Aquatic Applicator / Staff Biologist-Wisconsin

Agency
Lakeland Biologists, LLC
Location
Waukesha, WI
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$24,000/year+ DOE
Last Date to Apply
06/15/2018
Description
Duties to include the following: • Aquatic Vegetation Management with EPA registered aquatic herbicide and algaecide applications • Understand label guidelines and ability to calculate rates in compliance with Federal law • Record keeping in field and data entry in office • Installation and maintenance of aquatic equipment and products. • General maintenance of equipment • Assist with designing management plans and aquatic plant surveys • Installing aquatic plants and shoreline restoration • Labor intensive manual removal of undesirable aquatic plants, ic cattails, submerged weeds, raking algae • Fish stocking ponds and lakes • Customer Service – communicate and consult with clients • Assist with retail store and greenhouse duties
Qualifications
Required Experience: • 1-3 years related work experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate • Demonstrate knowledge of regional aquatic plants and algae identification preferred • Previous boat operation experience including ability to trailer and launch boat preferred • Basic mechanical ability • Strong swimmer and comfortable working in and around the water • Valid drivers' license and clean driving record • Ability to obtain necessary state commercial pesticide applicator license within 6 weeks of hire • Strong customer service skills • Ability to read and follow maps • Capability to lift up to 75 pounds and good physical dexterity • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, rain) • College degree in related field (Biological/Environmental sciences, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, etc.) preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience • Ability to adjust to variable work schedule (long days, some days off for rain/weather) and start work days before sunrise if requested at times • The desire to learn and go “above and beyond” are an absolute must! Compensation: $24,000 to $39,000 + / year (Depending on prior experience and education) All application materials must be submitted by March 20, 2018 Application Requirements: Resume, Cover Letter, and Three Professional References Please email application materials to: Info@lakelandbiologists.com Questions about the position can be e-mailed to info@lakelandbiologists.com or call (262)522-2822
Contact Person
Reid Turowski
Contact eMail
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