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Summer SCUBA field assistant

University of Minnesota

Saint Paul ,  Minnesota

We are recruiting a summer field technician to assist with SCUBA surveys of zebra mussels in Minnesota lakes that have been recently infrested.  The earliest start date will be July 1, 2017. 

Requirements for the position are

  • Considerable experience with trailering and operating small boats. The ideal person should be comfortable with trailering and launching a pontoon boat on lakes throughout Minnesota.
  • Willingness to travel during July and August, to sites as far away as approximately a 2-hour drive time (each way) from the Twin Cities. Some overnight trips will be required.
  • International SCUBA certification (Open Water at a minimum), with plenty of additional experience in freshwater environments.

To be considered for this position,  please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Michael A. McCartney at


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