Services, Division Chief – Wyoming

Agency
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Location
Cheyenne
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$7,363.00 - $11,045.00 Monthly
Last Date to Apply
10/31/2017
Website
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm
Description
STATE OF WYOMING invites applications for the position of:

FWMG15-06457-Services, Division Chief-Cheyenne SALARY: $7,363.00 - $11,045.00 Monthly LOCATION: Cheyenne OPENING DATE: 06/23/17 CLOSING DATE: Continuous DESCRIPTION AND FUNCTIONS: Open Until Filled GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for directing, planning, organizing and controlling the functions of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Services Division. The division consists of the conservation engineering, land and access acquisition, habitat and access maintenance, information technology, geographic information system, and wildlife forensic/fish pathology programs. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the division and oversight of approximately 53 permanent and 30 contract personnel. This position oversees the preparation, administration, and supervision of the division's budget. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level. •Directs, supervises and delegates supervision to subordinate supervisors and section managers. •Attends and participates in Commission meetings. •Serves as a member of the Game and Fish Department staff, which collectively addresses management issues, policies and overall department priorities. •Serves on various committees of the Association and Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies; represents the department at various internal and external meetings; serves on internal and external working groups and committees. Works cooperatively with other state and federal agencies. •Serves on internal steering committees and work groups. •Provides counsel and advice to the Director's Office and, if necessary, the Commission. QUALIFICATIONS: PREFERENCES: Preference will be given to individuals with work experience in fish and wildlife management. Experience in running a medium to large division. Experience in supervision of multiple work units. A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of progressive work experience is required. Must have a valid driver's license. KNOWLEDGE: •Skill in managing and leading large work units or divisions. •Knowledge of all facets of agency operations, as well as, current events and issues at the regional and national level. •Knowledge of fish and wildlife population and habitat management. •Skill in reviewing and guiding organizational and work unit performance. •Knowledge of conservation engineering, information technology, and property rights acquisition and management; knowledge of human dimensions, strategic planning, and annual reporting. •Skill in verbal and written communications; skill in supervision, leadership, and team building; skill in developing and managing complex budgets; skill in negotiating and resolving internal and external conflicts; skill in prioritizing and allocating finite personnel and financial resources to meet the agency's goals and objectives. •Knowledge of principles and concepts associated with Wyoming State Government, including legislative and executive branches. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's Degree (typically in Wildlife Management) PLUS Experience: 5-7 years of progressive work experience (typically in Wildlife Management) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Game and Fish Manager III OR Education & Experience Substitution: 7-9 years of progressive work experience (typically in Wildlife Management) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Game and Fish Manager III Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: •Statewide travel is required. NOTES: •FLSA: Exempt •This is an AT-WILL position, which serves at the pleasure of the Director. •This position reports to the Deputy Director, Internal Operations, of the Wyoming Game and Fish Dept. Hires, promotes, disciplines and terminates division personnel. •Must apply online to be considered. •Submit letter of interest (limit 1 page) to John Kennedy, Deputy Director, Wyoming Game and Fish Dept., 5400 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82006. •Submit management philosophy as related to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to John Kennedy, Deputy Director, Wyoming Game and Fish Dept., 5400 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82006. Applicant may choose to address specific Wyoming-related wildlife issues (limit 2 pages). SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040 - Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Services Division 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 stjobs@wyo.gov Class Code #FWMG15 Job # 06457 FWMG15-06457-SERVICES, DIVISION CHIEF-CHEYENNE 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 individuals with work experience in fish and wildlife management. Experience in running a medium to large division. Experience in supervision of multiple work units. A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of progressive work experience is required.
Submit letter of interest (limit 1 page) to John Kennedy, Deputy Director, Wyoming Game and Fish Dept., 5400 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82006.
Submit management philosophy as related to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to John Kennedy, Deputy Director, Wyoming Game and Fish Dept., 5400 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82006. Applicant may choose to address specific Wyoming-related wildlife issues (limit 2 pages).
Contact Person
Kate
Contact Phone
307-777-4507
Contact eMail
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