Staff Positions

Seasonal Vessel Coordinator

The Position:

The Seasonal Vessel Coordinator supports the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve by maintaining two vessels, outboard engines, trailers, and associated equipment, coordinating with partners and Reserve staff to plan vessel use through the NOAA Small Boat Program, and safely operating the vessels in a variety of conditions in the St. Louis River estuary and nearshore Lake Superior. This position supports on-water programing and research efforts that align with the Reserve's mission of research, education, outreach, and stewardship while coordinating with vessel support volunteers through the Friends of the Lake Superior Reserve. The position is 20 hours per week on average between May and September.

Contact Information:

Deanna Erickson

(715) 399-4086

Application Deadline:

May 2, 2021

Apply Here

Research With Us

We do not currently have opportunities for unaffiliated researchers. Interested in conducting research with us or curious if we can assist you with your own research? Contact our Research Coordinator, Shon Schooler.

Student Internships & Fellowships

We do not currently have any internship or student opportunities. Check back or follow us on Facebook to learn about internships and other student opportunities when they're posted.


Interested in volunteering with the Lake Superior Reserve? We appreciate all of our volunteers who perform valuable service for us and our communities. Connect with us at (715) 399-4082 to learn more and share your ideas.