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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/16/24

Applications Due03/06/24

Vacancy ID151520


AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleEnvironmental Education Assistant

Occupational CategoryEducation, Teaching

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $18.35 to $18.35 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 2%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation

Hours Per Week 40


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Erie

Street Address Reinstein Woods

City Depew


Zip Code14043

Minimum Qualifications One year of experience in environmental education programs; or one year college study with specialization in natural science, natural resources, or environmental education.

Duties Description 1. Coordinate logistics for Teen Environmental Career Mentoring Program that introduces youth in Buffalo to environmental careers. Arrange for guest speakers, field trips, transportation etc. for biweekly programs. Attend most sessions and work with partnering organizations to ensure successful experiences.
2. Prepare, maintain and deliver materials for teachers and students to participate in the Day in the Life of the Niagara River/Lake Erie Watershed program. Scout sites for field experiences. Present classroom and outdoor environmental education programs to participating classes.
3) Conduct environmental education programs for adult groups, youth groups, school children and the general public in both indoor and outdoor settings, at Reinstein Woods and off-site locations.

4) Perform “building duty” as needed and assist with preparations for major festivals and events such as Get Outdoors Day and the Fall Festival.
5) Coordinate daily care of turtles and vermiculture worms used for educational programs.

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 adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 40 pounds. Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview.

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.

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


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease mail/email your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #24-151520 on your resume and in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted.

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