Job SummaryThe position exist to support the Beach Monitoring Program Staff in taking water samples at 38 Lake Superior recreational beaches (in St. Louis, Lake, and Cook Counties) each week during the field season (May – September). Eight of these beaches need to be sampled twice a week and the remaining 30 beaches, once per week. Additional sampling is also required as follow-up at beaches of which the previous sampling results exceeded the fecal indicator standards.
The student worker will also assist professional staff in sample collection, sample delivery to the testing lab, data entry, data management and analysis, posting advisories, and community outreach.
Minimum QualificationsCompletion of two years of post-secondary education.
Student Worker Eligibility:
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in environmental health or a related field.
Basic knowledge of computer databases in order to perform data entry and summary reports.
The ability to maintain excellent relationships with the other workers on the Beach Team, staff from other divisions of MDH, other departments of state government, federal officials, private industry, voluntary and nonprofit associations.
This position requires successful completion of a background check.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
How to Apply
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