Battelle and its affiliate, Battelle Ecology, Inc. manages and operates 
the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) project, which is 
solely funded by the National Science Foundation. A 30+ year project 
dedicated to understanding how changes in climate, land use and invasive 
species impact ecology.

The Field Ecologist II is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal 
and periodic sampling activities and sample processing, and will be the 
technical lead for performing routine maintenance and inventory 
management on all terrestrial sampling equipment. The Field Ecologist II 
will provide guidance to temporary field crews while working in the 
field and laboratory.

Instrumentation (tower) emphasis:
•       Test, troubleshoot and operate instruments, calibration 
equipment and test fixtures.
•       Inspect and maintain civil infrastructure including boom arms, 
sensor mounts, towers, boardwalks and instrument huts.
•       Assist the NEON Project Systems Engineering Product Team with 
instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months).
•       Record activities, completed work and trouble tickets according 
to Field Operations protocol.

Location:  Tuscon, AZ
Status:  Fulltime


o       Bachelor’s Degree in ecology, environmental sciences or related 
scientific discipline.
o       Three (3) or more years’ of related experience.

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Must have permanent authorization for US employment. Battelle Ecology, 
Inc. will not provide any kind of visa sponsorship.

Employment is contingent on background screen, drug screen, motor 
vehicle records check and physical.

Must possess a current and valid State issued driver’s license with 
insurable Department of Motor vehicle record (parking violations, minor 
driving offenses excluded) as determined by Battelle Ecology Inc.’s 
insurance provider.

This position offers competitive total rewards including 401(k), health, 
vision and dental insurance, paid time off and the opportunity to work 
at an organization with a great mission. 

Battelle Ecology, Inc. provides employment and opportunities for 
advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual 
merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, 
sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic 
information, or disability. Our goal is for each staff member to have 
the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve 
personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive 
programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all 
qualified employees at all levels within Battelle Ecology, Inc.

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