Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/10/21
Applications Due: 09/24/21
Vacancy ID: 91131

Position Information

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleForestry Technician 1 (Seasonal)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $17 to $17 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Essex

Street Address 1115 NYS Route 86

City Ray Brook

StateNY

Zip Code12977

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Thirty (30) semester credit hours, including twelve (12) semester credit hours in forestry, which must include at least one course in three or more of the following areas: botany, dendrology, forest biology, forest ecology, forest ecosystem management, forest entomology, forest health, forest mensuration, forest pathology, forest protection, forest soils, general soils, geographic information systems, land surveying, and silviculture OR One (1) year of technical forestry experience in one (1) or more of the following areas: forest management, including sale and removal of timber products; nursery management, including the transplanting of tree or shrub seedlings; forest pest management, including control of diseases and insect pests.

Duties Description Provide direct support of the Region 5 Conservation Easement Program to include: Conservation easement monitoring and field data collection utilizing a GPS, camera, data collector or other related technical equipment as needed; GIS mapping and the manipulation and editing of GIS information utilizing ArcMap; the development of sketch drawings and floor plans in both the field and office setting; easement, deed and document analysis and interpretation; logistical support of field operations and projects; the coordination of maintenance and accounting for program equipment resources; the preparation and presentation of written materials; drafting of official correspondence for review and signature and other office or field assignments in support of program and the Division of Lands and Forests as needs dictate. Must be able to work safely and independently, or as part of a team, in remote settings with minimal supervision.

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 and work in remote areas. Travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required.

This is a temporary, hourly position funded through 3/31/22. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date which may be prior to date indicated. 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.

Contact Information

Name Heath Boomhower

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Address

Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #21-398 on your resume and also in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted. You must submit a copy of your college transcript of qualifying courses with your resume. An unofficial copy is acceptable.