7 Lakes Alliance (7 Lakes) is a not-for-profit organization working to ensure the future health of the Belgrade Lakes (Maine) region through effective land and water quality conservation programs in the Belgrade Lakes watershed. 7 Lakes seeks a full-time Erosion Control/LakeSmart Coordinator to support programs to ensure healthy streams and lake shorelines to prevent erosion and its harmful impacts to water quality and lake health. The successful candidate will implement and coordinate the LakeSmart program and other programs to control erosion and protect lake water quality and will conduct related community outreach.
The Coordinator will integrate and manage several erosion control databases that track customers, organizations, properties, and projects. The Coordinator will communicate with landowners, Lake Associations, 7 Lakes program managers, and the public. Verbal and written communication skills – virtual and in-person, with individuals and the public – are essential. Organizational and computer skills are a must.
The Coordinator will assess erosion sites that contribute to water quality problems. Tools required in this work include computers, basic photography, databases, and GIS. Prior work experience in erosion site assessment, landscaping, trail building, or water quality assessment is preferred, but we will consider candidates with strong credentials and work experience in related fields such as biological field assessments.
Required or preferred qualifications include: an undergraduate degree, erosion control project experience, water quality assessment, scientific field assessment, people skills, management experience, organizational skills, and the ability to use technology and GIS. Flexibility to work days, nights, and/or weekends. Verbal and written skills, knowledge of Excel, strong basic math. A love of the outdoors, a passion for nature. 7 Lakes requires full compliance with public health guidance. Position will remain open until filled and start date is as soon as feasible.
Job Type: Temporary
Pay: $17.00 - $18.00 per hour
- Multiple locations
- Monday to Friday
- Weekends required
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- Temporarily due to COVID-19