EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
Provides leadership and direction for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources in land and water acquisition and disposal efforts.
Develops, plans, manages, coordinates, and evaluates statewide management or research programs; evaluates programs' effectiveness; designs and coordinates technical research and investigations for development of new techniques and criteria.
Ensures compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or court rules, standards, and guidelines.
Writes or drafts technical reports, articles or related material based on research, investigation, or analysis.
Prepares and defends budget recommendations, requests, reports, proposals and/or projections.
Supervises and oversees daily operations; supervises staff, including assignment of duties, performance evaluation, recruitment and selection, and discipline.
Acts as liaison and intermediary for DWR in matters pertaining to habitat issues.
Preference may be given to someone who has:
A Bachelor's or a Master's Degree in Natural Resources, Biology, Wildlife Management or a related field;
Knowledge of real estate laws and rules and experience conducting real estate transactions and contract writing;
Experience writing grant and other funding proposals;
Experience ordering and reading appraisal and title reports for land and water; and
Budgetary experience including tracking expenditures.
Why You Should Join Our Team
The Division of Wildlife Resources believes wildlife is valuable to everyone. You have the opportunity to be part of team of professionals who are dedicated to managing and protecting Utah waters. In addition, you will receive great benefits and generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your loved ones and have a positive work-life balance. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer.
For more information about the Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife Resources click here.
Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelor's Degree in Natural Resources, Biology, Wildlife Management or a closely related field.
In addition, preference may be given to applicants with an Master's Degree in Natural Resources, Biology, Wildlife Management or a closely related field.