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Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator

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The Capital Mohawk Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) hosted by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County is seeking a qualified Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator to help protect our lands and waters by joining our invasive species team on a full time, regular basis. The Capital Mohawk PRISM is in year two of administering a five-year contract (2018-2022) funded through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation via the Environmental Protection Fund. The salary for the position is commensurate with qualifications and experience of the individual starting at $18 per hour.

Position Description Summary

Working as part of the Capital Mohawk Invasive Species Management team, the Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, planning, and delivering terrestrial 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.

Additional duties include (but are not limited to)

  • Delivering informal and formal education and outreach programs
  • 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

If interested please click the link below for more details and to apply for the position:

Cornell Cooperative Extension Jobs

Job ID number WDR-00020307

Candidates should apply online by September 20, 2019.

Posting dates are subject to change based on Association needs.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.


Kristopher Williams
PRISM Coordinator, Capital/Mohawk Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management

Last updated November 7, 2019