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New York State Civil Service Fish and Wildlife Technician 1 (Seasonal) in Avon, New York

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. ## Duties Description Non-game bird projects: including monitoring, management, and supporting regulatory review

Winter Raptor Surveys (October -April)

  • Recruiting and coordinating volunteers

  • Scouting survey sites: Using ArcGIS to make maps for surveyors and updating data sheets

  • Conducting surveys: prepare survey point and field usage shapefiles

  • Monitoring E-bird for short-eared owl locations

  • Communication with volunteers

  • Data entry and Quality Control

Grassland Bird Surveys (May -August)

  • Coordinate with biologists to determine survey sites and priorities

  • Organizing maps and loading GPS

  • Conduct surveys

  • Quality check data entry and complete site summaries

  • Submit tracked species observations

  • Coordinate with biologists to inform planned mowing on Wildlife Management Areas

Bald Eagle Monitoring (November – June)

  • Assist with updating eagle maps in ArcGIS

  • Confirming new bald eagle nest reports and obtaining GPS coordinates

  • Monitoring a subset of eagle nests for productivity and/or movements ## Additional Comments Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with GIS mapping.

  • Experience with Avian identification (both visual and vocalizations).

  • Comfortable speaking to groups.

Must have valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain and/or work in remote areas. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.

This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration through 3/31/20. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to date listed. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at interview. ## Notes on Applying Please email or mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #19-528 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.

Date Posted: 09/13/19

Applications Due: 09/27/19

Vacancy ID: 74037

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 $16.67 to $16.67 Hourly

Employment Type: Part-Time

Part-time Percent: 80%

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 0%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 32

From: 9 AM

To: 5 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Livingston

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12233

Name: Karen Price

Telephone: 518-402-9273

Fax: 518-402-9038

Email Address:

Street Address: 6274 E. Avon-Lima Road

Street: 625 Broadway Personnel, 10th Floor