Statistician Technician, Western EcoSystems Technology

various locations

Job Title: Statistician Technician

Organization: Western Ecosystems Technology, Inc

Type of Opportunity: Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States, is looking for a full-time temporary Statistician Technician in Fort Collins, CO, Cheyenne or Laramie, WY.  Since 1990, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data. 

The successful candidate must be a self-starter who is analytical and enjoys programming in a collaborative environment. Additionally, the successful candidate should enjoy learning new analytical techniques, communicating and interacting with people, and preferably have experience in field data collection.


  • Manipulate wildlife and environmental data, assist in developing graphs and tables, and perform simple statistical analyses and analytics
  • Develop, review, and provide support for data analysis code written in R following standard coding styles
  • Format and conduct QA/QC on data
  • Coordinate with appropriate personnel to promote best practices for data standardization and integrity
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with coworkers


  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, computer science, information technology, natural resources, wildlife management, wildlife biology or equivalent degree preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in working with wildlife, environmental, and renewable energy data and databases
  • Preference will be given to those with a goal of pursuing a graduate degree/career in wildlife, environmental, biological, statistical, computer science, or related fields
  • Work or academic experience with wildlife, environmental, biological, statistical, computer science, or related fields preferred
  • Must be able to develop and maintain detailed documentation in code and on procedures
  • Strong ability to stay focused and pay attention to detail
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Windows operating system, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel required
  • Coding experience with programming language R
  • Experience with R Shiny applications is preferred
  • Experience with programming, logic, and data modeling principles preferred
  • Experience with MS Access, MSSQL, PostGreSQL, MySQL, or other relational database applications, and query language T-SQL preferred
  • Experience with other data science toolkits (Python, C#, JavaScript, etc.) to facilitate data mining processes on large, complex datasets a plus

Salary/pay: $18-22.00 per hour, depending on experience

Locations: Fort Collins, CO, Cheyenne, or Laramie, WY

Start Date: April 1

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