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New York State Civil Service Endangered Species Steward in See additional comments, New York

Minimum Qualifications All applicants must have interest (experience preferred) in natural resources and the outdoors. In addition, all applicants must exhibit effective communication and writing skills, as the positions require working directly with park patrons, volunteers, and park staff. Must possess a valid driver’s license as a term and condition of employment. Weekend work will be required, along with Memorial Day weekend and July 4th. All applicants must be able to perform physical field work. Must have binoculars in good working condition. ## Duties Description An Endangered Species Steward has three main responsibilities: * Monitoring and data collection of the endangered species’ nesting activities and reproductive success. * Installing and maintaining the protection measures as delineated by USFWS guidelines. * Public education and outreach to help beach patrons understand the reasons for the protection measures. ## Additional Comments Total Positions Available: Eleven (11) Varies depending on the Park. 1) Caumsett Position Description: One (1) position is available. Spend the summer on the beautiful grounds of Caumsett Historic State Park Preserve. Candidate will participate in a variety of natural resource projects including invasive plant eradication, native grassland habitat restoration and pollinator plantings. 2) Sunken Meadow Position Description: Two (2) positions are available for individuals at Sunken Meadow State Park in King’s Park, NY. Spend the summer along the Long Island Sound. The primary responsibility is the monitoring and protection of the endangered piping plover and least terns. Other duties include bluebird nest box monitoring, invasive plant control and assisting with environmental education programs. 3) Jones Beach Position Description: Six (6) positions. Work along the Atlantic Ocean at Jones Beach, site of the largest population of nesting piping plovers in Long Island’s State Parks. Candidate is also responsible for monitoring other listed shorebirds, such as Least and Common terns. 4) Orient Beach State Park: One (1) position. Spend your summer along the beaches of Gardiner’s Bay on the north fork of LI. The primary responsibility is the monitoring and protection of the endangered piping plover and least terns. The position may also include invasive plant control and assisting with environmental education programs. Employment period is from May - August 2021. Hourly rate will depend on education and experience. Positions do not offer housing. ## Notes on Applying Contact Information: Please send letter of interest, application and resume to: Annie McIntyre, Regional Environmental Manager Email: Annie.McIntyre@parks.ny.gov Employment applications can be found by visiting the agency’s web site using the following link: https://parks.ny.gov/employment/park-employment.aspx. Date Posted: 04/08/21 Applications Due: 04/22/21 Vacancy ID: 85802 Agency: Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of Title: Endangered Species Steward Occupational Category: No Preference Salary Grade: Hourly Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA) Salary Range: From $14 to $17.63 Hourly Employment Type: Full-Time Appointment Type: Temporary Jurisdictional Class: Labor Class Travel Percentage: 0% Workweek: Variable Hours Per Week: 40 From: 7 AM To: 5 PM Flextime allowed?: No Mandatory overtime?: No Compressed workweek allowed?: No Telecommuting allowed?: No County: To Be Determined City: Bohemia State: NY Zip Code: 11716 Name: Annie McIntyre Telephone: (631) 581-1072 Email Address: Annie.McIntyre@parks.ny.gov Street Address: Long Island Region Street: 4095 Sunrise Highway
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