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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 duties and responsibilities of this position will vary seasonally. During the spring, the technician will conduct breeding waterfowl, woodcock, and other wildlife surveys. For the remainder of the year, the technician will lead field work supporting American black duck research in remote backcountry wetlands of Adirondack Park, enter, organize, and summarize data, and assist the regional Waterfowl Biologist with preparing presentations and written reports. The technician will also assist with other projects on an occasional basis, including but not limited to moose surveys, waterfowl banding, furbearer surveys and research, and collecting harvest data from deer, bear, and furbearers. Throughout the year, the technician will respond to public requests for hunting/trapping information, provide technical assistance and issue permits for nuisance wildlife issues, and provide technical assistance with regard to injured or distressed wildlife.
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 and work in remote areas of the backcountry; this includes an average of 6 miles of bushwhacking per day and up to 12 miles per day. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required.
Ability to multi-task
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Experience with wetland delineation and/or coursework in wetland ecology
Experience conducting wildlife research and surveys
Experience with GIS
Experience with Microsoft Office application
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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Notes on ApplyingPlease email or mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #18-658 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.