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Colorado State TEMPORARY ANS Boat Inspection Technician - Ridgway State Park in Ouray County, Colorado

TEMPORARY ANS Boat Inspection Technician - Ridgway State Park

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TEMPORARY ANS Boat Inspection Technician - Ridgway State Park


$12.50 - $16.00 Hourly


Ouray County, CO

Job Type

Temporary (9 months or less)


Department of Natural Resources

Job Number

2021TEMP- PMA005



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To apply, please submit only your application (without attachments such as resumes or cover letters). This announcement will remain open until FILLED. You are encouraged to apply early.

The mission of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources ( is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors. In an effort to build diversity and inclusion we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.


Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Colorado Parks and Wildlife. (

Description of Job

Inspects incoming and outgoing boats for Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS). Inspections include contacting incoming and outgoing boaters and physically and visually inspecting boats and all associated bo ating equipment. Based on information gathered during the contact and inspection determines if the boat is safe to launch. If a boat is unsafe to launch, follows established policies and procedures for further inspections and decontaminations. Must o perate handheld tablets to record data as required.

Inspectors are required to utilize equipment such as pressure washers, hand tools, and a shop vac on a daily basis and are required to wear personal protective equipment. This position must c lean and perform light maintenance in inspection areas (interior & exterior) in addition to performing other equipment, facility and ground maintenance duties as needed.

This position requires daily interaction with park visitors that requires effective communication and public relations skills.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


  • Must be 16 years of age or older.

  • Must possess a current and valid driver's license or have reliable transportation.

  • Must be able to work outdoors and on weekends, holidays, and varied shifts.

  • Must be able to climb in and out of vessels, and under trailers.

  • Strong customer service and communication skills required.

  • Successful completion and passing of background screening may be required for placement in this position.

  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills (written and oral).

  • Must be enthusiastic, organized, and self-motivated

  • Ability to work with little supervision.

  • Able and willing to do data entry on tablets and computers

  • May be required to work at the ANS station for an 8 hour shift and take lunch at the station.

  • Attend and successfully complete required inspector training upon hire

  • School schedules may be accommodated.

  • Some uniform items will be provided, however, employees will be required to purchase limited uniform items at their own expense.


This position will perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Ability to perceive color differences and to hear verbal and radio communications.

Supplemental Information

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

The Department of Natural Resources is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Anna Kargobai-Murray, at or call 303-866-2667 x8647.

E-Verify employer:

The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify ( in accordance with the program's Right to Work ( for all newly-hired employees. Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more ( about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

Toll–Free Applicant Support - Technical Help

If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV at 855-524-5627, Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files and second, close the document before you attempt upload (attach) it. The Human Resources Office will be unable to assist with these types of technical issues.