Clarke
  • Wellington, FL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Regular, Full Time

 

Clarke of Wellington, FL is seeking to hire an Aquatic Biologist that that will be responsible for the comprehensive inspection of aquatic ecosystems and the application of appropriate herbicide and/or algaecide to control or eliminate invasive aquatic plants and algae species. This position is perfect for someone who is passionate about public health, sustainability, and enjoys working outdoors and around water. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!

Clarke Aquatic Services was established to provide important services that help our customers to maintain healthy and clear waterways. This is accomplished through comprehensive inspection of the water site and application of herbicides and algaecides that help to keep weeds and algae at bay as well as complete aeration services.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AQUATIC BIOLOGIST

As an Aquatic Biologist, you will be responsible for surveying, inspecting, and treating lakes, ponds, canals, and various waterways to control aquatic weeds and algae. Your attention to detail shines through as you carefully identify problem weeds and use your expertise in applying appropriate herbicides to control and eliminate those species. You love your Aquatic Biologist career as you get to be out of an office and working on the water during the early morning and afternoon hours.

ABOUT CLARKE

Clarke lives up to their company's mission to make communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable. We are a global public health products and services Company who pioneers, develops, and delivers environmentally responsible mosquito control solutions and aquatic services to help prevent disease, control nuisances, and create healthy waterways.

We are looking for employees who are passionate about sustainable living, caring for our planet and other people. We value the hard work and time that our team puts in. We have not forgot that without them we could not be successful. We offer on-going training and opportunities for advancement for all employees.

UNIQUE BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance (3 medical plan options, affordable premiums, HSA/FSA offered)
  • Generous PTO package + paid winter break
  • Life & disability insurance
  • 401k retirement
  • Profit sharing
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance may be available  

QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN AQUATIC BIOLOGIST

** Please note that this position spends the majority of the workday outdoors in the heat and elements. It is not a lab, research or field testing position. ** 

  • 1-3 years previous work experience in the Aquatic Services industry preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regional plant, weed and algae identification preferred
  • Previous extensive boating operation experience including ability to trailer and launch boat preferred
  • Ability to travel to meet the needs of the business
  • Valid drivers' license and clean driving record
  • Ability to obtain necessary state licenses
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to read and follow maps
  • Capability to lift up to 75 pounds and good physical dexterity
  • College degree in related field (Biological/Environmental sciences, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, etc.) preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Possess high school level math skills
  • Ability to effectively partner with cross functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision and values of the Company
  • The desire to learn and go "above and beyond" are an absolute must!
  • Comfortable working outdoors, on the water, in an environment that may include heavy vegetation, uneven terrain, various species of wildlife and varying weather conditions using boats, gators, and backpack sprayers.  

Are you a problem-solver? Do you have the desire to be involved in public health? Does working near water excite you? Are you attentive to detail? Do you enjoy working outdoor and nature? Do you know how to work handheld technical devices including smartphones, GPS, and systems applications? If so, you may be perfect for this position!

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for the Aquatic Biologist job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.

 

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