Water Resources Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Intern

Pine County has an opportunity for one (1) Water Resources-Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Intern and is looking for individual applicants who are dependable, have a strong work ethic, and who are interested in expanding their knowledge on natural resources while making a positive impact on their community water resources.

Essential Duties: Responsibilities include assistance with AIS education efforts including: tabling at events, working with boat landing signs, mailings, advertising campaigns; assisting watercraft inspection program; compile and organize data for lake vegetation management planning; assist Lake Service Providers with boat decontamination; assist with 4-H Aquatic Robotics programming; conduct AIS outreach to lake associations and resorts; inventory culverts for fish passage and hydraulic connectivity; assist County Shoreland Management Program; work in adverse weather conditions in MN climate. Applicants must be reliable, punctual, dedicated to the position for the season.

Position is from May 2017-September 2017 Friday through Sunday with additional time worked during holiday weekends with some flexibility on start date. Location of position may vary.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicant must be enrolled in a post-secondary water resources, natural resources, or related degree program and must also have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. Applicants must have excellent communication, organization, human relations, and public relations skills; excellent written and oral communication with public, agencies, and law enforcement. Applicants must have the ability to work independently and be self-directed and organized and the ability to work as a team. Training for AIS will be coordinated through the DNR prior to starting date.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with data analysis and research protocols; knowledge of natural resource issues, aquatic environmental processes, and the recreational use of water resources.

Salary : $11.00-$14.00/hour depending on qualifications

Applicant Information

All applicants must complete a Pine County Internship Application, cover letter and resume. Contact Pine County Administrator’s office for an application or download the application on the web site at www.co.pine.mn.us under Quick Links – Employment Opportunities and drop off or mail to the County Administrator’s office.

Application Deadline : March 31, 2017

Mail application to:

Pine County Human Resources

635 Northridge Drive NW Suite 200

Pine City, MN 55063

Job Type: Internship

Salary: $11.00 to $14.00 /hour

Company: Pine County

Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017

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