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New York State Civil Service Forestry Technician 1 (Seasonal) in Potsdam, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Thirty (30) semester credit hours, including or supplemented by twelve (12) semester credit hours in forestry which must include at least one course in three or more of the following areas: silviculture, forest mensuration, forest protection, forest soils, dendrology botany, land surveying and forest biology, OR one (1) year of diversified, technical forestry experience in two (2) or more of the following areas: forest management, including sale and removal of timber products; nursery management, including the transplanting of tree or shrub seedlings; forest pest management, including control of diseases and insect pests. Preferred qualifications: Knowledge of silviculture and dendrology, strong interpretation, analysis and writing skills and be proficient in the use and application of ArcMap 10 GIS and Microsoft Office software. ## Duties Description The candidate will assist with the administration of the NYSDEC's Conservation Easement Program within St. Lawrence County, under the supervision the Region 6 Conservation Easement Coordinator. Responsibilities will include field inspections of Conservation Easement lands; documentation of natural or human caused changes; and detailed analysis of easement terms to determine compliance. GIS data manipulation & mapping, GPS work, processing of field data and report writing will be additional duties. ## Additional Comments 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, work in remote areas and in adverse weather conditions.

This is a seasonal hourly appointment with funding anticipated through 3/31/20. Actual work schedule may vary and will be discussed at interview. ## Notes on Applying Please email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #19-378 (Repost of 19-353) on your resume and also in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted. You must submit a copy of your college transcript of qualifying courses with your resume. An unofficial copy is acceptable.

Date Posted: 07/11/19

Applications Due: 07/25/19

Vacancy ID: 71963

Agency: Environmental Conservation, Department of

Title: Forestry Technician 1 (Seasonal)

Occupational Category: Other Professional Careers

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: Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Hours Per Week: 32

From: 7:30 AM

To: 4 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: St Lawrence

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12233

Name: Heath Boomhower

Telephone: 518-402-9273

Fax: 518-402-9038

Email Address: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Street Address: 190 Outer Main St, Suite 103

Street: 625 Broadway

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