Lake Champlain Boat Launch Stewards (part-time, summer) -Lake Champlain VT
Organization: Lake Champlain Basin Program and New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
Position Title: Lake Champlain Boat Launch Stewards
Location: Lake Champlain VT
Hours and Compensation: Not listed.
Application Deadline: March 28, 2014
Boat Launch Stewards will be trained to interact with the public, record and electronically enter lake-user information, greet visitors to Lake Champlain and familiarize the public with invasive species information, and handle contentious situations. Stewards will be requested to work eight-hour days up to thirty-two hours per week at select boat launches around Lake Champlain from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend. Stewards will be required to work most weekends. Time off by prior arrangement can be accommodated during this period.
Successful candidates will be well organized and have excellent communication skills, experience speaking with the public, demonstrated data collection and recording skills, proficiency using Microsoft Excel, and field work experience. Basic familiarity with boaters, anglers, and recreational equipment will be useful. Highly motivated individuals with familiarity with invasive species and/or water recreation experience are encouraged to apply.
Boat Launch Stewards are required to attend a paid three day training session May 19 – 21 at Paul Smith’s College and at the Lake Champlain Basin Program office, located in the town of Paul Smiths, New York, and Grand Isle, Vermont, respectively.
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Lowell MA 01854-3600
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