Cooperative Biologist: Northern Arizona

Arizona Elk Society & The Arizona Game and Fish Department
Northern Arizona
Job Category
Full time Positions
$60,000 to $80,000
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The Arizona Elk Society (AES) and Arizona Game & Fish Department (AZGFD) are seeking a candidate to work as a Habitat Enhancement Project Specialist in Northern Arizona. This position is a shared position between AES and AZGFD and to be centrally located or out of a home office. The position will be an employee of the Arizona Elk Society and supervised jointly by AES and AZGFD with daily work under the supervision of AZGFD and coordination with AES. This is a 3-year term position with possible extension based on funding availability.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A minimum is a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Biology, Range Management, Forestry or other Natural Resource discipline and 5 plus years professional experience. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously. Self-starter and ability to work independently with experience in project management, able to demonstrate a track record of performance in unique environments and situations. Experience with large budgets (>$1,000,000 annually). Knowledge of range science and wildlife ecology including the ability to develop habitat project plans that include wildlife habitat management objectives. Knowledge of Southwest flora and fauna communities. Ability to professionally communicate clearly and effectively with landowners and partner agencies. Position requires working in remote/rugged desert areas, the applicant must be willing to work alone in inclement weather and adverse conditions. Must be willing and able to perform administrative work in a controlled environment/office setting for an eight‐hour workday. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and ESRI GIS software. Excellent verbal/written skills.
Contact Person
Steve Clark
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