Rate of Pay: $17/hour with promotional potential. Work Schedule: 35 hours/week. Weekend, holiday, and evening work required; occasional overnight travel and stay. Location: Beaver Creek Reserve located in Fall Creek, WI. Regular travel throughout west central Wisconsin. Housing: temporary on-site housing available. Benefits: ICRA health insurance stipend (for those without insurance), retirement plan with 3% match after probationary period, 2 hours a week paid for fitness, free access to Beaver Creek Reserve’s trails and amenities. Organization Background Beaver Creek Reserve Citizen Science Center’s (CSC) mission connects people with nature to carry out scientific research and promote environmental stewardship. The CSC achieves this mission by partnering with government agencies, universities, non-profit organizations and research facilities. Through grants, contracts, and collaborations, the CSC conducts projects including but not limited to aquatic and terrestrial invasive species, pollinators, birds, bats, and waterways.
Position Summary: The primary role of this position is of the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Coordinator (80-90%). The AIS Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the Lake Monitoring and Protection Network and ensuring all deliverables of the Network are met. This partnership with Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin and Rusk counties provides a set of services to the public related to AIS education, outreach and lake monitoring. The coordinator will work alongside partners from the counties, lake associations, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) and non-profits to support a network of community partners engaged in AIS prevention and education.
The secondary role of this position is as the Citizen Science (CS) Technician (10-20%). The role of the Citizen Science Technician is to assist the Citizen Science Director in the various other projects conducted at Beaver Creek Reserve. This includes overseeing the Bat Monitoring Project and additional citizen science projects. This position also includes opportunities to contract with lake groups to conduct plant surveys, update/write lake management plans, and write grants for annual projects that may adhere to the CS Technician’s interest. Additional duties include assisting with various CS outreach, events and duties as assigned.
Each of the above activities will involve the following skills and requirements:
Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:
Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Hwy K
Fall Creek, WI 54742
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