Portions of ten
counties in Central Minnesota make up the Crow River Watershed. From
the perspective of the Upper Mississippi River Basin, the Crow River
is one of its major tributaries. The effects of rapid urban growth,
new and expanding wastewater facilities and erosion from
agricultural lands have been common concerns of many citizens,
local, state and regional governments in Central Minnesota. As a
result, many groups began meeting in 1998 to discuss management of
the Crow River basin consisting of the North Fork and South Fork.
Crow River Organization of Water (CROW)
is looking for a full-time
headquartered in Buffalo.
The position is responsible for implementing activities associated
with water quality monitoring and assessment, best management
implementation and other duties assigned by the CROW Coordinator.
This position requires exceptional organizational skills. Experience
in water quality monitoring, GPS, GIS, and data entry is desired.
Qualified applicants will be self-motivated, able to show a
commitment to high quality work, ability to work independently while
maintaining relationships with co-workers, board, agencies,
communities and landowners is necessary. The ability to analyze and
manage technical data and present it in a format easily understood
by the general public is preferred.
announcement and job description
below to learn more about your watershed!
North Fork Crow River Watershed Page
South Fork Crow River Watershed Page
The Crow River
Organization of Water (CROW) was formed in 1999 as a result of
heightened interest in the Crow River. A Joint Powers Agreement has been
signed between all ten of the Counties with land in the Crow River
Watershed. The CROW Joint Powers Board is made up of one representative
from each of the County Boards who signed the agreement. The Counties
involved in the CROW Joint Powers include Carver, Hennepin, Kandiyohi,
McLeod, Meeker, Pope, Renville, Sibley, Stearns and Wright.