Paul Smith's College Adirondack Watershed Institute is Hiring!

We have full-time and summer seasonal positions available across the Adirondack region through both our Watershed Stewardship Program and Environmental Research Lab.


Stewardship Program Director - We are seeking a strong leader and strategic thinker with a background in natural sciences who can guide the Stewardship Program team year-round to effectively operate the largest aquatic invasive species spread prevention program in New York State, as well as contribute creatively in other ways to further the mission of the Adirondack Watershed Institute.

Summer Seasonal
Watercraft Inspection Stewards - We are seeking to hire 100+ Watercraft Inspection Stewards starting in late May for the summer of 2022. Stewards serve on the frontline in the effort to prevent the transport of aquatic invasive species. Watercraft Inspection Steward positions are split into three pay scales based on specialized training and job requirements. Compensation starts at $15 per hour.

Regional Supervisors - We are hiring a small number of Regional Supervisors for summer 2022 to help support the day-to-day operations of AWI’s Stewardship Program. These leadership positions are an essential role in the success of the program. Regional Supervisors support seasonal staff in their work to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. The Regional Supervisor position requires extensive travel. Compensation is $18 per hour and work-related travel is reimbursed at $0.50 per mile.

Decontamination Program Assistants - We are hiring 2 Decontamination Program Assistants for summer 2022 to support the operations and maintenance of boat decontamination stations for AWI’s Stewardship Program. Compensation is $19-$20 per hour.

Research Technicians - We are hiring a small number of Research Technicians for summer 2022 to assist with laboratory and fieldwork related to water quality research and monitoring, as well as wildlife conservation. Compensation is $16-$20 per hour.

Go to Careers & Summer Jobs — Adirondack Watershed Institute ( to learn more.

Adirondack Watershed Institute on 16 February 2022

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