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Nov
19
Tue
Job Opportunity- Ecological Field Specialist- Central Pine Barrens Commission
Nov 19 2019 @ 10:00 am – Jan 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: https://pb.state.ny.us/.

Dec
2
Mon
Internship Opportunity (paid)- Fire Island National Seashore Latino Heritage Internship
Dec 2 2019 @ 10:00 am – Feb 7 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Latino Heritage Internship
6-month Education and Community Outreach position beginning in February 2020. This intern will help communicate what’s special about the Seashore, and engage local communities and underserved audiences in the stewardship of the park. The intern must be proficient in both English AND Spanish.

The deadline for applications for this internship is February 7th. This is a paid internship.

Follow this link for more information: https://www.environmentamericas.org/job/education-and-community-outreach-intern-latino-heritage-internship-program/

Internship Opportunity (paid)- Fire Island National Seashore Mosaics in Science Internship
Dec 2 2019 @ 10:00 am – Feb 3 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Mosaics in Science Internship
12-week, summer Biology Assistant position. This intern will assist FINS natural resource staff with marsh bird monitoring and salt marsh habitat research.

The deadline for applications for this internship is February 3rd. This is a paid internship.

Follow this link for more information: https://www.mosaicsinscience.org/job/5-3/

Dec
17
Tue
Job Opportunity- Audubon New York Coastal Resilience Associate
Dec 17 2019 @ 10:00 am – Jan 31 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Audubon New York Coastal Resilience Associate

Position Summary

Reporting to the Long Island Bird Conservation Manager and based out of the Theodore Roosevelt Audubon Center and Sanctuary in Oyster Bay, NY, the Coastal Resilience Specialist will be part of Audubon’s Conservation Department and lead efforts to identify, restore or enhance, and manage priority coastal habitats and their associated native plant communities for the benefit of salt marsh dependent bird species and to increase coastal resilience.

Follow this link to learn more: https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/4244/coastal-resilience-associate/job.

 

Job Opportunity- GEI Consultants Coastal Resources Specialist/Designer
Dec 17 2019 @ 10:00 am – Jan 31 2020 @ 5:00 pm

GEI Consultants Coastal Resources Specialist/Designer

Job Description

GEI’s Huntington Station, NY office on Long Island is seeking a Coastal Resources Specialist / Designer.  This individual will lead the assessment and evaluation of shorelines and the design and implementation of solutions to address degraded shorelines.  The selected candidate will work closely with our Senior Landscape Architect/Senior Ecologist, Waterfront/Coastal Engineers, Ecologists, and the broader GEI team.  This position requires a working knowledge of Northeast US marine coastal ecosystems, the ability to assess degraded shoreline conditions, and experience developing restoration plans, technical specifications, design details and long-term coastal resiliency strategies. This position also requires strong technical writing and graphic skills.  The role includes assisting with business development and with the expansion of our waterfront/coastal practice and ecological restoration initiatives.

Follow this link to learn more: https://geiconsultantsinc.ourcareerpages.com/JobView.aspx?id=467256&jobFeedCode=geiconsultantsinc&source=geiconsultantsinc

Dec
19
Thu
Internship Opportunity (unpaid)- Peconic Estuary Program Alewife Monitoring Internship
Dec 19 2019 @ 10:00 am – Feb 1 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Peconic Estuary Program Internship: Alewife Monitoring
Location: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
423 Griffing Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901

Click here for more information: https://www.peconicestuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Alewife-Internship-2020.pdf

Position Summary: The Peconic Estuary Program (PEP) is an innovative partnership of local, state, and
federal governments, citizen and environmental groups, businesses and industries, and academic
institutions charged with carrying out the goals of improved water quality and ecosystem health as
outlined in PEP’s Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan.

The intern will assist with Alewife monitoring during the spring to determine how many Alewife are
using the Grangebel Park fish passage and coming up the Peconic River to spawn. The internship will be
based out of Riverhead, NY. The majority of the work will be outdoors during the day in potentially
adverse weather conditions. A reliable source of transportation is necessary. This opportunity will be
approximately 10-20 hours per week from March 1st through May 15th, 2020. This is a non-paid
internship.

Please send resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Lauren Scheer ls893@cornell.edu 631-727-7850 ext. 337 and
Elizabeth Hornstein elizabeth.hornstein@dec.ny.gov 631-444-0871 by February 1st, 2020.

Feb
26
Wed
PEP Technical Advisory Committee Meeting @ Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Apr
8
Wed
PEP Management Committee Meeting @ Maxine S. Postal Auditorium- Riverhead County Center
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
May
6
Wed
PEP Policy Committee Meeting @ Maxine S. Postal Auditorium- Riverhead County Center
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
May
20
Wed
PEP Technical Advisory Committee Meeting @ Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

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