Aquatic Invasive Species Technician: Topock, AZ

Woods to Water Wildlife Solutions, LLC
Topock, AZ
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Description: The primary responsibility of this position is to provide roadside watercraft aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspection and decontamination services at the Topock Station along Interstate 40 (approximately 26 miles north of Lake Havasu City, AZ). Hours of operation are Friday – Monday. Work Duties Include: Inspect watercrafts for the presence of AIS (specifically quagga mussels), perform standing water decontaminations using a mobile decontamination unit, data collection/entry, and provide public outreach and education pertaining to stopping the spread of AIS. Employee will work closely with the public and may be asked to assistant with other statewide projects.
Qualifications: Candidate must be 18 years of age or older and possess (and maintain) a valid driver’s license at the time of employment. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays, and able to work outside in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time. Must be detailed oriented, hardworking, able to crawl on and under boats, and have excellent communication skills. Must be self-motivated, able to work independently as well as within a team setting. Other: Preference may be given to career minded applicants with or currently working towards completion of a degree in biological/environmental sciences, wildlife/fisheries, social science, or similar field. Prior knowledge of boats/boat mechanics is extremely helpful but not required. Prior knowledge of AIS, and watercraft inspection and decontamination protocols are preferred but not required. Training will be provided. Ability to operate a 4x4 vehicle, tow a trailer, and equipment maintenance may be required. To apply please email resume, cover letter, and 3 references to: Clint Luedtke Owner/Biologist Woods to Water Wildlife Solutions, LLC
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