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Employment Opportunities

Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.


Copperhead Seasonal Technician Positions

Summer internship applications are accepted from January 1 – March 31.

Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc. is seeking seasonal (i.e., ~3 months) technicians for the 2018 field season. Start date will be flexible, but availability from early May through mid-August is necessary. This is an hourly position. Copperhead offers competitive wages and covers room/board, and transportation while in the field. Positions could be extended for compatible and available personnel.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience working long hours and extended periods away from home
  • Experience working in challenging weather conditions
  • Ability to carry heavy equipment long distances in rugged terrain
  • Experience in various methods of collecting, recording, and analyzing field data
  • Experience with mist-net surveys (bird or bat)
  • Experience with bat acoustic surveys (ANABAT preferred)
  • Experience with radio-telemetry
  • Experience handling small mammals (bats preferred)
  • *Rabies pre-exposure vaccination
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license
  • *Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, random drug screenings, and background investigation
  • Good communication skills
  • Have positive attitude
  • Able to live and work well with others

*More information on the rabies pre-exposure vaccination can be found at: http://www.vaccines.gov/diseases/rabies/index.html. Copperhead does not cover the cost of the rabies pre-exposure vaccination.

These are temporary field positions requiring long hours. Technicians may work on a single project or travel extensively throughout the Eastern United States depending on Copperhead needs.

Work Environment:

Work is regularly performed both indoors in an office setting with moderate noise level and outdoors where exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur. Prolonged standing and walking may be on uneven surfaces or unstable ground. Situations where safety-toe-shoes, safety goggles, gloves, protective face shields, or hardhats are needed may occur. Frequent evening and weekend work will be required. Extended hours and frequent irregular shifts will also be required.

*Must pass a background check, which will be performed on all applicants. *Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening, and random drug screenings.

If interested, please send electronic cover letter and resume (highlighting qualifications listed above) to Geri Price at gprice@copperheadconsulting.com.