Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinator – Tennessee

Agency
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Location
Nashville, TN (Davidson County)
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$52,824 to $82,032 per year + benefits
Last Date to Apply
09/17/2019
Website
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tennessee/default.cfm
Description
TWRA is seeking to fill a Fisheries Biologist position listed under the WILDLIFE MANAGER 3 Class based out of Davidson County, TN. This position will serve as the Statewide Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinator, implementing agency established programs to assess non-native aquatic species populations such as Asian Carp, coordinating grants, and leading stakeholder interactions. Duties include: • Coordinates with TWRA staff, state/local agencies, and governmental representatives on issues relating to aquatic nuisance species and freshwater fisheries resources. • Plans, coordinates, and executes field collections. • Conducts statistical analysis of data. • Responsible for coordination, preparation and editing of grant proposals and technical reports. • Provides technical assistance and expertise to the public through telephone, written communication, presentations, and various media outlets.
Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in wildlife or fisheries management, wildlife biology or other related acceptable field and experience equivalent to three years of full-time increasingly responsible professional wildlife resources work. Additional graduate coursework in fisheries management or other related acceptable field may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year.
Contact Person
Frank Fiss
Contact Phone
615-781-6519
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