The Illinois Natural History Survey is looking for Clean Boats Crew site leaders to help spread awareness about invasive species prevention. Positions are available in Illinois’ Cook and Lake counties and in northwest Indiana. 

Site leaders will work weekends from May 23 to Aug. 9 educating boaters and anglers about aquatic invasive species and what they can do to help halt their spread. Successful applicants will be trained on the species threatening the region and techniques for interacting with the public prior to boating season. 

To apply, submit a cover letter with your preferred location, resume, and three references to by March 23. For complete details on the positions and application requirements, see the job posting

Clean Boats Crew is a collaboration between IlSG, the Illinois Natural History Survey, and the Northeast Illinois Invasive Plant Partnership. During its four year tenure, the program has empowered more than 8,000 recreational water users to help keep our waters free of invasive species. Visit our Clean Boats Crew page for more information.