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WNY PRISM is currently hiring for our 2020 Crew Positions! We are now accepting applications for an Education and Outreach Assistant (1) and Invasive Species Management Assistants (3).

The WNY PRISM Education and Outreach (E&O) 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 E&O Program 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 the WNY PRISM Listserv and social media accounts, prepare e-newsletters, organize and attend 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.

The WNY PRISM Invasive Species Management Assistants (ISMA) 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 the use of both manual and chemical (herbicide) methods.

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

Positions are full-time, temporary (40 hours/week, May 4-September 30, 2020). The deadline for applications is Friday, March 6, 2020. Please follow all directions, failure to do so may disqualify you from the position. Please provide a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and a writing sample (E&O Assistant only) as a single attachment. Questions for the E&O Assistant can be directed to Emily Thiel, Education and Outreach Program Manager at thieles@buffalostate.edu, while questions for the ISMA positions can be directed to Lucy Nuessle, Terrestrial Projects Manager at nuesslm@buffalostate.edu.