We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with expertise in natural resource management.  The successful candidate will work with private and public properties and entities in all aspects of natural resource management involving both administration and technical assistance.

Salary and benefits:

  • $75,000-$95,000 commensurate with education and experience
  • Insurance: Health, dental, short-term, long-term disability coverage
  • Health Savings Account (optional for those enrolled in the District’s health insurance program)
  • New York State Retirement System
  • New York State Deferred Compensation (optional)
  • Paid time off: Vacation, sick leave, federal holidays

Required materials:  Send a completed application, resume, contact information for three professional references, and official transcripts for any degrees listed.  Include a cover letter identifying how you meet the criteria listed in the knowledge, skills, and abilities portion of this announcement.  The application for employment is available on Jefferson County’s website under Human Resources, Civil Service forms.

Note:  This position is considered a provisional appointment until successful ranking on the civil service exam has been completed.  Since this is a civil service, competitive position, applicants must meet Jefferson County Human Resource education and experience requirements.  Finger printing may be required for this position. 

 Incomplete submissions will not be considered. 

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