Primary responsibility is to support the State Invasive Species Program
through watercraft inspection & decontamination, as well as warehouse inventory
management. Candidates should have a strong mechanical background and experience with
maintaining inventories and managing a warehouse. Work will be completed independently to inspect and decontaminate boats voluntarily coming to the office site, with respect to
invasive species such as zebra/quagga mussels. Position will be responsible for regular
maintenance and proper use of the decontamination unit. Mechanical background is
preferred. Position will provide public outreach on the aquatic invasive species topic by
providing printed material to those visiting the office. Duties include collection, preservation and proper documentation of possible ANS specimen brought into the office by customers.
Other duties include administrative work such as filing, maintaining inventory, managing the supply warehouse, paying bills, reserving hotel rooms and training facilities, answering phone calls, preparing materials for field trainings, loading and unloading vehicles, reviewing and editing technical reports and participating in the development of maps, training materials, educational materials and protocol manuals. A large amount of data entry work is involved.
Hours will be from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday through Friday. A small amount of weekend
work is required.
1. Basic Understanding of Invasive Species Biology
2. Previous experience working in or managing a warehouse preferred.
3. B.S. in natural resources/botany/fisheries/wildlife or other natural resource field OR
at least 1 years completed coursework toward a degree in the field is desired.
4. Previous experience performing administrative duties outlined above.
5. Experience with Microsoft Word applications and google required.
6. Experience trailering a boat or power washer/decontamination units.
7. At least 6 months experience performing data entry, with fast and accurate typing
8. Experience working on boats and trailers preferred.
9. Good driving record is mandatory.
10. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are required.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences or comparable work
HOW TO APPLY: Send a resume, cover letter and three references electronically in Word or
Adobe PDF to:
Colorado Parks & Wildlife – Invasive Species Program
Top candidates will be notified of interviews to be held ASAP and are subject to background
and motor vehicle checks.