Field Assistant

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Nandi Rahilly | (848) 607-6323 | Springdale, AR


I have over 1 year of experience as a Field Assistant. I am responsible for assisting the field manager with day-to-day operations. This includes tasks such as data entry, preparing reports, scheduling appointments, and coordinating travel arrangements. I am efficient and organized, with excellent communication skills. I am able to work independently or as part of a team.


Field Assistant at Home Instead Senior Care, ARMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed field work for 3 different research projects in a span of 2 years.
  • Worked closely with senior researchers to collect data and samples according to study protocol.
  • Maintained high level of accuracy and precision in all data collected.
  • Managed inventory of supplies and equipment needed for each project.
  • Kept detailed field notes that were later used in the analysis and interpretation of results.

Field Assistant II at Comfort Keepers, ARAug 2021 - Jan 2022

  • Successfully completed field work for 50 study sites across 4 counties.
  • Collected and entered data for 500 soil samples.
  • Organized and shipped 100 plant specimens to herbarium.
  • Mapped 200 GPS points in GIS software.
  • Assisted with the design of 2 new experimental plots.


High School Diploma at North Little Rock High School, North Little Rock, ARAug 2017 - May 2021

Some skills I've learned are time management, organization, and how to study effectively.


  • Fieldwork
  • Data collection
  • GPS use
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • ArcGIS

Retta Solberg | (929) 087-3494 | San Francisco, CA


As a field assistant, I have over 1 year of experience in conducting research, collecting data and samples, and providing support to field scientists. I am skilled in the use of various scientific equipment and software programs, and have a strong background in environmental science. I am capable of working independently as well as part of a team, and am committed to ensuring the success of any project I am involved in.


Field Assistant at FieldWork, Inc., CAMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed fieldwork for 10 different research projects over the span of 4 years.
  • Became an expert in data collection and entry, as well as GPS navigation.
  • Managed a team of 5 researchers during a 3-month long project.
  • Conducted interviews with 100 participants across various demographics.
  • Successfully collected data in difficult and challenging environments.

Field Assistant II at A&A Field Services, Inc., CAJul 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed field work for 50 research projects.
  • Successfully recruited and supervised 100 field assistants on various short-term projects.
  • Maintained equipment inventory and ordering system for $100,000 worth of scientific equipment.
  • Successfully wrote 25 grant proposals that resulted in over $1 million in funding for the department.
  • Trained 5 new employees on proper safety procedures.


High School Diploma at Los Angeles High School, Los Angeles, CASep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Fieldwork
  • Data collection
  • GPS use
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Typing speed and accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills