Local recruitment: Nature Preserve Technician

Lake Ripley Management District

Cambridge, WI, USA 🇺🇸

The District Preserve is 207-acres of prairie, wetland, and woodland. The main goal of the Preserve is to protect Lake Ripley and its water quality by conserving critical headwater areas. This position will work towards completing goals the District has created for the Lake District Preserve.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Assist Lake Manager in implementing the long-term restoration and management plan for the 207-acre Preserve owned by the District. Gather data on the Preserve to help monitor, manage, maintain, and protect the areas.
•Maintenance of 207-acre Preserve; involving trail maintenance, brush trimming and removal, garbage clean out, noxious weed control, seed collection and other tasks.
•Carry out aquatic invasive species or terrestrial invasive species field work (e.g., garlic mustard, Dame’s rocket, and buckthorn removal).
•Wildlife research and management (e.g., checking and deploying trail cameras).
•Maintaining the carp barrier located on Park Road by keeping it clear of any debris.
•Present a report at the September board meeting to the Board of Directors (Saturday, September 16th at 9:00am).
•Any other duties assigned by Lake Manager and/or Chairperson throughout the course of employment.


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED

LANGUAGE REQUIRED

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development