Regional Wildlife Coordinator-Wyoming

Agency
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Location
Laramie
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$4,931.00 - $6,164.00 Monthly
Start Date
07/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
06/01/2018
Website
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm
Description
STATE OF WYOMING invites applications for the position of: FWMG11-08336-Regional Wildlife Coordinator-Laramie SALARY: $4,931.00 - $6,164.00 Monthly LOCATION: Laramie OPENING DATE: 05/16/18 CLOSING DATE: 06/01/18 11:59 PM DESCRIPTION AND FUNCTIONS: GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Supervise and direct work activities of permanent and temporary employees, planning and conducting studies on the population dynamics of free-roaming wildlife populations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level. •Writes and implements work plans to achieve implementation of Laramie Region terrestrial wildlife goal(s). •Responsible for reviewing, monitoring, and controlling expenditures from budget(s); assists in the development of budget recommendations. •Makes recommendations for policies and procedures and implements policies; researches/resolves difficult questions/complaints requiring technical knowledge. •Recommends hiring, firing, and disciplinary decisions; conducts performance appraisals; train subordinates and public entities; writes detailed evaluation reports and make recommendations; responsible for all functions in work unit. •Writes detailed technical, investigative, and scientific reports. •Identifies research needs and performs advanced scientific research. •Develops long range plans and strategies that relate to environmental impact. •Responsible for coordination and participation in annual wildlife population and field harvest data collection, analysis, management recommendations, and annual reporting on game and/or non-game species. •Oversees the management of an occupational group that is responsible for one or more of the following: all wildlife, and terrestrial habitat resources in the Laramie Region. •Develops a fiscal year work plan and schedules with other department supervisors to coordinate projects on a regional or statewide level. •Responsible for dealing with and solving issues brought forward by the public about wildlife or terrestrial habitat management practices. •Devises and coordinates wildlife regulation development for multiple species based on scientific information and public input; plans, schedules, conducts, and supervises local wildlife research projects. •Provide wildlife and terrestrial habitat management leadership for the Laramie Region. •Coordinates wildlife captures, including capture methods/facilities and chemical immobilization. •Coordinate with other agencies, department personnel, programs, and/or outside entities; conducts public participation efforts. •Supervision of employees is often conducted remotely to complete projects and activities. •Solicits project proposals to benefit regional goals; writes grants for research and management of wildlife. •Responsible for the work unit to follow all established policies, regulations, statues, and procedures. •Responsible for the development, review, and editing of procedures manuals. •Reviews biological data, inspects and evaluates site location, and reviews development plans for projects to determine if the projects are viable and feasible. •Solicits bids, submits purchase requisitions, makes purchases, and submits invoices for payment. Follows all fiscal procedures and accurately completes all necessary forms. QUALIFICATIONS: PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to those with BS in Wildlife Management/biology, PLUS 4-6 years of progressive work experience in Wildlife Management or a MS in Wildlife Management/biology, PLUS 2-3 years of progressive work experience in Wildlife Management. **Must have a valid drivers license. KNOWLEDGE: •Strong inter-personal communications skills, ability to convey complex wildlife management principles to a variety of publics. •Knowledge of principles, concepts and practices of wildlife management at an advanced level. •Knowledge of processes of State government, including legislative and administrative processes and the guiding principles and concepts underlying these processes. •Knowledge of policies and procedures established for the work system, acquired by advanced on the job experience. •Knowledge of natural resource management, range management, wetland management, and habitat management. •Intermediate knowledge of principles, concepts and current practices of government management, including budget development and control, personnel and purchasing management, administrative prerogatives and responsibilities. •Advanced knowledge of the NEPA process, impacts analysis, environmental comment development, and available mitigation techniques. •Ability to coordinate and work with federal, state and local agencies on complex wildlife management issues. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's Degree (typically in Wildlife Management) PLUS Experience: 1-3 years progressive work experience (typically in Wildlife Management) OR Education & Experience Substitution: 4-7 years of progressive work experience (typically in Wildlife Management) Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CDL may be required NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: NOTES: •FLSA: Exempt •CDL is NOT required for this position. •Travel will be required. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Wildlife Division - HR contact 307-777-4507 Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure. URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version. A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm. Dept. of Admin. & Information-Human Resource Div. 2001 Capitol Ave. Emerson Bldg. Rm 127 Cheyenne, WY 82002 307-777-7188 Fax: (307) 777-6562 Class Code #FWMG11 Job # 08336 FWMG11-08336-REGIONAL WILDLIFE COORDINATOR-LARAMIE KG The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
Qualifications
Must apply online to be considered Preference will be given to those with BS in Wildlife Management/biology, PLUS 4-6 years of progressive work experience in Wildlife Management or a MS in Wildlife Management/biology, PLUS 2-3 years of progressive work experience in Wildlife Management. **Must have a valid drivers license.
Contact Person
Kate Grant
Contact eMail
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