FWC Assistant Regional Species Conservation Planning Biologist-Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
Ocala, Florida
Job Category
Full time Positions
$1,234.18 bi-weekly + benefits
Last Date to Apply
Requisition No: 33122 Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Working Title: FISHERIES & WILDLIFE BIO SCIENTIST II - 77001079 Position Number: 77001079 Salary: $1,234.18 bi-weekly + benefits Posting Closing Date: 04/22/2018 Address: FWC Regional Office, 1239 SW 10th Street, Ocala, FL 34471 Type of Announcement: Open Competitive Base Pay: $1,234.18 bi-weekly Supervisor: Alexander Kropp Contact Person: Alex.Kropp@myfwc.com Description of Duties: The person in this position serves as the Assistant Regional Biologist in the Species Conservation Planning Section for the Northeast Region. Works with the Regional Species Conservation Planning Biologist to: 1) provide technical assistance on nongame and imperiled species conservation and permitting issues, 2) assist or take the lead on conducting monitoring and conservation projects for nongame and imperiled species, 3) provide administrative support for regional operations, 4) work collaboratively to develop or update species conservation plans, and 5) assist with work associated with FWC’s Shorebird Program. Represents FWC and works to develop and enhance partnerships with other governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations. Serves as back-up to the Regional Biologist for regional issues when necessary. Also ensures vehicles and vessels and maintained and in good working order. Broadband Code: 19-1023-02 Class Code: 5028 Region: Northeast Class Title: Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist II County: Marion Working Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm List of Subordinates Supervised: None Residency Requirement: None Level of Education: B.S. degree in the biological sciences.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: A bachelor's degree with a major in one of the biological sciences. A degree in wildlife, ecology, natural resources, or similar discipline is preferred. One year of professional experience working on research, conservation, or management of vertebrate or other nongame wildlife species is preferred. A graduate degree may substitute for professional experience. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Skilled in the use of computers for communications and information/data management. Ability to work well with minimal supervision. Able to conduct moderately strenuous wildlife management and monitoring activities outdoors under harsh conditions. It is preferred that applicants have: Experience using ArcGIS; Knowledge of important nongame wildlife species in north central Florida; Experience developing wildlife survey and management projects; An understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, and policies; Good organizational (time management, office organization, information management), customer service, and problem solving skills; Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance and customer service to the public; Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working partnerships with other conservation organizations; and ability to safely operate a variety of vehicles and equipment including GPS units, hand tools, 4WD vehicles, ATVs, trailers, and boats up to 18 feet, along with an understanding of basic maintenance requirements for that equipment. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and have a commitment to natural resource conservation and customer service. Please go to the following link to apply: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/OCALA-FISHERIES-&-WILDLIFE-BIO-SCIENTIST-II-77001079-FL-34471/469243600/ Please submit a resume and cover letter along with your application.
Contact Person
Alexander Kropp
Contact Phone
(352) 620-7350
Contact eMail
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