Employment

 

Biologists

Freshwater Mussel Biologist

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Divers

Commercial Diver/Tender

Ecological Specialists, Inc. is seeking seasonal divers for the period of May/June through October/November. Starting pay is dependent on experience. For new divers, dive rate starts at $18 per hour and shop rate is $12.50. Over-time is offered after 40 hours in a week. Guaranteed option of working 40 hours per week; this may include shop time. Housing and meals are paid for “on the job” only: this means that you are required to find temporary housing in the area at your own expense. There is normally a lot of fieldwork during the season. Applicants must be current on all certifications and physical. Divers must have a current ADCI card. Pre-employment drug screen required. Please contact Robert Williams at rwilliams@ecospecinc.com for more information.

 

Temporary Commercial Diver/Tender

Ecological Specialists, Inc. is seeking temporary divers for a 1-3 month job relocating a mussel bed in the Quad Cities, IL/IA area. Pay is $20 per hour, 10 hours per day, 6 days per week. There will be day and night shifts. Over-time is offered after 40 hours in a week. Housing will be provided along with a per diem of $41, 7 days a week. Applicants must have the following paperwork up to date: First Aid, CPR, O2, physical, and ADCI card. All are required to be current throughout the length of the job. Drug screenings will be conducted. The job is anticipated to start July 5, 2016 and may last up to 3 months from the starting date. Please contact Robert Williams at rwilliams@ecospecinc.com for more information.