New York State has approximately 77 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Environmental Conservation, Dept of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.
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A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.
Fish & Wildlife Technician 2
As a Fish and Wildlife Technician 2, you might supervise, coordinate, and assist with the collection of biological, water, and soil specimens for identification, abundance, size, and quality; compile and summarize data collected from such sample collections/surveys; supervise the construction and repair of habitat structures; respond to nuisance wildlife complaints; coordinate and supervise deer and waterfowl check stations; assist in the preparation of media brochures; schedule, develop, and display public presentations; conduct field investigations to determine compliance with conditions of environmental permits; coordinate deed and tax map reviews related to wetlands; and determine wetland boundaries based on field examination for routine cases.
View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.
The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.
Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.
You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.
On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must have either:
1. an Associate’s degree or higher in one of the following fields: aquaculture, aquatic ecology, fisheries, limnology, mariculture, marine biology, marine ecology, marine resources, marine technology, oceanography, terrestrial ecology, wildlife management, or zoology;
2. 60 semester credit hours, including at least 24 semester credit hours in specialized courses including: aquaculture, aquatic ecology, botany, environmental education, fisheries, geographic information systems, hydrology, limnology, mariculture, marine biology, marine ecology, marine resources, marine technology, oceanography, terrestrial ecology, wildlife management, or zoology (Note: no more than 6 total semester hours may be in environmental education or geographic information systems courses);
3. 30 semester credit hours, including at least 12 semester credit hours in the specialized courses listed above AND one year of experience in fisheries, wildlife, or marine resources management; fish or wildlife propagation; a living marine resources program; or a fish, wildlife, or marine research program (Note: no more than 6 total semester hours may be in environmental education or geographic information systems courses).
For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.26-232
When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.
Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.