Employment Announcement: Watershed Technician and Program Coordinator


Watershed Technician and Program Coordinator

The Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization (VLAWMO) is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic individual to lead or assist in coordination of its BMP cost-share program and partnership-based grant program/projects and to provide technical assistance to support VLAWMO’s water management /protection programs.

Location: Vadnais Heights City Hall, 800 East County Road E, Vadnais Heights, MN, 55127

Status: Full-time regular position

Salary Range for the Position: $54,400 – $81,600 

Starting Salary Range: $54,400 – $68,000 annually, DOQ and experience, plus excellent benefit package 

Summary of Benefits: Complete benefits package that includes excellent medical and dental insurance, $2000 /yr. HSA contribution, STD/Life, vacation, paid holidays and PERA.

Hours: 40 hours per week; some evenings required

Duties and Responsibilities: Serve as lead and/or assist staff for implementation of the VLAWMO partnership cost-share programs, support the VLAWMO’s program manager/coordinator by providing technical assistance, serve on teams to coordinate implementation of water-resource-management programs, and provide administrative assistance to the VLAWMO’s programs (full position description link below).


  1. Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, in the field of Water Resources, Water/Natural Resource Management, Environmental Sciences/Policy, Earth Science, Limnology, or related field. Additional relevant experience may substitute for the required educational level.
  2. Minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience, including water-resource management, technical fieldwork, BMP maintenance or design and/or review of water-quality best management practices.


  1. GIS including map making/editing for general use, shapefile editing/creation, GIS database management, and ensuring data accuracy.

Application and Selection Process: Submit a cover letter, resume, tennessen warning form, and application for employment (see links below) to Phil Belfiori by Friday, February 18, 2022 at 3pm.  Applications can be submitted via email at Phil.Belfiori@vlawmo.org or mailed to the VLAWMO, 800 E County Rd. E, Vadnais Heights, MN, 55127.  Finalists for the interview process will be determined after initial screening and assessment of relevant qualifications and experience. Applicant(s) selected for the interview process will be contacted directly.

Conditions of Announcement: VLAWMO reserves the right to change the content of this announcement without notification and may, at any time, withdraw the announcement.


Full Position description - Watershed Technician and Program Coordinator

Application for Employment

Tennessen Warning Form

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