The EPA National Student Services Contract has an immediate opening for a full-time contractor position; Ecological ArcGIS and Literature Review with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Gulf Breeze, FL.
This is an excellent opportunity for a recent Bachelor’s grad to collaborate with EPA’s research team. Research experience includes:
· Converting model input data and output into maps in ArcGIS;
· Conducting literature searches;
· Interacting with EPA scientists; and
· Networking and exploring many career paths at EPA.
Location: This job will be located at EPA’s facility in Gulf Breeze, FL
Salary: $21.37 per hour.
Travel: Occasional overnight travel may be required.
· Experience working with spatial data and building maps in ArcGIS;
· Experience with collecting field data in marine or aquatic systems;
· Experience using Microsoft Excel for formatting, normalizing, and managing data for statistical modeling;
· Experience compiling, organizing, and summarizing literature references; and
· Experience developing graphics, tables and GIS products for scientific reports and manuscripts.
What the EPA project is about
Within ORD, the Center for Environmental Measurement & Modeling (CEMM) conducts research to advance EPA’s ability to measure and model contaminants in the environment, including research to provide fundamental methods and models needed to implement environmental statutes. The methods and models developed by CEMM are typically applied at the airshed, watershed and ecosystem level. Within CEMM, the Gulf Ecosystem Measurement and Modeling Division (GEMMD) provides leadership and specialized research in marine, estuarine, and watershed ecology and ecotoxicology to predict and assess the effects of human-generated stressors on the unique aquatic resources of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico & the Nation.
· Be at least 18 years of age and
· Have earned at least a Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, marine biology, zoology, chemistry, geography, geospatial sciences, or a related field of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months and
· Be a citizen of the United States of America or a Legal Permanent Resident.
EPA ORD employees, their spouses, and children are not eligible to participate in this program.
Interested in this research opportunity? If so, follow the link below to apply. Questions? Email DeAnna.Copeland@ORAU.org