MISSION: To preserve, protect and enhance the water quality, fishery and recreational and aesthetic values of Lake George for the current and future generations.
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Why Boat Inspections?
Because it is the only way to prevent the introduction of Aquatic Invasive Species into the lake. LGLA has been doing CB/CW boat inspections since 2004 and many times inspectors have found AIS on a boat about to enter the lake. It is critical that we continue to do boat inspections as many hours per week as possible.

For 2017 we have received a WDNR grant to contract people to do inspections on the weekends and holidays when all of us would rather be enjoying time with family and friends. So your volunteer time doing inspections will be providing "double value" this year. We will earn a $12/hour credit for every hour you volunteer which goes toward our share of the grant expense, and, together with the contract inspectors, we will be doing many more hours of inspections than in the past.

A schedule for signing up to volunteer at the landing will be posted on this page in the near future. 


Lake George Watercraft Inspector job Description 2017 Season

This is a temporary, part-time opportunity from May 6, 2017 through September 24, 2017. The location is the Lake George Public Landing at the end of Nostalgia Lane.

There are 4 weekend shifts available as well as 2 shifts on the three holidays (May 25, July 4, Sept. 4). You will be applying to work one shift each week for 21 weeks. You may apply to work more than one.

Saturdays 10am - 2 pm                        Sundays 8am - noon                        Holiday Mondays 8am - noon
Saturdays 2pm - 6pm                           Sundays noon - 4pm                       Holiday Mondays noon - 4pm

You must be 18 years of age or older, have a pleasant personality and be comfortable conversing with the public

As a watercraft inspector, you will work as an independent contractor to provide inspections using the Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources (WDNR) Clean Boats Clean Waters protocol*. The WDNR requires all watercraft inspectors to attend a Clean Boats Clean Waters training session or have proof of completed previous training. Dates of local Spring 2017 sessions TBA.

You will be paid $12 per hour with payment made by check issued bi-weekly and mailed to the address provided.

A Form 1099-MISC reporting nonemployee compensation payments will be issued at the end of the contract and mailed to the address provided.

To apply - print the application from www.lakegeorgelakeassociation.com, complete it and mail it to the address on the top. Interviews will be scheduled in the order applications are received based on the date of postmark.

Questions? Call Scott Campbell 715-362-2416 or Joan May 715-362-7303.

*Completion of the WDNR-required Clean Boats Clean Waters training workshop will prepare watercraft inspectors to:

  • Greet those arriving at the landing and ask boaters if they have been contacted by a watercraft inspector this season and are aware of the inspection program intended to prevent the spread of invasive species.
  • Ask boaters if their watercraft has been used during the past 5 days on a different body of water, and if so identify that waterbody for tracking/trending purposes.
  • Inspect boat, motor and trailer for any hitchhiking plants of materials and remove any that may be attached. Collect and store any suspect plant or animal material for proper identification.
  • For watercraft leaving the lake, request boaters drain all water, including livewells and containers holding their catch. Also remind boaters that any live bail that came in contact with Lake George water can only be used on Lake George or discarded in accordance with state law.
  • Document all inspections on the WDNR Watercraft Inspection Report.


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