LAKE JOBS

Please see below for PAID job opportuities

 

Would you like to spend your summer outside, working on lakes and ponds, helping to keep our waters clean and healthy? 30 Mile River Watershed currently has openings in two of our programs, ideal for students, retirees, and others looking for part-time work for the summer of 2024.

FMI, click here

LEA’s summer internships are paid positions geared toward motivated and responsible college students with environmental or educational interests. Interns are required to complete a variety of tasks and work with many different individuals. The work environment is casual but busy, and about 50 to 60 percent of the work is outdoors. And some is inside too!

Hiring water-testing interns, courtesy boat inspectors, invasive aquatic plant control crew members, and a land and water outreach intern in the summer of 2024. FMI, click here.

Friends of the Cobbosee Watershed, based in Winthrop, are looking to fill several seasonal positions in the summer of 2024. Click below for links to their job descriptions, or here for their employment application. 

Invasive Aquatic Plant Survey and Remediation

Courtesy Boat Inspectors

Youth Conservation Corp

AWWA is seeking applicants for their Youth Conservation Corps crew. Check out our Youth Conservation Corps page for general information on our YCC program. 

Click here for our full job description and an online application form.

Courtesy Boat Inspectors (CBI) - Inspect boats at the boat launches in the watershed looking for invasive plants. We will train you.

Invasive Aquatic Plant Removal Program Survey and Dive Crew - Join the team to play an important role in protecting aquatic ecosystems by identifying and removing harmful invasive aquatic weeds that threaten native plants and wildlife

Youth Conservation Corps Crew Member - seeking energetic Youth Conservation Corps Crew Members to help participate in completing erosion-control projects in the Belgrade Lakes watershed.

Water Resources Specialist - Lake and Watershed Protection: Cobbossee Watershed District (CWD), headquartered at 167 Main Street in Winthrop, Maine, is seeking a Water Resources Specialist to join the CWD staff to help achieve our purpose of protecting, improving, and conserving the lakes and ponds of the Cobbosseecontee Stream watershed.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the staff of Maine's only regional lake management district, nationally recognized for successful lake and watershed management.  The CWD encompasses 217-square miles and includes 28 lakes and ponds.

Specific functions include:

  *   Collects lake water quality data and maintains all equipment necessary for this task.

  *   Collects hydrologic data from USGS reference points and gaging stations.

  *   Coordinates with volunteer water quality monitors with the Lake Stewards of Maine.

  *   Data management (e.g., water quality and hydrologic data).

  *   Analyzes water quality data in cooperation with Maine DEP and CWD project personnel.

  *   Perform field work and assist CWD personnel with various other tasks related to watershed surveys, non-point source pollution reduction, and invasive aquatic species control projects as needed.

  *   Maintains CWD's presence on social media platforms.

  *   Provide technical assistance on land use matters.

Qualified candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, or related, and have knowledge of lake and watershed ecology, non-point source pollution management, and computer data management.  Some experience is preferred.  Candidates must be able to swim, lift forty pounds, pilot and trailer small watercraft, and work independently and in occasional adverse field conditions.

A valid U.S. driver's license is required. Salary range: $46K to $56K DOE.  Benefits include health insurance coverage, 401K retirement plan, and paid vacation, holidays, and sick time.  All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to: Cobbossee Watershed District, P.O. Box 418, Winthrop, Maine 04364, or via email to: cwd@fairpoint.net.  Closes April 15, 2024.

If you have any questions, contact Bill Monagle at CWD at 207-377-2234.