12-02-03 – 64004 Natural Resource Officer, Marine & Environmental Affairs: Position is responsible for inspection and enforcement work to ensure compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to the preservation and use of the town’s natural resources. Duties include patrolling conservation land, beaches, and waterways to determine their environmental condition; inspecting the activities of individuals using natural resources for recreational or other purposes to ensure compliance with laws and regulations; and providing for the overall maintenance of the town’s natural resources; all other related work as required.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science or related field. Two years of experience in Resource Management, enforcement, or similar activities or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification in First Responder and CPR. Massachusetts Driver’s License. Ability to obtain Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council Reserve Officer Certificate. Working knowledge of environmental and public safety laws and the techniques of environmental management.
Knowledge of coastal zone management. Knowledge of wildlife population dynamics and management. Knowledge of principles of scientific research and natural sciences. Knowledge of state and local wetlands protection laws and regulations. Ability to occasionally perform strenuous physical effort and to work under adverse weather conditions. Ability to interact with the public to establish and promote good public relations and enforce regulations. Ability to understand and give written and oral instruction. Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion when necessary. Ability to operate off road vehicles, A.T.V.’s, audiovisual equipment, radio equipment and rescue equipment.
Ability to conduct presentations and to teach environmental topics to people from diverse backgrounds and age groups. Ability to safely operate small boats in all but severe weather conditions. Proficiency in the use of computers including word processing, spreadsheets and data base. Good interpersonal and communication skills to explain and enforce laws and regulations. $931.92 weekly + benefits Open to Town of Barnstable Employees through 3/2/12 and to the Public through 3/6/12. This is a permanent position.
Seasonal postions also available in the Marine and Environmental Affairs Dept.:
12-02-12 – 64014 Seasonal Shorebird Specialist (Sandy Neck), Marine & Environmental Affairs
12-02-05 – 64017 Seasonal Shellfish Assistants, Marine & Environmental Affairs:
Please submit a Cover Letter, Résumé and Town of Barnstable Application stating which position you are applying for. The Town of Barnstable requires a complete application package for each position a candidate wishes to be considered for. “See Résumé” is not acceptable in any of the fields of the application. The application package may be faxed (508-790-6307) or emailed in order to meet any applicable deadline, but the original, signed package must then be mailed in order to finalize the application process.
Applications are available at the top and bottom of this webpage in Word and pdf format or in the Human Resources Department at 230 South Street, Hyannis, MA 02601. If you have trouble with downloading the form, you may call 508-862-4694 to have an application mailed or emailed directly to you.
Human Resources Department
230 South Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
The Town of Barnstable is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes applications from individuals who will enrich & contribute to the cultural & ethnic diversity.
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