Field Technician II

Posting Number: 20110578
Job Title: Field Technician II
Grade: A13
Classification: Non-Exempt Staff
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Rate of Pay: $13.49 per hour
Type of Position: Part-Time Short Term
Hours per week: 15-29.5 hrs/wk
Number of weeks: 36
Organizational Unit: NGRREC-Terrestrial Ecology
Position Reports To Senior Research Scientist, Terrestrial

Purpose of Position:

Assist the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) in collecting ecological field data in large river floodplains, riparian zones and adjacent areas.

Key Measurable Expectations:

The following are duties that are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required or assigned. 

  • Serve as a field technician in support of NGRREC’s various research and monitoring programs 
  • Assist in the establishment of ecological research and monitoring plots in vegetation communities characteristic of large river floodplains, riparian zones, wetlands, and adjacent areas 
  • Collect field data related to vegetation and associated environmental characteristics
  • Operate field equipment as required 
  • Assist with invasive species control and other activities at nature preserves
  • Enter data into computerized databases and/or spreadsheets
  • Overnight travel may be required

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions


  • Progress towards a degree in forestry, ecology, biology, environmental science, or a related field required
  • Knowledge of basic plant identification and inventory techniques in natural vegetation communities required
  • Physical ability to work outdoors in rough terrain and all-weather conditions
  • Physical ability to drive a vehicle towing a trailer and operate small watercraft
  • Working knowledge of computer programs such those in Microsoft Office
  • Physical ability to lift 25 lbs

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open Date: 09/21/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Ability to drive a vehicle towing a trailer and operate small watercraft

EEO Statement:

Lewis and Clark Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, L&C will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. It is also the policy of the College to prohibit any form of harassment based on an individual’s protected status, such as gender, color, race, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or other protected group status as defined by law. If interested, please contact the Human Resource Department, Erickson Hall – Room 107.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.



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