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PRISM eDNA Technician

The St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario (SLELO) Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) and the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP), which serves as the Adirondack PRISM, are hiring an eDNA technician for the summer of 2022. The PRISM eDNA Technician will assist with the coordination, collection, field processing and transport of water samples to a laboratory for genetic analysis to detect invasive species.

This job includes working with sensitive field-testing equipment, underwater video systems and working with volunteer citizen scientists. The PRISM eDNA Technician will work under the direction of SLELO’s Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator and will work closely with APIPP’s Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator and other staff of The Nature Conservancy. To learn more about our PRISM work visit www.sleloinvasives.org and www.adkinvasives.com.

This position requires a commitment of at least 35 hours per week for approximately 10-12 weeks, from June 1 through August 19, any may require occasional work on weekends. To apply, go to https://careers.nature.org/ and search for job ID 51024. Submit your cover letter and resume as one document, online at https://careers.nature.org/, by 11:59 PM EST on April 1, 2022.