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Geologic Technician-Temporary

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Geologic Technician-Temporary
Requisition Number DU10468
Department Name 40520:KY Geological Survey
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $15.00-$16.00/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
B.S. in Geology
Required Related Experience
Field Mapping
Required License/Registration/Certification
Driver’s License + 5 years driving experience
Physical Requirements
Working independently in the field with ability to navigate uneven terrain. Ability to work in diverse weather conditions. Ability to manually collect soil samples with soil probe. 
Working hours Between Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Up to 37.5 hours per week.
Flexible working schedule can be arranged with a minimum of 15 hours per week.
Job Summary
The Kentucky Geological Survey is seeking a temporary employee to fill a field geologist position supporting our current surficial mapping project in Warren County. This person will work within a mapping team, where each member is responsible for specific components of a final map. The Geologic Technician will primarily be responsible for field mapping, sampling, and interaction with property owners. Attention to detail and communication are a must.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in geology, earth science, or related field.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Communication with team members, can perform tasks independently, time management skills
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Soil sample collection
Deadline to Apply 03/27/2023
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The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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