Slide Examiner


Minimum Degree in science

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The tasks a Slide Examiner, Paleontology is expected to perform include:

Collecting rock samples and fossils, and examining them under microscope to identify them

Recording their lithology (composition of stones and rocks) and other characteristics

Studying fossil characteristics and discussing lithology of fossiliforous rocks

Maintaining rock-slides and recording data and frequency of occurrence of various fossils belonging to different geological horizons on prescribed charts to correlate findings and compile reports

Knowledge of all manners of fossilized remains of organisms, including those of plants, animals, bacteria and even single-celled living beings

Well-versed with radar scanning

Ability to examine and identify the assembly of fossils

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Exceptional communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Research and problem solving skills

Attention to detail

Analytical skills

Technical abilities

It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for people with One Leg (OL ) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Occupational hazards may include back aches, infection, allergies, slips and falls, general fatigue, nausea, burns, etc.

Health risks include exposure to cleaning agents and disinfectants, drugs, anaesthetic gases, solvents, paints, and compressed gases, potential exposures to allergens, infectious zoonotics, working in wet locations, lifting, pushing, pulling, and repetitive tasks etc.

For candidates with up to 2 yearsexperience ?INR10,000 toINR12,000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 yearsexperience INR15,000 toINR25,500 per month

For candidates with over 5 yearsexperience ?INR30,500 toINR50,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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Universities, museums across India

Research institutions across India

Forensic departments across India

Archaeology departments across India

Towns and cities across India

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Paleontology colleges across India

Geology or geography or earth science colleges across India

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