Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/10/21
Applications Due: 09/24/21
Vacancy ID: 91132

Position Information

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 $17 to $17 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Cattaraugus

Street Address 182 E Union Street

City Allegany


Zip Code14706

Job Specifics

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 Assist permanent fisheries staff in Region 9 with stream and lake surveys including but not limited to stream and boat electro-fishing, seining, gill netting, trap netting and trawling. Work will also include fixing and repairing equipment and nets. Work with the public and fishing clinics and fairs and sport shows. Lab work including but not limited to preparing specimens for disease and contaminant evaluation as well as preparing scale, otoliths and spines for aging. Data entry into computers, onto data forms, and filing when preparing report from surveys. Public fishing rights stream posting along with posting of other fisheries signs and information along streams and at DEC fishing parking areas and boat launch sites. Assist fish hatcheries with egg collections, fin clipping and stocking. Stream angler counts and creel census.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to and willing to lift and carry 50 pounds, work nights, weekends, holidays and in inclement weather. Some nights and weekends required. CPR/AED training, Boater Safety training, GIS and computer skills preferred. Must have certification to operate motorized boats or personal water crafts within 3 months of appointment.

This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration through 11/30/2021. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to date listed. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at interview.

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

Contact Information

Name Karen Price

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

Personnel, 10th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #21-399 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.