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Mitigation Seasonal Technician

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
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Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 10/03/2020
Company Name Ducks Unlimited
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An exciting opportunity is available to work with Ducks Unlimited, the leader in wetlands conservation. The goal of the Mitigation Seasonal Tech Position is to assist with habitat conservation and wetland restoration efforts. This is an excellent opportunity for a budding resource professional to gain experience with Ducks Unlimited’s wetland mitigation and conservation programs and become knowledgeable about applied aspects of conservation and restoration. This position will work closely with staff responsible for the many aspects of habitat conservation across New York and Vermont. The successful candidate will develop skills in wetland delineation, wetland plant identification, vegetative management, landowner assistance, and others which will prove valuable throughout their career. The Mitigation Seasonal Technician position will be based in Ducks Unlimited’s North Atlantic Field Office located in Syracuse, New York. The position will include regular travel to work at field sites in Central, Northern and Western New York, as well as periodic overnight trips to projects in Vermont.

• Support biologists and other staff in the delivery of habitat conservation programs.
• Assist with wetland delineations including plant and tree identification, and associated data entry.
• Planting and seeding of recently restored sites.
• Assist with ecological monitoring of recently restored sites (i.e., field data collection).
• Perform vegetative and invasive species management, including some operation of power tools.
• Perform outreach to landowners interested in conservation projects.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Applicants must have, at minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in conservation biology, ecology, wildlife, waterfowl, or wetland related field. Relevant experience in plant, wetland or waterfowl ecology or habitat conservation is desirable. The successful applicant will be highly motivated, have strong organizational and written and oral communication skills, have the ability to work both independently and as a team member, have excellent computer and data management skills, knowledge of plants, wetlands, and wildlife habitat conservation issues. Familiarity with GPS and GIS is desirable. The successful candidate may be asked to travel, sometimes for extended periods, and work in physically demanding settings and in all weather conditions.
Salary: This is a 3-month position (Approximately May 15 – August 15) compensated at $25.00/hour for a 40-hour
week. Housing is not included with this position.

To apply: Please fill out the application materials on this link:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=314549&source=CC3&lang=en_US and attach your cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through March 10, 2020 or until a qualified applicant is identified.

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Patrick Raney, Ph.D., Mitigation Program Manager, at (315) 453-8025, or praney@ducks.org.

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