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Biologist 1 Wildlife

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Biologist 1 Wildlife
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *15-00136
Application Due By 5/29/15
Title Biologist 1 Wildlife; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau
Stony Brook
Region 1
Fish, Wildlife & Marine Resources/Wildlife
Salary:
Grade:
$39,713 - $66,494 Effective 4/14
18/13/14 Salary and appointment grade level dependent upon qualifications of candidate
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities The person in this position must have a valid driver's license. They must be able to make public presentations and be able to use a computer. Field work is required and may involve work in difficult terrain, in remote areas and in adverse weather conditions. The person in this position must use personal protective equipment as appropriate. This position requires good communication skills. The person in this position must be available for periodic night or early morning work, overtime, travel, overnight travel and weekend and holiday work.

Duties of this position include implementation of the regional endangered species and regional wildlife diversity programs. Incumbent will work with private and public landowners and other government agencies to conduct surveys for non-game, threatened and endangered species. Incumbent will work with private and public landowners and other government agencies to protect non-game, threatened and endangered species in the region. Duties will be accomplished through survey work, permit review, and coordination of protection strategies with other resource agencies.

Incumbent will be required to assist other programs as needed, including the regional waterfowl, deer, sportsmen education and other wildlife programs. Incumbent will also be expected to supervise 6-10 seasonal fish and wildlife technicians.

Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 11 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications - listed below;
or
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Biologist 1 Aquatic, Biologist 1 Ecology, Biologist 1 Marine or Biologist 1 Wildlife.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): bachelor's or higher-level degree including or supplemented by 30 semester credit hours in the biological sciences. These 30 semester credit hours must include 18 specialized semester credit hours in wildlife courses that address the study, monitoring, modeling, management, interrelationships, or characteristics of wild animals and their habitats.

If you are on an examination eligible list for the position title, you do not need to respond to this posting UNLESS you are also eligible for appointment by transfer, reinstatement or reassignment as defined above; or the appointment type is provisional or temporary. The eligible list(s) will be canvassed as appropriate. Always respond to an eligible list canvass.

Additional Comments 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, work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 45 pounds.
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:
Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060
Fax: (518) 402-9038

E-Mail: personnel@dec.ny.gov

Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.

15-00157

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Biologist 1 Wildlife
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *15-00157
Application Due By 5/29/15
Title Biologist 1 Wildlife; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Fish, Wildlife & Marine Resources/Wildlife
Salary:
Grade:
$39,713 - $66,494 Effective 4/14
18/13/14 Salary and appointment grade level dependent upon qualifications of candidate
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05& (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities This position is in the Bureau of Wildlife's Game Management Section in Albany. Principal duties of the position include: understanding migratory game bird biology, population ecology and management; planning, coordination and evaluation of game bird population and user surveys and banding activities; analysis of population, harvest and banding data to assess status of waterfowl populations and recommend appropriate conservation actions including management plans, policies and sustainable hunting regulations; frequent communication and coordination with other state and federal agencies, including serving as DEC's representative to the Atlantic Flyway Council Migratory Game Bird Technical Section and as liaison to USFWS and USDA on migratory game bird issues; develop and participate in cooperative research projects by universities and other partners; provide information and assistance to individuals, local officials and other agencies to help alleviate human-wildlife conflicts associated with migratory game birds; provide information to DEC staff and others on population status, management, regulations, and other conservation issues through routine correspondence and development of web content, presentations, and publications; and administrative activities including writing reports, budgeting, and personnel management. Migratory game birds in New York include ducks, geese, swans, woodcock, doves, rails and crows. In addition to work with migratory game birds, this position will assist other staff in the Game Management Section with other activities or programs, as needed.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 11 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications - listed below;
or
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Biologist 1 Aquatic, Biologist 1 Ecology, Biologist 1 Marine or Biologist 1 Wildlife.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): bachelor's or higher-level degree including or supplemented by 30 semester credit hours in the biological sciences. These 30 semester credit hours must include 18 specialized semester credit hours in wildlife courses that address the study, monitoring, modeling, management, interrelationships, or characteristics of wild animals and their habitats.

If you are on an examination eligible list for the position title, you do not need to respond to this posting UNLESS you are also eligible for appointment by transfer, reinstatement or reassignment as defined above; or the appointment type is provisional or temporary. The eligible list(s) will be canvassed as appropriate. Always respond to an eligible list canvass.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required.
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:
Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060
Fax: (518) 402-9038

E-Mail: personnel@dec.ny.gov

Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.

15-00165

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Biologist 1 Wildlife
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *15-00165
Application Due By 6/5/15
Title Biologist 1 Wildlife; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau
New Paltz
Region 3
Fish, Wildlife & Marine Resources/Wildlife
Salary:
Grade:
$39,713 - $66,494 Effective 4/14
18/13/14 Salary and appointment grade level dependent upon qualifications of candidate
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05& (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities Primary responsibility will be to coordinate and deliver the Regional Deer Program, including, but not limited to: Coordinate and conduct the collection of deer data. Determine harvest quotas in consultation with Central Office. Oversee and conduct the review of applications for the determination of whether to issue, and the issuance of permits to mitigate damage and other problems caused by deer. Coordinate and conduct outreach and education to help people live with deer. Ensure Regional Wildlife Staff are familiar with the Deer Program. Coordinate Regional Wildlife Staff's participation in the Deer Program. Work with other State-agencies, local governments and please use organizations on deer management. Work on State-wide deer issues as part of the State's Big Game Team. Additional responsibilities will include coordinating and delivering one or more other regional wildlife programs depending on need. Such programs could include furbearer, migratory game bird, and/or upland game bird management, as well as others. Also, will at times assist with all aspects of the regional wildlife program. Will supervise technicians. Must be able to: organize, lead and present at internal, inter-agency and public meetings; read, evaluate and write complex technical and scientific documents and permits; work independently and organize own thoughts clearly in writing and orally; and conduct field tasks that require strength and agility under potentially hazardous or harsh environmental conditions.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 11 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications - listed below;
or
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Biologist 1 Aquatic, Biologist 1 Ecology, Biologist 1 Marine or Biologist 1 Wildlife.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): bachelor's or higher-level degree including or supplemented by 30 semester credit hours in the biological sciences. These 30 semester credit hours must include 18 specialized semester credit hours in wildlife courses that address the study, monitoring, modeling, management, interrelationships, or characteristics of wild animals and their habitats.

If you are on an examination eligible list for the position title, you do not need to respond to this posting UNLESS you are also eligible for appointment by transfer, reinstatement or reassignment as defined above; or the appointment type is provisional or temporary. The eligible list(s) will be canvassed as appropriate. Always respond to an eligible list canvass.

Additional Comments 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, work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available to respond to after- hour's emergencies. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 30 pounds.
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:
Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060
Fax: (518) 402-9038

E-Mail: personnel@dec.ny.gov

Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.