Industrial Economics, Incorporated (IEc) has an immediate opening for a Field Operations Assistant to join IEc’s logistical support team conducting environmental assessment work in Louisiana. IEc is providing a variety of services to federal government clients in Louisiana, including managing environmental sampling strategies and data collection, assessing impacts of the oil spill on ecosystem health and habitat, and coordinating activities and communications among stakeholders. The Field Operations Assistant position will not require any field work and will be based in an office. The Field Operations Assistant will be responsible for the implementation of safety protocols, remote tracking of field teams, coordination of field team logistical operations and assisting with the implementation of technical studies.
The Field Operations Assistant position is a temporary, benefit-eligible hourly position that runs through the fall of 2011; continuation is possible depending on client needs. The position is based in New Orleans. IEc will cover the cost of housing and meals for employees that need to relocate for this position.
The successful candidate will have at a minimum a bachelors degree. One to four years of experience is preferred. Additional education may substitute for years of experience. An academic background in the sciences is preferred; biology, chemistry, toxicology, or geophysics are applicable disciplines. Candidates with field sampling experience and data management experience are preferred. The candidate must be a self-starter, an adept problem solver, and comfortable in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Experience working on natural resources damage issues and/or on oil spills is a plus.
Compensation commensurate with experience.
IEc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. A corporate goal of IEc is to continue to expand the cultural diversity of its staff, enhancing career opportunities in the environmental field for under-represented groups.
Position Type: Full Time, Temporary
- Relevant work or internship experience.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- One to four years of experience (or additional education).