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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/07/19

Applications Due06/21/19

Vacancy ID70691

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 $16.67 to $16.67 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 80%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 32


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Essex

Street Address 1115 State Route 86

City Ray Brook


Zip Code12977

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 include: experience conducting wildlife surveys for birds and mammals using written and/or verbal protocols, including the use of live traps, camera traps, and radio-telemetry. Experience using GPS for navigation and field data collection, and ArcGIS. Strong communication and public relations skills with experience providing guidance/ recommendations for managing wildlife damage and other nuisance situations.

Duties Description The duties and responsibilities of this position will vary seasonally. During the spring and summer, the technician will conduct breeding waterfowl, woodcock, and other wildlife surveys on game and nongame species. In the summer, the technician's primary responsibilities will include supporting the regional Hunter Education Program, assisting with Black Duck research, and assisting the public with nuisance wildlife issues. During the fall and winter, the technician will assist with fisher research and other furbearer surveys. The technician will also assist with other projects on an occasional basis, including but not limited to moose surveys, waterfowl banding, and collecting harvest and biological data from deer, bear, moose, 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, mountainous terrain and work and navigate in remote areas of the backcountry in all seasons. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required.

This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration of 7/1/19 through 3/31/20. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to dates listed. 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


Street 625 Broadway

Personnel, 10th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease email or mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #19-339 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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