Research & Monitoring Seasonal Field Assistant

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District | Posted Feb 14, 2024

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024

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0-5 Years
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MCWD is a leader in watershed management—it’s a place to explore your potential and to push boundaries. We know that our success is driven by talented people who want to grow, think, and create. Our culture thrives on ideas, imagination, initiative, and the power that diverse perspectives bring to our collective mission. At MCWD, we enjoy the challenge of deep, meaningful work and appreciate the power we have as a team to achieve excellence in a constantly evolving environment. MCWD is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color.

The Research & Monitoring Seasonal Field Assistant will support MCWD’s data-driven culture by leading field data collection, data entry, and supporting the development and modification of GIS datasets.

•Collecting water quality and biological data to characterize the aquatic health in Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
•Install, operate, inspect, calibrate, and repair monitoring equipment in the field including water quality probes, automatic samplers, surveying equipment, and other monitoring equipment.
•Unlock the spatial components of legacy datasets in management systems by integrating with GIS
•Enhance existing GIS datasets by creating, updating, and populating key attributes