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Assistant Conservation Scientist — Westchester County, NY

Organization: Teatown Lake Reservation

Job Title: Assistant Conservation Scientist

Location: Westchester County, NY

Hours and Compensation: Full time

Application Deadline: open until filled

Posted On: Sep. 8, 2012

Organization Overview 

Teatown Lake Reservation, a non-profit environmental center in Westchester County, NY. Teatown’s focal area is the Hudson Hills and Highlands, the bioregion that encompasses northern Westchester and Putnam Counties. In this region Teatown provides training and support to civic leaders, conducts scientific research on issues of local importance, and develops land management protocols to protect biodiversity.

Description

Teatown is looking for a conservation scientist to assist with its regional programs. This is a newly created position with potential for growth.

Qualifications

The successful candidate with have experience with: natural resource inventories and ecological/wildlife monitoring; the preparation of land management plans; conducting outreach to a variety of stakeholders (primarily adults); data collection, analysis and management; and GIS. Strong written and oral communication skills are required; specifically the presentation of technical information to general audiences. Familiarity with NY environmental groups/organizations and a Master’s degree are strongly preferred (B.S. required).

How to Apply

 To apply please email (do not mail application materials) a letter of interest, a brief (1-2 page) writing sample, CV, and the contact information for three references to: Dr. Michael Rubbo, Director of Conservation Science at mrubbo@teatown.org. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

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