Mar 4, 2013

Lake Champlain Lake Steward job announcement

The Lake Champlain Basin Program and New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) are seeking part-time boat launch stewards to deliver interpretive invasive species spread prevention messages to boaters on Lake Champlain during the summer of 2013.

Boat Launch Stewards will interact with the public and gather lake-user information while greeting visitors to Lake Champlain and familiarizing the public with invasive species information. Stewards will be requested to work eight-hour days for approximately thirty-two hours per week at select boat launches around Lake Champlain from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Stewards will be required to work most weekends. Time off by prior arrangement can be accommodated during this period. Mandatory training will be held May 20 -22, 2013 in Grand Isle, Vermont and Paul Smiths, New York.

The successful candidate 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 filed 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.

Send resume, a letter of interest including a description of relevant experience, and the names and contact information of two or more references by Friday, March 22, 2013. Send submissions to:

NEIWPCC, Attn: Human Resources
650 Suffolk Street, Suite 410
Lowell, MA 01854
 or via email to:


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