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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/30/18

Applications Due11/13/18

Vacancy ID61077

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 7:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Schenectady

Street Address 1130 N. Westcott Rd

City Schenectady

StateNY

Zip Code12306

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 Incumbent will assist in all aspects of wildlife diversity work being undertaken by the Wildlife program in Region 4. Duties include: conducting surveys for New England cottontail, wintering raptors, forest and grassland birds, marsh birds, eastern whip-poor-will and assisting with data entry and data summarization related to work on these and other projects. The ability to identify northeastern bird species by sight and sound and experience in the use of GPS, GIS and Excel is preferred. Experience in recording vegetation measurements in the field and identifying habitat types from aerial photographs is desirable. This position involves travel from the office to study sites and will require long days and frequent early morning or evening hours.

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 may be required. Overtime may be required.

Seasonal, hourly appointment ending no later than 3/31/2019. Program needs will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to 3/31/2019. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements will be discussed at the interview.

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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 Posting #18-574 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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