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Posted: 4/28/2016
Name of Company: Aquatic Environments, Inc
Location: Concord, California
Position: Internship
Start Date: 5/1/2016
Job Duties: Aquatic Environments, Inc., California's largest full service contractor and consultancy dedicated to dredging, wetland restoration, water feature construction, and aquatic maintenance services, is seeking a Summer Intern in our Concord, California location. The position reports to the Environmental Services Manager and has both field and office responsibilities. In the field, the intern will safely take water and sediment samples, participate in surveying, take project notes, and assist construction and environmental professionals on a variety of tasks. Office activities include assisting in the management of the company website, creating material for social media, and taking and editing video. Summer Intern Duties -- Field Work: Collect water and sediment core samples from lagoons, rivers, lakes, and ponds. Test water chemistry with handheld instruments in water bodies. Assist senior staff in surveying, bathymetric mapping, GIS, and GPS work. Assist dredging crew for pre and post dredge surveys including quantity calculations. Deliver water and sediment samples to the laboratory. Clean and maintain analytical equipment, dive gear, and vessels. Photograph jobsites for website content. If needed, operate small boats and assist scuba and surface supplied air dive teams. If needed, professionally represent the company at pre-bid meetings and job-walks. Summer Intern Duties -- Office Assignments: Member of project team to construct new company website and social media presence. Organize files, photographs, and written content on the company server. Assist marketing and sales professionals in the preparation of brochures, flyers, customer target lists. Assists in bids, proposals, presentations, and company statement of qualifications updates. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing special projects as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Excellent writing skills. Ability to develop technical and non-technical written content. Candidates pursuing a technical degree in biological sciences, physical sciences, engineering are preferred. Proficient use of Word, Excel, and Photo Editing software packages. Ability carry analytical gear weighing up to 40 pounds. Ability to work safely outdoors in high temperatures for extended periods. Ability to work overtime may be necessary as workloads dictate. This may include nights, weekends and/or holidays. Much of our work is on or near bodies of water so you must have basic swimming skills. Clean driving record that allows for use of company vehicle in order to drive to client sites.
Preferred Qualifications: Degree in Limnology or Lake Management is Ideal! Ability to operate small boats, canoes, kayaks, and larger vessels is helpful but not required. AutoCAD, GIS, and surveying experience is helpful but not required. Use of field instrumentation for water quality analysis a plus. Familiarity with NPDES permitting and monitoring requirements a plus.
Salary: TBD
How to Apply: Please contact Eli Kersh, CLM. to request an interview. Please provide a short cover letter demonstrating your knowledge of Lake Management.
Deadline: 7/30/2016

Posted: 4/22/2016
Name of Company: McCloud Aquatic Services
Location: Elburn IL, North, South - SW Suburbs
Position: Aquatic Service Tech -Lake Managment Specialist
Start Date: 5/16/2016
Job Duties:
•Utilize a map to drive to assigned treatment areas and to locate specific water site while towing a trailer or boat
•Drive a small motorboat or All-Terrain Vehicle and use a high-pressure sprayer to treat assigned sites
 •Inspect water source carefully, identify plants correctly, measure treatments accurately and dispense treatment utilizing a 75-80 pound backpack in a safe, proper and timely manner
•Performs cleaning and daily inspections of vehicle and equipment to verify working condition and communicate any issues to supervisor
•Document and communicate daily work activity including product used to ensure completion of customer contracts via computer using our proproetory software
•Responsible for making sure safe work practices and procedures are followed at all time
•Be able to engage with staff members and customers on a regular basis.
•Required to pass the Illinois Aquatics Applicator exam (Training provided)
• Must be comfortable performing assigned duties outdoors while walking through various and challenging terrain, including but not limited to water, heavy vegetation and uneven land, throughout residential communities, urban environments and forested areas where environmental conditions are affected by weather.
•be able to read and follow maps -Able to drive and operate motor vehicle, Boat w/outboard motor and Trailor(s)
•be able to read and follow label requirements
•Ability to effectively partner with cross functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision of the Company •Ability to travel to multiple site locations to meet the needs of the business.
Minimum Qualifications:
•Be 20 years of age or older
•Possess a high school degree or equivalent and some college. High school level math skills required
•Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently
•Must be available to work Monday- Friday, 7:00am- 3:30pm (Start/end times may vary based on business needs) some weekend and evenings may be required. A minimum of 5-10 hours of OT weekly may be required May – October Abel Drive, operate Motor Vehicle, boat and trailor(s) daily
•Effective communication skills with customers and staff members.
•Be able to swim
•Abel to operate and understand current technology devices including but not limited to iphones, ipads, gps devices and learn new software/system programs.
•Have a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
•be able to lift up to 75 pounds
 •have good physical dexterity
 •Ability to sit and drive a vehicle for extended periods of time as well as walk extensively
Salary: $15 plus
Deadline: 5/15/2016

Posted: 4/13/2016
Name of Company: Aquatic Environments, Inc
Location: Northern California
Position: Harvester Operators
Start Date: 6/30/2016
Job Duties: AEI is seeking experienced aquatic weed harvester operators to join our team. We operate one of the largest fleet of harvesters in the country with over 14 machines ranging from an H4 to H10.
Minimum Qualifications: Must have a valid drivers license and clean driving record. Please demonstrate at least 1 year of work experience operating aquatic weed harvesters. 3+ years preferred.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: TBD
How to Apply: Please contact Eli Kersh,
Deadline: 6/30/2016

Posted: 3/3/2016
Name of Company: Kane Brothers Water Features
Location: Homer Glen, IL
Position: Aquatic Maintenance Manager
Start Date: 4/1/2016
Job Duties: Kane Brothers Water Features is seeking a talented individual to join our maintenance division. For over twenty years Kane Brothers has been servicing some of the most distinct water features throughout IL. Our customer base includes private homes, associations, government and commercial properties. This is who we are and what we value:

- Use good judgement for our clients even if it comes at the expense of profit.
- Whatever we do, we should do it better than our competition.
- Build beautiful things that last and then take care of them as if they were your own.
- Behave like an owner. Everyone is responsible for making this company better. Think strategically, identify problems and suggest better approaches.
- Treat your co-workers with respect. You are not competing with them - you are competing with yourself.

If this is the kind of organization you can see yourself having a career with, we have an opportunity. Here it is... Candidate will be responsible for expanding the client base as well as managing field operations within the division. This will include coordinating the procurement and scheduled use of resources, including labor, equipment and materials to ensure maximum use and completion of work within budget, safety guidelines and quality standards. The candidate is expected to promote the growth and development of field staff and assists them in carrying out their responsibilities as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Experience in business management, including basic accounting skills.
- Mechanical aptitude.
- Knowledge of computer applications.
- Valid driver's license.
- Required to have passed the IL Dept. of Agriculture General Standards Exam.
- Self starter who demonstrates initiative
- Posses excellent organizational skills and time management
- Have the ability to organize and multi-task activities
- Posses excellent written and verbal skills
- Are service and team oriented
Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelors degree in horticulture and / or 3-5 years directly relevant experience.
- Spanish speaking a plus.
Salary: Salary and bonus based on experience and qualifications.
How to Apply: Please send your resume to or fax to 630-794-9182.

Posted: 2/11/2016
Name of Company: Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, School of Forest resources and Conservation, Institute of Food and Agriculture Services, University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Position: Florida LAKEWATCH Chemist II. This is a University of Florida TEAMS Position at the Chemist II level.
Start Date:
Job Duties:
-This position independently manages a water chemistry laboratory for Florida LAKEWATCH in the Program of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (PFAS), School of Forest Resources and Conservation. The position is responsible for managing four laboratory technicians and all laboratory equipment including auto analyzers, spectrophotometers and all related software. This laboratory is in charge of all water chemistry analyses on waters collected by Citizen scientists around the state, sample approximately 600 lakes, 125 coastal sites and 50 rivers providing the laboratory approximately 1500 monthly samples for analysis. Additionally, the laboratory supports the work of several other University of Florida faculty members. This position also coordinates the computer processing and interpretations of all water chemistry data with final delivery to Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s data storage and retrieval system (STORET).
-Supervisor: Florida LAKEWATCH Director Mark Hoyer
Minimum Qualifications:
- Candidate must have a Doctoral degree in chemistry or a closely related field; or master’s degree in chemistry or a closely related field and one year of experience in the field or in a related area; or bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a closely related field and three years of experience in the field or in a related area.
- Must be familiar with the operation and maintenance of auto analyzers, spectrophotometers, other laboratory equipment and all computer software associated with laboratory equipment.
- Must have excellent computer skills including creating macro programs in Excel and data analysis skills using JMP a statistical package created by SAS institute.
- Must have two or more years experience supervising personnel, the ability to work with volunteer monitoring programs incorporating a diverse group of citizen scientists.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $45,000 to 50,000 depending on experience
How to Apply: Fill out University of Florida Application using the following link: For more information contact Mark Hoyer (