Groundwater Program Assistant

Groundwater Program Assistant, Riverhead, NY – Two Openings

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will provide assistance to several ongoing projects (Hampton Bays, Southampton, East Hampton, etc.) and WQIPP grants. The employee will provide assistance to the on-going applied research projects involving the characterization of groundwater/surface water interaction and evaluation of mitigation efforts to reduce nitrogen entering surface water bodies in Suffolk. The work will require assisting in field, compiling data, preparing reports and assisting in education and information transfer to the Towns and community.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master degree and educational experience
  •  Knowledge of interactions of groundwater/surface water and biological effects on surface waters including bacteriological interactions.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position. 
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Position qualifications include knowledge of physical, biological and chemical aspects of groundwater and surface water with emphasis on bacteriological mechanisms. Educational experience and experience in scientific data collection in field.

POSITION DETAILS: TWO - Part-Time (0-20 Casual) Non-Exempt positions- TEMP position 8/2018 – 8/2020.

Pay Rate Type: Hourly

HOW TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained. Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Contact Valerie at vs324@cornell.edu with questions.

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu. Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Contact

Valerie J. Smith
LI-SBN Human Resource Lead
vs324@cornell.edu
631-727-7850 x 344

Last updated July 30, 2018