Summer Watercraft Inspector LTE

Application Deadline: 2024-05-22
Job Type: County
Job Description:

The Oneida County Land & Water Conservation Department’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program is seeking three Watercraft Inspector Limited Term Employees (LTE) for the summer of 2024. The Clean Boats, Clean Waters (CBCW) Watercraft Inspection program is the frontline defense against the spread of AIS and a great way to help protect our beautiful lakes and rivers. These positions are valuable for future careers in natural resources and are excellent resume-builders for future employers.

This position pays $16.00 per hour and works 40 hours per week including most weekends and holidays. Employment begins on or around May 22 through Labor Day. Work schedules and employment dates may vary, with some flexibility available. No benefits provided with positon.

Duties include: conduct CBCW watercraft inspections at several boat landings within the county, educate boaters about the AIS prevention steps and where AIS are most likely to hitch a ride on their equipment, participate in the statewide AIS campaigns, collect CBCW data and upload data to a statewide database. Applicants will gain experience in AIS prevention, monitoring, educational outreach, and water resource stewardship.

Qualified applicants must be 18 or older, have a high school degree or equivalent, valid Wisconsin driver’s license, reliable vehicle, and proof of vehicle insurance. Mileage is not reimbursed. Applicants must be comfortable working independently and outside in variable weather; have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the public; make good independent decisions based on practices, rules and procedure. Prior experience with AIS and CBCW is not necessary and excellent training is provided.

Interested applicants must complete the required Oneida County application, available at Completed application along with resume and cover letter should be emailed to or mailed to Oneida County LRES, P.O. Box 400, Rhinelander, WI, 54501. Please call Jenni at 715-369-6153 with questions. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Oneida County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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