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TEMPORARY ANS Boat Inspection Technician - Chatfield State Park

at State of Colorado

Pay: up to $11.1/hour
$11.1 - $
Posted: 7/28/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2361262
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THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION (6 MONTHS OR LESS) - EMPLOYMENT IS MARCH THROUGH NOVEMBER 2019 - PAYING $11.10 PER HOUR

To apply, please submit only your application (without attachments such as resumes or cover letters). This announcement will remain open until FILLED.  You are encouraged to apply early.


The mission of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors.  In an effort to build diversity and inclusion we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
 
Customer service is a key component for every position across state government.  We are focused on improving Efficiency (use of resources), Effectiveness (impact of our work), and Elegance (graceful service interactions).

COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE (CPW) 
Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Description of Job

A customer service based position that involves inspecting for invasive Zebra/Quagga Mussels, Milfoil or other plant species on boats and personal watercraft at an inspection point on the park. This is an important position for the protection of natural resources from non-native species that threaten wildlife, drinking water/irrigation and all water related outdoor recreation in the State of Colorado. Daily interaction with park visitors requires effective communication and public relations skills. Specific Duties may include:

  • Staff the park ANS (aquatic nuisance species) inspection station.
  • Conduct physical boat inspections and boater interviews.
  • Provide information and assistance to the boating public (distributes brochures, promotes ANS education, educates about State Park regulations, etc.)
  • Cleaning and light maintenance duties of interior and exterior of ANS inspection areas. Including maintenance of facilities and grounds.
  • Accurate counting and recording of all boat inspections, either written or by phone application software.
  • May document and report visitor complaints.
  • Other duties as assigned.
This position is up to 40 hours per week and up to nine months in duration. School schedules MAY be accommodated.

HOUSING:

The park may be able to provide low-cost housing for the duration of employment.
 

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must have a valid drivers' license or reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to work outdoors and on weekends, holidays, and varied shifts.
  • Must be able to climb in and out of vessels, and under trailers.
  • May need to undergo criminal background investigation.
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills (written and oral).
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • May be required to work at the ANS station for an 8 hour shift and take lunch at the station.
  • Must be available for 40 hours per week, and commit to a 9 month work season.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position will perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Ability to perceive color differences and to hear verbal and radio communications.

Supplemental Information

CPW is committed to fairness and equality of opportunity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

E-Verify employer:  The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify in accordance with the program's Right to Work for all newly-hired employees  Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
 
ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact by phone or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.
 
 
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