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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/14/24

Applications Due03/06/24

Vacancy ID151137

NY HELPNo

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleFish and Wildlife Technician 1

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $18.22 to $18.22 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 100%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Wayne

Street Address 1385 Morgan Road

City Savannah

StateNY

Zip Code13146

Minimum Qualifications 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.

Preferred qualifications: Waterfowl and marsh bird identification skills; good mechanical aptitude; wetland plant identification skills; familiarity with MS Word and Excel software, mapping (GPS/GIS), and data management; invasive plant control experience; experience with boats, canoes, 4-wheelers, firearms, and power tools; good communication skills, ability to work well with others, and a willingness to learn.

Duties Description Assist with all aspects of Bureau of Wildlife work, primarily in Wayne and Seneca Counties, including but not limited to: habitat and access work on Wildlife Management Areas; water level and wetland management; invasive plant identification and control including chemical control and the use of an aquatic weed harvester; grassland and wetland restoration; native seed collection; wildlife surveys; big game harvest data collection; waterfowl banding; ring-necked pheasant release; nuisance wildlife response; and wildlife health monitoring. Other job duties include regular communication with the public, assistance with volunteer and public outreach events, equipment management and maintenance, data entry, and report writing.

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 negotiate difficult terrain Must be able to work in remote areas. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 75 pounds.

Most surveys involve early morning and late evening hours. Most of the work will be outdoors and can include areas with poison ivy, biting insects, adverse weather, etc.

This is a hourly appointment currently funded through 3/31/2024, with a likelihood of continuing beyond that date. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at the interview.

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/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting 24-151137 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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