Protecting & Restoring Long Island's Peconic Bays

Job Opportunity- Ecological Field Specialist- Central Pine Barrens Commission

November 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am – January 31, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

The Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission, through the Suffolk County Water Authority is excited to share that we are currently accepting applications for two part-time Ecological Field Specialists. The Ecological Field Specialists will assist with the planning and implementation of ecological management and stewardship activities and projects in the Central Pine Barrens that foster biological diversity, natural resource conservation, water resource protection, and ecosystem protection and restoration, and the implementation of a scientific ecological research program. Current examples of programmatic activities include southern pine beetle monitoring and suppression; community and species inventories; invasive species management; habitat restoration; prescribed burn monitoring and implementation; pollinator surveying and outreach activities.

Both positions are part-time, 28 hours a week, and fringe benefits are not provided.

The formal position job description can be found here and applications can be submitted through the Suffolk County Water Authority website (apply here).

The mission of the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission is to manage land use within the Central Pine Barrens to protect vital ground and surface waters and the region’s vast and significant natural, agricultural, historical, cultural, and recreational resources for current and future Long Island residents. Further information on the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission can be found by visiting our website:

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