Water Quality Monitor
Location: Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Biology
Duties: Volunteers collect water samples at multiple sites along the St. Francis River, perform basic water tests, and record results.All training and equipment are provided.
Qualifications & Time Commitment: Must complete a volunteer orientation with the volunteer coordinator prior to volunteering. Volunteers must be in good physical condition and able to work independently with a minimum amount of supervision. Volunteers should have an interest in water quality testing and the ability to keep accurate records. Volunteers should be prepared by wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and dress for outdoor work. Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation.

Volunteers commit to monitoring sites once a week for 3 hours (May-September), plus three days after any heavy rainfall.
Job Hazards: Potential hazards for this role include outdoor hazards such as scratches from plants (may include thorns and nettles), rash from poison ivy, ticks/insect bites/stings, exposure to the elements, or sunburn. Other potential hazards include injury from trips and falls, blisters or foot problems could occur from hours of walking, strain from bending and lifting, cuts/abrasions to hands and arms, slips on slippery river rocks, injury from going up and down steep river banks, and the hazards associated with working in water (hypothermia, drowning).
Address: 17076 293rd Ave NW
Zimmerman, MN 55398
Work:(763) 389-3323
Web site:https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Sherburne/what_we_do/get_involved.html
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