The MAPMS Board of Directors has decided to add a section to the website to list employment opportunities within the scope of the aquatic plant management community. Submissions for listings should be sent to Posting are subject to approval by the MAPMS Board of Directors and will be listed for 60 days. Position posting should be of a professional nature for part-time or full-time employment. Send a brief description and link where applicants can contact or apply.

Posted DateCompanyLocationDescriptionContact
3/10/2020Aquatic Control, IncSeymour, IN; Evansville, IN; Truesdale, MODuties to include the following:

-EPA registered aquatic herbicide and algaecide application

-Installation and maintenance of aerators, fountains, and compressed air systems

-Aquatic plant surveys

-Assisting with and writing vegetation management plans

-Fish management surveys

-Assisting with fish survey reports

-Data entry and management

-General maintenance of trucks, boats, equipment, and grounds

-Speaking at pond clinics, trade shows, conferences, and public meetings

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in fisheries/aquatic science, agriculture, or a natural resources related field

Experience with aquatic vegetation identification

GPS and GIS experience

Basic mechanical ability (experience in outboard motor operation is a plus)

Ability to work in an outdoor environment (physical labor required)

Ability to work an average of 50 hours per week

Ability to lift 50+ lbs.
3/6/2020McCloud AquaticsElburn, IlLake Management Specialist Description: This job entails performing aquatic services (chemical treatment, microbial applications, aeration, etc) in accordance with EPA guidelines and regulations, company policies and procedures, and within all state, federal, and product label requirements. The LMS will also be taking advantage of opportunities to sell additional company services and products to new and existing customers, develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with customers. This person would also need to be proactive in solving customer problems and concerns.​The LMS will maintain company vehicle, boat, trailer, and all issued equipment within the company's standards. Services work is to be completed as directed in an efficient and timely matter with all documentation being properly filled out and distributed. All required job training is provided.​Training/Certification: Obtain and maintain state issued General Standard licensing, obtain and maintain certifications in all areas required to perform work, Attend and complete all company training sessions. Principle Duties/Responsibilities: Customer Service Communication Friendliness Growth Oriented Individual Skills Problem-Solving Production Professionalism Responsiveness Teamwork Essential Job Functions: Learn and maintain knowledge of various aquatic vegetation Knowledge of Aquatic products, treatments, and services, and how to apply them. Knowledge of State aquatic regulations and safety procedures Oral and written communication skills Ability to maneuver and operate a trailer, vehicle, and boat; ability to launch, re-trailer, and secure the boat. Walk on uneven terrain and shoreline; ability to climb up and over structures or into crawl spaces. Proper use of ALL personal protective equipment TJ McCloud

Phone: 8478916260
3/6/2020Indiana UniversityBloomington, INStarry stonewort field technician Description: The summer research technician will assist in the fieldwork component of a project studying starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) invasions across a gradient of climates throughout the Midwest. Starry stonewort is a relatively new invasive aquatic alga that has been found in lakes around the Great Lakes. We will be conducting ecological surveys to help understand the effect starry stonewort is having on native communities in lakes. This is a seasonal position, with no benefits, and an ideal start date in late April. We will be traveling for long periods of time with multiple days off in between. Food and lodging costs will be covered during any research travel. Summer field technicians will be expected to help in the day to day fieldwork, including: • Driving small watercraft • Assisting divers from the boat or diving (if SCUBA certified) • Collecting data in the field • Identifying aquatic plants and sorting them • Driving between field sites • Technicians should be comfortable lifting 50+lbs and working long hours outside in all types of weather Ideal qualifications and skills: • Pursuing or have completed a degree in Biology, Ecology, Limnology, Environmental Sciences, or a related field • SCUBA certification (preferred) • Boating experience- trailering and driving a boat • Aquatic plant ID/experience identifying plants or experience using ID guides.To apply, please email Carolyn Kalinowski at with a cover letter, a resume or CV, and contact information for two references in a single PDF document. In your email, please state your availability for start/end dates.

Company: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, IN

Phone: 8474719119