This bat project assistant and volunteer coordinator position assists with several bat-related projects. Primary duties will include volunteer coordination, oversight and management of bat projects, data management, assistance with report preparation and helping people with bat questions and concerns. Volunteer coordination will include a variety of tasks including recruitment and training, helping volunteers set up their computers for acoustic transect surveys as well as providing feedback to volunteers. Duties will also involve contacting landowners for permission to conduct surveys, assisting with surveys and making sure equipment and supplies are maintained. Duties may also include assisting with other wildlife projects including Delmarva fox squirrel surveys, Fort Delaware bat tours and occasionally helping with projects such as bat counts, acoustic monitoring and catches. Data management will include organizing and inputting data as it is collected and maintaining spreadsheets and GIS data for bat and other projects.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Provides technical support in studies, surveys, inspections and research projects.
- Collects field samples and data.
- Provides technical information and assistance to the public and the regulated community.
- Interprets rules and regulations for assigned area.
- Reviews permit applications and supplemental paperwork for approval or recommendation for disapproval.
- Operates and maintains vehicles, boats and sampling equipment.
- Maintains accurate records and prepares reports.
- May assist in processing biological samples.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Environmental Control Technician III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Six months experience in conducting field work to collect environmental or ecological samples and survey data.
- Six months experience in analyzing and evaluating data.
- Six months experience in math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, or decimals.
- Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
- Six months experience in narrative report writing.
- Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
- Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
Additional Posting Information
This posting may be closed on or before 05/03/19 upon filling the vacant position.
Conditions of Hire
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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