Biological Scientist III

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Tallahassee, FL or other regional office
Job Category
Full time Positions
$20.51 per hour
Last Date to Apply
The Protected Species Permitting Biologist has the opportunity to work on a dynamic team and positively affect protected species conservation throughout Florida. This is a role in the Wildlife Diversity Conservation Section’s Permitting and Incentives Group. This is an office-based position eligible for part-time telework and will have occasional opportunities for field work. The main function of this role is to review projects that may impact state-listed shorebirds and seabirds (imperiled beach-nesting birds) including American oystercatchers, least terns, black skimmers, and snowy plovers. This includes processing permit applications, working with applicants, partners, and colleagues to provide customer service and ensure successful conservation outcomes, and collaborating to implement policies and protections for these species. The individual in this position will also have the opportunity to support permitting for other protected species including, but not limited to, little blue herons, reddish egrets, roseate spoonbills, tricolored herons, burrowing owls, and Southeastern American kestrels.
Experience working in wildlife conservation Knowledge of native wildlife and habitats Ability to identify native wildlife Experience in permitting Shorebird and seabird knowledge Wading bird knowledge
Contact Person
Angela Williams
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