This position is responsible to lead community-driven monitoring of water resources across lakes and ponds in Vermont in support of the Vermont DEC Lakes and Ponds Program and Lake Champlain Sea Grant, to use this information to assess aquatic ecosystem health, and to develop and provide training and assistance to local communities to take the necessary restorative and protective actions.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Bachelor’s degree in water resources, natural resources or related field and two to four years of experience in water resources monitoring, data analyses and report preparation required. Knowledge of lake ecosystems and field monitoring and laboratory analysis protocols. Experience working with local community groups and decision-makers to address local environmental challenges and provide training to volunteers. Program development and evaluation experience. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituencies. Knowledge of web-based database applications and experience using various Internet, video editing, and social media tools. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to work independently and be innovative in solving problems required. Ability to provide one’s own transportation to variety of work locations required.
Familiarity with MS Teams, iMovie/QuickTime, ANR Atlas and knowledge and experience using the Microsoft program suite.