Level 1 Watercraft Inspector: Informs and educates the public about the threats of aquatic invasive species (AIS). Inspectors work at public water access sites and inform boaters of the laws regarding aquatic invasive species and show individuals how to inspect and remove aquatic invasive species from their boating equipment. Full time and part time positions are available. Weekend and holiday work are required. Workload can vary dramatically from very busy to none, based on weather, boater activity, local fishing conditions, school, holiday schedules and other factors. Starting pay is $15.00 per hour.
Level 2 Watercraft Inspector: Performs the same duties as a Level 1 Inspector and the transport and operation of a hot-water pressure washer to perform decontamination services. Starting pay is $16.00 per hour.
Control and Monitoring Technician: The technicians will work alongside an experienced crew of Aquatic Invasive Species Control & Monitoring Specialists surveying lakes, rivers, and wetlands within Itasca County for all aquatic invasive plants and animals. This position will be almost entirely outdoors in all types of weather. This position involves assisting in creating and implementing management plans for the control and monitoring of aquatic invasive species populations. Training will be provided in all areas of the program including the application of, and licensing for the use of herbicides. Starting pay is $15.50 per hour.