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Seasonal Jobs Open for Aquatic Invasive Species Inspection Stations

Wednesday, February 14, 2018/Categories: Employment/Tags:

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is recruiting aquatic invasive species watercraft inspectors for the upcoming season. The job opportunities are part of the state’s on-going effort to prevent the spread of non-native mussels and other aquatic invasive species (AIS).

The seasonal jobs may offer competitive pay with benefits and will generally run from April through October.

In October 2016, Montana’s first-ever detection of invasive mussel larvae showed up in Tiber Reservoir and “suspect” detections turned up in Canyon Ferry Reservoir. The discovery triggered a natural resource emergency in Montana and led to increased watercraft inspection to address the threat of invasive mussels and prevent them from spreading to other areas.

To qualify for a seasonal position on the AIS team, applicants must be at least 18 years old, possesses a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Additional skills should include excellent customer service, a strong public service work ethic and the ability to work in a team atmosphere. Interest in natural resource conservation is desired but not required.

AIS watercraft inspector job information can be found at:

All boaters and anglers are urged to take year-round precautions and to Clean, Drain and Dry their equipment after each use.


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AIS Bureau, Montana FWP
1420 East Sixth Avenue
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: (406) 444-2440

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