Wildlife Technician

Agency
HDR
Location
Nanuet
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
DOE
Start Date
08/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
06/30/2019
Website
http://www.@hdrinc.com
Description
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. This is a temporary/seasonal (August – March) position. This position will assist in managing waterfowl populations on water supply reservoirs. Primary tasks will include observing and recording waterfowl and gull species data, as well as implementing methods to deter populations from roosting on several New York City Reservoirs. Work is primarily done from an 18-ft center console boat. The Wildlife Technician will operate the vessel as a Crew Chief or serve as a crew member based on boat handling skills. The position may also include field and/or lab work for environmental/biological projects such as fish sampling efforts, water quality data collection and other field assignments outside the waterfowl management project. Preference will be given to Section 3 candidates. Must have a minimum of an Associate's degree in Applied Science in Wildlife or a closely related discipline (environmental science, ecology, biology, etc.). A minimum of one year experience in bird identification, particularly with Eastern North American waterfowl and gull species, is required. In addition, one year of performing technical duties, such as sample collection, data recording is required. Candidate must be able to withstand various field conditions (wet weather, heat, cold, etc.). Experience with small boat operations is strongly preferred. This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with HDR's vehicle policy Preference will be given to Section 3 candidates. At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity. USA: We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law. CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law. At HDR, health and safety matters. • For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy. Please apply at: https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=149790&lang=en&src=UNV11420
Qualifications
Must have a minimum of an Associate's degree in Applied Science in Wildlife or a closely related discipline (environmental science, ecology, biology, etc.). A minimum of one year experience in bird identification, particularly with Eastern North American waterfowl and gull species, is required. In addition, one year of performing technical duties, such as sample collection, data recording is required. Candidate must be able to withstand various field conditions (wet weather, heat, cold, etc.). Experience with small boat operations is strongly preferred. This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with HDR's vehicle policy
Contact Person
Karen Guenette
Contact Phone
402-399-1188
Contact eMail
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