The Watercraft Inspector position serves to inform and educate the public to the threats of ecologically harmful aquatic invasive species to Minnesota’s waters. Inspectors will also undergo training of MN DNR protocols and perform thorough inspections on all incoming or outgoing watercraft at multiple lakes throughout Scott County. Inspectors will work at public water access sites educating the public by providing information to watercraft users and conducting a brief survey while inspecting watercraft for invasive species. Other duties include assisting with postings and educational materials at access sites, invasive species removal, and other natural resource projects.
Part Time Positions Only: Mid-May through September
Educate the public on the AIS program and current issues.
Inspection of watercraft for invasive species (inbound and outbound).
Conduct verbal surveys.
Documentation of inspection activities.
Maintain current knowledge of best practices while inspecting watercraft
Verbal communication and customer relations experience.
Ability to coordinate multiple tasks in a professional setting.
Willingness to work odd hours and in adverse weather.
Willing to work weekends and holidays
Requires occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs and walking or standing to a significant degree.