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Employment Opportunities

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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.

 

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Copperhead Seasonal Technician Positions

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

Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc. is seeking seasonal technicians for the 2020 field season. Start date will be flexible, but availability from early May through mid-August is necessary. Field work is not limited to but predominantly involves, assisting with bat mist-net surveys and bat acoustic surveys. Minimum qualifications are as follows:

  • 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 and demonstrated attention to detail 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)
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certified (preferred)
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be comfortable driving trucks in rough terrain
  • Willing to work primarily at night
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation
  • Good communication skills
  • Have positive attitude
  • Able to live and work well with others
  • Candidates with rabies pre-exposure vaccinations will be given preference. All candidates wishing to handle bats are required to obtain the rabies pre-exposure vaccinations or provide a recent titer check (from last two years)

*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. However, technicians that have the rabies pre-exposure vaccination will start at a higher pay rate.

Copperhead offers competitive wages and covers room/board and transportation while in the field. Positions could be extended for compatible and available personnel.

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

 

Copperhead Seasonal Site Leader Positions

Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc. is seeking seasonal Site Leaders for the 2020 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:

  • Must hold, or have the required skills and references to be added to, a federal endangered species permit for the Indiana bat, gray bat and northern long-eared
  • Rabies pre-exposure vaccination*
  • 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
  • Experience with bat acoustic surveys (ANABAT preferred)
  • Experience with radio-telemetry
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license
  • Good communication skills
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Able to live and work well with others
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol drug screen, random drug screenings, and background investigation.
  • *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. However, technicians that have the rabies pre-exposure vaccination will start at a higher pay rate.

 

These are temporary field positions requiring long hours. Site Leaders may work on a single project or travel extensively throughout the eastern U.S. depending on Copperhead’s needs.

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

 

Copperhead Junior Accountant

Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc. is a full-service environmental consulting firm established in 2004. Headquartered in the historic village of Paint Lick, Kentucky, we have satellite offices in Lexington, Kentucky; Nashville, Tennessee; Huntsville, Alabama; Asheville, North Carolina; and Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Copperhead serves a broad range of clients in need of environmental compliance in government and industry.

Our multidisciplinary team includes aquatic resource managers, wetland specialists, environmental planners, NEPA specialists, aquatic biologists, avian biologists, malacologists, foresters, fixed-winged aircraft pilots, and SCUBA divers. To ensure our clients receive the highest quality services, we remain dedicated and focused in our areas of expertise. Our passion, our enthusiasm for the natural world, and our determination to provide the best environmental services prove it.

We are seeking a Junior Accountant to join our growing family of professional consultants. This position will report to the CFO. In this exciting and unique role, you will be responsible for accounts payable, expense reports, balancing checking accounts, and Excel spreadsheet creation and manipulation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes
  • Put together monthly journal entries
  • Researching and correcting account discrepancies
  • Reconciling and leveling general ledger accounts
  • Processing daily cash receipts
  • Audit and code expense reports
  • Balance checking accounts
  • Qualifications:

    • Must be working towards or hold a degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance
    • Must have completed at least 2 years of college
    • Must be proficient in Excel
    • Project based accounting experience preferred, but not required
    • Desire to thrive in scenarios of team-based work or independent tasks
    • Always looking to learn more and take initiative on several different projects and tasks

     

    This is a part-time, hourly position. Copperhead offers a competitive compensation. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest, and a CV or resume to Heather Ballinger at hballinger@copperheadconsulting.com.