Current Open Positions

The New York Natural Heritage Program (NYNHP) is a program of the Research Foundation for the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) whose mission is to facilitate the conservation of New York's biodiversity by providing geospatial information, database applications, and scientific expertise on rare species, invasive species, and natural ecosystems. NYNHP works in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and other state, federal and private organizations involved in natural resource management, land protection and stewardship, and advancing the conservation of biodiversity.

Regular Staff Positions:

NYNHP regular staff positions are posted on the ESF jobs page, under the “Research Foundation” section.

Seasonal or Temporary Positions:

Habitat Survey Technicians (up to 7)

We are hiring up to seven field technicians to conduct habitat surveys at the Fort Drum Military Installation. Surveys will focus on invasive plants and milkweeds. Start date of the project is TBD, likely during June 2024. Work will continue until the end of August, with a strong possibility of extension to the end of September. Hiring is contingent on funding. Positions could be filled by college students or professionals with relevant experience. Work will occur Monday through Thursday, 10 hours per day, 37.5 hours per week. Weekend or holiday work may be required to access certain areas of the installation.

Position Description (PDF, 136.9 KB)

Location: Fort Drum, NY
Start date: TBD: Likely during June 2024
End date: TBD
Hours per week: 37.5
Field or office: Field
Contact: Greg Welter

Dec. 3, 2020 | Updated May 8, 2024, 11:24 a.m.