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Wildlife Technician

HDR, Inc. Nanuet, NY
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Description

 

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

This is a temporary/seasonal (August March) position The candidate requisite Wildlife Technician position requires assisting in managing waterfowl populations on water supply reservoirs.

Primary tasks will include observing and recording waterfowl and gull species data, as well as implementing methods to deter populations from roosting on several New York City Reservoirs.

Work is primarily done from an 18-ft center console boat. The Wildlife Technician will operate the vessel as a Crew Chief or serve as a crew member based on boat handling skills.

The position may also include field and/or lab work for environmental/biological projects such as fish sampling efforts, water quality data collection and other field assignments outside the waterfowl management project.. Keyword(s): Requisition # 146217, wildlife, environmental, ornithology. Preference will be given to Section 3 candidates. *LI-MJ1 

Qualifications

 

Must have a minimum of an Associates degree in Applied Science in Wildlife or a closely related discipline (environmental science, ecology, biology, etc.).

A minimum of one year experience in bird identification, particularly with Eastern North American waterfowl and gull species, is required. In addition, one year of performing technical duties, such as sample collection, data recording is required.

Candidate must be able to withstand various field conditions (wet weather, heat, cold, etc.).

Experience with small boat operations is strongly preferred.

This position requires a valid drivers license and compliance with HDRs vehicle policy

 

Preference will be given to Section 3 candidates.

 

Job Details

Date Posted June 28, 2017
Date Closes June 28, 2018
Requisition 146217
Located In Nanuet, NY
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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