Under the close supervision of a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory), and as a member of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (Department), Bay Delta Region Timberland Conservation and Wildfire Resiliency Program, the incumbent is responsible for conducting identified activities related to the Forest Practice Rules, the Department’s Lake and Streambed Alteration (LSA) Program, the California Endangered Species Act (CESA), the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and other laws, regulations, Department policies, guidelines, and procedures pertaining to the protection of biological resources. The incumbent represents the region, may act as the staff lead, may provide consultative advice when working with applicants, local, state and federal agencies, stakeholders, and the general public. Public contacts made in the course of this work are sensitive and involve a wide variety of special interest groups.
In order to be eligible for this position, you must either be transfer eligible or take and pass the following exam:
How To Apply
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Resume is required and must be included.
Other - Responses to Supplemental Questions are required. Please see below for instructions.
In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Skills: Good analytical, interpersonal, public presentation, communication, and writing skills; adept use of interest-based negotiation; and routine use of computer programs including text processing, spreadsheets, databases, ArcGIS, and on-line sourcing of information.
Special Personal Characteristics: A high degree of personal initiative, dependability, professionalism and integrity is expected. The incumbent is open to feedback on performance; can adapt to changing challenges; and demonstrates empathy and understanding of stakeholders’ interests.
Interpersonal Skills: Able to work independently and in a team setting; communicate politely, tactfully, and firmly as necessary with members of the public; demonstrate excellent listening skills and effective negotiation skills; and work effectively in a diverse work environment.