Join the Upper Saranac Foundation Team!

April 26, 2022

By Upper Saranac Foundation

We are looking for someone who loves being out on the water and has a desire to preserve the natural character of our waterways. 

Upper Saranac Foundation (USF) is looking to hire a qualified diver to manage aquatic invasive species from the end of May to October 2022. The diver’s primary responsibility will be to hand harvest underwater invasive plants to prevent their spread throughout the Saranac Lake Watershed. Divers will work primarily in the Upper Saranac Lake and Tri-Lakes region. This position offers a competitive wage along with benefits.

Work Schedule: Four 10-hour days, generally Monday-Thursday

Pay Rate: Based on experience, starting at $25 per hour

USF is a science-guided organization seeking to preserve, enhance, and protect the natural beauty, environmental quality, and recreational enjoyment of the Upper Saranac Lake watershed. Learn more by going to the USF website:

Please submit a cover letter explaining your interest and specific qualifications detailing your past diving and any aquatic invasive experience, plus a resume and contact information for professional references as one PDF document to

Join a great team with great benefits and work every day to protect our natural resources. Upper Saranac Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

Guy Middleton

Lake Manager
Upper Saranac Foundation
P.O. Box 564
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
518 796-1052

Working together, we can preserve and protect the Upper Saranac Lake watershed. 


Posted 4/26-22

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