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Cheryl McGarrity <[log in to unmask]>
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UVM Conservation Biology Discussion Group <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 29 Mar 2004 16:06:47 -0500
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Title:   Noise Technician
Employer:  Geo-Marine, Inc.
Location:   Applications are being accepted to fill temporary positions
for a study in the Gila National Forest, New Mexico.
Resume Deadline:  February 15, 2004

Job Description:
Noise crew members will be trained, but some experience in equipment
handling and data management would be helpful. Duties will include but are
not limited to the following:  installation and breakdown of noise
monitoring equipment (sound level meters, microphones and stands, laptop
computer), provide necessary maintenance to noise monitoring equipment
throughout the field season, collect recorded data from equipment, data
processing in camp, maintain accurate records of all work performed, and
help keep work areas organized.  The position involves some hiking on steep-
sloped rugged terrain (approximately 8,000 ft.).  Applicant should be able
to hike with up to 60 lb. pack.

All Employees will be housed in a field encampment during the entire four
month season. They will have access to a food storage area, refrigerator,
field showers, potable water, and electricity.  Equipment necessary for the
job will be provided.  Employees are expected to provide their own personal
items such as sleeping bags, tents, backpacks, boots, and other appropriate
clothing.  While the camp has many comforts, it is in a remote area.
Access to grocery stores and other amenities will be limited.  Field
vehicles and ATVs will be provided for work use only; employees may bring
their personal vehicles if desired.

Ability to accept all responsibility of the job and assigned tasks.
Ability to use provided computer technology to enhance the quality of work
and programs.  Ability to accept change and new information and cope with
job pressure and stress.  Ability to maintain focus and intensity, and
remain optimistic and persistent even under adversity.  Ability to develop
and sustain cooperative working relationships.  Ability to work
independently at field locations despite occasional adverse field
conditions.  Ability to work full time for the entire field season (four

Pay is $12/hour with a $28/day per diem.  Noise technicians will work a 10
days on/ 4 days off schedule.

Duration:  April 5, 2004  late-July

Start Date:  April 5, 2004 (no exceptions)

How to Apply:
Please send resumes to:
Dana Banwart
Geo-Marine, Inc.
Dana Banwart
Geo-Marine, Inc.
11846 Rock Landing Blvd, Suite C
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 873-3702 phone
(757) 873-3703 fax
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Employer Background:
Geo-Marine, Inc. is a 30 year old engineering and environmental consulting