Employment Opportunities for Aquatic Invasive Species Program

NDOW, through a temporary employment service, is recruiting for seasonal aquatic invasive species (AIS) watercraft inspectors and decontamination specialists. In addition, the positions will require AIS public outreach and education. Various positions are available including AIS watercraft specialists at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and statewide traveling rovers in both Southern and Northern Nevada. All positions will require the utilization of high pressure/hot water decontamination equipment to remove invasive species on watercraft. The rovers will be visiting various lakes, reservoirs and rivers in their respective regions. The employment period is from approximately May 1, 2014 through September 1, 2014 with a mandatory training occurring April 11 through April 13th. The application closing date is March 26, 2014 by 5:00 pm PDT.

Positions Available

  • Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Watercraft Inspection and Decontamination Specialists
    The Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA) recruitments will perform AIS watercraft inspections and decontaminations and public outreach. We are looking for approximately 7 individuals to fill the LMNRA positions.
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  • Seasonal Traveling Rovers to Perform Aquatic Invasive Species Watercraft Inspections, Decontaminations and Outreach
    NDOW is recruiting two seasonal traveling rovers - one for Southern Nevada and one for Northern Nevada. The Southern Nevada rover would be based in Boulder City and the Northern Nevada rover would be based in Reno. The “rovers” would travel to various lakes/reservoirs and rivers in Nevada and perform watercraft AIS inspections/decontamination and public outreach.
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