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Biological Science Technician, Fremont, CA

The USGS Western Ecological Research Center, San Francisco Bay Estuary (SFBE) field station, conducts biological and physical sciences research to support natural resource management and decisions. SFBE has an Invertebrate Ecology Laboratory (IEL) that focuses on macroinvertebrate prey resources and foodweb research in estuarine and coastal zones. This pre-announcement is to gauge interest in 1-2 seasonal Biological Science Technician positions (with the opportunity to extend annually) within the IEL. The invertebrate technician(s) will be stationed in Fremont, CA and travel to Vallejo may be required as necessary for training or invertebrate processing. A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. Housing is not provided.
Primary duties will be within the Invertebrate Ecology Laboratory: processing (sieving, sorting, identifying) macroinvertebrates using a compound microscope. Samples will consist of benthic cores, aquatic sweeps, eelgrass, or terrestrial invertebrates. Opportunities to assist with data collection in the field are available on an as-needed basis. Other lab duties include data entry, sample disposal, sample preparation, cleaning jars for re-use, summary analyses, and keeping the lab in good working order.
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Santa Barbara Natural History Museum

Collection Manager in Invertebrate Zoology

The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is seeking a Collection Manager in Invertebrate Zoology. This is a full time, exempt position. Responsible for the continued development and use of these collections, being predominantly marine and terrestrial mollusks, that contain over 3 million specimens. Position will also manage holdings of other invertebrate phyla, with the exception of insects. We seek an energetic individual who will promote the accessibility of these collections through ongoing digitization efforts and through the Museum’s nature education programs, exhibits and science outreach.
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Review of applications starts August 1, 2018, until filled. EOE.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Interagency Ecological Program Manager — Stockton

Under the general supervision of the Environmental Program Manager, this position will perfrom key financial, science planning and leadership functions and will work with the IEP managers and scientists to coordinate the implemednation of IEP science.
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