Fish and Wildlife Technician 1-New York

Agency
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Location
New Paltz, NY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Hourly rate will be $16.02
Start Date
04/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
02/27/2018
Website
http://www.dec.ny.gov
Description
Sample fish in Hudson River. Knowledge of use of large fishing gears, operation of outboard boats, fish ID. Lift 50 lbs, maneuver in/out of boats, strenuous pulling. Experience in data entry, scale prep, equipment maintenance. Background in marine fisheries helpful. Three positions will be filled. One position will be filled March 20, 2018 and continue after April 1 with approval. The remaining two positions are expected to begin after 4/1/17 and be funded until 11/30/2017. Positions are dependent on funding and approval. The incumbent will work at 80%. Seasonal, hourly appointments. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to dates listed in duties description. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at interview.
Qualifications
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. Valid NYS Driver's License required. Application instructions: To apply follow the application instructions in the following link: https://statejobsny.com/public/vacancyDetailsView.cfm?id=47676. The position is Vacancy ID # 47676. Please refer to the Vacancy ID and position title (Fish & Wildlife Tech 1) on all correspondence. To be considered please send the following: 1) Resume (w/cover letter), and 2) College Transcript (Unofficial is acceptable.) Applications are due February 27, 2018. Direct any questions on the duties of the position to Amanda Higgs at Amanda.Higgs@dec.ny.gov. "NEW YORK STATE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is the policy of the State of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception."
Contact Person
Amanda Higgs
Contact Phone
845-256-3073
Contact eMail
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