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Full Time Seasonal Position:  Watercraft Inspection Steward/Lead Watercraft Inspection Steward

Full Time Seasonal Position:  Watercraft Inspection Steward/Lead Watercraft Inspection Steward The Capital Mohawk PRISM (Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management), hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga, is in year two of administering a five-year contract (2018-2022) funded through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) via the Environmental Protection Fund.  As part of the agreement... Read More

Employment opportunity at the Cornell Biological Field Station

Administrative Assistant Cornell University – Bridgeport, NY This position will work under the Director of the Cornell University Biological Field Station and provide administrative support across several projects and functions, coordinating activities according to the priorities and overall program goals set by the Director.  The Administrative Assistant will work with the CBFS Director as well... Read More

Job Opening: Oswego, NY – Biological Science Technician (Field Assistant), GG-0404-05

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Great Lakes Science Center – Lake Ontario Biological Station Oswego, New York Website https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc Announcement Number:           GLSC-2019-NY02 Hiring Agency:                          INTERIOR, U.S. Geological Survey Position Title:                           Biological Science Technician (Field Assistant), GG-0404-05 Open Period:                            February 22, 2019 to March 15, 2019 5:00 PM, EDT or until filled Type of... Read More

NYS Parks currently has multiple seasonal positions

NYS Parks currently has multiple seasonal positions open across the state focusing on managing Invasive Species. Please see the links below for more information, including application instructions and contact information:   Invasive Species Strike Teams – Terrestrial and Aquatic (ongoing recruitment, open until filled, interviews will begin mid-late February) Supervisors: https://statejobs.ny.gov/public/vacancyDetailsView.cfm?id=64087 Specialists: https://statejobs.ny.gov/public/vacancyDetailsView.cfm?id=64085 Locations: Niagara Falls, Syracuse,... Read More

We had a great Meeting!

Thank You to everyone that attended the NY Chapter and Northeast Division of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. And for those that missed it, the presentations are now online! You can get the feeling that you were sitting in the front row for every presentation by visiting our NY AFS Youtube channel.   Read More

Vacancy for coregonine researcher, located at USGS Tunison Lab/Cortland

Vacancy for coregonine researcher, supervised out of FWS/Lamar, working closely with and and located at USGS Tunison Lab/Cortland. Open & closing dates: 01/30/2019 to 02/13/2019 Pay scale & grade: GS-0482-11 Salary: $61,218 to $79,586 per year Appointment type: Term – 1 year 1 day Work schedule: Full-Time Location: Cortland, NY Announcement number: R5-19-10386735-JLS-(DE) https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522807600 Read More

New York and Northeast Division AFS Annual Meeting updates!

Our annual meeting draws near! Saving some trees!  We have a draft version of the Program and Abstracts available online. There will be a very limited number of Programs and Abstracts available at the conference, so we recommend downloading and printing them before you join us at the meeting. We need judges for student presentations! ... Read More

Otsego Lake Whitefish Stocking

Otsego Lake Whitefish Stocking: contributed by Scott Wells Posted 1-28-19: On January 17, 2019 a total of 164 lake whitefish (LW) raised at the SUNY Cobleskill campus fish hatchery were released back into Otsego Lake through the ice off Three Mile Point near Cooperstown NY. The fingerlings ranged in size from 100-125 mm. These fish were the... Read More

Hourly Fish and Wildlife Technician – Louisville, NY

Title: Hourly Fish and Wildlife Technician (approximately 8 months) Location: Louisville, New York Position Overview: A qualified individual is sought to assist with technical tasks related to the operation and maintenance of several Habitat Improvement Projects along the St. Lawrence River in St. Lawrence County, NY, along with supporting management activities at the Wilson Hill... Read More