Working collaboratively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Information Assistant to learn about and participate in activities focused on preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species by recreational watercraft. The Aquatic Invasive Species Education Specialist (Research Associate Program) will support projects related to interpretation and education with an emphasis on aquatic resource management within Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Working with GBI and National Park Service personnel, this position will assist with outreach efforts, prevention, and mitigation related to aquatic invasives at the park.
This Research Associate position is based out of Lake Mead National Recreation Area. This position will be performing a variety of duties including (1) Working as part of a diverse outreach team providing exceptional education messages about aquatic invasive species, water safety and park information to public audiences; (2) Facilitating visitor contacts to create understanding of park resources, aquatic invasive species, and boater safety and responsibility; (3) Providing assistance for interpretation activities; and (4) Encouraging visitors to uphold the mission of the National Park Service.
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