Aquatic Biologist Job Description Sample
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a mid-level Aquatic Scientist to join our team in San Diego, CA.
The ideal candidate will be team-oriented as well as self-directed and have recent experience leading and/or participating in aquatic sciences-related projects in Southern California. Experience in leading and working as part of field teams, and being knowledgeable in the collection of field data and the use of water and sediment quality collection instruments, and experience with scientific diving and boat operation is desirable. Strong writing skills and commitment to a high level of quality assurance and quality control is required. The ideal candidate will be able to prepare scopes of work, sampling and analysis plans, data reports, and presentation materials.
This position requires the candidate to have familiarity with the Clean Water Act Sections 401 and 404; NPDES programs; the Porter-Cologne Act; the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act; the Coastal Zone Management Act; Stormwater programs; and other applicable local, state, and federal regulations and guidance.
Working with senior scientists to prepare sampling and analysis plans, data reports, and presentation materials
Leading field collection teams of staff level scientists
Collecting water, sediment, and biological samples according to standard protocols
Participating in dive surveys (when necessary)
Operating field collection equipment and boats (e.g. sediment and water samplers, water quality instruments)
Recording field measurements and preparing field reports
Managing and analyzing field collected data with a high degree of QA/QC
Analyzing laboratory chemistry results
Preparing report text and maps, data tables, and conducting statistical analyses of field collected and laboratory data
Participating in regional scientific organizations
Skills / Qualifications
BS or MS in Aquatic Sciences, Marine Biology, Toxicology, Chemistry, Ecology, or Watershed Management
3-6 years of related experience
Significant familiarity with Southern California aquatic environments and regulations
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Recreation Center Supervisor I - Aquatic Centers
General Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
The hiring range is $14.49 to $17.80 an hour. This is a temporary part-time position, no benefits.
Position assists the Facility Manager with daily operations, security and activities at the Aquatic Centers.
Performs responsible para-professional work supervising a recreation center; does related work as required. Primarily and most frequently the work done here is under general supervision, with related functional areas and more advanced applications.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Plans and develops programs and activities for the facility
Responsible for the security of the facility, including opening and/or closing the facility following standard operating procedures.
Provides for the safe operation of recreation center(s) through routine inspection of the facility and equipment; reports problems to Facility Manager.
Responsible for enforcement of Departmental policies, standards of conduct, supervises participants utilizing recreation center.
Prepares facilities for programs, athletics and special events. Responsible for set up and take down of required program equipment.
Responsible for custodial functions throughout the facility, up to and including performing custodial tasks.
Manage volunteer and community service workers who may assist with general operations of the facility.
Issues center equipment, maintains proper inventories, and monitors use at the center.
Performs related tasks as required.
- High School Diploma or GED required;
- A minimum of six (6) months of experience in the operations and/or management of a recreation center, community center or equivalent facility.
- Associates Degree from two-year community college with a major in recreation, leisure service or related field preferred.
General knowledge of the operation of a recreation center; general knowledge of athletics and related rules and regulations; general knowledge of the principles and practices of recreation planning, programming and operation; general knowledge of computers and common software; ability to prepare reports; ability to maintain order in a public facility; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants, co-workers and the general public.
Physical Conditions & Work Contacts:Standard recreational environment. Must be comfortable with personal contact with participants in a teaching environment while maintaining a professional demeanor. Must be able to create execute, lead and observe recreation activities/programs as well as answer questions, concerns and complaints from participants, parents and staff. Conditions could include some heavy lifting and exposure to the elements, including extreme heat and other outdoor conditions. May be required to work evenings, weekends and some holidays.
Thatcher Park Aquatic Supervisor
Position is responsible management of aquatic programs, services, facilities, and personnel at the Park Aquatic Facility. Work related activities would include all facet of recreational programming and service delivery.
Designs and implements recreational programs in the core service areas of aquatics and youth and family programs.
Manages the training and professional development of aquatic personnel at facility.
Maintains aquatic facility providing the highest attention to safety for participants and employees.
Provides proper on deck supervision of staff, appropriate levels of lifeguard coverage, lifeguard attentiveness, proper lifeguard rotations, facility inspections and closing facility or attractions when required by health and safety guidelines.
Maintains and operates aquatic facility providing the highest attention to water quality and balance.
Assists Park Manager who recruits, hires, trains, evaluates, disciplines and advises on-site personnel, volunteers and contractors.
Maintains ongoing lifeguard and staff in-service training.
Assists Park Manager who assesses the recreational needs of the community.
Plans, designs, implements and evaluates aquatic programs and services at location.
Responsible for proper collecting and depositing of revenues, financial accountability and record keeping.
Assists Park Manager who monitors, evaluates and recommends improvements, repairs, or changes to the resources of the park location to best meet the needs of the community.
Adheres to resource management criteria of the department in the management of park facilities.
Maintains detailed record keeping.
Coordinates the training and monitoring of adherence to departmental policy and procedure at aquatic location.
Lifeguards, and scans assigned zone of protection, rule enforcement, proper rotation.
Provides safety assistance, rescues, emergency actions and first aid when necessary.
Monitors participants and users of the facility.
Provides the highest attention to safety for participants, self and fellow employees.
Follows all established protocol for biohazard materials.
Follows all aquatic facility rules and protects self from sun exposure.
Reports immediately any hazardous conditions to supervisor including inability to properly scan zone due to weather or other conditions.
Maintains minimum number of staff in-service hours required by department and meet minimum standards for both independent and internal performance audits and risk management.
Teaches, coaches and/or assists with lessons, swim team, other programs and special events at location in accordance with the designated swim lesson and water adjustment program guidelines and protocol.
Provides supervision and safe operation of all aquatic programs.
Adheres to department policy and procedure at aquatic location.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Administration or related field. One year of related work experience may be substituted for each year of formal education.
A minimum of two (2) years prior related experience in Aquatic Operations. Requires a thorough knowledge of pool and water chemistry and operations to include water testing and chemical applications, chemical controller calibration, set points and operation, chemical pump operation, back washing of pool filters, cleaning strainer baskets, slide and play feature motor operation, pool heater operation, pool vacuuming, vacuum operation and maintenance, chemical and supply ordering and inventory. Licenses/Certifications required or ability to obtain:
Lifeguard Instructor and Lifeguard License, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, CPR and First Aid Teaching Certificate, Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator Certification, Indiana Public Passengers Chauffeurs License. Prefer CPRP (Certified Parks & Recreation Professional). Position will require a respiratory physical and fit test for chemical face mask, maintenance and chemical handling procedures training. Job knowledge and experience in all facets of Aquatic Operations.
Experience in training and supervising employees. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks. Ability to communicate effectively.
Customer service and people oriented. Ability to follow established procedures, policies and protocol. Valid Indiana operator's license required.
Established policies and procedures control actions. Independent judgment is utilized when there are no available policies and procedures and errors in judgment may cause serious risk and significant liability.
An Aquatic Supervisor is required to exercise good judgment in the areas of aquatic safety and facility operations. This position will require an individual who is able to make quick, concise and correct decisions that may affect the health, safety and well being of pool patrons and staff. This position will work under the supervision of the Park Manager on site and available at all times for consultation and direction.
Recreation Aide - Aquatic Centers
General Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
The starting hiring amount is $14.40 an hour.
Performs routine support and para-professional work involving a variety of duties related to the oversight and administration of programs, classes, events, activities at Aquatic Centers; does related work as required.
Primarily and most frequently the work done here is under direct supervision, within one functional area, and of a routine nature. Work is performed at the Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center, Crow, Onesty and/or Washington Pools when needed during the outdoor swim season.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Assists with the planning and implementation of programs, classes, events, and activities which may include the following duties:
Distribute, collect, inspect, and account for equipment.
Demonstrate proper use of equipment, observe and correct technique
Set up and break down rooms/areas or activities
Maintains order and discipline by enforcing rules, regulations, and safety precautions.
May perform cleaning and general maintenance.
May assist in demonstrating instruction techniques.
Assist with or provides oversight and direction of program, event, or center participants. May keep time and/or score for competitive events/activities.
May be assigned to lead or supervise a program, class, event, fitness area, activity, or center when a direct supervisor is not present.
May perform clerical duties such as administrative tasks, complete enrollment forms, track attendance, and may use a variety of computer software programs.
Performs customer service duties such as greet guests and answers questions in person and over the phone; explain Parks & Recreation programs and activities; conduct center tours.
May serve as a cashier: operates cash register, provides receipts; receives monies for various products, services or fees; checks and balances cash drawer.
Flexible work schedule with early morning, evening, weekend, and holiday work required.
Performs related tasks as required.
Minimum of high school diploma or GED equivalent;
Minimum 3 months experience supervising participants in a recreation or similar environment and/or minimum 3 months experience as a cashier using a computer system and credit card machine in an office or retail environment.
Must be 18 years of age by start date;
May require American Red Cross Coaches Safety Training, OSHA and Blood Borne Pathogens, and/or a current CPR/First Aid certification.
Thorough knowledge of professional behavior in a recreation environment; ability to maintain order among participants; to instruct participants; to deal courteously with the public. May require ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy and general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment.
Physical Conditions & Work Contacts:
Work environment may include both standard indoor work environment and outdoor conditions which may include extreme heat or cold. May be required to work early morning, nights, weekends, and holidays. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.
Noncredit Adjunct Aquatic Instructor - Howard Community College
The noncredit adjunct aquatic instructor would be responsible for three personal enrichment courses: Beginning Swimming, Improving Stroke Techniques and Endurance and Water Jogging for adults 16 and older.
Courses would run Monday evenings, 6-10 pm for three (3) ten week terms, September - June and one four-week term July and August. Depending on the applicant qualifications, hours and classes may be amended.
AEA (Aquatic Exercise Association) certification
High School diploma or better
Experience working with adults and children
Ability to individualize instruction
Hours Per Week: approximately 4 hours, possibly 5.5
Work Schedule: Mondays, 6-10pm; an additional 1 1/2 hours possible on Wednesdays
Compensation: $30 per hour
Open Until Filled
For Best Consideration Submit By: March 9, 2018
Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer & values diversity within its faculty, staff & student population. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
HCC understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 443-518-1100. The TDD line phone
Cover letter and resume
Job ID: 251511Aquatic InstructorKalamazoo, MichiganRegular / Rotating
Additional Job Information
Title: Aquatic Instructor
City, State: Kalamazoo, MI
Location: Borgess Health and Fitness Center
Department: Fitness Center 001
Additional Job Details: PRN,Rotating
Evenings and Saturdays
Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region's largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.
The Aquatic Instructor develops and provides swim instruction programs for various populations.
Develops swim instruction programs for various patient populations.
Instructs individuals or groups in swimming and aquatic activities.
Monitors pool area for safety violations and persons in distress and responds appropriately.
Assists therapists and fitness staff as needed with patient transfers, stabilization and assistance in and out of the pools.
Evaluate participant's progress and make recommendations for their continued advancement.
Ensure proper coverage for classes.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
One or more of the following:
Certification specializing in Lifeguard obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required.
Minimum 2 years experience as a lifeguard and one year aquatic teaching experience is required
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Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.
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Senior Ecotoxicologist I Or II - Aquatic Specialist
Job Field: REDE - Research & Development Location:
Research Triangle Park, NC, US Company: BASF Corporation Job Type: Standard Job ID:
EN_US_1703865 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Description At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry.
As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work.
BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… BASF's Agricultural Solutions Division is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Senior Ecotoxicologist to join our North American Research Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Senior Ecotoxicologist I or II, Aquatic Specialist (1703865) – Research Triangle Park, NC As a Senior Ecotoxicologist, you will provide ecotoxicology expertise, especially in the area of aquatic ecotoxicology, for the maintenance and development of crop protection products for BASF's Agricultural Solutions Business. You will determine data requirements for specific products, design and monitor ecotoxicology studies, and use the results in ecological risk assessments to demonstrate the level of product safety. You will also be responsible for coordinating all ecotoxicology activities for new and existing pesticide active ingredients.
The emphasis of this role is on support for North American and European registrations, however, global support will be needed for specific products. Formula for Success: You Will… Work with other scientists within BASF's Global Ecotoxicology Department, Product Registration Managers, other data development functions and business colleagues in a team environment for the successful development of crop protection products Provide ecotoxicology expertise to Global Product Development Teams Design and monitor ecotoxicology studies at contract research facilities to ensure scientific validity and compliance with international testing guidelines Prepare ecotoxicology summary documents and risk assessments needed for Global Regulatory Agencies Give presentations on the environmental safety of BASF's products to the company's regulatory and business colleagues, and Global Regulatory Agencies Attend seminars, workshops, training courses, and professional association meetings to maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory ecotoxicology requirements and risk assessment paradigms, especially related to aquatic organisms Participate in industry-wide task forces and work groups for scientific topics that are important to BASF For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select:
BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You… Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career.
With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success.
Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. BASFRS Qualifications
BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You… PhD in Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Science, Wildlife Biology, or Aquatic Biology with 2+ years of experience with FIFRA-regulated chemicals
OR- MS in same with 5+ years of experience with FIFRA-regulated chemicals Experience with and/or training on biology of aquatic organisms Good communication, interpersonal and project management skills We Also Look For… Experience with toxicology testing of aquatic organisms Experience with risk assessment of pesticides to aquatic organisms is highly desired
Heat Aquatic Exercise Instructor
Make a Splash! We are searching for an energetic, enthusiastic instructor to co-teach our 6-7 pm Wednesday night HEAT (High Energy Aquatic Training) water exercise class!
We will teach the right candidate how to instruct this class. Instructor will need to teach twice a month with an opportunity to train for additional/other evening water exercise classes if interest.
HEAT, a bootcamp style water exercise class, is a sure-fire way to work up a sweat and burn off calories! This high intensity class will have you jumping, kicking, splashing and singing along to the powerful music. Its a fun but challenging cardio workout that will exercise all muscle groups and get you fired up!
Under supervision of the Aquatics & Family Director, the Aquatic Exercise Instructor is responsible for the overall member experience when participating in group-based aquatic exercise programs.
In general, this includes providing and offering cutting-edge workout routines that bring people together to meet their health, fitness and wellness goals. This person must demonstrate high energy with the ability to lead with both initiative and efficiency.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties as assigned.
Ensure all members and guests are welcomed in every class and treated in a manner such that they enjoy the best possible experience at the Two Rivers YMCA.
Must be able to teach in and outside of the pool. Some exercises require that the instructor teach from deck so the class can have a better understanding of the exercises being given.
Offer only programs that address all three sides of the YMCA triangle; spirit, mind, and body. Continue developing new, tangible means of offering all three in every class.
Find subs using the available communication methods and making calls.
Interpret YMCA policies and procedures to all in a positive manner. Attend instructor meetings/trainings as planned in advance by supervisor.
Report all member and participant inquiries and complaints to supervisor in a timely manner.
Implement new and improved choreography and music as decided upon with supervisor and as appropriate in your class.
Maintain equipment and supplies inventory. Communicate maintenance needs immediately with supervisors to ensure all equipment is fixed or replaced in 24 hours.
Understand and implement basic risk management principles under supervisors direction.
A neat and clean personal appearance will be kept at all times. Maintain an acceptable level of physical fitness as necessary to complete essential duties and responsibilities.
Effect and End Result:
All aquatic exercise class participants, regardless of skill or experience, will be greeted and feel welcome in any Two Rivers YMCA group exercise program.
Every aquatic exercise program will provide the opportunity to develop ones spirit, mind, and body.
Programs will be enhanced through regular training, evaluation, and communication between participants, instructors, and other YMCA staff.
Instructor will be easily identifiable during all programs.
The overall quality of the YMCA and its programs and services will be viewed as excellent by more members and guests, leading to higher satisfaction and participation rates.
Supervises members, participants and occasionally volunteers as they experience the Two Rivers YMCA in aquatic exercise programs.
Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include requiring registration and/or punch pass, taking class attendance, storing equipment in proper places, unlocking and locking storage rooms, attending required trainings under direction of the Aquatics & Family Director, finding substitute instructors in a timely manner, and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
General requirements include self-motivation to members and the community. The ability to communicate effectively in a positive manner by telephone and in person.
Quick learner with attention to detail. Patience to deal with high volumes of people. Sound judgment for dealing with daily issues. Always cognizant of member, community, and staff safety.
Education and/or Experience: Group and/or aquatic exercise experience preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, curriculum, and policy/procedure manuals.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from members and non-members of the YMCA. Ability to speak effectively before groups of participants and other staff.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, and percentages.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CPR/AED Certification for infant, child and adult, Bloodborne Pathogen Training, Child Abuse Prevention training and any certification necessary for instructing and leading specific fitness classes (ie. YMCA Group Exercise Instructor, AEA, or Personal Training).
Other Skills and Abilities: Must be comfortable in an around the water.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to get into the water, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will works in the pool and/or a warm and humid environment.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, sometimes loud.
Nature of Work
NATURE OF WORK:
This position is responsible for basic public interaction with pool patrons and students, customer service, team leadership, lifeguarding, swimming instruction, first aid and maintenance.
Lifeguards facility, program and patrons, identifying potential safety concerns and preventing accidents. Provides lifesaving skills, first aid, and CPR when necessary.
Conducts high-quality swim lessons, American Red Cross training courses and aerobic classes to all levels and age groups.
Cleans locker rooms, staff areas, beaches, and natatorium. Takes chemical tests and sanitizes pool after contamination incidents.
Attends monthly in-service trainings and may assist with those trainings as needed.
Completes all paperwork related to swim lessons, lifeguarding duties, and other assigned duties.
ADDITIONAL WORK PERFORMED:
- Performs other related work of a similar nature and level.
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job to include:
Ability to tread water for 2 minutes using legs only with arms crossed on chest.
Ability to swim 300 yards with 100 yards crawlstroke, 100 yards breaststroke, and 100 yards either stroke.
Ability to swim 25 yards and recover 10 lb. brick from 6 feet and 25 yards holding brick with both at surface and exit pool in under 1 minute and 40 seconds.
Ability to recover a 10 lb. brick from 12 feet.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate pool maintenance equipment, visual ability to read and analyze chemical tests, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, ability to kneel, crouch, or bend at the waist to conduct tests, lift patrons, or materials of 50 lbs.
Work is performed year-round in a humid indoor Aquatics Center and outdoors during the summer months at City-owned beaches. Employees often walk on wet or slick surfaces around pool area and waterfront areas.
Experience and Training
Minimum of 600 hours teaching and lifeguarding within 2 years of hire.
Must be at least 16 years of age.
Necessary Special Requirements
Must possess and maintain current certifications throughout employment in the following:
Administering Emergency Oxygen
Bloodborne Pathogens Training
Water Safety Instructor, preferred within 2 years of hire
Lifeguard Training Instructor, preferred within 2 years of hire
Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
Must pass a pre-employment skills test.
Employment contingent upon passing a criminal convictions check, child and adult abuse records check and local background check.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends with a minimum availability of 1 shift per week.
This is a continuous recruitment. As applications are received, they will be reviewed to ensure they are complete. All complete applications will be forwarded to the Aquatic Center for further review. Candidates selected to participate in testing will be notified via email by the Aquatic Center.
Fair Hiring Practices
The City provides individuals who have been arrested or convicted of a criminal offense an equal and fair opportunity to obtain employment.
The City will not inquire about an applicant's criminal history until after a conditional job offer has been made.
The City will disregard the prior arrest and conviction record of an otherwise qualified individual unless the offense is directly related to the job position for which the individual has applied.
The City will notify an otherwise qualified applicant about a potentially disqualifying conviction and give the applicant an opportunity to submit information regarding the accuracy of the criminal records as well as evidence of mitigation or rehabilitation, as appropriate.
Seasonal Aquatic Service Technician (Roselle, IL)
The Aquatic Service technicians will be responsible for a comprehensive inspection of aquatic ecosystems and the application of appropriate herbicide and/or algaecide to control or eliminate aquatic plants and algae within Northern Illinois.
Shift: Monday- Friday; 6:00am 2:30pm (end times may vary based on business needs)
Pay: $14.00 per hour
Must be able to drive a pickup truck, launch and trailer various boats to apply herbicide and algaecides
Inspect water bodies for plant and algae presence via boat or from shore
Identify aquatic plant and algae species
Read, understand, and interpret chemical label guidelines in compliance with Federal law
Measure chemical and record all treatment data accurately and apply treatment via 50 lbs. electric backpack or with the use of a pressurized spray application system
Maintain work equipment in a clean and safe manor
Successful Candidate Must:
Be 18 years of age or older
Possess a high school degree or equivalent with high school level math skills
Communicate effectively in English in both written and verbal forms
Have a valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record
Ability to sit and drive a vehicle for extended periods of time as well as walk extensively
Required to pass the Illinois Department of Agriculture General Standards Exam (training provided)
Capable of using handheld technical devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, GPS, system applications
Have good physical dexterity and the ability to bend, lift, and carry all water systems (some in excess of 100 lbs.) with a partner
Candidate must be comfortable performing assigned duties outdoors while walking through various and challenging terrain, including but not limited to water, heavy vegetation and uneven land, throughout residential communities, urban environments and forested areas where environmental conditions are affected by weather
Clarke is a privately held public health, global environmental products and services company. For over 70 years, Clarke has been making communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable. We do this by pioneering, developing and delivering environmentally responsible public health mosquito control and aquatic services to help prevent disease, control nuisances and create healthy waterways. Our global customers include governments, commercial and residential groups and international institutions such as UNICEF, and U.S. AID.
Working at Clarke, you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. You will learn from some of the most talented people in your field and make an impact on the world around us. With Clarke, you join an innovative and passionate team where people are the heart and soul of the organization, working together to create an environment where the employees thrive and nature flourishes.
We offer a team atmosphere where each individual can and does make a difference. So, whether you are a recent grad seeking resume experience, a student looking for an internship opportunity or looking for a great seasonal job consider working for Clarke!
Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.
To apply, please submit application/resume at www.clarke.com
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