The Northern Wisconsin Project Coordinator will report directly to the Great Lakes Stream Restoration Manager, and will lead on-the-ground efforts to work with partners to complete road-stream crossing aquatic organism passage (AOP) inventories, collect survey data for in-stream restoration and habitat reconnection projects, and carry-out monitoring requirements at project sites in northern Wisconsin. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to overseeing seasonal interns, assisting with fish and habitat surveys, planning habitat restoration projects, grant writing and management, budget tracking and administration, writing project reports, meeting with local and agency representatives, coordinating efforts with projects partners, and serving as a liaison to stakeholders and the community at large. The position will require frequent overnight travel, including backcountry camping in northern Wisconsin, and will work 40 hours per week. Some weekend work may be required. This position is full time and eligible for benefits. The position is based in Wisconsin from a home office.
• A B.S. in a field related to fisheries management, aquatic ecology, watershed management, environmental science, geomorphology, hydrology, biological systems engineering, or geology and earth sciences is required.
• A working knowledge of principles and practices of fisheries and aquatic resource management.
• Experience with road-stream crossing or stream habitat assessment methods is preferred.
• Outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills.
• Experience using survey equipment, like total stations and survey rods, is preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively as both a team player and independently.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.
• Experience with ArcGIS, Arc Collector, and Survey 123 is preferred.
• Self-motivated with the ability to problem solve and think critically and creatively to achieve a conservation mission.
• Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
• Willingness to travel (frequently overnight) and capable of hiking and carrying equipment in difficult terrain and working in inclement conditions and remote locations.
• Experience and comfort with backcountry camping.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Passion for protecting and restoring trout populations and their watersheds.
• Self-motivated and highly energetic, with excellent time-management skills.
To Apply: Please use this link to access the application portal and upload a resume and cover letter: https://www.tu.org/about/jobs-and-internships/northern-wisconsin-project-coordinator/