EMPLOYMENT

Learn more about employment opportunities with the Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed.

To apply for one of the open positions listed below, please:

1. Click on the position title below to learn more about the role & application requirements.
2. Fill out this application form, and include it in the materials you submit for application.
3. Visit the Contact Us page, and submit a message with your application form attached.



COURTESY BOAT INSPECTOR
We are seeking Courtesy Boat Inspectors (CBIs) for the 2021 summer season. With the majority of new aquatic plant infestations stemming from “hitchhiking” plant fragments carried on boats and trailers, the CBI Program is recognized by the State of Maine as the first line of defense against invasive aquatic species.

YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS
We are looking for local high school and college students who are at least 16 years of age to become members of our Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The purpose of the YCC is to reduce sources of pollution through our Slow the Flow program, completing shoreline stabilization and erosion control projects at selected sites.

EUROPEAN FROG’S BIT RESEARCH & REMEDIATION TEAM
We are seeking candidates to conduct research and remediation of invasive European Frog’s-Bit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae) in Cobbossee Lake. Team members will collect and record data on current European Frog’s-Bit locations and densities, and assist in the development of best practices for removal and management.

INVASIVE AQUATIC PLANT SURVEY & REMEDIATION TEAM
We are looking for candidates to conduct aquatic plant surveys and invasive aquatic plant remediation in the Cobbossee Watershed. Team members will collect and record data on invasive aquatic plants, and assist with the removal process. The position includes opportunities to participate in trainings, educational activities and events.