Position oversees Delaware's deer management program through research and monitoring programs; provides recommendations to farmers and communities experiencing negative impacts from deer, conveys research findings through reports, presentations, and technical advice; and represents the Division on various state/regional committees. Position collects, analyzes, and presents harvest data; designs and implements research and management projects; and reviews and develops regulations concerning the management of deer in Delaware. Position assists with the development of annual budgets, grants, and contracts.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Environmental Scientist III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Life, Physical, or Applied Science or related field.
2. Six months experience in environmental or natural resources project management which includes planning, developing, implementing, managing and evaluating environmental or natural resources projects to ensure objectives are met.
3. Three years experience in analyzing and evaluating scientific data.
4. Three years experience in interpreting environmental laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
5. Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
6. Six months experience in technical report writing.
1. A Master’s degree or higher in wildlife biology or closely related field.
Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.