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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 applicant will assist in the operations of the regional wildlife office of the New York Department of Environmental Conservation in New Paltz. Primary job duties will involve maintaining the regional bear report database and dealing with the public regarding human-bear conflicts, both on the phone and in the field. The candidate will be required to set and monitor bear traps, maintain equipment, and assist in handling trapped bears and bears captured in urban situations. Other duties may include: endangered species monitoring, pheasant stocking, fielding calls from the public on the general wildlife phone, collecting data from harvested deer and bear, bird surveys, and other ongoing research projects.
Additional Comments Must have valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position.
Positions are dependent on funding and approval. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements will be discussed at the interview.
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Notes on ApplyingPlease email or mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #18-544 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.