Environmental Conservation, Department of
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 or one year of experience in fisheries, wildlife or marine resources management; fish or wildlife propagation; a living marine resources program; or a fish, wildlife or marine research program.
Assist with stream and lake surveys including but not limited to stream and boat electro-fishing, seining, gill netting, trap netting and trawling
Fixing and repairing equipment and nets
Work with the public during fishing clinics, fairs and sport shows
Lab work including but not limited to preparing specimens for disease and contaminant evaluation as well as preparing scale, otoliths and spines for aging
Office work includes but not limited to entering data into computers and onto data forms, proof reading and filing
Public fishing rights stream posting along with posting of other fisheries signs and information along streams and at DEC fishing parking areas and boat launch sites
Assist fish hatcheries with egg collections, fin clipping and stocking
Stream angler counts and creel census
Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain Must be able to work in remote areas. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds. Must have certification to operate motorized boats or personal watercrafts at time of appointment.
This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with an anticipated end date of 03/31/2023. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date. Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at the interview.
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