient collection and recordation of paleontologic, lithologic and stratigraphic data. Field techs may also be required to assist with laboratory fossil preparation, data entry and management, and data analysis.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Geology or Biology with education or equivalent training in paleontology and sedimentary geology is required; although a graduate degree in Geology or Biology or equivalent training in paleontology and sedimentary geology is desirable
Must have the necessary experience and minimal qualifications to be approved as a Field Agent or Field Monitor by the BLM
Prior paleontological field experience in the Rocky Mountain Region is desirable
Prior experience with paleontological mitigation projects and the ability to describe sedimentary rocks is highly desirable
Ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in sometimes inclement weather conditions, including walking up to 10 miles per day often in rugged terrain; must be able to carry various types of field equipment and supplies
Must have the ability to use excavation tools
Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record; and must comply with SWCA safety policies
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.
EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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