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Posting Title UAV remote pilot Department UNT-Geography-121700 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Part-Time Pay Rate $15-20 per hour, negotiable Salary Information Department Summary
Department of Geography, UNT: We are a diverse, interdisciplinary, and collaborative department. Our faculty comprises of 14 members from 7 countries with expertise in: Earth Science & Modeling; Globalization, Development & Cities; Human Systems & the Environment; and GIS & Remote Sensing. We are located in the Enivronmental Education, Science, and Technology (EESAT) building along with environmental scientists and environmental philosophers as well as the Elm Fork Education Center.
We are currently seeking an FAA certified remote pilot to join our research team for the summer. The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting unmanned aircraft flights under part 107, a few times per week throughout the summer. The position will include preparation, actual flight, and commute time.
In addition to conducting the flights, the research assistant will be responsible for assisting with acquiring FAA approval, flight preparation, and supervising one or two undergraduate students who may serve as flight observers. The flight area is conveniently located just 15 minutes away from the UNT campus. The ideal candidate must possess a valid driver's license and FAA remote pilot certificate, and will be available in the summer.
Additional Posting Details
GPA: 2.5 or greater
Preferred Qualifications Required License / Registration / Certification
Valid driver's license FAA remote pilot certificate
5-10 hours per week
Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Talk or Hear
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number H976P
Position End Date (if temporary) 08/30/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/71733Supplemental Questions
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