Juneau/Douglas Management Area Biologist, WBIII

Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Juneau, Alaska
Job Category
Full time Positions
$2,709 every 2 weeks
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This position is being readvertised. It was recently advertised in-state, but is now open nationwide. The Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) is recruiting an Area Management Biologist (Wildlife Biologist 3) for the Douglas Area Wildlife office. This position is located in Douglas and has oversight responsibility for wildlife management activities in northern Southeast Alaska, including supervision of an Assistant Area Management Biologist (Wildlife Biologist 2). Under the direct supervision of the Management Coordinator, this position has wildlife management responsibilities in Game Management Units 1C, 1D, and 5 to support Wildlife Conservation staff and projects in the Southeast Region of Alaska (DWC, Region I). The key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to monitoring and evaluating wildlife populations, including moose, mountain goat, brown bear, black bear, Sitka black-tailed deer, wolves, and furbearers.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in biology, a branch of biology, limnology, biometrics, oceanography, forestry, or natural resource management; AND One year of full performance professional level biologist experience. The required professional biologist work experience is met by service as a Fishery Biologist 2, Wildlife Biologist 2, Habitat Biologist 2, or Fisheries Geneticist 1 with the State of Alaska or the equivalent with another employer. Substitution: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college that includes or is supplemented by the following credit hours will substitute for the degree in a specific field: • at least 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) in biology, a branch of biology, limnology, biometrics, oceanography, forestry, or natural resource management (excluding courses that focus on agricultural husbandry techniques, human population dynamics, or the design and manipulation of landscapes), of which 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) are upper division courses; and • at least 12 semester hours (16 quarter hours) in any combination of two or more of the following: chemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, geology, hydrology, or GIS. Also, a cover letter is required for this application.
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