The incumbent serves as the Division of Hunting and Game Management’s Assistant Wild Turkey Program Coordinator. Assists the Wild Turkey Program Coordinator with implementation of a statewide wild turkey management program through implementation of the Strategic Plan for Wild Turkey Management. Assists the program coordinator in providing a continuing review of emerging information and concepts on wild turkey life history and management to facilitate addressing management issues in a timely manner and to provide revision of the strategic plan as needed. Job duties will include administration, planning and coordination, public interaction, and data collection, analysis and synthesis.
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Minimum a B.S. in one of the biological sciences plus 2 years of experience; M.S. preferred.
•Knowledge of wild turkey habitat requirements and life history and principals and practices for wild turkey management.
•Knowledge in the identification of plants and plant communities providing important wild turkey habitat benefits in Florida.
•Knowledge of scientific methods, study design, principles of statistical inference and analysis, and application of computer-based data analysis packages.
•Ability to work and make appropriate decisions independently.
•Ability to analyze complex issues and problems and develop innovative, efficacious solutions.
•Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
•Ability to prepare scientific reports and popular articles.
•Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with others.
•Skilled in the use of computer word-processing, spreadsheet, database and mapping software.