Every employee of Stockbridge Munsee Community is expected to present themselves in a professional manner to customers as well as other departments. Stockbridge Munsee Community strives to provide a provide a positive team environment where everyone contributes.
This position is limited to 8 weeks (312 hours) and is designed to provide youth workers with an opportunity to gain experience in the area of natural resource management. Youth workers will gain a better understanding of the day-to-day activities associated with the following natural resource management positions: fish biologist, wildlife biologist, forester, forester technician, hydrologist, wetland technician, environmental technician, and invasive species technician. An extensive amount of field work is required with these positions and youth workers may be exposed to adverse weather conditions, biting insects, adverse terrain, etc. Youth workers will be required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment which will be supplied by employer.
All employees of Stockbridge Munsee Community must meet the following qualification:
- Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and health screening.
- Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record
- Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays.
- Assist Fish & Wildlife, Environmental, and Forestry staff with planned projects which will include but are not limited to: fish & wildlife surveys, water sampling, forestry activities, wetland delineations, stream restorations, fish rearing, invasive species management, wetland restoration activities, and environmental education.
- Prepare and present an end-of-the-year final report to Tribal Council.
- Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record.
- Must be reliable and prompt when reporting to work.
- Required to attend job related, in-service meetings, and training to maintain professional and technical knowledge.
- Must adhere to Tribal law and other applicable laws as well as Tribal personnel policies and procedures.
- The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs that are deemed necessary by the supervisor.
- Demonstrate a strong interest in the natural resource management field.
- Applicant must be between the ages of 16-19.
- Ability to maintain favorable public relations.
- Must be willing to attend all applicable training.
- Must pass pre-employment drug and health screening. Must adhere to the Tribe’s Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.
- Must be eligible for coverage under the employer’s liability insurance.
- Must have demonstrated ability to maintain satisfactory working record in any prior or current employment.
- Must be able to meet physical requirements of position.
- Must abide by departmental and organizational safety, testing, and uniform guidelines.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
- This position requires a lot of sitting with occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift and/or move up to twenty-five (50) pounds.
- Evening and/or weekend is required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.
- Work environment requires excellent personal hygiene due to working in close proximity to others and in an enclosed area.
- A Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and/or TB Skin Test may be required.