This is a position responsible for supervising and assisting with management, research and maintenance/development projects on Hammond Office WMAs. This position has direct supervision over 2 employees and indirect supervision over a staff of 6. Work duties include developing an annual WMA budget and work plan, performing various biological surveys, compiling and analyzing data, planning, performing habitat management activities such as prescribed fire and forest management, and assisting in the development of WMA hunting season rules and regulation recommendations. This position also assists with nuisance wildlife calls including but not limited to issues with white-tailed deer, Louisiana black bear, and alligator, along with a variety of other wildlife. Position is responsible for interactions and correspondence with the general public and stakeholders in regards to technical assistance, wildlife issues, and WMA issues. May assist with Private Lands activities/management in the Hammond office.
A baccalaureate degree in a biological science, marine science, environmental science, wildlife or fisheries management, animal science, or forestry followed by four years of professional experience in wildlife or fisheries research, management, education or conservation; forestry; or in environmental science.
To apply: Go to the website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana/jobs/1892583/biologist-supervisor