TEMPORARY Invasive Species Program Admin Assistant - Denver
Department Information THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION (9 MONTHS OR LESS) - PAYING $13.00 PER HOUR EMPLOYMENT IS MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM WITH OCCASIONAL WEEKEND WORK STARTING MAY/JUNE THROUGH NOVEMBER To apply, please submit only your application (please do not enter "see resume" within your application). This announcement will remain open until FILLED. You are encouraged to apply early. The mission of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors. In an effort to build diversity and inclusion we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Customer service is a key component for every position across state government. We are focused on improving Efficiency (use of resources), Effectiveness (impact of our work), and Elegance (graceful service interactions). COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE (CPW) Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Description of Job Primary responsibility is to support the State Invasive Species Program Manager through administrative work such as filing, maintaining inventory, answering phone calls, public speaking, preparing materials for field trainings, loading and unloading vehicles, reviewing and editing technical reports and participating in the development of maps, training materials, educational materials, and protocol manuals. This position is grounded in scientific research, technical writing and editing. Duties include completing several documents that are currently in draft and will be going through either public or internal comment periods. Finally, this position works very closely with the Program Manager and helps with a large variety of tasks as they arise. Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: * B.S. in natural resources/botany/fisheries/wildlife or other natural resource field OR at least 1 year completed coursework toward a degree in the field is desired. * Previous experience performing administrative duties. * Previous experience performing technical writing, editing and document management. * Previous experience writing and analyzing surveys and survey data in comparison to duties. * Previous experience with customer service. * Experience with Microsoft Word applications and google. * Experience with ArcGIS preferred. * At least 6 months experience performing data entry, with fast and accurate typing ability. * Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to prioritize and multi-task is required. * Hours will be from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm Monday through Friday. There will be a small amount of weekend work scheduled in advance to staff public events. PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences or comparable work experience. Supplemental Information The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. The Department of Natural Resources is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Anna Kargobai-Murray, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-866-2667 x8647. E-Verify employer: The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify in accordance with the program's Right to Work for all newly-hired employees. Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities. Toll-Free Applicant Support - Technical Help If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV at 855-524-5627, Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files and second, close the document before you attempt upload (attach) it. The Human Resources Office will be unable to assist with these types of technical issues.