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New York State Civil Service Fish and Wildlife Technician 1 (Seasonal) in Watertown, 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 The technician will conduct an angler survey of several Lake Ontario tributaries in Oswego and Jefferson counties. There will be two routes on the project which will be surveyed on alternate sample days. The job duties will consist of driving along the tributaries seeking anglers to interview about their fishing trip. The interviews for this survey will be conducted in parking areas and stream side. At two times during the survey day a full count of all the anglers and/or vehicles along the route will be completed. Data entry will be also be required. The technician, if possible, will be identifying the species and measuring for length of any fish caught by anglers. Distribution of fish identification brochures and angling regulations material as well as assisting anglers with related questions is expected. The technician will encounter inclement weather and deal with difficult anglers. The work hours will be a randomly selected AM or PM shift for each survey day. The shift hours change with the amount of daylight available, but will be eight hours long. The survey date schedule is also randomly selected with four weekdays and one weekend day per week (including all holidays except Christmas). The position will be based out of the NYS DEC Region 6 Headquarters. The technician will be provided a vehicle to use during work hours. ## 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 and/or work in remote areas. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must have experience interacting with the public.

This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration of 9/1/19 through 3/31/20. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to dates 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 #19-375 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: 07/09/19

Applications Due: 07/23/19

Vacancy ID: 71913

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: 100%

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 80%

Workweek: Other (see below)

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

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 8 AM

To: 4 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Jefferson

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12233

Name: Karen Price

Telephone: 518-402-9273

Fax: 518-402-9038

Email Address: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Street Address: 317 Washington Street

Street: 625 Broadway Personnel, 10th Floor

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