Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail Coordinator-Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Tallahassee, FL
Job Category
Full time Positions
$37,867.70.60 annual
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Description: This is a highly advanced professional position managing and coordinating activities associated with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Wildlife Viewing Program’s Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. This is a career service position with an annual salary of $36,647.60 Duties and Responsibilities: • Provide overall strategic leadership to the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail (Trail)) including: o Working with partners, site managers, tourism groups and wildlife viewing stakeholders to deliver a high-quality experience to Trail users; o Engaging the Technical Assistance Group to obtain input for materials development and promotion methods o Leveraging partnerships to increase support of Trail o Managing the Trail’s physical infrastructure (wayfinding signs), support materials (guides) and communication tools (website and social media). • Coordinate outreach and promotion of the Trail to increase the number and diversity of Trail users. • Oversee the evaluation of the Trail and its products to assure user satisfaction. • Monitor trends and developments in wildlife viewing programs to improve and expand wildlife viewing in Florida. • Actively participate in the National Wildlife Viewing and Nature Tourism Working Group • Promote Wildlife Viewing programs and FWC at outreach events • Represent the agency and Office of Public Access Services on appropriate committees. • Develop operational work plans and prepare required program reports. • Prepare and monitor program budget. • Respond to customer requests for information as needed. • Attend staff meetings, prepare required forms, participate in professional development courses, complete timesheets in a timely and through manor, respond to telephone and mail inquires. • Complete other duties as assigned. KSA’s • Knowledge of Florida’s natural communities • Knowledge of wildlife management practices • Ability to identify and interpret natural history information about birds, butterflies and other Florida wildlife • Excellent public speaking skills including leading field experiences • Experience in outreach and promotion • Advanced writing skills • Knowledge of social media and website maintenance • Skilled in operational planning and implementation • Skilled in using computer software applications particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe and Acrobat Professional. • Ability to travel when required (26% – 50%). • Ability to work independently and prioritize work. • Ability to collaborate with others. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. • Ability to create and distribute routine reports. • Ability to utilize problem solving techniques and apply critical thinking skills. • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. • Ability to collect, organize, evaluate and analyze data. • Ability to design, edit and produce a variety of program materials. • Ability to maintain a valid drives’ license. • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. All applications must be made via the State of Florida People First system. Apply at
Minimum Qualification: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a life or physical science. A master’s degree is preferred. All applications must be made via the State of Florida People First system. Apply at
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Anne Glick
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