JOB DESCRIPTION: Perform boat inspector and decontaminator responsibilities according to state regulations and standard protocols. Work will either be completed independently or in pairs to inspect boats launching and leaving the reservoir, with respect to invasive species such as zebra/quagga mussels. Perform decontamination unit maintenance and repair. Provide public outreach on the aquatic invasive species topic by providing printed material to those visiting the reservoir. The position will report directly to the boat ramp. Boat inspection training will be provided. Early morning, evening & weekend work required.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma. Good driving record and ability to work weekends, early morning and late evenings. Experience working with boats, trailers, power washers, small engines and/or heavy equipment preferred. Good communication skills, both written and verbal. Excellent customer service experience working with the public desired. Reliable and timely. Ability to self-motivate and work independently.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences or comparable work experience.
NOTE: Applications will be referred to, and positions will be hired by, a private contractor, Rocky Mountain Recreation Company. Employees will work for the contractor and will not be employees of Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
HOW TO APPLY: Send a resume, cover letter and three references electronically in Word or Adobe PDF to: CPW Invasive Species Program at Invasive.Species@state.co.us
Top candidates will be notified of interviews to be held ASAP and will be subject to background and motor vehicle checks