OPS Fish and Wildlife Technician: Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission- Division of Freshwater Fisheries Management -South Region, West Palm Beach
South Regional Office: 8535 Northlake Blvd. West Palm Beach, Florida 33412
Job Category
Full time Positions
$32,755 annually at $17.07/hr, 1920 hours, 40 hours/week
Last Date to Apply
DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES: This position is funded to assist with multiple projects including annual regional fisheries sampling, fish otolith aging, non-native fish research, camera and in-person angler surveys, and equipment repair and maintenance. Office hours are generally 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday, however some morning, night, and weekend work will be required to meet field sampling schedules. RESPONSIBILITIES: Daily activities will include field data collection, data entry, equipment repair or maintenance, and other duties as assigned. The candidate will be expected to work independently and as part of the team. Opportunity for increasing responsibility will be possible. Other opportunities for participation on inter- and intra-agency teams dealing with resource management issues effecting the region may be available. All FWC staff are expected to 1) courteously assist Commission constituents to resolve questions or problems relating to the Commission’s programs or fish and wildlife conservation; 2) seek to garner public support for agency objectives and programs by serving Florida’s citizens in a positive manner. Additionally, you will be responsible for timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices and warrants for payments of goods, and responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of Section 215.422, F.S. related to State Comptroller’s rules and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures. The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida: State of Florida OPS employees enjoy top-tier benefits offerings including comprehensive health coverage to meet the needs of you and your family while maintaining low deductibles and low monthly out-of-pocket contributions. OPS employees also enjoy the ability to participate in the FICA Alternative Retirement Savings Plan. Health Premiums $25.00- Single / $90.00- Family Biweekly Low-Cost Life Insurance For a more complete list of benefits, visit https://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license. • An associate of science degree from an accredited college in the field of wildlife, fisheries, aquaculture, environmental, or ecological sciences, or a related scientific field, or • Sixty semester hours at an accredited college or university which includes 21 semester hours in wildlife, fisheries, aquaculture, environmental, ecological, biological, or agricultural studies may substitute for the required college degree, or • Two years of relevant, related work experience may substitute for the required degree.
Contact Person
Courtney Stachowiak, Fisheries and Wildlife Biologist III
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