What it’s like to be an Invasive Species Coordinator
Invasive Species Coordinators plan, develop, and monitor a variety of botanic and invasive species management strategies and plans. They supervise, direct and coordinate the work of field technicians, interns, contractors and contract crews.
They work with various organizations/agencies on collaborative invasive species programs and help to develop community support and manage volunteer groups in support of the utility’s invasive species program. They also oversee estimating costs, develop and track budgets, obtain resources and equipment, and other materials. They communicate project status to the director of the department. They work to get the community involved and manage volunteer groups in support of the invasive species program.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in biology, botany, ecology or natural resource sciences.
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