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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/11/18

Applications Due06/25/18

Vacancy ID54112

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleFish and Wildlife Technician 1 (Seasonal)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $16.34 to $16.34 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 80%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 32

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Essex

Street Address 1115 State Route 86

City Ray Brook

StateNY

Zip Code12977

Minimum Qualifications 30 semester credit hours, including 12 semester credit hours in fisheries; marine resources or wildlife management; mariculture; marine biology; aquaculture; aquatic, marine or terrestrial ecology; zoology; marine technology; botany; limnology; hydrology; or oceanography.

Duties Description The duties and responsibilities of this position will vary seasonally. During the summer, the technician will conduct wetland delineations and other activities related to wetland protection, assist with resolving nuisance black bear issues, conduct wildlife surveys, assist with American black duck research, and band waterfowl. During the fall and winter, the technician will assist with big game and furbearer management with responsibilities that include collecting biological data on harvested deer, bear, and furbearers, collecting CWD samples, and assisting with furbearer and moose surveys and research. Throughout the year, the technician will respond to public requests for hunting/trapping information, provide technical assistance and issue permits for nuisance wildlife issues, and provide technical assistance with regard to injured or distressed wildlife.

Additional Comments Must have valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and in adverse weather conditions. Travel and overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required.

Preferred qualifications:
Enthusiasm and positive attitude
Ability to multi-task
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Experience with wetland delineation and/or coursework in wetland ecology
Experience conducting wildlife research and surveys
Experience with GIS
Experience with Microsoft Office application

This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration of 6/25/18- 3/31/19. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to dates listed in duties description.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Karen Price

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Address

Street 625 Broadway

Personnel, 10th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease email or mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include (18-329) on your letter/resume and also in the subject line of the email or it may not be accepted. Provide a copy of your college transcript with your reply. Unofficial copy is acceptable.

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