Natural Resources Specialist V (Fisheries Research Senior Scientist)-Texas

Agency
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department: Inland Fisheries Research
Location
TPWD - Heart of the Hills Fisheries Science Center, 5103 Junction Hwy, Mountain Home, TX 78058
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$5,361.64 Monthly
Last Date to Apply
08/31/2018
Website
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tpwd/jobs/2121094/natural-resources-specialist-v-fisheries-research-senior-scientist
Description
Although we have indicated a closing date of August 31, 2018, this position will be open until filled. This is a fisheries research position. Under the direction of the Research Program Director, this position is responsible for identifying, developing, and conducting collaborative fisheries research that informs and advances science-based conservation and management of aquatic resources throughout Texas. Research responsibilities include the study design, data collection in field and laboratory settings, statistical data analyses and evaluation, interpreting study results and making recommendations, and disseminating findings through presentations, reports, and scientific publications. Provides scientific technical expertise and serves as a science expert in a particular field or type of work important to achieving the mission of the agency. Facilitates a collaborative research environment, cultivates relationships with other Branch and Division staff. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures. POSTING NUMBER: 18-00820
Qualifications
Must apply online through the link provided above! MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: •Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Ecology, Wildlife, Fisheries Science or closely related Natural Science. Experience: •Three years of applied research experience in fisheries or related biological science. Licensure: Applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Experience: •Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Biology, Ecology, Wildlife, Fisheries Science or closely related Natural Science may substitute for one year of the required research experience; •Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Wildlife, Fisheries Science or closely related Natural Science may substitute for two years of the required research experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: •Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree or Ph.D. in Fisheries Science or closely related biological science.
Contact Person
David Buckmeier
Contact eMail
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