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
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.
Two years of experience in a natural resource or environmental position.
Experience managing volunteers or staff.
Comfortable in public speaking.
Grant writing experience.