Water Protection & Monitoring Technician

Vilas County Land & Water Conservation
Eagle River, WI
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
This is a temporary position responsible for implementing portions of the Vilas County Aquatic Invasive Species Strategic Plan and other water protection assignments throughout the 2023 summer field season. Duties include Clean Boats Clean Waters inspections; aquatic invasive species surveys and management; signage replacements; aquatic plant community assessments; coarse woody habitat monitoring; water chemistry monitoring; stream monitoring; educational events; water sample prep for lab shipments; youth education; boat and field gear maintenance; & data entry. See https://www.vilascountywi.gov/departments/administration___officials/employment.php for full job description. Job start and end dates are slightly flexible but are expected to be May 30-Sep 1, 2023.
- Completion/progress towards a 4 year degree in natural resources, conservation, water resources, or environmental education - Strong written and verbal communication skills - Comfortable with spreadsheets and databases -Familiar with GPS and GIS - Comfortable working in rough, wet, or hilly terrain as well as in the water (boat, snorkeling) - Ability to operate an outboard motor watercraft and have/obtain WI Boater Safety Certification - See https://www.vilascountywi.gov/departments/administration___officials/employment.php for full list of qualifications
Contact Person
Cathy Higley
Contact Phone
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