Job Posting in the Finger Lakes Region
Watercraft Steward position:
The Watercraft Stewards will be responsible for public outreach and education on slowing and preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species. Under the supervision of Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) at Hobart and William Smith Colleges staff, Watercraft Stewards will offer watercraft inspections to boaters at public launches and provide boaters with information about aquatic invasive species and protocol for preventing their spread. Watercraft inspections entail removing plants and other organic material from boats and trailers and identifying aquatic invasive species. Watercraft Stewards will collect daily data from their interactions with boaters using tablets and electronic data-entry software. Training will be provided.
This is a great position for anyone looking to spend time outdoors this summer, and for those looking to begin a career in the fields of environmental studies or science, conservation, interpretation, ecology, or biology.