Conservation Biologist: Cincinnati, OH

Agency
Great Parks of Hamilton County
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
Typical starting pay for this position is $24.61 - $30.76 depending on experience.
Start Date
01/02/2023
Last Date to Apply
12/01/2022
Website
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=6137da04-9e31-424a-959e-65ee92ddcfe7&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=453477&lang=en_US&source=EN
Description
Be part of a team working to conserve natural resources for future generations! We protect and preserve over 17,000 acres of land in Hamilton County, Ohio. This position works collaboratively with our employees, volunteers, government agencies, and community partners to advance conservation and plan for the future. As a Conservation Biologist at Great Parks, you will assess habitat, prioritize management areas, advise park staff in land management actions, and lead restoration projects. BA/BS degree in biological sciences, natural resource management, or similar field. Strong collaboration skills & adaptability. Experienced field biologist. Broad knowledge of conservation and ecosystems in Hamilton County, OH. Experience developing, directing, and managing multiple projects and timelines. Knowledge of current trends and strategies in conservation, environmental planning, and monitoring. Assesses habitat quality and populations to identify issues and prioritize areas for management. Monitors and manages plant and wildlife populations in terrestrial and aquatic environments. Designs studies, implements surveys, and manages habitats to support diverse communities of plants and animals. Collates and analyzes data using statistics, prepares reports and presentations, and writes reports and summaries. Serves as lead in planning wildlife management and habitat management projects. Maintains database records and spatial data on plant cover and plant and animal diversity. Processes and interprets data using GIS software. Great Parks Core Values: Integrity by operating with transparency and accountability; Sustainability by adapting to current challenges while being mindful of future needs; lnclusivity by seeking to understand, honor, recognize, and engage diverse perspectives, cultures, and experiences; Fun by inspiring others in the environment to build camaraderie through shared passions.
Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s Degree in biology, botany, or other natural resources-related field with 3-5 years’ experience that includes working knowledge of GIS, databases, and wildlife and natural resource monitoring, restoration, and management. LICENSE & CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License that meets GPHC current carrier guidelines. Possess or have the ability to obtain State Pesticide Applicator’s License within one year of employment Ohio Prescribed Fire Manager certification within first eligible training cycle CPR within one month of employment.
Contact Person
Human Resources
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