Bear Data Specialist: Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Tallahassee, FL
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OPS Employment Description: The position is 40 hours per week, however, it is classified as full-time OPS (Other Personnel Services) position which means that employees are paid for the number of hours they work. Employees are required to ask for permission to work over 40 hours in a work week. In the event that hours worked exceed 40 in a work week, the employee will receive hourly pay at 1.5 times the regular hourly rate. OPS positions are not eligible for paid time off (e.g., holiday, sick, or annual leave), but do qualify for health care benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Description of Position and Duties: The Bear Data Specialist will assist Bear Management Program Staff with: Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) of bear management data (e.g., calls, captures, vehicle collisions), both in hard copy and digital formats and train others on the process; data compilation, including creating charts and maps for internal and external sources; program budget monitoring and reconciliation; vehicle log reconciliation; electronic, verbal, and written communications with internal and external sources concerning various bear related topics; statewide property management; public outreach within a two hour radius of Tallahassee; reviewing, preparing, and tracking correspondence assignments; working independently on special projects and/or assisting in directing and completing special projects or other activities as needed by the supervisor; and performing other work as needed.
Level of Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree required in environmental science, biology, or other natural resources field. Proficiency in MS software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required, familiarity with Salesforce, SharePoint, and ArcGIS preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficient in the English language Ability to use personal computers using Windows OS Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments Ability to actively listen Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Ability to process information logically Ability to follow oral and written instructions Ability to communicate effectively Ability to work independently with minimal supervision Ability to work on a single task for extended periods of time Possess a high level of attention to detail, a sense of urgency, and proactiveness Ability to multi-task effectively by planning and prioritizing work assignments Ability to deal and communicate effectively with stakeholders/constituents Maintain a high level of accuracy while balancing changes in workload
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David Telesco
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