This position assists the District Wildlife Biologist in implementation of Wildlife Program goals, objectives, and assignments within District 13 (Island, San Juan and Snohomish Counties). Under the direction of the District Biologist, the scope of this position includes inventorying and monitoring diverse wildlife populations, participating in the development of recommendations for wildlife management and recreation opportunities, implementing wildlife management conservation and recreation activities, supervising temporary staff, and communicating with the public and other agencies on diverse wildlife issues within the assigned area.
This position also serves as an observer on winter sea duck surveys, conducted in fixed-wing aircraft throughout Puget Sound, and assists in analysis and reporting of sea duck projects.
Education: a Bachelor’s degree involving major study in forestry, agriculture, aqua culture, business, engineering, geology, forestry or a related natural science and one year of related professional experience).
Research and Analytical Skills/Abilities: Ability to collect data according to established protocols and make independent judgements in the field in the absence of the Supervisor.
Knowledge of: principles and procedures of biological research; standard laboratory and field methods; fish, wildlife, and habitat ecology. Identification of waterfowl species.
How to Apply
To apply for this position you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov.
If you do not fill out the application profile employment history section and provide references in the application profile, then please attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:
•A current resume (please make it succinct)
•A cover letter describing how you meet the qualification of this position (generic cover letters will not be accepted)
•Three professional references (personal references do not count as professional)
Please ATTACH a cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (generic cover letter will not be accepted). Failure to attach a cover letter will eliminate you from continuing to compete for the position.