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New York State Civil Service Fish and Wildlife Technician 1 in Albany, New York


Agency Environmental Conservation, Department of

Title Fish and Wildlife Technician 1

Occupational Category I.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade Hourly

Bargaining Unit OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range From $18.77 to $18.77 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 100%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

Minimum Qualifications Thirty (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 candidates have will have the ability to operate motorboats, tow trailers, and repair and maintain equipment. Good fish identification skills are important and prior fish sampling experience is a plus. Boating certification preferred, but not required. The incumbent will be required to complete a certification course within one month of the appointment.

Duties Description This position provides logistical and technical support for the big game (black bear, white-tailed deer and moose) management programs and the game management section, with primary focus on black bear management. Limited opportunities for field work may arise contingent on program needs. Primary duties include: • Compile harvest, biological, capture, and survey data• Maintain databases & assist in preparation of summary tables and reports • Collect bear harvest data from cooperating taxidermists and hunters• Organize and prepare bear teeth for age analysis• Assist with survey mailings and other forms of communication• Assist with acquisition and distribution of field equipment • Provide technical guidance to the public about wildlife management and conflict avoidance• Review and write content for the website or social media

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel may be required. Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview. This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with an anticipated end date of 11/30/2024. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date. DEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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 Vacancy #24-160128 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.