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Fish and Wildlife Technician 1 (Seasonal)

New York State Civil Service
New Paltz, New York, US
Closing date
May 18, 2022

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Informatics / GIS
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Agency Environmental Conservation, Department of

Title Fish and Wildlife Technician 1 (Seasonal)

Occupational Category I.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade Hourly

Bargaining Unit OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range From $17 to $17 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 100%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Ulster

Street Address 21 South Putt Corners Road

City New Paltz

State NY

Zip Code 12561

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.Preferred Qualifications- Bachelor's degree in wildlife management/biology or similar.- Proficiency with microsoft office suite and outlook.- Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems and Global Positioning Systems.- At least one year of experience related to deer management.- At least 6 months of experience related to game bird management.

Duties Description As part of the Regional Wildlife Diversity Unit, job duties will include the following: Participate in and lead a variety of reptile and amphibian surveys, including implementation of the USFWS regional monitoring protocol for bog turtles, conducting timber rattlesnake den surveys, conducting Blandings turtle trapping efforts, assisting with planning and implementation of habitat improvements for rattlesnakes and bog turtles on state lands, and assisting with ongoing cricket frog habitat research. Incumbent will also conduct outreach to landowners, schedule survey efforts, generate maps of habitats, conduct other related surveys, enter data from surveys in designated databases, and assist with writing summary reports. Familiarity with reptile/amphibian and vegetation survey techniques a plus. Incumbent will at times assist with all other aspects of the regional wildlife program, including other endangered and threatened species surveys, emergency responses to wildlife situations, hunter-killed deer data collection, entering data in GIS, and answering questions from the public over the phone and in person, including questions about nuisance wildlife, hunting and trapping.

Additional Comments Must have a valid drivers license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Use of personal protection equipment, including a respirator, will be required. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 35 pounds.Seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration through 11/30/2022. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at the time of an interview.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Karen Price

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

Personnel, 10th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

Notes on Applying Please email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #22-436 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.
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