Environmental Scientist in Aquatics


Nashville, Tennessee

24 days ago

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Environmental Scientist in Aquatics
Nashville, Tennessee

24 days ago

Job Description

Job title: Environmental Scientist in Aquatics
Duration: 6 months
Location: Nashville, TN 37216

7.5 hrs/day
Shift: 8am to 4:30pm CST

  • Enter macroinvertebrate data into an access database; includes saving the document in the proper format for further work by the manager.
  • After training, properly clean a semi-quantitative macroinvertebrate sample for preparation to sort/pick macroinvertebrates from the debris that was collected.
  • After training, properly complete the headings and internal labels for all samples that are being processed for further analysis.
  • After training, sort/pick macroinvertebrates from the previously cleaned semi-quantitative samples for further analysis.
  • Permanently mount specific organisms for further identification.
  • Organize the diatom photo library for clients; includes naming the photos and storing them in one central location.
  • Take photos of the macroinvertebrate specimens in the reference collection for clients.
  • Gather specimens in the SEMN (Southeastern Monitoring Network) project for sending for verification; includes typing information into an excel spreadsheet, packaging them for shipment, and putting them back in the collection for storage.
  • Dispose of old samples and collect waste alcohol for disposal.
  • Review and “second check” information that has been entered into the LIMS (laboratory information management system).
  • Assist with fish filleting (prepping area, cleaning after, scaling fish); review and “second check” information on chain of custody forms after processing.

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Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $37.00/hr.