EPG is seeking a Paleontological Field Technician. This is a seasonal, hourly position hourly position for projects in Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. The Field Technician would be part of a crew of six or more in carrying out paleontological surveys, under the supervision of a Field Director and/or Principal Investigator. Experience in the Mesozoic Era and/or the Paleogene Period preferred. Knowledge of handheld GPS units such as Trimble needed.

Qualifications and skills required

  • Must be able to walk seven to eight miles per day over variable terrain, take notes and photographs, and carry field gear
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to travel
  • Knowledge of handheld GPS units such as Trimble

Education and experience required

  • B.S. in Geology, or currently obtaining B.S., or previous geology and paleontology experience
  • Experience in the Mesozoic Era and/or the Paleogene Period preferred

Job responsibilities include the following 

  • Part of a crew of two or more in carrying out paleontological surveys, under the supervision of a Field Director and/or Principal Investigator
  • Assist with paleontological survey in Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah
  • Record and collect fossils, describe geology, take photographs, and prepare weekly progress reports

Typical schedule

  • 10- day sessions with 4 days off between

Salary

  • Seasonal, hourly position for projects in Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah
  • Pay rate will be based on individual qualifications and experience
  • Per Diem and lodging are provided for all project work

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter listing at least 3 references to:

Environmental Planning Group, LLC
Human Resources
via email at careers@epgllc.co