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Biological Aide:
Piping Plover and Upland Sandpiper Monitor

NH FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT - Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program

$14.11 Hourly

The NH Fish and Game Department is seeking applications for a temporary full-time biological aide. The duties will be to carry out piping plover protection efforts, including monitoring nesting birds and their habitat, collecting, maintaining and summarizing  data into final report, coordinating beach management and volunteer efforts, and maintaining equipment necessary to conduct protection efforts. To assist in monitoring upland sandpipers at Pease International Tradeport. The anticipated start date for this position is April 5; it will continue through the month of August. The position will be assigned to NH Fish and Game in Concord, NH. Applications must be submitted to NH Fish and Game by Friday, March 1, 2013.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • To monitor piping plovers during the breeding season.
  • To set-up, maintain, and disassemble project fencing
  • To collect and maintain data and write required reports
  • To coordinate beach management activities among town, state and federal officials under the supervision of Nongame Program staff.
  • To conduct public education and outreach to beach goers and others as requested
  • To maintain tools and facilities associated with the projects.
  • To assist with other projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Completion of high school, G.E.D., or its equivalent. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience: Three year’s experience in fisheries or wildlife conservation, commercial fishing, landscaping, carpentry, agriculture, outdoor recreation, or park management, including experience in operating or maintaining equipment.

License/Certification: Valid Driver’s License Required.

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS:  Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.  Ability to use ordinary tools.  Good physical condition and sufficient strength to do heavy lifting. Ability to work long hours under varying climatic conditions.  Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees. Ability to work outdoors in manual labor and to work under adverse weather conditions.  Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority. Weekend work will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: The official State Application for Employment may be obtained from New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301, (603) 271-5824 or from the New Hampshire Division of Personnel, 25 Capitol Street, Concord, NH 03301, (603) 271-3261 and are available on the Internet at www.admin.state.nh.us/hr.  Completed applications along with a letter of interest, resume and three phone references must be submitted directly to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, Human Resources Section, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, New Hampshire 03301or email jobs@wildlife.nh.gov. For position information contact Allison Keating, Nongame & Endangered Wildlife Program, 603-271-2461 or email her at allison.keating@wildlife.nh.gov.

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