Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff – 8/9 Month Seasonal

Job position / title
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff – 8/9 Month Seasonal
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
The City of Bellingham is currently hiring for 8/9 month seasonal Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff!

This position fulfills Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program objectives by providing education, watercraft inspection and decontamination services to recreational boaters within the Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish watersheds. The position will interact with members of the public, collect and track survey information, provide boat inspection and decontamination services and communicate with other state and local government staff.

This position is responsible for the preparation and launch of the AIS season as well as assisting in the gathering of data and report preparation at the end of the season.



•One year experience working with the public on a daily basis in public outreach, customer service or similar.
•Course work in environmental science or knowledge of Lake Whatcom aquatic ecology preferred.
•Experience working with watercraft or basic knowledge of boat mechanics preferred.
•High level of comfort using smart phones to collect and process data preferred.
•Demonstrated experience in a team leader role preferred.
•At least one full season of AIS Prevention Program experience preferred.

•Valid Washington State driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must provide a three-year driver’s abstract prior to hire.
•At least 18 years of age.
•Employment contingent upon passing a Washington State Adult/Child Abuse records check, criminal conviction and local background check.

Application deadline / closing date
Salary / rate of pay
Starting salary rate is at Step 1, $2,679 monthly for full time positions.
Days and hours of employment
40 hours per week

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA
How to apply
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Closing Date/Time: Tuesday, 12/10/2019 4:30 PM Pacific Time

Applications should include

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