Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator

Cornell Cooperative Extension, Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) Published: July 6, 2021
Location
Saratoga County, NY
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Project Management /
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Description

The Capital Region Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM), is hosted by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. The PRISM is financially supported through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation via the Environmental Protection Fund.

We are a not for profit quasi-government agency that is built on partnerships made up of representatives from state and local agencies, not for profit organizations, and citizen scientists. ​​

The Capital Region PRISM provides services in eleven counties in the New York State Capital Region:  Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and parts of Fulton, Herkimer, Saratoga, Warren, and Washington.

PRISM is in year four of administering a five-year contract (2018-2022) on behalf of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.  Financial support is provided through the Department of Environmental Conservation through the New York State Environmental Protection Fund. Come and join our team today and help protect our natural resources.
 
Position Summary

PRISM is seeking a qualified Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator on a full-time basis.

Working as part of the Capital Region PRISM Invasive Species Management team, the Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, planning, and delivering invasive species prevention, management, and restoration programs designed to protect the environment from the negative impacts of invasive species. 

The coordinator will work throughout the eleven counties of the Capital Region while advancing conservation programs. Work will be based out of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County office in Ballston Spa New York.
 
Additional duties include (but are not limited to)

  • Conducting early detection searches for emerging and high threat species within priority conservation areas
  • Scheduling field activities and invasive species control work
  • Obtaining property access and permitting for invasive species management
  • Coordinating high impact, ecologically sound removal and restoration efforts that result in site climate adaptation and/or resiliency
  • Providing technical leadership and support to the community at large
  • Achieving community support for management of high priority terrestrial invasive species infestations
  • Delivering informal and formal education and outreach programs 

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