LI Shellfish Restoration Field Technician, Southold & Huntington, NY
The primary purpose of this field technician position is to support the Long Island Shellfish Restoration Program. This position will consist of fieldwork focusing on shellfish husbandry, including the maintenance, deployment, operation, and removal of floating upweller systems (FLUPSYs) as well as deployment of spat on shell oysters at multiple sites throughout Long Island.Other work will include the use of motor vehicles and boats, the use of manual and electric hand tools, and maintenance and repair of equipment, all in support of the growing, handling, monitoring, measuring, counting, and planting of shellfish in Long Island waters. This position will be accountable to the Senior Issue Educator Educator (Long Island Shellfish Restoration Project Manager). The general nature of this position will be to act under direct supervision as a program team member.The position will initially be based out of the Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center, Southold, NY. Later in the season, the position will be based out of western CCE locations depending on programmatic needs (e.g., Yaphank, Huntington, or Babylon).
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
Temp-Casual: 3 non-exempt – 6 month positions
Salary Range: $18.25 per hour
Work dates: May 1, 2020 – October 31, 2020
Schedule: 40 hours per week. Monday-Friday
Benefits: Health insurance elligible
HOW TO APPLY:
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a 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.
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) 255-6120, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Last updated March 16, 2020