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New York State Civil Service Park & Recreation Specialist 2 in Trumansburg, New York

Agency Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

Title Park & Recreation Specialist 2

Occupational Category Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade Hourly

Bargaining Unit PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range From $26.32 to $26.32 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Tompkins

Street Address Environmental Education and Stewardship Office

2220 Taughannock Park Road

City Trumansburg

State NY

Zip Code 14886

Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in maintenance, construction, landscaping, business operations, park operations, or in an organized recreation program.

Duties Description This position will operate as a part of the Environmental Field Team. Duties include:• Site visitation, survey, and reporting on environmental resources for capital & regional construction projects.• Recommend ecological best management practices and green solutions to project plans when appropriate.• Map making, data entry, related to rare, threatened, endangered, locally rare, and invasive species.• Independent surveying while collaborating and communicating as a part of a team. • Regular travel to project sites throughout the Finger Lakes, transportation provided from work office.• Work closely with Environmental Field Team, Capital, Regional Maintenance, and Trails Crew staff.• May perform additional duties as necessary. • This position will require the incumbent to work 50% in the office and 50% working in the field.WORK LOCATIONS: Environmental Field Office-6982 Boughton Hill Road, Victor, NY 14564Environmental Education & Stewardship Office-2220 Taughannock Park Road, Trumansburg, NY 14886

Additional Comments OPERATING NEEDS:• Bachelor’s degree in an environmental discipline is preferred but not required.• Extensive NYS plant identification skills is preferred but not required.• Extensive experience with Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) products, GPS, and Arc GIS online is preferred but not required.• Possess a pesticide applicator license in category 2 or 3A, or willingness to obtain license on-the-job.• Possess National Wildfire Coordinating Group certification, or willingness to obtain certification on-the-job.• At least 2 years of field work experience, field work in NYS or similar ecosystems is preferred but not required.• Must be able to follow written direction, record and document required information and communicate effectively.• Must possess and maintain a valid New York State Driver’s License as a term and condition of employment.• Knowledge of green construction solutions, stream dynamics is preferred but not required.• Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and park patrons.• Must have good organizational skills, accuracy, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.• Must have basic computer knowledge in Microsoft Word, Power Point & Excel.• Willingness to travel frequently, both day trips and occasional overnights within the Finger Lakes Region.• Understanding of effective field survey techniques and best applications.BENEFITS:There are various benefits to which you may be entitled to as a seasonal employee. For more information, please visit: for health insurance, CSEA Dental, and CSEA vision eligible upon hire with 42-day waiting period.Option to join the Retirement SystemPromotional opportunities

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Name Whitney Carleton



Email Address


Street Environmental Field Office

6982 Boughton Hill Rd

City Victor

State NY

Zip Code 14564

Notes on Applying ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications, agency operating needs, and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, you can obtain an Employment Application from your local park office, your region’s administrative headquarters or can download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at Please forward your application and resume, if available, to or Whitney Carleton, Environmental Field Office, 6982 Boughton Hill Rd, Victor, NY 14564. If you have any questions concerning the position, please contact Whitney Carleton at (585) 742-1732.It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately their experience and demonstrate that they meet minimum qualifications and agency operating needs. Join our team! Come see why it's great to work for New York State Parks!