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As part of CCE Saratoga’s Capital Region Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) program, Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Watercraft Stewards provide public education and outreach at boat launches regarding statewide Clean, Drain, Dry practices in order to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. Watercraft Stewards collect research data daily from interactions with the public using the Survey123 Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Application (WISPA).
WATERCRAFT STEWARDS work independently at various boat launch locations throughout the Capital Region PRISM region (including Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Green, Herkimer, Montgomery, Orange, Saratoga, Schenectady, Ulster, and Westchester counties).
LEAD WATERCRAFT STEWARDS assist in providing oversight to Watercraft Stewards. Lead Stewards work independently and travel frequently between various boat launch locations throughout the Capital Region PRISM region (including Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Green, Herkimer, Montgomery, Orange, Saratoga, Schenectady, Ulster, and Westchester counties).
A list of locations can be found by clicking here
Watercraft Stewards and Lead Stewards work on a full-time, seasonal (temporary) basis from May through September. Work schedules are typically Thursday-Monday, including holidays, from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm with a 30 minute meal period, though schedules may also vary depending on program needs.
The Watercraft Steward program runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, with several days of required programmatic training on May 24 – May 26, 2021.
Compensation of $14.00 per hour for Watercraft Stewards. Compensation of $15.75 per hour for Lead Stewards.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible or by February 16, 2021, however, this posting will remain open until positions are filled. Position closing dates may also change based on Association needs.
To Apply & For Further Details:
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County
Last updated August 11, 2021