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 Assist permanent fisheries staff in Region 9 with stream and lake surveys including but not limited to stream and boat electro-fishing, seining, gill netting, trap netting and trawling. Work will also include fixing and repairing equipment and nets. Work with the public and fishing clinics and fairs and sport shows. Lab work including but not limited to preparing specimens for disease and contaminant evaluation as well as preparing scale, otoliths and spines for aging. Data entry into computers, onto data forms, and filing when preparing report from surveys. Public fishing rights stream posting along with posting of other fisheries signs and information along streams and at DEC fishing parking areas and boat launch sites. Assist fish hatcheries with egg collections, fin clipping and stocking. Stream angler counts and creel census.
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 and willing to lift and carry 50 pounds, work nights, weekends, holidays and in inclement weather. Some nights and weekends required. CPR/AED training, Boater Safety training, GIS and computer skills preferred. Must have certification to operate motorized boats or personal water crafts within 3 months of appointment.
This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration through 11/30/2021. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to date listed. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at interview.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Personnel, 10th Floor
Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #21-399 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.