Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for seasonal Part Time Helpers and Laboratory Assistants to join the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department for the 2020 summer period (May - August 2020). These positions are non-exempt, casual and are not eligible for benefits.
With direct supervision, performs routine laboratory and clerical assignments.
Packing and unpacking containers
Organizing paper or electronic files
Organizing mechanical/electrical supplies or office supplies
Lab Assistant I/II
Light mechanical assembly required
Organizing lab work areas
May be using CAD
As deemed necessary by supervisor
Education & Experience
Part-time Helper Level*- Working towards a High School Diploma. High School lab experience/STEM courses are helpful.
Lab Assistant I Level*- High School Diploma or equivalent. CAD familiarity is desired.
Lab Assistant II Level- High School Diploma with some relevant lab experience. CAD familiarity is desired.
All Levels- Basic computer skills and a willingness to take on a variety of tasks are require for all positions.
*Position level will be based on the selected candidates' education and experience.
Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to lift less than 25 lbs independently, 2 times per day; carry 10-25 lbs, 2 times per day. Visual abilities to include near, far, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing requirements include the ability to hear and respond to instructions, communicate effectively in loud areas (pier/dock, warehouse). Other physical tasks include occasional prolonged standing/walking; use of hands for basic /fine grasping and manipulation, repetitive motion, reaching above and below the shoulders, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, twisting, and stooping. Other occupational requirements include talking, traveling, working around others, and with others. Will be exposed to dust or other irritants and electrical/mechanical/power equipment hazards. Physical duties are subject to change.
About Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is the world's leading, non-profit organization dedicated to ocean science and engineering, exploration and education. Come join a diverse organization whose curiosity, creativity, and commitment help improve the world's understanding of the ocean's importance to the plant and to society. Experience a culture of excellence, dedication, innovation and discovery.
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