Adirondack Wildland Monitoring field technician: Newcomb, NY

SUNY ESF Adirondack Ecological Center
Newcomb, NY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$20/hr, 40 hrs/week
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Assist with data collection and compilation in the mountainous Adirondack Park, New York to evaluate the ecological impacts of recreation on public lands. Duties include: • sampling plants, insects, vertebrates, soundscapes and other indicators • recreationist (hiker) surveys, data entry and report-writing • maintain and transport equipment and samples • overnight camping and hiking in remote areas
The successful candidates must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, be able to access and navigate remote locations by foot, ability to hike long distances in strenuous conditions while carrying equipment, and be able to work alone when necessary. Preference will be given to candidates who possess a valid driver’s license; a college degree (or working towards a degree) in ecology, natural resources, or similar field; experience with field work; good organizational, communication and team-building skills; proficiency in writing and use of spreadsheets; hiking and camping experience. Application Process: Send a letter of application (cover letter), résumé, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses (if available) of three references, with a brief explanation of the candidate's relationship to each reference. Apply by the end of February for best consideration. Please send Natasha Karniski-Keglovits ( application materials as well as questions regarding this position.
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Natasha Karniski-Keglovits
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