|SEASONAL AIS WATERCRAFT INSPECTOR|
|Organization||Washington Conservation District|
|MAEE Partner||Washington Conservation District|
SEASONAL AIS WATERCRAFT INSPECTOR POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
LOCATION: Washington Conservation District - Oakdale, MN
CLASSIFICATION: Seasonal Technician – Up to twelve vacancies are available
SALARY RANGE: $14-$16/hr DOQ
HOURS: Up to 40-hours per week – Requires early morning, evening, and weekend work
STATUS: Seasonal, non-exempt
TERM: Boating Season 2021
The Washington Conservation District (WCD) in collaboration with Washington County and other partners
seeks self-motivated individuals to provide watercraft inspections to prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive
Species (AIS) in Washington County, Minnesota.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Attends and completes DNR training to become an authorized inspector
Serves as a Level 1 watercraft inspector at assigned inspection stations
Interviews watercraft owners and performs watercraft inspections
Educates launch users about the importance of AIS prevention
Maintains daily inspection reports and data entry
Performs light access maintenance during slow boat use periods
Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants will possess a high school diploma or GED. Must have
previous work experience. Must be proficient in verbal and written skills and possess the ability to work
independently. Must have good computer skills. Must have a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle
available for use.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants will possess, or be actively pursuing, an
associate’s/bachelor’s degree or have two years of relevant experience in communications, education, law
enforcement, biology, water resources, soil science, or related natural resources field. Have experience in
environmental education. Previous customer service experience and/or working with the public preferred.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves mostly outside field work (95%). Long periods of standing and sitting;
lifting, pushing, and pulling more than 50 pounds required on an infrequent basis; may be exposed to hot, cold,
and wet conditions. Use of the senses of sight and smell are necessary in this work.
SELECTION TECHNIQUE: Finalists for the interview process will be determined after initial screening and
assessed of relevant qualifications and experience. Applicant(s) selected for the interview process will be
contacted directly by the Washington Conservation District.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Matt Downing,
firstname.lastname@example.org. Position open until filled – applications will be reviewed and considered as they are
received. Applications will be reviewed and offers will be made on a rolling basis.
CONDITIONS OF ANNOUNCEMENT: Washington Conservation District reserves the right to change the
content of this announcement without notification and may at any time withdraw the announcement.
REPORTS TO: The Senior Water Resource Specialist for daily assignments and to the District Manager on a