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Limnologist at Ecosystem Consulting Service, Inc.

22 July 2015

Announcement in PDF

Employment Opportunity - for someone who:

  • Is a Self-motivated, Ambitious, Hard Worker,
  • Is willing to really learn about the Nature of Lakes and Reservoirs, and apply that understanding,
  • Can think independently, outside the 'box' (it's not just TP and weeds),
  • Loves water so much they are Certified at SCUBA to be on, in and under it.


  • Planning, organizing and implementing Field Sampling Programs, including client scheduling, preparation and maintenance of equipment, sample handling/shipping. Fieldwork typically involves water quality and sediment sampling, aquatic vegetation surveys.
  • Microscopic examination of biological samples.
  • Computer data analysis, preparation of diagnostic tables, figures, report writing.
  • Preparation of report-ready PowerPoint slide files.


  • An education in Limnology, Aquatic Ecology, Water Resource Management or closely related discipline. Knowledge of drinking water treatment and raw water quality issues is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word. Proficient computer user.
  • General knowledge of lake and reservoir management and treatment techniques.

Also Desired:

  • SCUBA Certification, GIS, AutoCad, CT Safe Boating Certificate, strong writing and communication skills

Ecosystem Consulting Service, Inc. is a specialized applied limnology company that provides a full range of projects to manage the quality of lake and reservoir resources:

Work Conditions:

The fieldwork-related physical demands of this position would include: perform heavy lifting (60+ lbs), travel with and work from boats, work long hours in inclement weather conditions and in remote areas, risk contact with stinging or biting insects, and swim, snorkel or dive. Sounds great doesn’t it! Ecosystem Consulting Service, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value a team-oriented workplace and workforce diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties.
To Apply: Qualified candidates should e-mail a letter of interest and to Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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