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Field Ecologist & Entimologist

Posted 2 months ago

Employer: Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission

Location: Albany, NY

Application deadline: Open until filled

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Description of Responsibilities:

The Field Ecologist and Entomologist provides technical and scientific support for conservation initiatives in conservation planning and measures of conservation success (~80%) and develops/coordinates community science projects (~20%). They perform a variety of scientific tasks, conservation activities (prescribed fire, invasive species removal, seed collection) and manage the seasonal science staff. This includes the following functions:

  • Implement and provide logistical support for research, inventory and monitoring projects.
  • Inventory and research rare and declining pine barrens insects.
  • Hire, train & supervise seasonal field staff, interns, and volunteers.
  • Manage wildlife tracking systems (e.g., Motus, automated radio telemetry networks)
  • and more…


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