The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking to fill a Natural Resource Program Coordinator position within the Fisheries Bureau in Boise. The position leads the Fishing & Boating Access Program.
•This announcement will be used to fill the current opening for Natural Resource Program Coordinator - Fishing & Boating Access Program Coordinator in Boise only. If you have previously applied for the position of Natural Resource Program Coordinator and you wish to be considered for the current Natural Resource Program Coordinator - Fishing & Boating Access Program Coordinator opening, you will need to apply under this job announcement. Previous applications for Natural Resource Program Coordinator will not be considered.
•We offer a competitive benefits package which includes excellent medical, dental and vision insurance. There is generous vacation and sick leave accrual that begins as soon as you start. There are ten paid holidays in a year; participation in one of the Nation's best state retirement systems; multiple saving plans and optional 401K; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities and more.
•Administer the statewide fishing and boating access program including long-range prioritization and planning, D-J grant and budget development and tracking, coordinating with regional staff and engineering services, facilitating property acquisitions and easements, contract management, and project oversight.
•Manage and coordinate statewide fisheries permit programs including scientific collection permits, fishing tournament permits, commercial fishing permits, and fish import/transport permits.
•Provide technical and administrative support to regional fishery management programs; including development of fishing rules and associated public input and administrative processes, and technical review of regional fish management reports.
•Serve as technical and policy liaison with ISDA and others on Aquatic Invasive Species prevention and control; coordinate permitting and applications of aquatic herbicides and piscicides.
•Provide other Fisheries Bureau support to include input on cross-bureau projects or processes such as SWAP, strategic planning, regional work planning and prioritization, and staff training.
•Coordinate and implement an in-state fishery management program and recommend needed research.
•Prepares and proposes modifications to fishery management plans.
•Coordinates fish regulation development with regional staff.
•Responds to information requests from internal and external customers.
•Identifies problems and recommends solutions to increase angling opportunity.
•Represents department and State of Idaho at various meetings and conferences regarding resident fishery resources.
•Testifies at hearings and participates in media interviews.
Minimum Qualification: (This qualification is required.)
•Experience demonstrating considerable knowledge in Fishery Management and/or Fishery Research.
Minimum Qualification Specialty Areas: (These qualifications are required for the current opening.)
•Considerable experience managing fisheries-related projects.
•Experience with data management and manipulation including databases and spreadsheets, and statistical analysis of fisheries-related data.
•Experience writing technical reports or peer-reviewed publications on fisheries-related topics.
Desirable Qualifications: (These qualifications are not required, however, if you do have related experience in these areas it may increase your rating.)
•Experience working with internal teams, multi-agency teams, or other collaborative groups to accomplish fisheries-related objectives.
•Experience making oral presentation to groups on fisheries-related topics.
How to Apply:
Apply online at the URL listed below.
Enter your responses to the supplemental questions in the space provided. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described in the typical guides for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A higher rating may be obtained based on the extent of your education and experience, so take your time to provide a detailed and complete answer to each question. It is very important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses.