Scientific Aid 1 - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Job Description:
The primary duties will involve working on federal lands conducting flora and fauna surveys, deploying and retrieving scientific equipment, and downloading electronic and geographic data to a computer. Additional work may include conducting surveys of vegetation and habitat, making appropriate contact with land managers and/or customers, and entering data. Employees will be expected to communicate regularly with a lead person and project managers about the status of surveys and data. Employees will be expected to safely perform fieldwork in rugged terrain and extreme weather conditions, including driving 4-wheel drive vehicles and hiking in remote locations.

Minimum requirements:

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Physical strength and agility.
  • Ability to swim 50 yards and stay afloat at least 5 minutes.
  • Ability to function in rough seas without incapacitation due to seasickness.
  • Ability to function conducting aerial surveys without incapacitation due to motion sickness.
  • Ability to move 40 pounds.