Seasonal jobs open for mussel response inspection

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks today announced that it is recruiting additional aquatic invasive species inspection and laboratory technicians for the upcoming season. There will be an opportunity for folks from Laurel and the surrounding areas to apply for the jobs at the regional headquarters in Billings.The job opportunities are part of the state’s on-going effort to battle the risk of spreading invasive mussels to other areas in the state.
The seasonal jobs, which offer competitive pay and benefits, will generally run from April through October.
In October 2016, Montana’s first-ever detection of invasive mussel larvae showed up in Tiber Reservoir – and “suspect” detections turned up in Canyon Ferry Reservoir, the Missouri River below Toston Dam, and the Milk River. The discovery triggered a natural resource emergency in Montana and led to several strategies to manage the threat of invasive mussels spreading to other areas including additional mandatory Montana watercraft inspection stations; deployment of watercraft decontamination stations at Tiber and Canyon Ferry reservoirs; and doubling sample collection to more than 1,500 taken from more than 200 waterbodies.
To qualify for one of the seasonal positions on the AIS team, applicants must be at least 18 years old, possesses a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Additional skills should include excellent customer service, a strong public service work ethic, and the ability to work in a team atmosphere. Interest in natural resource conservation is desired but not required.
FWP hiring staff will be on hand at the Lake Elmo regional headquarters to review resumes, conduct interviews and accept applications March 7. Applicants will need to return on March 8 to complete paperwork.

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