The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands at Colorado State
University (CEMML – CSU) is seeking
qualified candidates to collect data for Recreational Boater Surveys.
Please see job details below and feel free to share:
Selected data collectors will be required to complete two days of training
and three full days of data collection (including two Sundays and one
Federal holiday). It is estimated that data collectors will be required to
work approximately 48 hours over the course of the project. However, data
collection is contingent on lake and weather conditions which means
scheduled sampling days may be canceled or postponed. Multiple potential
sampling dates are scheduled to accommodate this uncertainty.
C*andidates must be available for all potential sampling days and
preferably within the general area of Lewisville Lake and Joe Pool Lake,
Texas*, since the position does NOT cover travel, transportation or lodging.
– Training: Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26. Candidates must be
available to attend training (location TBD).
– Potential Sampling Days: Monday, May 27, Sunday, June 9, Sunday, June
16, Sunday, June 23, Sunday, June 30, Thursday, July 4, Sunday, July 7, and
Sunday, July 14. Candidates must be available for all potential sampling
days; however, data collection will only take place on three occasions.
– Transportation: Candidates must be able to ensure their own
transportation to training and sampling locations. Applicants may indicate
if assignment to either Lewisville Lake or Joe Pool Lake is preferred.
– Ability: Candidates must be physically able to be continually active
while moving between and around assigned locations quickly for up to
10-hours while working outdoors in summer conditions.
– Experience: Candidates should have experience conducting field
research, implementing surveys, and/or have completed coursework in
statistics, data collection, and/or quantitative research.
– Desired Skills: Attention to detail, strong communication skills,
ability to follow instructions, positive-attitude, punctuality,
adaptability, critical thinking, and ability to collect precise and
Compensation is a fixed stipend of $850. Data collectors will be
compensated in full following the completion of all required data
collection. An additional sum will be awarded to data collectors who are
able to provide transportation for themselves and team members between
*About the Project:*
Outdoor recreation is one of the most common ways people experience the
natural world. Understanding current recreational use and visitor
experiences is critical for effective resource management and to provide
for safe and positive recreational experiences into the future. Researchers
from Colorado State University (CSU) will be conducting a Recreational
Boater Survey at Lewisville Lake and Joe Pool Lake during the summer of
2019. This project is a collaboration between CSU, the U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers, and partners affiliated with Lewisville and Joe Pool Lakes.
*How to Apply:*
*Please e-mail your resume and a statement of qualifications* addressing
each requirement and describing why you are interested in this opportunity t*o
before May 10, 2019.*
Please indicate if you are capable and willing to provide transportation
for you and your team between sampling locations with your personal vehicle
(additional compensation is available for selected drivers).