The Watercraft Inspector serves to inform and educate the public to the threats of ecologically harmful aquatic invasive species to Minnesota's waters. Inspectors 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 the coordinator with access postings, assisting Conservation Officers with access checks, invasive plant removal, and other natural resource projects.
Temporary full-time (in all areas)
Apply on the State of Minnesota jobs website.Complete application instructions will be outlined in each internship posting.
To qualify for the Watercraft Inspection Program applicants must pass a criminal background check and have a valid Minnesota class D drivers license or the equivalent. In order to hold this position employees must receive college credit and major in one of the following: Biology, Natural Resources, Fisheries and Wildlife, Enforcement, Communications, Recreation Resource Management, Recreation, Park and Leisure studies, Ecology, Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Sociology, Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance, Urban and Community Forestry.
Watercraft Inspectors will be assigned to a specific area of responsibility which will include multiple public water accesses. Personal transportation is required and mileage will be reimbursed.
Lake of the Woods