Mar 25, 2015

NYS Parks Seeks Seasonal Outreach and Education Steward

The NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is seeking candidates for a Seasonal Outreach and Education Steward position at Sunken Meadow State Park.

Position Description

The Seasonal Outreach and Education Steward will be hired by NYS Parks as part of the Sunken Meadow Comprehensive Resilience and Restoration Workplan project. This $2.5 million federally-funded project will strengthen the natural park ecosystem and promote long-term resiliency of the park and surrounding area, while also benefiting fish and wildlife. Increasing park visitors’ knowledge and understanding of the unique park ecosystems and restoration efforts of this project is an integral part of this position. The Steward will work under the supervision and direction of NYS Parks, with guidance provided, as needed, by the Sunken Meadow State Park education and outreach team (NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and NY Sea Grant), to meet the goals set forth in the project.

Among the responsibilities for the position are:

  • Coordination, implementation, and evaluation of volunteer days (native planting, invasive plant removal, etc.)
  • Coordination, implementation, and evaluation of programs for K-12 and college students, highlighting the ecosystem flora and fauna of Sunken Meadow State Park

Application Deadline: April 15, 2015

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter electronically to:

Annie McIntyre at Annie.McIntyre@parks.ny.gov

or via "snail mail" to:

Annie McIntyre
Regional Environmental Education Office
NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
PO Box 247
Babylon, NY 11702