AIS Coordinator and Citizen Science Technician: Wisconsin

Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek WI
Job Category
Full time Positions
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The primary role of this position is of the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Coordinator. The AIS Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the Lake Monitoring and Protection Network and ensuring all deliverables of Network are met. This partnership with Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin and Rusk counties provides a set of services to the public related to AIS education, outreach and lake monitoring. The coordinator will work alongside partners from the counties, lake associations, DNR and non-profits to support a network of community partners engaged in AIS prevention and education. The secondary role of this position is as the Citizen Science (CS) Technician. The role of the Citizen Science Technician is to assist the Citizen Science Director in the various other projects conducted at Beaver Creek Reserve. This includes overseeing the Bat Monitoring Project and the Bluebird Monitoring Project. This position also includes assisting with various CS outreach, events and duties as assigned
Qualifications: B.S. in a natural resource related field. Excellent organization skills. Excellent communication skills. Must be able to meet deadlines Comfortable with extensive responsibility. Self-starter, independent worker and extremely flexible. Evidence of strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire others. Aquatic and terrestrial plant identification skills. Functional knowledge of GIS. Strong communication skills in both the written and verbal form. Knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher Able to orienteer with a map and GPS unit. Comfortable working on/in the water and in remote places. Experience hauling, launching and operating motorized and non-motorized watercraft. Desired qualifications: Two years of experience in a natural resource or environmental position. Experience managing volunteers or staff. Comfortable in public speaking. Grant writing experience.
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Jeanette Kelly
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