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WNY PRISM is now hiring 2019 Seasonal Positions!


WNY PRISM is currently hiring for our 2019 Crew Positions! We are now accepting applications for an Education and Outreach Assistant (1) and Invasive Species Management Assistants (3).

The WNY PRISM Invasive Species Management Assistants will work closely with the WNY PRISM Terrestrial Projects Manager and partners to implement invasive species prevention, early detection, management, and habitat restoration projects within the 8-county WNY PRISM region. The selected candidates will conduct invasive species surveys and assessments using iMapInvasives, assist with priority invasive species removal and restoration projects, provide project reports, and assist with outreach events such as tabling at farmers’ markets and festivals. Invasive species removal efforts will include use of both manual and chemical (herbicide) methods.

The WNY PRISM Education and Outreach Assistant will work closely with WNY PRISM staff and partners to implement and expand our education and outreach programs and will report directly to the WNY PRISM Education and Outreach Programs Manager. Education efforts are essential to the success of the partnership and are integrated into nearly all aspects of WNY PRISM work. The selected candidate will help maintain WNY PRISM Listserv and social media accounts, prepare e-newsletters, organize, attend, and lead education and outreach events, assist with materials development, represent WNY PRISM at meetings and events, and communicate with partners. The Education and Outreach Assistant will also assist with some invasive species removal efforts.

Please see full job descriptions and apply online at: https://www.rfhiring.com/jobs.asp

Positions are full-time, temporary (40 hours/week, May 1 – September 30, 2019). The deadline for applications is Friday, March 8, 2019. Please follow all application directions, failure to do so may disqualify you from the position. Please provide cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references as a single attachment.


Please check back soon for additional  2019 seasonal positions!


Internships (Internship Flier)

WNY PRISM is seeking students in need of an internship to fulfill class requirements, or those otherwise looking for professional experience as they prepare for their careers. WNY PRISM is hosted by the Great Lakes Center at Buffalo State, and is willing to accept interested students from any local university or college.

Interns are accepted for spring semester only (Jan – May), but applications are accepted throughout the preceding fall semester. Interested students must submit a resume, internship requirements (if applicable) and a project idea.

For more information, please contact Andrea Locke, WNY PRISM Coordinator at lockeas@buffalostate.edu.


*Additional job opportunities with our Partners are distributed through the WNY PRISM Listserv. To sign-up for the listserv, see instructions in the column on the right.


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