Fisheries Biologist (emphasis Regional)

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Burlington, Oklahoma
Job Category
Full time Positions
$46,807.78 annually plus state benefits
Start Date
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Under general supervision of the Regional/Program Supervisor, participate in the development of both short- and long-range fish and wildlife management and research projects. Is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the successful completion of assigned projects within predetermined guidelines. Must be familiar with the principles and procedures of fish and wildlife management and research. Use scientific methods to gather data regarding fish/wildlife populations and/or habitat. Collect fish/wildlife samples, specimens, and data. Record and analyze scientific data and prepare and submit detailed reports. Supervise both full time and temporary employees. Serve as advisor or Department representative in areas of special expertise. May have extensive contact with a variety of public and private individuals and groups. Biologists perform a variety of duties depending on the specific program or area they are assigned to and may be responsible for the supervision of a technician and seasonal interns. Below is a short summary of each type of Biologist position: Regional Management Biologist – Proactively manages aquatic resources within one of 7 fisheries management regions by developing and providing annual updates to 5-year regional management plans, monitoring regional lakes and reservoirs, and conducting fisheries surveys. Provides annual fish stocking requests and assists hatchery personnel with fish stockings. Additional duties include coordinating the development of regional boating and fishing access projects, and the maintenance of equipment, buildings, roadways, campsites, restrooms, signs, fences, and other infrastructure. Promotes public use and awareness of regional resources via news releases, interviews, presentations, and social media.
*ATTACH A TRANSCRIPT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION* EDUCATION: Requires a bachelor’s degree or higher in Aquatic Resource Management or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
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Chas Patterson
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