SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Biocontrol Science Technician who will work with a USDA Forest Service team based in Hilo, Hawaii, developing insect agents for biological control of invasive plants in forests of Hawaii and other Pacific Islands. This is a temporary, part-time, hourly position that will report to the project task lead.
Work Environment: Work is performed in an office and laboratory settings, including a quarantine where strict adherence to containment protocols is required, and in rain-forest environments where terrain is often uneven, rocky, and covered with thick vegetation, and where there is exposure to extremes of weather and temperature. The employee sometimes may be required to use protective clothing and equipment. Exposure to volcanic fumes is common.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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